Japan earthquake | Reuters.com
United States

Japan earthquake

Live updates of developments after the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, selected by Reuters.com editors and readers. To see updates from Reuters only, click "Options" and turn off comments.

Powered by ScribbleLive Content Marketing Software Platform

Islamic State holds up Iraqi army south of Mosul

QAYYARA/BAGHDAD, Iraq Islamic State fighters on Wednesday kept up their fierce defense of the southern approaches to Mosul which has held up Iraqi troops on the southern front and forced an elite army unit east of the city to put its more rapid advance on hold.