With just one square mile of Mosul in its hands, the so-called Islamic State has taken to planting suicide bombers among fleeing civilians. Iraqi forces have resorted to ordering men to take off their clothes, but most of the attackers are women.
A court in Iraq has turned a death penalty handed down to Lamia K. into a life sentence. The woman from the southern German town of Mannheim had been found guilty of terror offenses as a member of "Islamic State."
The remains of 38 Indian workers who were murdered in Iraq by the "Islamic State" group have been flown back to India. The government there has faced criticism for initially not confirming the killings.
The men had been building a hospital in Mosul when they were kidnapped in 2014. Opposition lawmakers in New Delhi criticized the government for letting relatives think their loved ones were still alive.
The past few years have seen a band of young actors get into space with big plans to commercialize the satellite industry. But it's still not all about money. Some are focused on more ethical uses for space data.
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