KCNA said the test was meant to verify technical indexes of the weapon system and examine its adaptability under various battle conditions before deployment to military units. It comes a week after North Korea tested what it said was a new type of rocket capable of carrying a large nuclear warhead. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the missile launches "trample on efforts by the worldwide community towards a peaceful solution and are a challenge to the world", Kyodo News reported.
Rouhani beat his main challenger, Ebrahim Raisi , by almost 19 percentage points in an election that saw high turnout at the polls. He'll serve another four years in the post. "And I am proud of my President". To his supporters on Saturday, he said he would remain committed to his promises. "Iranians must be respected and are ready to engage", Mr Zarif said.
In a series of comments completely counter to decades-long official U.S. policy regarding Jerusalem and the Western Wall, Trump's ambassador to the United Nations (UN), Nikki Haley, created yet another controversy on Tuesday when she claimed in a television interview that the "Western wall is part of Israel ".
Flynn had declined to cooperate with the committee's request in April. "I also expect that Director Comey will be able to shed light on issues critical to this Committee's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election". Flynn was sacked from his top post in the Trump Administration after just 25 days when it was revealed he had lied about his communications with Russian ambassador to the U.S.
India boycotted the Belt and Road Forum (BRF) held from May 14-15. But he added last week that U.S. companies are gradually changing their attitudes and actively want to join the projects. If they have the answer, they can give the answer to me, either in a public or private" Hua said. Hua said China always followed the principle of extensive consultation with other countries on the project over which India has sovereignty concerns.
Temer's remarks were unlikely to have much impact on the spreading movement for him to resign. Calls for the president to resign have intensified since Brazil's prosecutor general said Temer was facing an investigation into claims he received millions of dollars in illicit payments and sought to obstruct an anti-corruption drive.
Pakistan had assigned the best and highly professional lawyer to fight the case, said the minister, also cautioning the media to play a responsible role in reporting on the issues related to national security. On April 10 this year, a Pakistani military court sentenced him to death. It also hit out at India, saying the country has been "trying to hide its real face" by taking the case of Jadhav to the ICJ.
It was Wilson's second playoff goal this season and first since Nashville's first game against the St. Louis Blues on April 26. They still have Pekka Rinne in net. Also noteworthy was center Frederick Gaudreau, who fearlessly won 10 of 14 faceoffs (71% success rate against one of the league's top faceoff teams) in his NHL playoff debut.
Sergey Kislyak have been leaked, causing McMaster to say he was anxious about the "confidentiality" of such get-togethers. "He was insane, a real nut job", Trump told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov last week, according to the Times, citing notes taken at the meeting and read to the paper by a United States of America official.
The trip has been billed as a chance to visit places sacred to three of the world's major religions. MARTIN: So what is on the president's itinerary? The U.S. May 20 Moving the American embassy in Tel Aviv to jerusalem would end the peace process between israel and the Palestinians, a senior Palestinian official said today.
A religious social conservative, Pence is a former IN governor who was born IN the state and also served as one of its representatives IN Congress for 12 years. The Vice President is scheduled to address three college commencements this month, including Notre Dame and the Naval Academy. The walk-out, organized by a student group called " We StaND For ", was documented live on Periscope .
On Thursday, the ICJ unanimously stayed Pakistan's execution of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav until it rules on the merits of the case. Aziz said that when it comes to cases involving the death penalty, the worldwide court has always given a stay order.
The Swedish Prosecution Authority chief Marianne Ny said that the agency has "decided to discontinue the investigation" because neither Assange nor Ecuador would cooperate. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has lived in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London since 2012. "Today is an important victory for me and for the UN's human rights system but it by no means erases the years of detention without charge in prison, under house arrest", he told reporters.
Solid-fuel missiles have their fuel loaded in them before being moved into place, allowing them to be launched faster and with more secrecy. Experts said the North's reckless provocations seem to be aimed at seeking dialogue with the USA on equal footing by strengthening its nuclear capabilities.
The White House has said the firing was unrelated to the FBI's Russian Federation investigation. "Mr Comey was highly respected and highly regarded, and so I can't explain it". President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, gives a thumbs-up as they walk across the South Lawn of the White House yesterday.
Having overshot the hole, the Australian pulled his four-foot return putt left while world No.76 Horschel had a tap-in for par and claimed his fourth U.S. After 35 years, the event will move next year to Trinity Forest, a Bill Coore-Ben Crenshaw design south of downtown Dallas. Kokrak had enjoyed the largest ever halfway lead in the Byron Nelson - five shots after rounds of 66 and 62, but he faded on the weekend with scores of 72 and 70.
Video shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan observing the clashes from a distance. Turkey's official Anadolu news agency labeled the protesters Kurdish "supporters of terror". Metropolitan Police Chief Peter Newsham said in a news conference on Wednesday that police had a good idea of most of the assailants' identities and were investigating with the Secret Service and State Department.
The student, studying British politics and legislative studies at Hull University, booked himself into a local hairdresser after he chose to go ahead. Positioning itself as the party of "Remainers", the Liberal Democrats on Wednesday promised to hold another referendum on Britain leaving the European Union, and held out the prospect of reinstating the post-study work visa popular with Indian students.
Impeachment is really just the process where a government official is charged with an offense, kind of like how in a criminal case, a person can be indicted on charges. The bank added that hard economic data have not yet given clear evidence of a strong US economy and soft data have decreased slightly. It was Nixon's downfall during Watergate, and led to Clinton's impeachment in the House.
Hundreds have been injured and dozens killed in anti-government protests in Venezuela. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is praising the Trump administration for imposing sanctions on eight members of Venezuela's Supreme Court. Maduro has responded by sending armed forces to crack down on protesters. Ortega Diaz broke with the government shortly after the Supreme Court's controversial ruling in March, calling it a "rupture" of the constitutional order.
Chaffetz talked to reporters about his decision from his home in Alpine, Utah, later Thursday. Members of key congressional committees are pledging to proceed with aggressive investigations into Russia's meddling into the US presidential elections, including why former FBI director James Comey was sacked from his job.
From being a fierce critic of the Congress - which she left in a huff and formed the Trinamool Congress - she has now come so close to the party that often there is little to differentiate between the two on many issues in the recent public domain.
Trump must contend with well-entrenched anti-Israel bureaucrats at the State Department who will try to use their positions to make moving the embassy hard". He is expected to become the first sitting USA president to visit the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray and located in east Jerusalem , which Israel occupied in 1967 and later annexed.
Intense competition has continued to hit premium carriers despite an expansion of worldwide air travel in the region, as mainland Chinese airlines aggressively scale up long-haul routes. Shares of the airline have gained 11 per cent this year, compared with a 13 per cent advance in the Bloomberg Asia Pacific Airlines Index. "Job cuts is obviously the most effective measure in the short term but Cathay's problem is not coming from within, it's growing competition from outside, from ...
The Odisha High Court on Friday granted bail to arrested Trinamool Congress MP Sudip Bandopadhyay on medical grounds. Earlier after completion of formalities, he was discharged from a private hospital in Bhubaneswar where he was undergoing treatment while in judicial custody.
Since the signing of the nuclear deal in 2015 in which Iran agreed to rein in elements of its nuclear program in exchange for partial sanctions relief from the USA and the European Union (EU), Iran has been able to more than double its supply of oil to the market.
The State Department did not say whether any further action would be taken, but Washington, DC police said they were studying footage of the incident and trying to identify suspects. Several other Senate Republicans, including Marco Rubio of Florida and Ted Cruz of Texas, called on the Turkish government to immediately apologize for the violence.
Mr Macron wants to create a common eurozone budget, parliament and finance minister. They both agreed they need more pragmatism. Merkel's declaration that she is open to major changes in the union is a sign that she is aware of the rise in populism - especially the right-wing Alternative for German Party - and the need for a shake-up of her beloved EU.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's Social Democrat (SPD) rival said on Saturday he would model his campaign for the September 24 federal election on that of Emmanuel Macron, an outsider who was voted in as French President two weeks ago. The groups were quickly pushed from strongholds but remain a deadly threat. "The road is long ... but we are going forward and we will succeed", Keita said.
Cloud Computing figures to be a popular exotic bet pick with 12/1 odds, while Multiplier , Senior Investment and Term of Art are all tied for the longest shot on the board. "I knew I was in trouble on the backstretch", Velazquez said , "when the other horse got to him, nearly head to head, and engaged him". Always Dreaming won his previous four races and was unbeaten before this surprising loss.
On Saturday evening, Naveed Shah fled with 4 rifles - his own and those of 3 of his colleagues, from Chandpora village in Budgam district, where he was deployed to guard a facility belonging to the Food Corporation of India (FCI). A police deserter joining militant ranks is not unusual in contemporary phase of Kashmir insurgency. In 2015, a Peoples Democratic Party leader's guard, Naseer Ahmad Pandit of the 11 battalion of J&K Armed Police, joined the Hizbul Mujahideen along with two service ...
In a statement to the Times , White House press secretary Sean Spicer disputed the implications, but did not deny Trump made such comments. That was two days after Rosenstein named Mueller as a special counsel to investigate possible coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign to influence the 2016 presidential election.
The government, on Friday unveiled four rate bands under a new sales tax for services such as telecoms, insurance and restaurants, a move experts feel could complicate compliance and leave businesses at the mercy of an intrusive tax bureaucracy.
Drake also scooped top male artist and top Billboard 200 album for Views after arriving with 22 nominations at the event, regarded as one of the biggest nights for commercial artists in the US. - Top rock artist: twenty one pilots. Dion celebrated the 20th anniversary of her hit single "My Heart Will Go On" from the 1997 award-winning film "Titanic" with a performance of the song Sunday at the award show.
And when Duterte asked what that was, Xi reportedly said: "We will go to war". Despite China's expansionism extending into areas of the sea claimed by the Philippines, Duterte has been determined to pivot his nation's foreign policy away from the United States in favor of Beijing and Moscow.
On May 18, United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer notified Congress that President Donald Trump intends to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement ( NAFTA ). When the rules are fair and the playing field is level, USA agriculture will succeed and lead the world. Freeland stressed that "NAFTA's track record is one of economic growth and middle-class job creation , both here in Canada and throughout North America".
In a sweetener for Saudi Arabia , U.S. officials said the Trump administration planned to announce $ 110 billion in advanced military equipment sales and training to the kingdom. A senior USA official traveling with Trump said Washington understands what he described as Israel's "completely legitimate" concerns and pledged to help the Jewish state maintain its military advantage.
Kim is testing Moon to determine whether he is going to interact with the US and China and seek refuge in the alliance as part of a united front against North Korea, or if he is going to reach out to Pyongyang in an effort to seek an inter-Korean solution, Gause said.
She said her plans include moving to Maryland, and growing out her hair, which was kept shorn in prison. The Oklahoma native's attorneys and the Army have refused to say precisely when and how she will be released, citing potential safety concerns.
Trump was greeted at the airport in Riyadh by King Salman, which was notable given that the monarch did not show up past year to welcome President Barack Obama on his final visit to Saudi Arabia. But Trump also rejected the "clash of civilizations" rhetoric espoused by some of his more nationalistic advisers. But the benefits of this speech will be a slow burn when measured against the firestorms that are sweeping his White House.