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Iran's President Advises Saudi Arabia to Gain Power Through Ballot Boxes

Iran's President Advises Saudi Arabia to Gain Power Through Ballot Boxes

Rouhani said that Iranians are "waiting for this (US) government to be civil" and that "hopefully, things will settle down ... so we could pass more accurate judgments". Rouhani decisively won a presidential election Friday, securing another four-year term. Iranian leaders were aware that if Ebrahim Raisi was elected president, tensions would have escalated with the West, the nuclear deal would likely have fallen apart, and possibly UN Security Council sanctions would have been re-imposed.



Ariana Grande 'traumatised' by Manchester attack

May also addressed leaks to American media - which included photos of evidence near the bomb site published by the New York Times - and said she would stress the importance of keeping intel secure during the Thursday NATO meeting with President Trump.


Sri Lanka floods: Death toll rises to 146, over 5 lakh displaced

Sri Lanka floods: Death toll rises to 146, over 5 lakh displaced

Stonemason Kirindagamage Pathmasiri, another Matara resident, said that the police had urged people to evacuate, but he and his family stayed put as they had nowhere to evacuate to. The flood waters at Ratnapura went down considerably with the main road passable again, but further downstream of the Kalu river there was fresh flooding, especially in the Kalutara district, officials said.



Macron arrives in Mali for visit to French troops

At the end of his first week in office, Macron flew into Gao, a city in Mali's deeply-troubled north, where he will hold talks with his Malian counterpart Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. They are part of a broader mission, Operation Barkhane, comprising some 4,000 French soldiers in the G5 countries. He also will have lunch with troops, tour a surgical unit, have a briefing on military operations and give a speech to French forces.



Pakistan can destroy any team, says Bangladesh skipper

Sixth-ranked Bangladesh are playing their first Champions Trophy since 2006 and now sit higher than Pakistan in the rankings, with Sarfraz admitting he has been impressed by Bangladesh over the last 18 months. He knows that he has, in Mustafizur Rahman, one of the most exciting bowlers in the tournament. It's not going to help us. He knows they can go a long way in this competition; he just doesn't feel the need to say it right now.


Rohit Sharma set to get some time at top against Bangladesh

Rohit Sharma set to get some time at top against Bangladesh

With Ajinkya Rahane failing as an opener in the first warm-up game, even the remotest thoughts of a change at the top, if there was one at all, will not be entertained by the team management. Pakistan is "playing the style or brand that belongs to the 1990s when the game has moved on, so we need a huge lift in that area", head coach Mickey Arthur said.