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Ayatollah claims Trump chided Middle East leaders before pulling out of deal

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In a declaration on Tuesday, President Donald Trump officially withdrew the United States from the nuclear pact. The ceremony was attended by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Sri Lankan counterpart. He described Iran as the most developed states in technical, scientific and academic fields in the region and expressed the hope that his country could benefit from Iran's achievements. Read More »

Hamburg relegated, Dortmund scrape into Champions League

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Adam Szalai soon restored Hoffenheim's advantage, however, and Pavel Kaderabek's scramble saw Hoffenheim dramatically leapfrog their opponents into third for their highest ever Bundesliga finish. Despite an impressive 4-1 win over Koln in their last league game of the season, Wolfsburg find themselves relegated from the Bundesliga. Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun was not in action for Mainz while his Nigerian teammate Anthony Ujah, who did not score a single goal in his return to the ... Read More »

Iran sentences 8 men to death over 'Islamic State' attack in Tehran

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Two separate attacks rocked the capital city of Tehran on June 7, 2017 leaving at least 17 dead and 43 injured. Some of the accused had joined IS overseas before coming back to Iran to carry out the attacks, Mizan Online said. The sentence, issued by a Revolutionary Court after a seven-session hearing, can be appealed in Iran's Supreme Court, Musa Ghazanfarabadi, head of Tehran's Revolutionary Court, told state television. Read More »

Ensure BJP wins 35 seats at next Goa polls: Shah to workers

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Condemning the assurances made by BJP national president Amit Shah in Karnataka regarding the Mhadei water dispute, Goa Suraksha Manch ( GSM ) on Sunday held a protest outside Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Indoor Stadium in Taleigao where Shah addressed almost 16,000 BJP booth workers. Read More »

Gulf storm has slim chance of cyclone formation, NWS says

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That depends on the exact track of the area of low pressure and the position of the area of high pressure. More widespread showers and storms started moving in across South Florida on Sunday morning, especially in the lower Florida Keys. Regardless of subtropical or tropical development, the system looks to be just a rainmaker for Southwest Florida helping to improve drought conditions and suppress ongoing brush fires across the region. Read More »

Fox says guest who criticized McCain won't be back

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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said yesterday that Sadler still works for the White House. Sen. McCain, a Navy pilot who was beaten in captivity during the Vietnam War , has urged his fellow senators to reject Haspel. Read More »

Light Aircraft Crashes in County Offaly

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All 16 made their jump from the craft prior to any accidents happening, however witnesses then stated that they saw the aircraft crash shortly afterwards. When it got near tree line I could see the tail move a bit. "That's all I know", he said from the crash scene. A spokesperson for the unit said they were alerted just after 3pm. Read More »

French anger at United States sanctions on Iran

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Many Iranians, who had hoped the nuclear accord would bring a flood of investment and business to the country of 80 million, have been deeply disappointed. "The issue of incentives (to keep Iran in the deal) is completely absent from USA thinking". In Tehran, anger has grown not just over Trump's move but also Israel's barrage of air attacks on Iranian targets in Syria, in response to what Israel claimed was an Iranian rocket attack on the Golan Heights. Read More »

How Congress thinks PM Modi is influencing Karnataka polls from Nepal

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a 2-day state visit to Nepal, where he has offered worship at three iconic temples - Pashupatinath, Muktinath and Janaki temple. Prime Minister Modi will also attend a civic reception to be hosted in his honour by the Kathmandu Metropolitan City. "So that's how the sequence has been, first Prime Minister Oli visited India and now Prime Minister (Modi) is in Nepal", Gokhale said. Read More »

Robinhood Raises $363M in Series D Funding

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This recent funding has made Robinhood the second most valuable startup in the United States with a current valuation of 5.6 billion dollars. Robinhood's offering is particularly popular among the "millennial" population, who appreciate the ease of using the app to trade several asset classes without fees. Read More »

Army to handle terrorism firmly: Sitharaman

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We strongly believe that the handlers of the attack were in Pakistan. The Congress today asked the government to take diplomatic measures to highlight before the global community the involvement of Pakistan in terror activities in India following its former prime minister Nawaz Sharif's admission on militant groups being active in the neighbouring country. Read More »

Iran foreign minister sets off on tour to save nuclear deal

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The Iranian foreign minister highlighted the need for other parties to the JCPOA to provide "sufficient guarantees" that assure Tehran of being able to "reap the benefits" of the nuclear deal. Washington's decision to withdraw from the agreement and reimpose sanctions infuriated its allies in Europe as well as China and Russian Federation. Read More »

Former UK Olympics Minister Tessa Jowell dies aged 70

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I will miss her more than I can say. "In the end, what gives a life meaning is not only how it is lived, but how it draws to a close", she said during her speech. "Her contribution to the Olympic and Paralympic Games is easily defined - quite simply, without Tessa there would have been no London 2012, and without Tessa they would not have been the success they were". Read More »

Britain 'committed to upholding Iran deal,' says UK PM

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday said that Iran would remain a part of the Iran nuclear agreement as long as its interests were protected, according to Reuters . agreement". The deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), was supported at the time by the US, China, Britain, France, Russia and the European Union. Read More »

"Congress' Nawaz Sharif Moment": Nirmala Sitharaman On IT Cases Against P Chidambaram

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Addressing the press in the national capital, Sitharaman had said, "The parallels can not be missed out in this case. I am wondering if for Congress party in India, we are seeing the Nawaz Sharif moment", she told reporters here. "Welcome to the bar, Ms Sitaraman (sic)", he said. To a question on charges against Chidambaram's family, Khera said the statement given by Chidambaram's chartered accountant is clear that there was no wrongdoing and that the income tax department's action would ... Read More »

Violent dust storm, rain hit New Delhi; flights cancelled

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Delhi weather has been playing enough see saws already with the weather taking a U turn during the evening hours and being hot as hell during the day time. Dark storm clouds gathered over the capital, battering the city with high winds. Dozens of flights were diverted to Jaipur, Amritsar and Lucknow, people familiar with the matter said. Read More »

Family of seven found dead in rural Australia

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Now a shadow hangs over the community as people struggle to come to terms with the deaths of three adults and four children in a murder-suicide Friday morning. Some sat outside in the sunshine, talking quietly with one another, while others spoke with professional counselors. Detectives will spend the weekend combing through a rural property near Margaret River in Western Australia - following a suspected murder-suicide. Read More »

Iran preps 'industrial-scale' nuke production after U.S. leaves nuclear deal

China , Russia , France, Germany, Britain, and the United States signed the 2015 accord, which provided Tehran with relief from sanctions in return for curbs on its nuclear program. Speaking on " Fox News Sunday ", Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said withdrawing from the 2015 accord wasn't aimed at Europeans, but he didn't rule out the USA imposing sanctions on entities that continue to do business with Iran, even as efforts continue to strike a new deal. Read More »

Killed in Australian Mass Shooting

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On Saturday, Commissioner Dawson confirmed three long-arm firearms were recovered at the property , all of which were licensed to Peter Miles. Five bodies were found inside a house and two outside. Peter Miles (second from left), his wife, Cynda (back right), their daughter Katrina (left), and her four children, Taye, Rylan, Ayre, and Kadyn. I think he's been thinking this through for a long time . Read More »

Jim Ratcliffe tops the Sunday Times Rich List

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Ratcliffe is among a record 145 billionaires in the list - 11 more than recorded in the 2017 edition. The company's director Andy Currie and finance director John Reece were also pushed into the list's top 20, taking joint 6th place with fortunes of £7bn each. Read More »

Fans rage as Hamburg are relegated for the first time

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At Hamburg - who had survived the relegation play-offs in 2014 and 2015 - Gladbach fans mocked their counterparts by unfurling their own clock which ticked down towards their opponents' impending demotion, and as the game entered stoppage-time a number of home fans hurled flares towards the pitch. Read More »

Japan, China hail warming ties amid troubled history

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Amid a shared fear of being left out of the whirlwind diplomacy on the Korean Peninsula and regional tremors caused by US President Donald Trump's economic isolationism, longstanding rivals China and Japan have found more reason to engage with each other and the region. Read More »

World Cup hosts Russian Federation fined for discriminatory chanting

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The punishment comes with the start of the World Cup just over a month away and concern about racial abuse in Russian Federation already running high after a spate of recent incidents. FIFA had earlier in March ommitted Nigerian referees and assistant referees from the selected 36 referees and 63 assistant referees for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia . Read More »

Afghan militants kill at least four in Jalalabad attack

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At least three explosions were heard at the start of what appeared to be a co-ordinated attack, he said. April saw a series of attacks across the country targeting voter registration centres as Afghanistan gears up for long-delayed legislative elections due in October. Read More »

Israel Orders Human Rights Watch Official Deported

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The group said neither it nor Shakir supports boycotts and that it would challenge the decision in an Israeli court. Omar Shakir , who has been working for HRW in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory since April 2017, saw the American NGO expert's permit revoked on Monday over his alleged support of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel. Read More »

Euro in! Ryan shaughs it to them in Eurovision semi

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Could the 63rd Eurovision Song Contest prove lucky for Cyprus? SuRie is looking great on stage in Lisbon as we've been saying throughout rehearsals and after tonight's Semi Final, the official Eurovision Song Contest channel released the full rehearsal video. Read More »

Juventus rout AC Milan to win Coppa Italia again

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Argentina coach, Jorge Sampaoli, has been handed a major boost with AC Milan midfielder, Lucas Biglia set for a return to action for the club in Wednesday's Copa Italia final clash against Juventus . There was controversy over the Juve opener, with the Diavolo claiming an off the ball foul as Medhi Benatia headed in from a corner. In the space of three minutes, the 19-year-old was at fault for the second and third Juventus goals as Massimiliano Allegri's side surged into an unassailable ... Read More »