The raids come a day after rebels launched a surprise offensive on the area around Abbasid Square.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Russia in late April for a summit with President Vladimir Putin, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said on Monday.
The Indus Water Treaty of 1960 has come under strain during the current tension between India and Pakistan.
There seems to be no stopping Roger Federer as the Swiss great continues to defy time, triumphing Sunday to claim a record-equaling fifth title at Indian Wells.
Cheteshwar Pujara and Wriddhiman Saha put India in driver's seat with a formidable 199-run stand for seventh wicket on Day 4 of the third Test against Australia.
* Energy XXI Gulf Coast retains Morgan Stanley to assist
with strategic plan
NAIROBI/SAO PAULO, March 20 (Reuters) – Angola’s authorities
have ignored the admission by a Brazilian firm that it paid $50
million in bribes to secure contracts in the country, activists
say, despite demands from watchdogs that it join international
investigations into the corruption.
In the Indian subcontinent, Navroz is celebrated with full enthusiasm and zeal by the Parsi community. Traditional rituals and rites are performed by Zoroastrian Parsis on this special day. According to the Gregorian calendar, it falls in the month of March.