Iraqi troops have pushed to within several hundred metres of the Tigris river that runs through central Mosul.
The US-backed forces launched a major offensive in October to re-take Iraq’s second.. Source: euronews (in English) -
A powerful typhoon with gusts of up to 235 kilometres (146 miles) an hour hit the Philippines, disrupting Christmas celebrations for tens of thousands who fled its approach, officials said. Source: Afp News -
The Syrian government offensive to recapture rebel-held parts of Aleppo sparked international alarm with the UN saying thousands had fled the assault and more could follow. Source: news across the world -
Wildfires and high winds have rushed through parts of the Great Smoky Mountains, forcing thousands of people to evacuate their homes. National Guard troops arrived to help overwhelmed firefighters as.. Source: Wochit News -
(Reuters) - Wildfires forced thousands of residents and tourists to flee the Great Smoky Mountains area in Tennessee on Tuesday, as the blazes burned hundreds of structures and threatened many more,.. Reuters