BARTELLA, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces shelled Islamic State positions outside Mosul on Monday as fighting to retake the extremist-held city entered its second week and a rights group urged a probe into a suspected airstrike that hit a mosque, killing over a dozen civilians.
France began clearing the so-called "Jungle" migrant camp in the northern city of Calais on Monday ahead of its planned demolition. It is a collection of tents and shelters on a muddy, windswept patch of land near Calais, northern France, that has become a magnet for migrants seeking to cross the Channel to reach Britain. Various squalid settlements have existed for decades around the gritty town that is home to one of the country's biggest ports and the Channel Tunnel rail link connecting France and Britain.
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean officials lashed out Monday at efforts in the United Nations to strengthen sanctions following the North's latest missile launches and nuclear test in September.