'The battle for Mosul is a battle for Iraq'

IN THE INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Monday, October 17: The battle for Mosul has begun and the Arab-language press is fairly sceptical about its outcome. Also, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte embarks on the first diplomatic visit to China in five years. Meanwhile, a shootout in the US kills the daughter of a US Olympian. Finally, find out why receiving a compliment makes so many people uncomfortable!