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Iran President Hassan Rouhani says missile tests will continue 'if necessary'

Rouhani's remarks amounted to an emphatic denunciation of the Saudi monarchy's extravagant welcome for Trump in Riyadh on Saturday and Sunday and their portrayal of Iran as the destabilizing force in the region. " Until the Iranian regime is willing to be a partner for peace , all nations of conscience must work together to isolate Iran, deny it funding for terrorism", he said.



Philippines president jokes about rape in speech to soldiers

Battles between Philippine security forces and Muslim insurgent groups have raged for years, but the fighting made global news this week when Duterte, cutting short a trip to Russian Federation, declared martial law across Mindanao , an area home to more than 20 million people.



May Rips Into Corbyn as Election Becomes Blame Game Over Terror

The war of words coincided with a new poll ahead of the June 8 snap election suggesting that the Tory lead has shrunken to 5 percent. The Labour leader was also quizzed on his decision to make a speech on the causes of terrorism in the wake of the Manchester attack.


Govt revokes month-long ban on social media in Kashmir

Govt revokes month-long ban on social media in Kashmir

The Mehbooba Mufti government has deciding against extending the ban on social media that was imposed in Kashmir last month, a move prompted more by the administration's inability to enforce the curbs rather than giving respite to people.



Cosby jury selection nearing completion

McMonagle, one of Cosby's lawyers, said, per The Times . Lawyers will continue to question Pittsburgh-area residents this week until they find a panel of 12 jurors and six alternates in a case that has attracted worldwide publicity. Eleven jurors chosen for Bill Cosby sex assault trial in Pa . The 79-year-old black actor-comedian once known as America's Dad for his beloved portrayal of Dr.



Chaffetz: Comey wanted to speak with Mueller before public testimony

In a letter to Republican committee chairman Jason Chaffetz , the FBI's assistant director for congressional affairs, Gregory Brower, on Thursday said the agency can not turn over the memo until it consults with Robert Mueller , the newly appointed special counsel heading the investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election, Efe news reported.