BAGHDAD Men's Asics Onitsuka Tiger Tokuten Navy White Australia , Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Friday announced the launch of the second phase of offensive to dislodge the extremist Islamic State (IS) militants from their stronghold in the city of Hawijah and surrounding areas.

"We announce the start of the second phase of the liberation of Hawijah and all the surrounding areas to the west of Kirkuk, and as promised the sons of our country are continuing to liberate every inch of the land of Iraq and crush the gangs of terrorist Daesh group," said Abadi in a statement.

The army, federal police, elite interior ministry forces, known as Rapid Response and the paramilitary Hashd Shaabi brigades had begun the second phase of a large-scale operation to liberate the city of Hawijah and the nearby towns of Rashad Asics Onitsuka Tiger Track Trainer Burgundy White Australia , Ryadh, Abbasi and the surrounding areas, Lt. Gen. Abdul Amir Yarallah, Commander of Hawijah Operations, said in a separate statement.

The federal police and Rapid Response forces carried out an overnight operation on the al-Zab River, where the troops built a bridge and crossed to sweep the nearby villages and the town of Abbasi Men's Asics Onitsuka Tiger Corsair Vin Heritage Blue Black Australia , Yarallah said.

The first phase of the operation was launched on Sept. 21 to liberate Hawijah in the western part of Iraq's oil-rich Kirkuk province.

The operation to free Hawijah came as tensions are running high between Baghdad government and the semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan after the Kurdish region held a controversial referendum on independence of Kurdistan and disputed areas, including Kirkuk.

The independence referendum was opposed by many countries because it would threaten the integrity of Iraq and it could undermine fight against Islamic State militants.

In addition, neighboring countries such as Turkey, Iran and Syria see that such a step would threaten their territorial integrity, as larger populations of Kurds live in those countries.

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YANGON, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Myanmar government has allocated an additional fund of 20 billion kyats (14.7 million U.S. dollars) to urgently repair the damaged portion of the border fence with Bangladesh and build it into an upgraded and secured one, said a press release of the President's Office late Monday.

For 2017-18 fiscal year, more than 8 billion kyats had been permitted for the undertakings.

Moreover, Myanmar government has also assigned the Construction Ministry to urgently build the Mayu mountain range road network consisting of two main roads running parallel to and going across the mountain range to ensure the border security as well as that in Maungtaw region.

The incumbent government formed a central committee for the implementation of peace and development in northern Rakhine state on May 30, 2016 with State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi as chairperson.

Myanmar authorities said last week that it will upgrade its border fence with Bangladesh by extending the coverage and patching some damaged vents for security purpose.

U Zaw Htay Asics Onitsuka Tiger Mexico Mid Runner Black White Australia , director-general of the President Office, disclosed that some vents were found along the border and over 64 km of fence are needed to be enclosed.

The over 270 km Myanmar-Bangladesh border fence construction project started in 2009 during the previous government with an approved fund of 190 billion kyats in total for the last nine fiscal years.

The border fence project is leaving 67 km of the length yet to be completed.

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CHENGDU, June 27 (Xinhua) -- Brazilian film "Nise: The Heart of Madness", Tuesday won the best picture at the BRICS Film Festival in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province.

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Ten films from the BRICS countries, Brazil, Russia asics gel kinsei 6 australia , India, China and South Africa, competed for the Panda Award.

Kim Druzhinin and Andrey Shalopa, who jointly directed Russian film "Panfilov's 28", won the best director.

Alok Suresh Rajwade from Indian film "Turtle: Kaasav" won the best male actor and Zhou Dongyu from Chinese film "July And Ansheng" won the best female actor.

"Where Has Time Gone?", jointly shot by directors from the five countries asics gel kayano 21 australia , debuted at the festival and won the artistic merit award.

The five directors tell the same story from different cultural perspectives and this is a very interesting cooperation, said Marcos Caramuru de Paiva, Brazilian Ambassador to China.

As China's film market grows, there will be more demand for good movies, said Zhang Hongsen, deputy head of the State Administration of Press asics gel sight australia , Publication, Radio, Film and Television.

Zhang said in the future, more films from BRICS countries will be introduced to Chinese moviegoers and meanwhile, more Chinese films will meet audience.