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Iran accuses USA of 'Iranophobia', arming 'dangerous terrorists'

On the possibility of direct talks between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the United States of America, President Rouhani said , "within the past 39 years, Iran and the USA have travelled a twisty road with each other". The victor is the current President Hassan Rouhani , who received more than 57% of the vote. "Sadly, the Iranian regime to this day does a great disservice to its people by showing no signs that it's willing or capable of moving past the extremist fervor of its 1979 ... Read More »

Mattis: Trump 'Wide Open' on Paris Climate Accord

President Donald Trump has decided that the United States will leave the Paris Agreement on climate change , according to a new report . Earlier on Saturday, the President tweeted from Italy that he would make his final decision next week as to whether the US will remain in the Paris Accord. Read More »

Kushner's Russian back channel involved Syria

Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, the National Security Adviser, on Saturday declined to say whether he would be concerned if a private citizen attempted to set up backchannel communications with a foreign government to influence USA foreign policy and said he would not be concerned if a White House official attempted to do so, reports CNN. Read More »

Shark leaps into boat and lands on Australian fisherman

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Well I'll be buggered!'" Since a photo of the shark inside Mr Selwood's boat was shared online it has been liked, commented and shared more than 5,000 times. "It was thrashing around, destroying everything in sight", he said. He said the 2.7m (8.8ft) shark landed in the boat, which measured about 5m, and grazed him with its pectoral fin. Read More »

Manchester investigation at 'full tilt' - another arrested today

Greater Manchester Police says a 25-year-old man was arrested in the city Sunday on suspicion of terrorist offenses. British police said they arrested two more people during raids yesterday in connection with the suicide bombing at a Manchester concert, with a "large part" of the network behind the attack now being held. Read More »

Ariana Grande suspends Dangerous Woman tour after Manchester attack

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Manchester police arrested a man reported to be Abedi's brother. A source at Whitehall said not only will the release of this information upset the families of the victims but there is a risk it will compromise the investigation. British Prime Minister Theresa May will raise the issue with Donald Trump on Thursday, a government source told Reuters, after the New York Times published detailed pictures of the crime scene in Manchester where 22 people were killed. Read More »

President Zuma Congratulates Iranian President

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French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said France is convinced that Iran under Rouhani will have "an important role in the pacification" of the region. That agreement, which Rouhani and his Cabinet clinched during his first term, constrains Iran's nuclear programme in exchange for global sanctions relief. Read More »

Trump Rules Out Moving Israel Embassy to Jerusalem for Now, Official Says

But Haley tells the Christian Broadcasting Network in an interview airing Wednesday that while she doesn't know what the Trump administration's policy is, she believes that "the Western Wall is part of Israel". He will also visit Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank and make private visits to holy sites in the Old City of Jerusalem before departing for Italy the next day. Read More »

Trump's trip: Conventional images and unconventional talk

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The trip has largely gone off without a major misstep, with the administration touting the president's efforts to birth a new coalition to fight terrorism, while admonishing partners in an old alliance to pay their fair share. "He feels much more knowledgeable on the topic today", Cohn said as the first day of G7 meetings wrapped. Trump tweeted that he would make a final decision next week on whether to withdraw from the pact. Read More »

Fresh from his travels, Trump rails on Twitter about 'fake news'

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Trump's 8:45 a.m. tweet pings off one he wrote a few months earlier, when he listed the New York Times and most major news networks as " the enemy of the American People ". Kushner has become the focus of the investigations in the past week, say more anonymous insiders. The White House did not acknowledge the meeting or Kushner's attendance until March. Read More »

Monaco Grand Prix 2017

Hamilton, six points adrift of Vettel after winning in Spain last time out, was left shaking his head when McLaren's Stoffel Vandoorne crashed into the wall at the exit of Swimming Pool to deny the Brit had one last attempt at making Q3. Read More »

Top GOP Officials Offer Mixed Messages On Future Of Paris Climate Deal

This is Mr Trump's first G7 summit - during his first foreign trip. Without mentioning Trump by name, she referenced the conversations that the seven leaders present had surrounding the 2015 Paris climate deal , which Trump has not agreed to uphold, as "six against one" and "very hard, not to say very unsatisfactory". Read More »

Trump slams North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chiefs on defense spending

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Trump , who wants Europeans to pay their fair share of military spending and do more to fight terrorism, has so far refused to commit to abide by Article 5. Other NATO members have a target of 2% of GDP on defense spending, but only a minority have met this target. In the video , a group of leaders is seen walking together and talking but, as the group comes to a stop, Trump grasps Markovic's right arm and pushes him roughly aside to get to the front-row spot. Read More »

Brook facing more surgery after suffering broken eye socket in title loss

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Backed by most of the 27,000 spectators at Bramall Lane in his hometown, Brook met Spence on even terms in the first eight rounds. Brook, 31, had surgery after breaking his right eye socket in a loss to Gennady Golovkin in September. While judges Adalaide Byrd, David Parris and Alejandro Lopez agreed on just four of the 10 completed rounds, all of them had Spence sweeping the last three. Read More »

Chelsea Manning's First Tweet After Release

You make anything possible! https://t.co/HCNztVIZg7 @POTUS #timeserved pic.twitter.com/lZi0Me66sK - Chelsea Manning (@ xychelsea ) December 8, 2016 Chelsea Manning also leaked classified documents related to detainees at the military prison in Guantanamo Bay and some 250,000 State Department cables. Read More »

Heavy gunfire heard in Ivory Coast's commercial capital

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In Abidjan , gunfire has been heard near the presidential palace and the U.S. Embassy, while in Bouake , at least one major entrance into the city has been barred by soldiers. Ouattara Mamadou, a spokesman for a group of demobilized rebels participating in Sunday's march, said one person is in the morgue and others have been hospitalized. Read More »

Tom Cruise Confirms 'Top Gun 2,' Sequel To Original, In The Works

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The movie is certainly on course considering this is not the first time Tom Cruise has hinted talked about the possibility of Filming the Top Gun sequel. When pressed further and asked about a tweet teasing " Top Gun 2 " from "Top Gun" producer Jerry Bruckheimer , he said, "Yes, we're discussing it". In addition to cementing Cruise as a box-office superstar, that movie went on to become the highest-grossing film of 1986 and even prompted a spike in the number of people enlisting to ... Read More »

'Large part' of Manchester attack network held

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In a statement , the New York Times defended its decision to publish the images, saying they were "neither graphic nor disrespectful of victims". President Donald Trump reportedly shared classified intelligence obtained from Israel with Russian officials during their visit to the White House earlier this month. Read More »

USA admits 105 Iraqi civilians were killed in Mosul air strike

The strike prompted rights groups to accuse the USA of not taking enough precautions to protect civilians. The Pentagon released an "executive summary" of the investigation, called a 15-6. Lead investigator Air Force Brig. However, several residents of the Mosul neighborhood told The Associated Press on Friday there were no IS fighters or explosives inside the house struck by the USA bomb. Read More »

Hassan Rouhani says Iran will continue missile programme

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PARIS France wants to develop its political dialogue with Iran in the hope that it will lead to constructive efforts to solve regional crises, its foreign ministry said on Monday, a day after U.S. "Our missiles are for defense and peace", Rouhani said, adding that the US expectations from Iran to halt its defensive missile program is "an illusion". Read More »

Trump tells advisers USA will scrap Paris accord

In a third tweet, the president said he had no doubt he'll return to the U.S. loaded with "hundreds of billions of dollars". Trump drilled in on every stop he made during the week on a trip that took him from Saudi Arabia to Israel and the West Bank, the Vatican, Brussels and, finally, Sicily. Read More »