• Boost for Rouhani's hardline opponent in Iranian election
Boost for Rouhani's hardline opponent in Iranian election

During his election campaign in 2013 Rouhani called for a greater realisation of rights for minorities, and his government has implemented legislation permitting students in Iranian Kurdistan to study the Kurdish language at school, with some universities also set to introduce further studies in Kurdish.

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  • Christian Militias Launch Deadly Assault in Central African Republic
Christian Militias Launch Deadly Assault in Central African Republic

CAR Prime Minister Simplice Sarandji also condemned the attacks and vowed to bring those responsible to justice. Armed assailants attacked civilian populations overnight on 12 and 13 May, targeting in particular Muslims, in the Tokoyo neighborhood of Bangassou, in south-eastern auto, according to MINUSCA.

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  • Hong Kong rejects asylum claims of group that hid Snowden
Hong Kong rejects asylum claims of group that hid Snowden

Four years ago, they took Snowden into their cramped Hong Kong apartments when he was trying to evade authorities after carrying out one of the biggest intelligence thefts in USA history, releasing thousands of classified documents, including information on U.S.

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  • Slight risk for severe weather Tuesday
Slight risk for severe weather Tuesday

This is the kind of day where tornadoes are possible, if not likely, in addition to hail and high winds. Next chance for storms comes Tuesday . "Another strong upper level storm system will move out of the Rockies on Thursday with a cold front moving into north-central Oklahoma", Tulsa forecasters said.

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  • Abbas's Fatah party leading local polls in West Bank cities
Abbas's Fatah party leading local polls in West Bank cities

They also come more than 10 years after Hamas won the majority of seats in the parliament, which left the worldwide community to deal with the implications of a Palestinian nationalist and Islamist movement finding its feet within the mainstream Palestinian political machine.

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  • Angry woman follows congressman down highway
Angry woman follows congressman down highway

She then got out of her auto and "began screaming and striking the windows", reached inside the vehicle, and stood in front of it to block its path. Eyewitnesses said there was a "lot of cursing" but that they "couldn't understand a lot of what she was saying".

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  • Huge 16 ft. 10 in. python caught by South Florida man
Huge 16 ft. 10 in. python caught by South Florida man

Dusty "The Wildman" Crum snake hunter has caught a whopping python snake in the Everglades. It's a big one! A python hunter captured a massive 16-foot, 10-inch python in the Florida Everglades as part of the South Florida Water Management District's python elimination program this week, according to local reports.

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  • Police dog takes bullet meant for officer in Florida shootout
Police dog takes bullet meant for officer in Florida shootout

No police were shot except Kasper, though one deputy was injured as he dove for cover. The suspects then started firing at our deputies and we returned fire. According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, Oshea had a warrant out for his arrest for armed in North Carolina and an extensive criminal history.

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  • Jordanian stabber shot dead in Jerusalem
Jordanian stabber shot dead in Jerusalem

Minister Momani did not mention the stabbing in his statement, saying instead that Al-Kasji's death was a crime, and that Israel is responsible, as the occupying power in Jerusalem . According to Ma'an documentation, the Palestinian was the 22nd to have been killed by Israelis since the beginning of the year. Thirty-seven Israelis, two American ...

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  • See America's top 10 baby names for 2016
See America's top 10 baby names for 2016

The popularity of the name "Donald" for baby boys in the United States fell from 2015 to 2016. The top 10 names for boys were Noah, Liam, William, Mason, James, Benjamin, Jacob, Michael, Elijah, and Ethan. The rise of Harry by 101 places to 679 may have something to do with Zayn's former bandmate Harry Styles, but could also have something to do ...

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  • Org result 2017| 12th Science 4th Sem Result Declared
Org result 2017| 12th Science 4th Sem Result Declared

If you had appeared for 12 class under Gujarat Board , then you can simply go ahead and check your result. 12th result of other streams are also expected by next week but official notice is awaited for those. It would also form the primary basis for some entrance exam scores like engineering and medical. The GUJARAT board is likely involved with...

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  • Reliance Jio to launch JioFiber home broadband trials in four cities
Reliance Jio to launch JioFiber home broadband trials in four cities

Mumbai-based Reliance Jio Infocomm officially said that its JioFiber Preview offer for the new free broadband service dubbed as 'JioFiber' is now being rolled out in select areas of Mumbai , Delhi-NCR, Ahmedabad, Jamnagar, Surat and Vadodara.

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  • Stiff headwinds for GOP on health care, tax reform
Stiff headwinds for GOP on health care, tax reform

In a poll released Wednesday by Morning Consult/Politico, Trump's approval rating was revealed to be at 44 percent following the House's vote to adopt the Republican-sponsored American Health Care Act (AHCA), as reported by The Hill . Now the CBO says it may be another two weeks until we get that estimate. Just 11 percent of respondents s...

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  • MP Class 12 board exam results declared, check them here
MP Class 12 board exam results declared, check them here

MP Board Results 2017 pass percentage is high compared to previous year. Over 7 lakh students appeared for the exam that was held in March. The exams began on March 1 and ended on March 31. If we talk about MP Board 12th Result, then the pass percentage for girls stood at 69.47%, whereas for boys it was around 70.07%. Overall passing percentage...

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  • Boy hurt in crash finally able to open his eyes
Boy hurt in crash finally able to open his eyes

The injured boy, Lennox Lake, was coming home from Disneyland with his family on Saturday, and the group was about a block from their home when the collision happened. Constantino Acosta-Banda, 38, is charged with hit-and-run causing permanent injury, DUI causing great bodily injury and driving without a license. He was ordered held on $230,000 bai...

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  • Palestinian terrorist prisoner Barghouti caught secretly eating during hunger strike
Palestinian terrorist prisoner Barghouti caught secretly eating during hunger strike

Israeli prison authorities claim Barhgouti broke his hunger strike - now on its 23rd day - twice by eating cookies and a candy bar. After decades of conflict, hundreds of thousands of Palestinians have been imprisoned at one time or another for acts ranging from stone-throwing to carrying out attacks that wounded or killed Israelis.

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  • Does Theresa May's energy cap fit?
Does Theresa May's energy cap fit?

In a session of Prime Minister's Questions in October 2013, then-PM David Cameron told Miliband: "You want to live in some sort of Marxist universe where you control these things but you need a basic lesson in economics". "Too many people simply aren't getting a fair deal", said Theresa May in The Sun . He said: "They can get the future pri...

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  • Trump's 'religious liberty' executive order has implications for Catholic hospitals, women's healthcare
Trump's 'religious liberty' executive order has implications for Catholic hospitals, women's healthcare

The President began the order by re-emphasizing the Federal government's commitment to religious liberty. A spokesperson for the Interfaith Alliance of Iowa told KCCI, "President Trump's executive order is risky and ill-advised for the government's interest and for houses of worship".

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  • For The Deal-Making Trump, Compromise Seems To Be A Dirty Word
For The Deal-Making Trump, Compromise Seems To Be A Dirty Word

Aside from an increase in military spending and an increase in funding for some aspects of border security, the deal did not contain much of what the president has said are his priorities, including replacing Obamacare, defunding Planned Parenthood, and cutting spending on wasteful programs in the arts and those focused on climate change.

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  • Tight security for Asean summit
Tight security for Asean summit

Philippine authorities say no fewer than 40,000 soldiers, policemen and uniformed personnel have been deployed in Manila as the city hosts a summit of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Saturday. Thanks to the Philippines, China's hold on contested waters is sealed, despite its defeat before the United Nations court. ...

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