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Iraqi forces aim to secure Mosul bridge, link up to east bank

MOSUL, Iraq: U.S.-backed Iraqi forces pushed deeper into western Mosul on Sunday, aiming to capture a bridge across the Tigris which would link the city’s government-held eastern bank with the ongoing offensive against remaining militants in the west. The bridge is the southernmost of five bridges spanning the Tigris. All were damaged in strikes by… Read More »

US details Chinese link to UN news outlet in bribe case

NEW YORK: A Chinese government official was involved in discussions about using a news outlet that U.S. authorities believe was part of a bribery scheme at the United Nations to push positive stories about China, according to court papers. The filing by federal prosecutors in Manhattan elaborated on their recent claims that Chinese officials were… Read More »