Trump, Abe confirm will increase pressure on North Korea: Japan government

By Takaya and Yamaguchi TOKYO (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe confirmed in phone talks that they would step up pressure on North Korea in cooperation with South Korea, a Japanese government spokesman said on Monday. The bilateral talks were aimed at confirming close cooperation among the United States, Japan and South Korea before a Group of 20 summit meeting to be held in …

The Fight for Mosul: U.S.-Backed Iraqi Forces Corner ISIS Fighters

On Saturday, U.S.-backed forces squeezed the remaining ISIS militants into the narrow streets of Mosul's Old City as they looked to re-take full control of the strategic city.

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The Fight for Mosul: U.S.-Backed Iraqi Forces Corner ISIS Fighters