January 18, 2017 - 16:02 AMT
Counter-terror chief Talib Shaghati told reporters the army had taken control of the eastern bank of the Tigris river, which divides the city.
January 18, 2017 - 15:49 AMT
A majority of Americans say they disapprove of the way President-elect Trump has handled his transition and preparations for the presidency.
January 18, 2017 - 14:29 AMT
A poll showed her conservative Christian Union bloc (CDU/CSU) as the strongest political force in the country with 38 percent.
January 18, 2017 - 13:21 AMT
The report by Intcen, the EU intelligence centre, concluded that the coup was mounted by a range of opponents to Erdogan and his ruling AK Party.
January 18, 2017 - 13:08 AMT
People are shifting their faith towards the internet rather than traditional media as purveyors of truth, the results showed.
January 18, 2017 - 12:59 AMT
MSF said the strike occurred in Rann in Borno state, the epicentre of the jihadist group's seven-year bid to create an Islamic caliphate.
January 18, 2017 - 12:47 AMT
South Asia is the world's fastest-growing region, with 6.7 percent growth in 2016 projected to reach 6.9 percent in 2017 and 2018.
January 18, 2017 - 11:51 AMT
"We are always concerned with the issue of press freedom. That is something that we speak to almost every day, sadly," John Kirby said.
January 18, 2017 - 11:12 AMT
Xi told Biden that he "positively appraised" his efforts to increase friendship and mutual understanding between the two countries.
January 18, 2017 - 10:49 AMT
Manning was convicted in August 2013 of espionage and other offenses, after admitting to the leak of 700,000 sensitive documents.
January 18, 2017 - 10:37 AMT
One of the three officials, all of whom spoke on condition of anonymity, told Reuters the deal could be signed on January 17.
January 18, 2017 - 10:32 AMT
After the maximum four rounds of voting that lasted all day, Tajani got 351 votes while his socialist rival Gianni Pittella got 282.
January 18, 2017 - 10:26 AMT
Leung was delivering his final policy address before he steps down after a five-year tenure leading the financial hub.
January 17, 2017 - 17:04 AMT
Consumer Prices Index (CPI) inflation rose to 1.6% last month, up from 1.2% in November, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said.
January 17, 2017 - 16:59 AMT
Rolls Royce shares have risen by about 6% on the news of the settlement and the company's announcement that its 2016 profits would beat expectations.
January 17, 2017 - 16:53 AMT
The report echoed what other rights groups fear: That Europe has traded away its rights in exchange for a false sense of security.