by | May 16, 2017 | 06:57

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the Kremlin walls in Moscow, Russia, March 28, 2017. "Please don't abuse religion for power", said Rouhani. In his first term, Rouhani pushed through a landmark agreement with global powers to limit Iran's nuclear programme in return for the lifting of worldwide financial sanctions.

by | May 16, 2017 | 06:52

Macron won 66% of the vote in Sunday's presidential run-off against the far right's Marine Le Pen, the biggest win by a French president since Jacques Chirac's victory over Le Pen's father Jean-Marie in 2002. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responds to a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, May 3, 2017.

by | May 16, 2017 | 06:33

Looking at seats the NDP picked up where the Green vote - if it went entirely Liberal - could have turned the race, the NDP gained in all but two, Burnaby North and Courtenay-Comox. The Greens didn't win government Tuesday, but they did win power. She said her party won the popular vote, finishing with 40.9 per cent compared with the NDP's 39.9 per cent based on preliminary election results.

by | May 16, 2017 | 06:35

Netanyahu's Office published the following from a summary of a lunch at the White House: "The Prime Minister was asked about the embassy and explained that its transfer won't cause bloodshed in the region, as he (US President Donald Trump) is made to believe".

by | May 16, 2017 | 06:29

One Twitter user jokingly claimed the pizza had helped stave off "cannibalism" on the train. Unfortunately, passengers on a stalled Amrak train were faced with this struggle when they were stopped mid-journey for more than an hour on their way to Washington, D.C on Sunday.

by | May 16, 2017 | 06:28

Chancellor Angela Merkel said she would welcome new French President Emmanuel Macron with an open mind at a meeting on Monday, aiming to reinvigorate the Franco-German relationship and the troubled European project that it underpins. Merkel said that, from Germany's viewpoint, treaty change would be possible, adding: "I would be ready to do this, but first we will work on what we want to reform".

by | May 15, 2017 | 20:02

The governor was received by the Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Jummai Alhassan, and the Chief Medical Director of the DSS Medical Centre, Mrs. Ann Okorafor. Some of the girls who escaped shortly after the mass kidnapping said some classmates had died from illness, and others were radicalized and didn't want to come home.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:55

India treats the entire Jammu and Kashmir as its integralpart. European Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen told Reuters on Monday that EU member states would not be signing ministerial statements connected to the summit , though he downplayed the significance.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:53

Happy Valley has triumphed over The Crown at the Bafta TV awards, as the royal drama left empty handed despite racking up the most nominations with five nods. The stars were told by an MC "we are in General Election territory" and they would be stopped if their speeches jeopardised the BBC's impartiality rules.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:53

The complaint, the first against Duterte who was inaugurated president a year ago, was filed in March by Magdalo party-list Rep. Gary Alejano who accused the president of violating the Constitution in allowing killings linked to the war on drugs and treason in conferral with China on matters of the maritime domain.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:52

But Clapper also told the Senate that he does not know the details of the of FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation during the presidential election. Several Democratic senators questioned Trump's delay. Chris Coons that in the meetings, McGahn "demonstrated that he understood that this was serious".

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:54

Trump abruptly fired Comey last Tuesday and his replacement requires Senate confirmation. Taping one's conversations is uncommon but not unheard of in the world of high-stakes NY real estate, several prominent NY real-estate attorneys said in interviews Saturday.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:49

Jordan offered "the best conditions", a defence ministry spokesman added, saying it had also looked at Kuwait and Cyprus since Turkey first denied such visits to German MPs for several months past year. German military missions overseas need parliamentary approval, typically on an annual basis. Germany and other Western allies have voiced concern about what they fear is a drift toward authoritarian rule in Turkey.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:51

Green Party leader Andrew Weaver easily won his seat again in Oak Bay-Gordon Head but unlike previous sessions of the legislature, he won't be the sole MLA for the party. Weaver said his party would negotiate with both party leaders in the coming weeks and would work with whoever has the most commonality with the Green platform.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:48

The only glimpse of the towering former director has been paparazzi shots taken through his back fence in McLean, Va. During a Thursday interview with NBC's Lester Holt, Trump said he made the decision to fire Comey on his own, and that he would have done it regardless of what Rosenstein recommended, adding that he had been thinking of "this Russian Federation thing with Trump" when he came to his decision to fire Comey .

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:49

Philippe served as Juppe's campaign spokesman during the Republicans party primary. In a visibly moving moment for both, Macron accompanied Mr Hollande to his auto, shaking hands and applauding him along with the employees of the French presidency who had gathered in the palace's courtyard.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:41

Abdulkarim Omer, the foreign relations chief of the Cezire canton in northeastern Syria, told ARA News in an interview on Friday that Turkey "sold the Syrian revolution" in Astana and made an agreement with Russian Federation and Iran to undermine the Kurds.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:34

China is North Korea's chief ally and is seen by many as the main means for applying greater pressure on Pyongyang regarding its weapons programs. "I don't know what North Korea is thinking of, they're so insane", she said, adding that the forum was a "chance for China to get more control of this kind of global affairs".

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:29

Tensions surrounding Russia's involvement in the US election remain high. If confirmed, it would be the two men's first meeting since Trump took power in January. Lavrov said that despite difficulties "our countries can and should contribute jointly to the settlement of the most urgent issues in worldwide affairs".

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:33

Newt Gingrich, the former House Speaker, explained Sunday why Comey should testify on Capitol Hill in public. The bleak assessment came days after Trump claimed on Twitter that Comey had determined "there is no collusion" with reference to his presidential campaign and Russian Federation, a characterization that Comey has refuted.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:28

She said he should stick to his initial decision to step down in the interests of good corporate governance. We think that his overnight resignation as an MP, and the reappointment of him as CEO, is unacceptable. "Cope wants to demonstrate through physical action that we have had enough of this blatant corruption". "We will await a proper invitation from Eskom so that we can comment appropriately on this joke".

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:30

But Trump has angered Palestinians by indicating that he may move the US embassy to Jerusalem. The official believes that Trump's visit to Israel is in keeping with his campaign promise to be Israel's best ally and to make a statement on the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:27

Moon promised during his election campaign that he would create 170,000 new jobs in the public sector alone and a total of more than 800,000 jobs over the five years of his presidential term. The person wasn't authorized to publicly discuss the diplomacy and demanded anonymity. The U.S. side comprised Suzanne DiMaggio at the New America think tank, former United Nations ambassador Thomas Pickering, retired four-star Adm.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:27

This is intended as a portentous warning, but for many Trump voters, the fact that he is "assaulting" some of our institutions is a feature, not a bug. No White House aide appeared on the Sunday news shows, leaving Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, to defend Trump. Clapper said that he believes that the system of checks and balances "is under assault and eroding".

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:26

In related news, several Japanese media sources reported on Monday that President Trump may be open to the possibility of inviting North Korean leader Kim Jong-un for direct talks in the United States. "The volunteer faculty of PUST, many of whom are evangelical Christians, has a curriculum that includes subjects once considered taboo in North Korea, such as capitalism", Reuters reports.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:19

Callista Gingrich, wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is be the preferred nominee for President Donald Trump to be the next United States ambassador to the Vatican, White House administration officials confirmed to CNN on Sunday. She also served as a congressional aide in the U.S. House of Representatives. Hackett was appointed by former President Barack Obama in 2013. Callista Gingrich, a lifelong Catholic, worked on Capitol Hill for several years, first for former Republican Rep.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:17

Yahya Rasool, the command's spokesman, said in a statement. "It's a very small area", he told reporters. "God willing, this is the final phase". At the same time, the army's ninth division and the Interior Ministry's elite Emergency Response Division attacked the ISIL bastion of 17 Tammouz.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:11

Terminal evacuated @LBIAirport Possible diversions. A police bomb squad was sent to the airport shortly after 8pm on Saturday following the discovery of the suspicious item. Moreover, reports said that the flights were dismissed that evening. Some planes due to lane were diverted to Manchester and Newcastle. Passengers took to Twitter to maintain that they were still kept on board of the plane, either reassuring families and friends or questioning the reasons behind the delay.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:04

Trump said in excerpts of an NBC News interview released Friday that Comey "should have never exonerated" Hillary Clinton . Then came a series of tweets and public statements that raised troubling questions about the real motives for Comey's ouster.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:05

The South Korean, Japanese and US militaries say the missile flew for half an hour and reached an unusually high altitude before landing in the Sea of Japan. bases in Japan - which has always been within its range - and David Wright of the Union of Concerned Scientists said the Hwasong-12 missile "has considerably longer range than its current missiles".

by | May 15, 2017 | 18:58

The NDP picked up significant votes in the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island, but the Liberals owned much of the rest of B.C. "That interpretation is not that the Greens hurt the NDP and allowed Christy Clark to win but in fact the NDP would have done worse in this election had it not been for the Green vote", she said.

by | May 15, 2017 | 18:55

A large cyberattack crippled computer systems at. The attack, known as "WannaCry" had a major impact across Asia as workers there returned to work on Monday, with Chinese state media saying nearly 30,000 institutions there had been infected.

by | May 15, 2017 | 18:55

The key to this success obviously is their new coach Antonio Conte. "The club was desirous to erase the memory of the preceding season, its worst in recent times where it finished an abysmal 10th position on the league standings". Conte wants to keep his best players and strengthen his squad ahead of next season's Champions League return, but there is fervent speculation over the future of striker Diego Costa, in particular.

by | May 15, 2017 | 18:51

The unidentified ballistic missile was launched at 5:27 a.m. Sunday Seoul time (4:27 p.m. Saturday ET), off Kusong north of the North Korean capital of Pyongyang, a South Korean military official told NBC News. It also comes after repeated warnings from US President Donald Trump to North Korea to stop - and China to crack down on its errant neighbour. "We must show that dialogue is possible when the North changes its attitude".

by | May 15, 2017 | 18:44

Comey explained that there was evidence new emails from Clinton could be found on a laptop seized from Anthony Weiner, the former congressman who resigned in a sexting scandal and who now is under investigation allegedly for sexting with a minor.