Today in Afghanistan A water main in Mosul is destroyed in fighting and much of the city is now without water, as food supplies are also running out.
Full text of an AP interview with PM Abadi. He seems quite optimistic.
Air strike targeting IS south of Mosul on October 18 also killed several civilians. It is unknown whether the strike was carried out by Iraqi forces or the U.S.-led coalition. IS had taken over part of a clinic.
Today in Afghanistan