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Rouhani congratulates Modi on election victory

In some states such as Bihar and Jharkhand, the BJP contested fewer seats than it had in 2014 to accommodate its alliance partners. The Mizoram seat was held by...


Iran will not surrender even if it is bombed, Rouhani warns US

Zarif previously reacted by citing thousands of years of Persian history against aggressors such as Alexander the Great and Genghis Khan, but now the minister...


Iranian threats put on hold: Acting US defence chief

Iran is the world's largest state sponsor of terrorism and funds such radical organizations as Hamas in the Gaza Strip and Hezbollah in Lebanon. The Iranian ...


Pelosi says she wishes for family, staff intervention after Trump 'tantrum'

The rift between President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats appeared to be widening Thursday after a dramatic blow-up at the White House at a meeting ...


Boeing yet to submit 737 Max fix; says US Aviation regulator

Relatives of Canadians killed in the Ethiopian Airlines flight crash also filed a lawsuit against Boeing and Rosemount Aerospace Inc. which designed the sen...


US Stance On Iran ''Deterrence, Not About War'': Pentagon Chief

Democrats are particularly concerned the Trump administration may try to rely on almost 20-year-old war authorizations rather than seek fresh approval from Cong...


Julian Assange faces 17 new charges over WikiLeaks, attempted hacks

The new indictment alleges that Assange conspired with Manning to steal classified government documents, including State Department cables and classified repo...


Colorado women join others across the nation to 'stop the bans'

The United Nations human rights office called on USA authorities on Tuesday to ensure that women have access to safe abortions, saying bans lead to risky underg...


More congressional Democrats call for impeachment inquiry

Pelosi has been resisting calls from dozens of Democrats to begin impeachment proceedings against Trump. Despite McGahn's absence, the committee held a hear...


Trump Storms Out of Infrastructure Talks with Dems after Pelosi Comments

Pelosi contended that Trump lacked the confidence to do a bipartisan deal on revitalizing America's infrastructure. "And I said let's have the meeting on in...


Adidas, PUMA say new tariffs would be 'catastrophic'

Under TPP, shifting supply chains outside of China would have given companies preferential access to the United States market. Fewer than six percent said the...


Fifth migrant child dies after detention by Border Patrol

According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the boy had been apprehended May 13 after crossing into the United States near Hidalgo, in the Rio Grande Vall...


Trump says ‘Pro-Life’ but favours exceptions for rape, incest

The Alabama bill, which takes effect in November unless it is blocked in the courts, places a near-total ban on ending a pregnancy, even in cases of rape and in...


Iran quadruples production of enriched uranium, officials say

Since Trump withdrew America a year ago from the pact, the US has re-imposed previous sanctions and come up with new ones, as well as warning other nations th...


Trump Says U.S. Has Not Reached Out to Iran for Talks

Trump campaigned on pulling the United States from the deal, which saw Iran agree to limit its enrichment of uranium in exchange for the lifting of economic sa...


Brexit: PM says MPs have 'one last chance' to back her deal

Iain Duncan Smith said it left the EU "firmly in control of our destiny" while Anne-Marie Trevelyan accused Mrs May of "trying to ram her botched deal through o...


White House 2020 hopefuls turn to foreign policy, slam Trump on Iran

Trump tweeted , without specifying how Iran threatened the United States. Tehran has allegedly placed missiles on boats in the Gulf, and USA investigators r...


Impeachment Debate Splits Democrats, Putting Pressure on Speaker Pelosi

Mueller's report "identifies multiple examples of conduct satisfying all the elements of obstruction of justice , and undoubtedly any person who is not the ...


USA reaches deal to lift steel, aluminum duties on Canada, Mexico

So President Trump said today, now these tariffs are gone, Congress should get down to the business of voting on his treaty. "Shortly after President Donald...


Joe Biden set to launch bid for Democrat nomination

He announced his decision to run for the presidency on April 25 with an online video and climbed to the front of the crowded primary field, in part by highlig...