Over 200% Rise in Iran's Exports of Defense Equipment: President

According to Shakdam, Ahmadinejad's decision to run was not an act of defiance but simply a choice based on his willingness to offer a "different kind of a flavor in politics" and ensure that the voices of his faction are heard, especially in the con... More..

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Trump congratulates Turkish leader on vote as observers cry foul

Erdogan , meanwhile, called the referendum "the most democratic election ... ever seen in any Western country" and admonished the OSCE monitors to "know your place". In another action that could help solidify...More..

Democrat Ossoff Leads Early In Georgia Congressional Race
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Democrat Ossoff Leads Early In Georgia Congressional Race

If no candidate reaches 50 percent of the vote, there will be a runoff election in June between the top two candidates, one of whom is expected to be Jon Ossoff . But Hunt continued pushing that Democrats arou...More..

'New weapons' on display at North Korean military parade
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

'New weapons' on display at North Korean military parade

Adm. Bill Gorney said at a Department of Defense press briefing in 2015. He vowed North Korea will keep building up its nuclear arsenal in "quality and quantity". Washington swiftly dismissed the idea, but so...More..

India announces $4.5 billion line of credit to Bangladesh
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

India announces $4.5 billion line of credit to Bangladesh

Modi held extensive discussions with Hasina, after which he announced a United States dollars 4.5 billion credit line for implementation of projects in Bangladesh, in priority sector and an additional line of...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

All options open, but will work with allies for peace: Pence

Pence arrived in Japan after visiting South Korea and leaves for Indonesia later on Wednesday. Both the USA and South Korea believe that the recent missile test by North Korea failed. There are also doubts ab...More..

China wants US, North Korea sabre rattling stopped
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

China wants US, North Korea sabre rattling stopped

Prior to those discussions, the US vice president visited the heavily fortified demilitarized zone on Monday morning. The White House foreign policy adviser traveling with Pence told reporters that the type o...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

May calls snap UK election for June 8

May, who was appointed prime minister without an election last July following David Cameron's resignation in the wake of the Brexit referendum, said she took the decision "only recently and reluctantly" and...More..

Vijay Mallya tweets on reports of his arrest: 'Usual Indian media hype'
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Vijay Mallya tweets on reports of his arrest: 'Usual Indian media hype'

Liquor baron Vijay Mallya , wanted in India for defaulting on bank loans, has been arrested here, informed sources said on Tuesday. He appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London and was seen walkin...More..

Trump praises China for its help on North Korea
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Trump praises China for its help on North Korea

The " strategic patience " doctrine, which was used by the previous Barack Obama administration, hinged on the USA focusing on isolating North Korea by putting pressure on them through sanctions and waiting f...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Palestinian prisoners start hunger strike in Israeli prisons

Bennett noted that as the commander of Fatah's Tanzim paramilitary offshoot, Barghouti was behind the murders of dozens of Israelis. The Times has since added an editor's note to Barghouti's column that r...More..

US judge puts hold on Arkansas plan for successive executions
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

US judge puts hold on Arkansas plan for successive executions

Supreme Court reauthorized the death penalty in 1976. The attorney general filed paperwork saying the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis should overturn stays of execution granted earlier Saturday...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

How the U.S. and North Korea got to the brink of war

Another U.S. intelligence official added, "Pyongyang's elaborate parade of weaponry was likely meant to telegraph to the world and its own people that North Korea maintains a viable deterrent". "It was the poli...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Trump targets visas program for highly skilled workers

Governor Scott Walker, Senator Ron Johnson, and other Wisconsin politicians were in attendance at Snap-On Tools. The other part of Trump's executive order will force federal agencies to buy from American co...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

United Nations to end its 13-year peacekeeping mission in Haiti

Former UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon also spoke on the issue and suggested that court martial could be the way forward for such soldiers involved in the crimes. Jacqueline Nono said she was 17 when she start...More..

British PM Theresa May calls for early general elections on June 8
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

British PM Theresa May calls for early general elections on June 8

But the other political parties oppose it. May said this was a one-off chance to get an election done while the European Union was agreeing on its negotiating position. The Conservatives now have a majority o...More..

Hillary Clinton Apologized to Obama after Election Loss
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Hillary Clinton Apologized to Obama after Election Loss

Former President Barack Obama pushed Hillary Clinton to concede to Donald Trump in the wee hours of the morning of November 9, 2016. When that did not work, he called Clinton campaign chairman John Pod...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

BREXIT: British PM calls for snap election

The House of Commons on Wednesday will vote whether to approve the early election. The Leader of the Welsh Conservatives, Andrew RT Davies, said: "On June 8 we have an opportunity to vote for the strong and s...More..

North Korea threatens 'all-out war' with United States
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

North Korea threatens 'all-out war' with United States

The loss of USA participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership was a blow to Japan following strenuous negotiations, especially over opening its long-protected farm sector to more imports, especially of dairy a...More..

No, You Won't See President Trump's Tax Returns Anytime Soon
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

No, You Won't See President Trump's Tax Returns Anytime Soon

He went on to say he did not support the House Ways and Means Committee investigating "returns of a private individual". 'Someone should look into who paid for the small organized rallies yesterday. But Democra...More..

British pound jumps higher after election is called
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

British pound jumps higher after election is called

Standing outside her Downing Street office, May said she had decided "with reluctance" that an election was needed to secure political unity and stability as Britain negotiates its way out of the European Union...More..

British PM Theresa May calls for elections in June amid Brexit fallout
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

British PM Theresa May calls for elections in June amid Brexit fallout

It's a hugely important election, coming at a crucial time for the country. May is seeking a stronger mandate as she negotiates Britain's exit from the European Union . Senior Tories have urged Mrs May to ca...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Facebook's Zuckerberg vows to help prevent repeat of Cleveland murder posting

The driver asks the man to say a person's name, then pulls out a gun and shoots him. In a statement early Monday, police warned residents of Pennsylvania, New York, Indiana and MI to be on the lookout for S...More..

US Vice president Pence reassures Japan as North Korea threatens 'weekly' tests
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

US Vice president Pence reassures Japan as North Korea threatens 'weekly' tests

In early March, the North simultaneously fired four ballistic missiles off its east coast, three of which fell provocatively close to Japan, in what it said was a drill for an attack on United States bases in t...More..

Turkey's president Erdogan fulfils ambition, but at a cost
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Turkey's president Erdogan fulfils ambition, but at a cost

In remarks translated by BBC , Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz said the referendum result was a "clear signal against the European Union". Turkey's main secularist opposition CHP said it will prese...More..

May blames 'game-playing' for UK election call
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

May blames 'game-playing' for UK election call

In the press conference announcing the snap election, May said that she wanted to hold the election to decrease the political division in Parliament, ostensibly by gaining more MP seats for the Conservative Par...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Turkey must investigate referendum doubts: European Commission

Addressing a crowd of supporters from the steps of his palace in Ankara on Monday after most ballots from the weekend's voting showed a narrow 51.3 per cent victory for the "yes" campaign, Mr Erdogan dismisse...More..

After Bhubaneswar, Surat welcomes PM Modi with pomp and show
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

After Bhubaneswar, Surat welcomes PM Modi with pomp and show

The Prime Minister said power was not their goal as politics is an instrument of socio-economic transformation of country's overall-economic, social, educational transformation. Coming down heavily on the Congr...More..

RK Nagar bypolls: Complaints of cash, gift distribution abound, EC takes action
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

RK Nagar bypolls: Complaints of cash, gift distribution abound, EC takes action

The attack on DMK men was over a row related to the alleged money distribution, they added. Dinakaran dubbed the video as "fabricated" and alleged that Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) is behind it. "So far, M...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Turkey: Main opposition party files for referendum annulment

President Donald Trump called Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to congratulate him on his referendum victory, a sharp departure from the critical reception some European officials have given to t...More..

The Country Responds To May's Snap Election Call
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The Country Responds To May's Snap Election Call

Tory MP for Bromley and Chislehurst, Bob Neill said he would back the leader of his party through her decision. Expressing the urgency of the situation, she stated: "We need a general election and we need one...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli Jails Begin Hunger Strike

On Sunday, Barghouti published an op-ed in the Times in which he announced he was launching a hunger strike with other Palestinian prisoners in Israel. The newspaper was slammed by Israeli leaders and U.S. ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Congressional battle preview takes place today in Georgia

There are 11 Republicans and five Democrats running for the seat, and Tuesday's election could determine which one books a ticket to Washington, D.C.to begin working in the halls of Congress. WASHINGTON ( CNN...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

China says US wants diplomatic solution to N. Korea standoff

The U.S. Supreme Court sidesteps a turbulent debate over illegal immigration, turning away an appeal by a group of asylum-seeking Central American women and their children who aimed to clarify the constitutiona...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Cavaliers down Pacers in another tight finish

The playoffs are about adjustments and what you can do better. "When you are down one with ball, you have to execute the play and hit the shot". Hat's off to (the Pacers). I predict that Turner finishes with ...More..