The latest election tallies released by the Interior Ministry showed Rouhani with a commanding lead of 59 percent, with 38.9 million votes counted. The biggest prize for Rouhani's supporters is the potential to set Iran's course for decades by influencing the choice of a successor to Khamenei, who has been in power since 1989.
The opening ceremony was attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni and managing director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde while heads of Asean countries Vietnam, Indonesia, Cambodia, Malaysia and Philippines, Europe and east-Europe countries of Greece and Belarus as well as Pakistan, Sri Lanka , South Korea and Ethiopia are attending the forum.
The tweet, published Friday, also criticized the mainstream media for continuing to blame Russian hackers for interfering in the election, the official line forwarded by the US intelligence community assessing how WikiLeaks got the emails. Gingrich, a staunch Trump supporter, replied that it would depend on the scope of the investigation before quickly shifting gears to the unsolved murder of Rich, claiming without evidence that he was "assassinated".
Invoking the Optional Protocol of the Vienna Convention, India had contended that the International Court of Justice has the jurisdiction to take up the Jadhav death penalty case. "The court further observes that Pakistan has indicated that any execution of Mr. Jadhav would probably not take place before the month of August 2017".
The Ducks' Corey Perry was given a 10-minute misconduct penalty while Nick Ritchie received a roughing penalty for fighting Mattias Ekholm, who was given a five-minute major. They stacked the blueline and did not allow any kind of easy entry and when the Ducks tried to play chip and chase... He's a tough forward to play against.
His demand for the probe to be suspended will be examined by the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The council of Brazil's Order of Lawyers, or OAB by its Brazilian acronym, voted 25 to 1 in favor of an impeachment hearing for Temer, and will file its request in the lower house of Congress in coming days, it said early on Sunday.
Jadhav, a former navy officer, was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court last month after being convicted of spying. "If they refuse to give consular access, India is also not bound by the Vienna convention, for example India can also start using the Indus river, where presently only 20 percent is being used by us", he added.
North Korea has defied all calls to rein in its nuclear and missile programs, even from China, its lone major ally, saying the weapons are needed for legitimate self-defense. "We are early in the stages of applying the economic pressure as well as the diplomatic pressure to the regime in North Korea". The missile appeared to be similar in range and maximum altitude to the midrange missile that North Korea test-fired in February, an official from South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said.
He has been remanded in custody in absentia by Swedish authorities, who issued an arrest warrant relating to a 2010 rape allegation which Assange denies. He feared Sweden would hand him over to the United States to face prosecution over WikiLeaks' publication in 2010 of thousands of classified military documents and diplomatic cables in one of the largest information leaks in USA history.
Police said the fighting outside the Turkish ambassador's residence on Tuesday injured 11 people, including a Washington police officer, and led to two arrests for assault. Last week, the Trump administration announced that it would arm the YPG as a delegation of high-level Turkish officials was visiting Washington in advance of Erdogan's meeting with Trump.
The former world No. 1 finished second at this week's AT&T Byron Nelson near Dallas, losing to Billy Horschel on the first playoff hole. "I haven't played here in five years", said Horschel. He was seeking his first win in just over a year at the tournament that provided the first of his 10 tour victories back in 2010. With golf back on the list of top priorities, Day can re-emerge as one of the game's most dominant stars.
He told reporters Thursday from his home in a southern Salt Lake City suburb that he still has not seen the Comey memo or spoken with the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director. U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz waves to the Utah GOP Convention while his wife Julie looks on Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Sandy, Utah. During his tenure, the media-savvy congressman launched high-profile and frequently controversial investigations into the Obama administration and other Democratic targets, ...
The high court approved the conditional bail of Sudip after two sureties of Rs 50,000 each were produced in the court. Bandyopadhyay had moved the High Court in February, seeking bail after his applications were rejected by the designated CBI Court in Bhubaneswar and the Khurda district sessions court.
Washington D.C. [USA], May 18: The Trump administration has signaled that it would continue the Iran nuclear deal made under the Barack Obama administration for the meantime as the U.S.is still forming a new comprehensive Iran policy. Raisi has sought to portray the nuclear deal as an empty promise perpetrated by Iran's adversaries, calling it "a check the government has been unable to cash".
Shortly after his meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House, Recep Tayyip Erdogan's convoy drove across town to their country's embassy on Massachusetts Avenue. Turkey regards the Syrian force as an arm of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, which Ankara and Washington have both listed as a terrorist group.
Looking ahead to her meeting with Macron, she added: "I will say first let us have openness, to find things in common, and not start with everything that can't be done". While Germany's economy - Europe's largest - has been performing well in recent years, France's has stalled. "There is enough going on independently of the U.S.to have people think more benignly about the euro", said Donal O'Mahony, global strategist at Davy in Dublin.
A senior White House adviser is a significant person of interest in the law enforcement investigation of possible ties between Donald Trump's election campaign and Russian Federation, the Washington Post said on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.
Identified as constable Syed Naved, a resident of Shopian district's Nazninpora, the policeman was deployed at the Food Corporation of India's guard room in Nasrullahpora village. Subsequently, a manhunt has been launched for him, said the report. He was reported to have joined militant ranks, and was arrested about a month-and-a-half later from Kulgam.
Jaitley said there would be a 5 per cent tax on carriage of goods by rail, road and air transport services because their main input is petroleum. The GST Council on Friday finalised tax rates for services under the GST regime, scheduled to be rolled out from July 1.
Turns out he wasn't joking after all. Johnson already has a running mate too: fellow Five-Timer member Tom Hanks. Because apparently "this divided nation can agree on only two things: Pizza, and us", Johnson and Hanks said on the show.
After that ruling, President Duterte met with his Chinese counterpart and signaled the world as if he is moving out of the US camp in favor of closer ties with China. Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said Monday the context of talks last week in China was how to avoid conflict and there was no language or tone of disrespect.
Since President Trump first took office both Mexican President Nieto and Canadian President Trudeau expressed fierce support of the existing trade agreement but Thursday's decision to renegotiate is a significant step back from the President's initial call for its termination.
He confirmed Olgun was in custody but said that could be in connection with another investigation. Detention warrants were also issued for owner Burak Akbay and head of finance Yonca Kaleli. I will go to my newspaper Sozcu . Mustafa Balbay, an opposition lawmaker and a former journalist, speaks to the media after the detention warrants have been issued for four people at the opposition Sozcu newspaper, a staunch supporter of the legacy of Turkey's founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk and a vocal ...
The election result reflects the political coming-of-age of urban Iranians who voted in high numbers to thwart the candidacy of Raisi, whom they viewed as a second coming of the Holocaust-denying former President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad . Iranians are hopeful that the President would lead them to the path of success and betterment. He gained a reprieve this week when Washington agreed to continue waiving nuclear-related sanctions, keeping the deal on track for now.
Vietnam's state media said on Tuesday more than 200 computers had been affected, but one of the country's leading anti virus companies, Bkav, later put the figure at 1,900. "Further research can be crucial to connecting the dots". "We have underestimated North Korea so far that since North Korea is poor, it wouldn't have any technologies".
Bush said it appears the Trump administration is "living in the tyranny of the moment" instead of "executing on a clear agenda". Trump departed on Friday afternoon for a nine-day overseas trip, his first as president, following a tumultuous two weeks in Washington dominated by a series of bombshell stories that led to several controversies and scrutiny of White House leaks.
None of this means that Labour is on course to win the general election . "The reality is in the vast majority of seats across Scotland's central belt, it is the Labour Party that stands a very strong second to the SNP". She insisted a majority of Scots are in favour of this, pointing to the decision to reject independence in 2014 and the vote to remain in the European Union past year as opposition to Tory plans for a hard Brexit.
The high court is dominated by loyalists of President Nicolas Maduro. As a response to the unrest that started in Venezuela in April, President Donald Trump's administration imposed sanctions on eight Venezuelan Supreme Court justices on Thursday.
Col Dorrian said the arms include heavy machine guns to be used against ISIL lorry bombs, mortars, small arms and ammunition, as well as armoured vehicles and equipment to detect landmines. YPG spokesman Redur Xelil said the U.S. decision would "provide a strong impetus" to all forces fighting IS, but noted it came "somewhat late". The US-led coalition said a first consignment of weapons was already in place for delivery and could be dispatched to the Kurds "very quickly".
Former FBI director James Comey believes that President Trump was trying to influence him and the FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation, a source familiar with Comey's thinking told CNN on Saturday. The meeting will likely play a role in the USA federal government's investigation into Trump's suspected ties to Russian Federation. It did not deny the Times report that Trump was critical of Comey to the Russians the day after he fired him.
When candidate Barack Obama said in 2008 at AIPAC Policy Conference that Jerusalem "must remain undivided", implying that no part of Jerusalem would be the capital of a future Palestinian state, he had to walk it back nearly immediately as he clearly hadn't understood what he was implying.
One of the hardest hit communities in the province was Montreal-area Deux-Montagnes, where some people used canoes to get around Tuesday. A state of emergency has been declared in some areas and this will be in place for 48 hours afterwards the situation will be reviewed.
Comey is set to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee after Memorial Day, and the main question around his hearing will be whether Comey believes Trump was trying to intervene in the FBI's investigation. On Thursday, during a press conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, Trump reiterated that there was no collusion between his campaign and the Russians.
The Trump administration gave Congress official notice on Thursday that it plans to renegotiate Nafta, but provided only the vaguest of hints about modest changes President Trump would seek to an agreement that he has called "the worst trade deal ever".
Turkish Ambassador Serdar Kiliç was called in to the State Department to meet with U.S. Under Secretary of State Thomas Shannon hours after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's guards violently entered a crowd of protesters, U.S. Newsham said at a press conference following the incident: "That's not something that we will tolerate here in Washington, D.C. This is a city where people should be allowed to come and peacefully protest".
Prior to that he piloted planes for Dutch carrier Martinair. He's stepping away from co-piloting flights on the airline's fleet of Fokker 70 planes for the moment, and is now retraining to fly Boeing 737s because the airline is phasing out the Fokkers.
While Willem-Alexanders love of flying was not secret, his interview revealed far more detail about the extent of his regular piloting for KLM. King Willem-Alexander operated KLM's fleet of smaller Fokker 70 planes, but he'll have to learn to fly Boeing 737s now that the former aircrafts are being discontinued.
In contrast to the U.S. president, the leaders of Germany and Canada, as well as Macron, are viewed as champions of the climate cause. President Emmanuel Macron heads to Mali today for his first official visit outside the European Union amid a brewing spat with the French media.
According to his website , Botha "perfected leopard and lion hunting safaris with hounds in Africa". Theunis Botha was leading a hunt in Gwai, Zimbabwe, when they ran into a herd of elephants, as well as some pregnant cows. Botha is survived by his wife Carika and their five children. Botha recruited American and European hunters to take part in trophy hunting expeditions.
Iranian First Vice-President Es'haq Jahangiri has withdrawn in favor of Hassan Rouhani with pro-conservative nominee Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf in favor of conservative-backed cleric Ebrahim Raeisi. Although Rouhani was expected to easily secure a second term, "it is highly likely that Ghalibaf's voters will flock to Raisi", Taleblu said. "Vote for Rouhani because he is the man for hard situations..." Until recently, Raisi, a former prosecutor general of Iran, was a relatively unknown ...
He said the itinerary was changed at the last minute before Sainsbury met a mystery man, who showed her pictures of her family and fiance and made threats in Colombia . 'I don't know if the business she worked for set her up from Colombia . I think she. perhaps she may have had knowledge of what she was doing - complete knowledge.
Trump promised during his presidential campaign to move the USA embassy to Jerusalem and recognize the city as Israel's capital and remarked on the pledge in an interview the day before his inauguration, saying: "You know, I'm not a person who breaks promises".
Duterte said Xi gave him the firm but friendly warning when the two met in Beijing on Monday. Former foreign secretary Albert del Rosario also weighed in on the issue, saying on Saturday: "Contrary to our position that right is might, China has strongly declared that it is might that will trump what is right".
The investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election has reportedly identified a current White House official as a significant person of interest. "I am hopeful that he will clarify for the American people recent events that have been broadly reported in the media", committee Chairman Sen. "He and I have an unwritten secret agreement that I don't talk about his job", J.
Worldwide desk - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly ordered his ministers to attend the airport reception for US President Donald Trump Monday after discovering that a number had planned not to attend. In the interview, Trump evaded the question of whether the U.S. Embassy would move to Jerusalem . "This is the most appropriate way to show the proper deference to such a significant holy site", a State Department official said .
He added ICJ's verdict on the case will not affect Pakistan's position on the case. He said the ICJ has not decided on consular access either and has only intimated that the matter will come under discussion. Pakistan has said that Jadhav has until August to seek mercy. He said India could also establish that the denial of consular access to Jadhav could have seriously impeded his legal defence.
Syria and its ally Russian Federation have condemned air strikes by the US-led coalition on pro-Syrian government forces near the Jordan border. The coalition has described Thursday's strike as a defensive action that does not change the USA policy of focusing military efforts on defeating ISIS .
After the firing, associates of Comey leaked a February memo the FBI director had written describing a conversation in which Trump asked him to drop an investigation into former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn's dealings with Turkey and Russian Federation.
Economic growth of 2.75 per cent in 2017/18 is expected to be driven by a rise in household consumption, non-mining business investment and exports. It comes as Treasurer Scott Morrison has been attacked for having a "Labor-like" Budget, after he scrapped $13 billion in zombie savings.
U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-Spartanburg, is reported to be the likely next head of the powerful House Oversight Committee, according to Politico . Chaffetz says he will resign from Congress. His father's first wife later married former MA governor Michael Dukakis. He also showed the shallowness of certain convictions, turning on a dime by first announcing, "I can no longer in good conscience endorse this person for president" when the tape of Donald Trump bragging about sexual assault ...