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Iran: Rouhani supporters celebrate election victory into the night

A massive billboard featuring the Iranian flag and urging citizens to vote loomed above the square. Of the 41 million votes cast, the Interior Ministry said, Rouhani won 23 million (or 57 percent), soundly defeating his chief opponent, Ebrahim Raisi, who received 15.7 million (38.5 percent).


WHO Declares Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak In DR Congo After Three Deaths

WHO Declares Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak In DR Congo After Three Deaths

Five blood specimens were analyzed, with one testing positive for the Ebola virus, the Minister of Public Health told the WHO on Thursday. "The first teams of epidemiologists, biologists and experts in the areas of social mobilization, risk communication and community engagement".


Australia declares game-up for 'fake refugees'

Australia declares game-up for 'fake refugees'

Thousands of people seeking asylum in Australia have been told they must lodge their protection visa applications within four months or face deportation from the country. Dutton said the cost of processing and supporting the 50,000 "boatpeople" amounted to AUD 1.9 billion ($1.4 billion) a year. Of the 30,500 left to the current government to process, 23,000 have applied for protection.



White House could use ethics rule to hamper special counsel on Russian Federation

The New York Times reported Friday that President Trump told Russian diplomats earlier this month his decision to fire Comey alleviated the "great pressure" he faced from the probe. But, warning that leaks were undermining national security, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said: "By grandstanding and politicising the investigation into Russia's actions, James Comey created unnecessary pressure on our ability to engage and negotiate with Russian Federation".



Iran elects moderate cleric Rouhani president

Your are the real winners of the election". "I will remain loyal to my promise to you". In the election which saw close to 41.4 millions being cast, Hassan secured 57% which works out at 23 million votes while his counterpart Ebrahim Raisi received 38% of votes which worked out to 15.7 million votes.



Brazil President Criticizes Testimony By JBS Executives

It has been sharply criticised by those leading Brazil's crackdown on corruption. Brazilian prosecutors are bringing 10 Embraer executives to trial on bribery charges that could result in long sentences, said Linder, who led the parallel US case against the aerospace company.