http://wtop.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Iran_Election_28085-727x485.jpg

Global News

That led to direct talks with their archenemy, the United States, and ultimately to the nuclear deal . Though the moderate Rouhani took on a reformist bent in the lead-up to the election, it remains to be seen how many of his pledges he will push for, and how strongly.
  • Fight against terror a 'battle between good and evil'

    Fight against terror a 'battle between good and evil'

    Global News

    Earlier this year, his administration notified Congress it planned to approve a multibillion-dollar sale of F-16 fighter jets to Bahrain without the human rights conditions imposed by the State Department under Obama. The 45th President of United States of America was seen smiling during making dance moves, while White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, chief of staff Reince Priebus and chief economic adviser Gary Cohn looked reserved.
  • Canadian Forces help with flooding in Laval

    Canadian Forces help with flooding in Laval

    Global News

    Gatineau's official website also released a map showing which streets were affected by flooding that's being updated in real time. He has so far transported about 24 people area so they can get a look at their homes along the Ottawa River.
  • Perdue Weigh in on NAFTA Renegotiations

    Perdue Weigh in on NAFTA Renegotiations

    Global News

    Good idea! And it so happens that a convenient template for most of those changes already exists in the abandoned Trans-Pacific Partnership, which the USA stupidly failed to close previous year. "The world has changed, we've learned a lot and we can make it better", he said. "We should build on what has worked in NAFTA but change and improve what has not", Lighthizer said.
  • Saudi king says Iran at forefront of global terrorism

    Saudi king says Iran at forefront of global terrorism

    Global News

    The US leader, who has been accused of anti-Islamic rhetoric in the past, said he was not there to lecture: "We are not here to tell other people how to live. That speech was denounced by many Republicans and criticised by a number of the United States' Middle East allies as being a sort of apology. Before Trump took the lectern, Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud said in his opening remarks, "Islam was and always will be the religion of mercy, tolerance and coexistence".
  • Trump's FBI comments to Russians were aimed at cooperation - aides

    Global News

    It also followed the subsequent disclosure Trump asked Comey to discontinue the investigation of his former National Security Officer Michael T. Flynn who had alleged ties with Russian officials. During his meetings with lawmakers, Mr Rosenstein said that his conversations with Mr Sessions revealed his long-held belief that Mr Comey should be replaced, based on his public statements related to the investigation of former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, beginning in July a year ago.
  • South Korea Defense Ministry says North fired 'unidentified projectile'

    Global News

    We continue to monitor North Korea's actions closely. The United Nations Security Council will hold a closed-door session Tuesday to discuss Sunday's rocket test, the Associated Press reported. However, building large solid missiles is hard, Wright said. He vowed to bring up the issue at this week's G-7 summit in Italy. South Korea and Japan, Pyongyang's immediate neighbors, have set up urgent meetings of their respective security councils, according to media in both states.
  • Netanyahu says all government ministers must attend Trump's arrival

    Netanyahu says all government ministers must attend Trump's arrival

    Global News

    But he is also contending with a raft of problems back home, including a special counsel investigating whether his associates colluded with Russian Federation. Among the main bones of contention between Israelis and Palestinians are Netanyahu's insistence that the Palestinians recognise Israel as the nation state of the Jewish people and the Palestinians calling for a halt to Israeli settlement building in the West Bank.
  • Turkey wants USA envoy removed in growing spat over Syrian Kurds

    Global News

    Ankara regards the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, which is a USA ally in the fight against Islamic State, as an extension of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militant group fighting a decades-old insurgency in southeastern Turkey. Erdogan was in Washington, DC to meet with President Donald Trump (pictured together on Tuesday), who praised him as a loyal ally in the battle against Islamic extremism.
  • No time for Brexit delays, says UK's May as poll lead slips

    No time for Brexit delays, says UK's May as poll lead slips

    Global News

    However, Corbyn said: "Despite Theresa May's warm words, she leads a party that has created a rigged economy that only works for the super-rich". DUP leader Arlene Foster will attack Jeremy Corbyn as beyond the "political pale" in a speech on Monday because of his past support for Irish republican groups.