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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said on Sunday she was reviewing self-driving vehicle guidance issued by the Obama administration and urged companies to explain the be
Tehran, Feb 26, IRNA -- Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi on Sunday strongly condemned Saturday's twin terrorist bombings in the city of Homs in Syria.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Sunday urged a major overhaul of his party, calling for more aggressive efforts to court working-class voters and
Tehran, Feb 26, IRNA – Majlis representatives on Sunday approved the budget bill for the next Iranian calendar year of 1396 (March 2017-March 2018) registering at Rls. 3.983,833 billion.
Bandar Abbas, Hormuzgan prov, Feb 26, IRNA – Navy Drills staged in southern Iran aims to convey the message of peace and friendship to the regional countries, Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah S
Tehran, Feb 26, IRNA – An informed intelligence official on Sunday shed light on a number of certain security cases such as the arrest of several terrorist groups on Revolution Day, Iran-US prisoner
A French DJ Pedro Winter, who performs under the stage name Busy P, released his new music video which features Kyiv’s clubs and underground.  The video to Winter’s latest single “Genie,” recorded tog
Eight tourists drowned while 17 others were rescued after the fishing boat ferrying them capsized off Manappadu near here in the Bay of Bengal, a senior official said. “I do not know how many tourist
A Manitoba MP is urging Ottawa and one of her former cabinet colleagues — Ralph Goodale —to provide more resources to the Manitoba border in light of
A Manitoba MP is urging Ottawa and one of her former cabinet colleagues — Ralph Goodale —to provide more resources to the Manitoba border in light of
A Manitoba MP is urging Ottawa and one of her former cabinet colleagues — Ralph Goodale —to provide more resources to the Manitoba border in light of
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Sunday condemned an attack on special monitoring missions in eastern Ukraine and called on Russia and the separatist forces it backs to immediately observe
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Sunday did not rule out that Attorney General Jeff Sessions may recuse himself from Justice Department investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 presid
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's first budget proposal will not seek cuts in Social Security, Medicare and other entitlement federal benefits programs, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mn
Huambo - Media action during the electoral period should be based on the exemption, rigor, ethics and civility for the sake of the elections, which the country will hold this year. , The statement i
Cuito - The MPLA presidential candidate in the 2017 general elections, João Lourenço, said on Saturday in Cuito city central Bié province, that the difference in political parties affiliations should
Tehran, Feb 26, IRNA – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is to depart for Pakistan on Tuesday to participate in the 13th Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) Summit in Islamabad.
Tehran, Feb 26, IRNA – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani departs for Pakistan on Tuesday to participate in the 13th Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) Summit in Islamabad.
Calls for Cabinet members like Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to be fired are factional and will not help unite the deeply divided ANC, the SACP said.
Tehran, Feb 26, IRNA – The key players such as the European Union, China and India have confirmed Paris Agreement on Climate Change and regardless of US stance the United Nations is determined to imp
Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez on Saturday was elected chairman of the United States Democratic National Committee, defeating top-rival Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison, in their
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today termed Tamil Nadu’s objection to the proposed Mekedatu dam project across Cauvery river as politically motivated, and said the state government will go ahe
Tehran, Feb 26, IRNA - President Hassan Rouhani has decided to run for the upcoming presidential elections to be held on 19 May 2017, vice president for legal and parliamentary affairs Hossein-Ali Am
President Donald Trump's job approval rating stands at just 44 percent — a record low for a newly inaugurated commander-in-chief — and half of Americans say that his early challenges suggest unique a
The first Latin American leader to visit U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House said that he told Trump he prefers bridges to walls and favors the free movement of peop
Thousands of Russians are marching in Moscow to mark the two year anniversary of the death of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was gunned down outside the Kremlin. Marchers carried Russian flags a
A Mennonite teenager, Franz Weiber who was abducted last July by Paraguayan Marxist inspired guerrillas in the north of the country was released on Saturday, safe and sound, af
Islamabad, Feb 26, IRNA – The head of Iran delegation attending ECO Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) in Islamabad assured Pakistan of Iran’s full support and cooperation in fulfilling its duties during
MOSCOW – Russia on Sunday (Feb 26) released a prominent opposition activist from jail, after a court quashed a sentence that made him the only person convicted under a tough law against public p
Tehran, Feb 26, IRNA – Representative of the towns of Al-Fu'ah and Kefriya in Syrian People Assembly on Sunday urged the UN and international human rights institutions to pay due attention to the
While Pravin Gordhan’s Budget statement has been widely praised for striking a “fine balance”, economists have cast doubt on its long-term impact.
Tehran, Feb 26, IRNA - Head of the UN Environmental Program (UNEP) Erik Solheim in an Instagram message to people of Khuzestan said all should work together to solve the problem of dust storm in the
Orumiyeh, West Azarbaijan prov, Feb 26, IRNA – Iran’s efforts in reviving Lake Orumiyeh (Urmia) in North West of the country are being seriously followed up by international community, the United Nat
The Central Election Commission (CEC) has fended off claims that the vote might be contested due to the lack of electronic voting. CEC spokesperson Aleksandar Andreev has told the Bulgarian National R
Jobs and trade will be lost in Wales if it is easier to move goods into the EU via Northern Ireland than through Welsh ports after Brexit, the first minister says.
Just days after ending its military drill, Iran launched naval drills Sunday at the Gulf and the Indian Ocean junction, a naval commander told Reuters. The event comes amid escalating tensions betwee
MOSCOW – Russia has released anti-Kremlin activist Ildar Dadin from a Siberian prison, freeing the first person jailed under new rules that made some forms of non-violent protest a criminal offe
Ukrainian rock band O. Torvald will represent Ukraine at the Eurovision Song Contest in May. Ukraine is the host country of the 2017 contest. It has received the right to host when Ukrainian singer Ja
A Syrian cameraman and rescue worker whose documentary about the “White Helmets” Civil Defence group has been nominated for an Oscar will not attend the awards ceremony because Damascus ha
When Eric Garcetti was elected mayor of Los Angeles in 2013, he promised a “back to basics” platform. His goal was to improve core city services that had languished during the recession and left r
MOSCOW – A convicted Russian opposition activist who says he was tortured in prison was freed Sunday and has vowed to keep up the fight for human rights in Russia. Ildar Dadin was released from
Tehran, Feb 26, IRNA - The Iran nuclear deal is based on political and technical dimensions. In fact, the agreement not only resulted in the lifting of nuclear-related sanctions against Iran, but it
Tehran, Feb 26, IRNA - Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari on Sunday underlined continuation of Iran’s diplomatic efforts for resolution of Syria crisis and removal
Central forces today conducted flag march in sensitive areas close to the Terai region in Nepal’s foothills which go to polls tomorrow along with parts of eastern UP, with all eyes on the Nehru-Gandh
There will be plenty of time for "violent agreement" at the NDP's first leadership debate early next month because only two men have so far registere
Former Reform party leader Preston Manning says the public is alienated and disenchanted. Do Conservatives want to address those feelings or merely e
Tehran, Feb 26, IRNA – Secretary-General of International Conference in Support of Palestinian Intifada (Uprising) Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on Saturday that the issue of Palestine should be kep
Bulgarians will not be able to use a voting machine in March 26's early election, officials say. The Central Election Commission (CEC) on Saturday scrapped the single offer submitted during the tender
Bulgarians will not be able to use a voting machine in March 26's early election, officials say. The Central Election Commission (CEC) on Saturday scrapped the single offer submitted during the tender
Just days before the third anniversary of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, Australia's former Prime Minister Tony Abbott said the search for the missing plane should continue at a
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Tim Scott faced a quandary on Saturday in hosting his town hall: he promised to meet with his South Carolina constituents, but he wanted to avoid the ki
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that he will not attend the annual White House Correspondents Association dinner, a high-profile event that draws celebrities,
President Donald Trump announced that he would not be attending the 2017 White House correspondents' dinner in a tweet Saturday evening. "I will not be attending the White House Correspondents' Assoc
ATLANTA (Reuters) - U.S. Democrats elected former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as chairman on Saturday, choosing a veteran of the Obama administration to lead the daunting task of rebuilding the party an
Tehran, Feb 25, IRNA – Rapporteur of Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Hossein Naqavi-Hosseini assessed a new report by Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency
Tehran, Feb 25, IRNA – Rapporteur of Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Hossein Naqavi-Hosseini assessed a new report by Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency
ATLANTA (Reuters) - U.S. Democrats elected former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as chairman on Saturday, choosing a veteran of the Obama administration to lead the daunting task of rebuilding the party an
Orumiyeh, Feb 25, IRNA - Head of the UN Environmental Program (UNEP) Erik Solheim said that although Iran is still trying to confront environmental challenges, especially dust particles and Orumiyeh
Orumiyeh, Feb 25, IRNA -- Head of the UN Environmental Program (UNEP) Erik Solheim said that although Iran still is trying to confront environmental challenges, especially dust particles and Orumiyeh
Tehran, Feb 25, IRNA - The world at large agrees that the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) have extended its maximum support for Iran's neighboring countries against terrorism, Foreign Minis
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