Qalibaf Quits Iran's Presidential Race, Backs Hard-Line Cleric Raisi

Eshaq Jahangiri, first Vice President of Hassan Rouhani, is a member of the reformist Executive of Construction Party (ECP). The survey was conducted randomly among 6,089 people from 31 provinces. It does not like any action that frees up Iranian funds to meddle more in Syria, Lebanon and Gaza, all of which endanger Israeli security. Some in Iran believe the Guards wanted to undermine Rouhani, slowing the pace of sanctions-easing, economic recovery and his re-election campaign.

North Korea Conducted Missiles Test -- Here's Why You Should Care

Kim is testing Moon to determine whether he is going to interact with the US and China and seek refuge in the alliance as part of a united front against North Korea, or if he is going to reach out to Pyongyang in an effort to seek an inter-Korean solution, Gause said.

No collusion with Russians claims Donald Trump as Federal Bureau of Investigation row rumbles on

And the former senior FBI official said Comey would never have told the president he was not under investigation - also contradicting what Trump said. Trump's statements, through a tweet and later television interview, threaten a Washington institution that is the most high-profile forum for journalists to question the government about policy and the news of the day.

Kansai Electric restarts nuclear reactor at Takahama plant

Kansai Electric restarts nuclear reactor at Takahama plant

That incident led to anti-nuclear activists in neighboring Shiga filing a temporary injunction a month later to halt the restarts of the Takahama No. 3 and 4 reactors, saying that safety standards were inadequate. Nuclear fuel was loaded into the reactor on Tuesday, and Kepco hopes to start selling electricity from that reactor by late June. The No. 3 reactor was brought back online in January past year but went offline the following March under the district court decision.

Kim Jong-Un UN Security Council weighs tightening sanctions on North Korea

Kim Jong-Un UN Security Council weighs tightening sanctions on North Korea

Uruguayan Ambassador Elbio Rosselli, the current council president, said after the meeting that members are united in condemning the latest missile launch as "a serious threat to global peace". The reclusive North, which has defied all calls to rein in its weapons programmes, even from its lone major ally, China, said the missile test was a legitimate defence against United States hostility.

Kurdish-led forces advance on ISIS-held Raqqa, say activists

Trump's willingness to partner with authoritarian rulers and overlook their shortcomings on democracy and human rights has alarmed US lawmakers of both parties. First, enhanced and increased US assistance against the PKK, without any public expressions of concern about the tactics the Turkish military uses in civilian areas of southeastern Turkey.