Turkey-backed forces attack IS stronghold in SyriaTanks, artillery and missile launchers head to the outskirts of Mosul as Iraqi forces build-up to oust Daesh from the city. American airstrikes will also be part of the Mosul air operation, with the US focusing on ISIS commanders in particular.
Oil rises on dollar and market balance expectationsThe surprise came on Wednesday, Sept. 28, when, "Saudi Arabia agreed to take on the bulk of OPEC's proposed cuts", wrote the WSJ. US crude inventories likely rose by 2.4 million barrels in the week to October 14, a Reuters poll of oil market analysts found.17 October 2016
Colombians vote against peace deal; FARC wants continued ceasefireYet in an official statement published on their website, the FARC said they would "remain faithful to what has been agreed to". Mr Uribe made three senior politicians for the discussions: Ivan Duque, Carlos Holmes Trujillo and Oscar Ivan Zuluaga.
Europe's ExoMars Lander Has Probably CRASHED On Red PlanetSchiaparelli's main function was to carry out a test run of the rover's Russian-designed automated landing system. It is part of a larger worldwide mission called ExoMars that will help in the hunt for life on the planet.16 October 2016
2016 race devolves into ugly fight over treatment of womenBut in a written statement, the Trump campaign vigorously denied the New York Times story, calling it a gross political attack. In a letter from his attorneys, Trump demanded The New York Times retract what it called a "libelous article" and apologize.
Trump's 2005 comments disgust women, but change few opinionsThe poll surveyed 500 likely voters in North Carolina between October 10 and 12 with a 4.4 percentage point margin of error. Donald Trump's blunder is the most visual, as he called the election day November 28 in a rally in Florida .