The group deploys suicide bombers in different parts of the city, but their counter-attack is short-lived.
The BBC's Orla Guerin joins Iraqi fighters so close to IS militants they can "see their faces".
China's Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo is released after being diagnosed with terminal liver cancer.
Sixteen people are missing after the crowded vessel sinks on a reservoir near an Andean resort town.
The White House fails to hold its annual event marking the end of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month.
The pop star headlined Glastonbury just six years after performing to 500 people at the festival.
The struggling icon is critical to supporting economic activity in Australia, a report finds.
Arlene Foster returns to London as talks over a DUP-Tory parliamentary pact continue.
Japanese firm faces billions of dollars of liabilities linked to the biggest ever automotive recall.
Bystanders form a circle to catch the girl as she plummets to the earth from 25ft in the air.
Bricks are thrown and fires lit in the street after a protest over a man's death in east London.
India's PM says his country "proved its power" in its strikes on militant bases in Pakistan.
Ammash, 4, has leukaemia and the funds for his treatment are running out.
Governor John Kasich's site is one of those attacked, posting a threat to President Donald Trump.
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