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Rouhani also stated that the Iranian people had chosen their future path after understudying different views, stressing that everybody must respect people's demand and decision. The election, he said, revealed the country's unity and was not an "opening for the deepening" of divides. But there is no indication that Rouhani will be a "moderate" or a "reformer" on any other issues.
  • University students walk out of Pence speech

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    Graduating seniors at the University of Notre Dame , including some sporting rainbow flags draped around them or on their caps, walked out of their own commencement to protest the discriminatory views guest speaker Mike Pence has espoused, according to ABC News .
  • Leverage IWT to counter Pak: Former diplomat on Aziz's assertion

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    Talking to media representatives in Islamabad on Saturday, Sartaj Aziz said that we will try for early hearing of Kulbhushan Jadhav Case in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) and will present our stance with full preparation. Basit said that there was no doubt that Pakistan would round up the legal case against Jadhav as per its own domestic laws. He added that Indian businessman Sajjan Jindal's visit to Pakistan had nothing to do with the case.
  • North Korea confirms details of missile launch

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    The technology applied in submarine-launched ballistic missiles was used in the launched missile, according to the same outlet. Pyongyang's often-stated goal is to ideal a nuclear warhead that it can put on a missile capable of hitting Washington or other USA cities.
  • Sweden drops rape probe against Assange

    Sweden drops rape probe against Assange

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    Police say the next day he faces arrest for breaking the conditions of his bail. Assange, who has always denied wrongdoing, has been holed up at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London since 2012, in an effort to avoid a Swedish arrest warrant. Shortly after the announcement, Assange posted a picture of himself smiling broadly, without comment. Police officers stand outside the Embassy of Ecuador in London to arrest Julian Assange for breaching his bail if he leaves Ecuador, May 19, 2017 .
  • Erdogan Bodyguards Accused of Attacking DC Protesters Released

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    In video captured by the Voice of America, a handful of Erdogan's supporters and his security detail rushed the demonstrators and started hitting them. Erdogan said he told the United States that Turkey could not be part of the operation to retake the Syrian city of Raqqa from Islamic State because of the participation of the YPG.
  • Rep. Jason Chaffetz Will Resign, Raising Doubts About Trump Probe

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    The House Oversight Committee he heads is one of several congressional panels looking into aspects of Russia's alleged attempts to influence the USA presidential election. A retired registered dietitian from Springville, Utah, Carr just voted Chaffetz into a new term in last November and said his early departure was "a little inappropriate".
  • Chit fund accused TMC MP discharged from Odisha hospital

    Chit fund accused TMC MP discharged from Odisha hospital

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    Bandopadhyay, who has spent more than four months in jail had been arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection to the multi-crore Rose Valley chit fund scam in January this year. On April 18, Ms Magmata' Banners' had flown to Bhubaneswar' to meet the two MPs who were undergoing treatment at a private hospital here. West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee had termed Bandopadhyay's arrest as a "political vendetta".
  • 'Hostile Attempt': Iran Blasts US Over New Sanctions Against Missile Development

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    Nevertheless, his statement added, the Treasury Department will apply new targeted sanctions on individuals and firms helping Iran's banned ballistic missile program. The deal doesn't prohibit the US or other countries from imposing new sanctions on Iran for its missile program, terrorism or other reasons, although Tehran has threatened to pull out of the deal if the USA and other countries do so.
  • Turkey's Erdogan watched as protesters were attacked

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    The bodyguards of Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan got into a fight with protesters in the nation's capital, and the whole thing was caught on video . residents, Ayten Necmi, 49, and Jalal Kheirabadi, 42, over the incident, according to the BBC. The statement said that the US communicated its concerns to the Turkish government "in the strongest possible terms".
  • Changing EU treaty 'not taboo' for France anymore - Macron after meeting Merkel

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    During his campaign, Macron had thrown up ideas on reforming the eurozone, noting that the currency bloc can not go on as it is if it wanted to avoid falling prey to protest and populism. He also tried to show solidarity with Germany on the migrant crisis - an issue on which Merkel has pressed for European Union countries to work together - by saying that a common asylum policy was one area where Paris could cooperate with Berlin.