Vice President Eshagh Jahangiri, who briefly contested the presidency before dropping out and supporting Rouhani, tweeted congratulations to Rouhani and all Iranians for the "gigantic victory". Shortly before polls were due to close, state television reported that voting had been extended by nearly five hours to 11 p.m.to cope with the "rush of voters".
Bahrain's Foreign Minister said his official Twitter account was briefly hacked for three hours on Saturday and hackers attributed false tweets to him. Authorities have also dissolved the kingdom's last major opposition political movement. Five people were killed and 286 others arrested on May 23 when Bahraini forced broke into prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim's house in the northwestern village of Diraz and clashed with his supporters.
Earlier Friday a gunman entered the Resorts World Manila complex and set fire to the gambling tables, unleashing smoke that authorities say killed 36 people. ABC News has obtained photos from inside the Resorts World Manila hotel that was attacked, June 1, 2017.ABC News has obtained photos from inside the Resorts World Manila hotel that was attacked, June 1, 2017.ABC News has obtained photos from inside the Resorts World Manila hotel that was attacked, June 1, 2017.ABC News has ...
The man stormed into the Resorts World Manila complex and used petrol to torch gambling tables. He was armed with an assault rifle but did not shoot anyone during the attack , police said. Metro Manila Police chief Oscar Albayalde said the suspect has not yet been identified but he said they are awaiting results of blood tests and DNA analysis.
Afghanistan's intelligence service, the National Directorate of Security, issued a statement attributing blame to the Haqqani Network, a Taliban-affiliated group in Pakistan . "It was a brutal act which has caused our countrymen grief during the holy month of Ramadan", he said. Anguished residents were preparing to bury their loved ones on Thursday, as authorities continued to clear the mangled wreckage of cars and debris from around the blast site.
Trump's associates colluded with the Russians. Nearly as soon as the executive-privilege trial balloon went up yesterday, the White House shot it down . Experts say that if Trump tries to invoke executive privilege with respect to his conversations with Comey, it likely won't hold any water. In 1974, during the Watergate scandal, the U.S.
The sky is the limit for investment opportunities in India, asserted the Prime Minister, making a strong pitch for global investors to invest in India. -In the last three years there have been substantial reforms, guided by the principle of "Minimum Government, Maximum Governance". "It is part of our thinking and for that reason we do not believe in exploitation of the nature".
He was pulled when Evgeni Malkin ended Pittsburgh's surge with his ninth of the playoffs 3:28 into the third. Rinne also gave up a enormous rebound to Guentzel on the Penguins' game victor 10 seconds into the third period. The barrage started with rookie Jake Guentzel . Matt Murray has been strong in goal for the Penguins. His catfish throw made him a hero to Predators fans like singer Carrie Underwood but a villain to some in Pennsylvania.
The US president said the agreement unfairly benefited countries like India and China . A poll by Ipsos Steria published by Le Monde daily showed Macron's Republique En Marche (Republic on the Move, REM ) party and its allies surging ahead to 31 percent in the June 11 first round of the election, up from 24 percent in late April.
After ramming the auto into a barrier outside the Houses of Parliament, the driver got out and stabbed a police officer to death. "Within my line of sight, there were five or six people on the ground that were not moving", Mark Roberts told CNN .
For good measure, Mathers included a selfie with a hand clasped over her mouth to further drive home the point that she was completely disgusted by the woman's body. The picture showed the naked woman from behind, with Mathers' head turned away from the camera, with the message, "If I can't unsee this then you can't either".
The world does know, however, what Putin said during the forum's plenary session, which also featured Modi, and was moderated by Megyn Kelly , now of NBC News. Ties between the two countries have grown in recent years most notably in the defence sector with New Delhi ordering 36 French-made Rafale fighter jets to modernise its ageing warplane fleet.
It has been confirmed this evening with Tokio Myers has been crowned as the victor of Britain's Got Talent 2017 , and it seems just about everyone is happy with the decision. Matt made it through to the semi-finals after receiving the golden buzzer from Ant and December. Unimpressed by Ant's joke, he hit back: "Don't be ridiculous!" Amanda Holden added: "For me you did it again".
As a mayor that has served through annual natural disasters and been left to figure out a way to afford the clean-up, we must take climate change very seriously. The 2016 MIT study which took into account emission pledges of all the participating nations came to the conclusion that the Paris Agreement was the first step in the right direction and if the participating countries followed their pledges, it could "reduce the surface air temperature in 2100 between 0.6 and 1.1 C relative to the ...
Police are appealing for anyone who knows about the car's movements in the last few months to come forward. Abedi detonated the device on 22 May in one of the entrances to the arena towards the end of an Ariana Grande concert, killing 22 people and injuring dozens of others.
Modi said India wanted to improve its cultural relations with France and noted that several Indians had fought in the World Wars for peace. This is a fight for our future generations. "Many Indian soldiers who died for our country, for its freedom, are very much evidence of strong bonds between our countries". Macron said he planned a visit to India before year-end for a first summit of the International Solar Alliance, an initiative launched by New Delhi and Paris during the ...
He didn't sound at all concerned about the fate of the planet Thursday when he announced his decision to leave the agreement . India is set to pass Japan this year to become the world's third-largest market for solar (after China and the US).
Officers have now found a auto on Devell House, near Banff Road in Rusholme, which they believe "may be significant" to the investigation. "This is potentially a significant development in the investigation", Detective Chief Superintendent Russ Jackson said.
The decision on Three Mile Island adds to a growing number of announcements from companies looking to close off nuclear power plants in the coming years. In 1979, the plant experienced the partial meltdown of one of its two reactors. Further reading on nuclear power in the U.S. State Senator Ryan Aument , a member of the nuclear caucus whose district is near the plant, didn't immediately return a call seeking comment.
The CBI said that Moni and Kohli were caught taking Rs 2 lakh to facilitate the transfer of a Bengaluru-based army officer. A Brigadier's name was also included in the FIR, but he was not on the list of accused. He used to contact Kohli, who was close to senior officers in the personnel division of the army headquarters here. "CBI is investigating the case and Army Headquarters shall wait for the full investigation and shall cooperate with the probe", the sources added.
She was aware of the explosiveness of her words, coming as they did at a political rally in the run-up to the next national elections on September 24, when she will run against veteran European parliamentarian Martin Schulz . Moreover, Trump has good reasons to want American to be free from " Paris ", as he promised we would be during the presidential campaign. If Merkel was serious, over 50,000 American soldiers can finally be withdrawn from Germany , where their stay has not had any ...
The Transportation Safety Board is being brought in to look into the cause of the plane crash. A spokesperson with Muskoka Paramedics Services confirmed that two people died in the crash. Muskoka Airport is now closed. A witness said the plane was making a very steep descent to the runway and crashed on the shoulder of the highway.
When Bee Week asked: What's it like to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Vinay responded: "It's like a dream come true, I'm so happy right now. The biggest thing that she wants to do is sit and read", her father Vinay Sreekumar said .
A majority of those killed were from a landslide in Kalutara and flooding in Ratnapura district, officials said. The state-run disaster management center , while updating the death toll from an earlier figure of 91, said on Saturday that almost 100 people were still missing after the worst torrential downpours since 2003 drenched the tropical Indian Ocean island nation.
On Brexit, Mr Corbyn defended his team's ability to handle the negotiations, with immediate legislation to protect the rights of EU nationals in the United Kingdom and work to "guarantee trade access to the European markets and protection for the conditions we have achieved through EU membership".
According to the ISPR, the Pakistan army's media wing, Indian troops opened fire at Nezapir sector along the LoC, injuring two civilians. The Indian Army posts were retaliating strongly and effectively and firing was underway in both sectors, he said.
Ezedyar's son was killed along with several others during yesterday's protest demonstration, Pajhwok Afghan News reported. Najib Danish, Interior Ministry deputy spokesman, said three explosions rocked a cemetery where Afghan Senator Alam Ezadyar's son was about to be buried.
Modi thanked Macron for accepting his invitation to visit India. "We have a common responsibility to protect our mother planet", Modi said. "Our nations have been working together for a very long time, bilaterally and multilaterally", PM said.
Describing the city of Paris as an important part of his political journey, Modi said India and France had worked shoulder to shoulder for this agreement. On US President Donald Trump announcement to withdraw from the Paris climate change deal on curbing carbon emissions, which had been agreed by more than 190 nations, Modi said India will "go above and beyond" to protect climate.
Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron was faced with a almost insurmountable challenge this week: how to shake President Trump's hand without losing his own. Both men's jaws seemed clenched. " It's not the be-all and end-all of a policy, but it was a moment of truth ." . "I do not let anything pass", he told JDD.
Today's contemptible act is a grim indication that Afghan civilians will continue to bear the brunt of Afghanistan's war. No group has so far claimed Wednesday's attack, launched from a sewage tanker packed with explosives, which tore a massive crater in the ground and killed at least 90 people, mainly civilians, while wounding hundreds.
Former and current US officials told the AP that Trump handed out his cellphone number to Canadian and Mexican leaders. The president also made the offer to Mexico, but officials there did not take him up on it. Mr Green said mobile phones are not terribly secure and the communications traverse a cellular network with well-known vulnerabilities. Rep. Ted Lieu, a California Democrat with a degree in computer science, sent a tweet to the president Wednesday: "Please do not use your ...
Tim Farron has said Theresa May had a "car crash interview" and also attacked Jeremy Corbyn's Brexit stance following the pair's grillings by voters and Jeremy Paxman . May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn appeared in what was billed as a debate although they were interviewed and answered questions from an audience separately.
Ezadyar is deputy speaker for the upper house of the country's parliament. Hundreds of demonstrators rallied on Friday near the site of Wednesday's blast, which killed more than 90 people and wounded 460, accusing President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah of failing to protect them.
The aides maintain Nunes failed to consult with Democrats when he subpoenaed the CIA, FBI and the National Security Agency (NSA). The White House has denied those characterizations. But on Fox News' Special Report Thursday evening, James Rosen reported that "Schiff's staff later acknowledged to Fox News that they had been informed of the unmasking subpoenas on Tuesday - some 24 hours before their issuance".