Iran's president criticizes US after Trump's sharp words

They will gravitate to Rouhani , a moderate cleric who oversaw the negotiations with the West that culminated in the 2015 Comprehensive Agreement that capped Tehran's nuclear program and is anticipated to lead to the country's reintegration into... More..

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Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran

Trump appeared to agree. Dismissing Trump's accusation that Iran is destabilizing the region, Qassemi said the tragic irony is that the USA itself has been providing the Zionist regime of Israel with milita...More..

US Senate committee advances bill to impose new sanctions on Iran
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

US Senate committee advances bill to impose new sanctions on Iran

Szubin and other Obama administration officials weighed in, the offices have referenced their opinions as reasons for concern", a lobbyist who advocated for changes to the legislation told HuffPost. Mr Corker s...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

What is Memorial Day really about?

Although it did not become an official federal holiday until 1971, Americans have been honoring military veterans who died in wars since after the Civil War . While Americans continue to discuss the importance...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

German government at odds with itself over Greek debt relief

The vote in parliament, which was met by angry protests, satisfied the conditions of Greece's bailout and opened the way for debt relief as well as fresh loans so that Athens can repay loans of 7.0 billion ...More..

by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Musical legend Gregg Allman dies at 69

No cause was given, but the statement said he had "struggled with many health issues over the past several years". After news of Gregg Allman's death began circulating on Saturday (May 27), a number of ...More..

Hwasong-12: North Korea's new missile has a terrifying range
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Hwasong-12: North Korea's new missile has a terrifying range

It also said that North Korea is "greatly increasing tension in the region and beyond" and that the country should immediately show "sincere commitment to denuclearisation through concrete action". Pyongyang ...More..

Soldiers try to restore order in besieged Philippine city
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Soldiers try to restore order in besieged Philippine city

Residents walk with their belongings to the evacuation centre after government troops assault with insurgents from the so-called Maute group, who have taken over large parts of Marawi City May 25, 2017. But f...More..

Chaffetz resignation latest twist in GOP oversight of Trump
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Chaffetz resignation latest twist in GOP oversight of Trump

He said last month that he would not seek re-election in 2018 and that he was considering leaving office early. South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy, who headed the House investigation into the Benghazi terrorist...More..

Intelligence Chief Refuses to Say if Trump Sought Help Rebuffing FBI Probe
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Intelligence Chief Refuses to Say if Trump Sought Help Rebuffing FBI Probe

Trump's request in a memo, the paper reports. The retired Army lieutenant general has figured prominently, along with other former Trump advisers Paul Manafort, Roger Stone and Carter Page, in the FBI's ...More..

by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Military presence stepped up as Britain faces raised threat

Investigators were also assessing whether Salman Abedi , the suspected bomber in the attack Monday on a pop concert in Manchester , may have been connected to known militants in the northern English city. Th...More..

Twitter Roasts Ben Carson For Saying Poverty Is A 'State Of Mind'
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Twitter Roasts Ben Carson For Saying Poverty Is A 'State Of Mind'

I can tell you, if you take someone who has the right mindset, the 'can-do attitude, ' you can take every penny from them, every possession from them, put them on the street and I guarantee you in a year they'r...More..

Boehner: Trump has been 'complete disaster'
by | Saturday, May 27, 2017

Boehner: Trump has been 'complete disaster'

Boehner also said massive tax reform discussions by the White House and Republicans in Congress were "just a bunch of happy talk". President Trump's administration has been a disaster and has little chance of...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

US Supreme Court issues temporary stay in Alabama execution

Thomas Arthur is scheduled to die on Thursday at 6:00 pm. He also is the third-longest serving inmate among Alabama's 184 death row inmates. The United States Supreme Court has issued a temporary stay on t...More..

Manchester United outclass Ajax to win Europa League
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Manchester United outclass Ajax to win Europa League

Some say we had a bad season but the prize is here. "We played for England, we played for Manchester, and we played for the people who died". Suicide bomber Salman Abedi killed 22 and injured at least 64 wh...More..

Iranian President Calls US Relations 'a Curvy Road'
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Iranian President Calls US Relations 'a Curvy Road'

Iran's recently re-elected President Hassan Rouhani said that the Syrian issue should be solved through dialogue and peaceful means. "We are waiting for this government to settle". Mr Trump has presented ...More..

US Air Strike Targets Pro-Syrian Militia
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

US Air Strike Targets Pro-Syrian Militia

At the time , the Assad-allied forces "were advancing well inside" the deconfliction area, the coalition said . Another US official said the jets carried out "shows of force" in the skies above the tank c...More..

Troops pull out of Brazil capital; president under pressure
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Troops pull out of Brazil capital; president under pressure

When protesters set a fire in the agriculture ministry , employees were forced to flee. Though almost a third of Temer's Cabinet is under investigation for alleged corruption, Jornal O Globo's report i...More..

US Navy ship sails near SCS reef claimed by Beijing
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

US Navy ship sails near SCS reef claimed by Beijing

The Pentagon has not confirmed the most recent operation. A US destroyer used a "maneuvering drill" near Chinese-built islands in the South China Sea to send a message about territorial claims on the ...More..

United Kingdom growth revised down for first quarter to 0.2 per cent
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

United Kingdom growth revised down for first quarter to 0.2 per cent

Last month, the ONS had estimated first-quarter GDP growth at 0.3 per cent. "They followed a stronger than expected quarter at the end of 2016 and it has been hard to forecast the effect last year's Brexit...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Watch President Trump shove fellow North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leader, Dusko Markovic aside

He's retracted his vow to label China a currency manipulator and has lavished praise on Chinese President Xi Jinping. The 28 member nations, plus soon-to-join Montenegro, were to renew a previous commitment t...More..

Macron Reiterates to Trump Importance of Paris Climate Deal
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Macron Reiterates to Trump Importance of Paris Climate Deal

From a legal perspective, the fear is that if the US remains in the Paris pact, federal courts could stop the Trump administration from undoing the Clean Power Plan and other environmental regulations. "Imagi...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Trump Receives Standing Ovations During Speech at Israel Museum

The tweet was un-liked after Twitter caught on, and Melania's communications director, Stephanie Grisham, later told PEOPLE "The First Lady wasn't aware of any of this until I brought it to her attention". "It'...More..

North Korea tests missile, raises new fears in Pacific
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

North Korea tests missile, raises new fears in Pacific

The U.S. believes the ballistic missile North Korea launched on Saturday was a KN-17 medium range missile and not a new intermediate range missile, as had been speculated. Conference on Disarmament Tuesday in...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Senate Intelligence Committee Presses For Flynn Documents

Schiff said he doesn't believe the Fifth Amendment, which protects an individual against self-incrimination, extends to an individual's businesses. Schiff said the House panel had invited its first group of w...More..

Rouhani says regional stability impossible without Iran
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Rouhani says regional stability impossible without Iran

President Rouhani stressed the need for removal of banking and financial obstacles hampering development of economic and trade ties between the two countries, adding that the Islamic Republic is fully committ...More..

Gap closing in vote count
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Gap closing in vote count

The race between Leonard and Benninger has swung back and forth, since election night on May 9 when Leonard held a 13-vote lead. Following the tabulation of the absentee ballots and a recounts in both Courtenay...More..

Rouhani takes on Trump
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Rouhani takes on Trump

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has reacted to Trump's remarks, and urged United States to stop supplying arms to Saudi Arabia, which is one of the "main sponsors of terrorism". "Unfortunate...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Indian arrested in Pakistan for not carrying travel documents, says report

Following the sentence, India took the case to the International Court of Justice ( ICJ ), urging it to suspend Jadhav's sentence. But at this stage, if Pakistan decides to transfer Jadhav's case to a c...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Former CIA chief says he warned Moscow over election hacking

Brennan added that he "encountered and am aware of information and intelligence that revealed contacts and interactions between Russian officials and us persons involved in the Trump campaign". Brennan became...More..

Philippine troops battle IS-linked gunmen in southern city
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Philippine troops battle IS-linked gunmen in southern city

The Maute Group started to occupy some establishments in the city, including a hospital, the city hall, the city jail and part of the Mindanao State University compound, he said. But the Abu Sayyaf, Maute and o...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

North Korea says ready to deploy, mass-produce new missile

An official traveling with U.S. President Donald Trump in Saudi Arabia said the White House was aware of the latest launch and noted that the missile had a shorter range than the three previous missiles tha...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan to change lawyers after ICJ stays execution

Reading out the verdict at The Hague, Netherlands, ICJ President Ronny Abraham said that India has the right to consular access to Jadhav under Vienna convention. Pakistani representative Mohammad Faisal on...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Former FBI Director Comey to Testify Before Senate Intel Committee

Rosenstein said in prepared remarks that he stood by his memo, and revealed that that he had discussed with Jeff Sessions the need for new leadership at the Federal Bureau of Investigation last winter, befor...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

United States risks a backlash for its growing role in Syrian conflict

Tabqa and the nearby dam, Syria's largest, were seized a day earlier in an offensive that lasted almost seven weeks, with the backing of airstrikes from the global coalition. "There is still an opportunity for ...More..