Drone buzzes over Mosul Old City after anti-ISIS op

ISIS militants have been pushed back against the Tigris river after a gruelling eight-month campaign by Iraqi security forces.
Iraqi forces launched an operation to retake the Old City neighborhood in mid-June. After a dawn push last Thursday, they retook the area around the al-Nuri Mosque, which the militants had blown up just a few days earlier. After days of fierce battles, Iraqi military officers say IS now controls just over 1 sq km in all, or about 0.40 sq miles.

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VICE News Daily: Protests Seek Ouster of Brazil President Dilma Rousseff

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: al Shabaab fears led to a stampede at a Kenyan university killing one and injuring hundreds, a massive wildfire destroys hundreds of homes in Siberia, water treatment plants struggle to cope with pollution in the Tigris river, and protesters seek the ouster of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff.

KENYA
Al Shabaab Fears Ignite Panic
A stampede at a Kenyan university killed one student and injured hundreds after an exploding transformer was mistaken for an al Shabaab attack.

RUSSIA
Wildfires Burn Through Siberian Villages
A massive grass fire has ripped through more than 20 villages and destroyed over 100 buildings.

IRAQ
Tigris River Turns Toxic
Water treatment plant workers have developed skin infections from the level of pollution in the river.

BRAZIL
Anti-Government Protests Seek To Topple President Rousseff
Demonstrations were also driven by a massive corruption scandal at the state-run oil company, Petrobras.

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