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Image : In dawn assault, Iraqi special forces near Mosul from east

In dawn assault, Iraqi special forces near Mosul from east

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 31,2016

BAZWAYA, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi special forces are advancing on the Islamic State-held city of Mosul from the east under heavy fire, inching closer to the city's limits.

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Public, Govt debts near allowable ceilings

person Orange Themes access_time Jan 11,2017

Vietnamnet - VietNamNet Bridge – Last year saw public and Government debts in 2016 approaching the permissible ceilings set by the Nation Assembly (NA),

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Premier League: Why Timothy Fosu-Mensah would excel under José Mourinho

person Orange Themes access_time Apr 20,2016

Daniel Lee believes José Mourinho will use the Dutch star the way he used Costinha, Thiago Motta, …

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Vietnamnet - Vietnam, the second largest rice exporter in the world, is facing big challenges. The income of farmers has dropped by seven times in the last 10 years, while exports face barriers set by import countries....

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PSG-Barcelona highlights last 16 of Champions League

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IS 'besieged' in last bastion in Syria's Aleppo province

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Somalia presidential hopefuls make last vote pitch in first-ever TV debate

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Serbia in Davis Cup last eight, champions stay alive

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Colombia's FARC rebels march one last time, to demobilization camps

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When Uganda last played Africa Cup, Idi Amin ruled

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