Military buildup Iraq, India, Pakistan

|By:, SA News Editor

Advancing Iraqi troops have broken through Islamic State defenses in an eastern suburb of Mosul, taking the battle for the insurgents' stronghold into the city limits for the first time.

India and Pakistan tallied at least 13 deaths in recent firing across their disputed border in Kashmir, where the nuclear-armed neighbors are ratcheting up shelling and small-arms fire.

ETFs: EPI, INDY, SCIF, INDA, INDL, PIN, INP, INXX, IIF, INCO, SCIN, SMIN, PAK

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