Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called Tuesday on candidates for next month's presidential election not to look to other countries as examples for progress. The May 19 election will see incumbent moderate Hassan Rouhani face off against two highly-touted conservative rivals. Show More Summary
LONDON (Reuters) - Iran's supreme leader called on presidential candidates on Tuesday to champion economic self-sufficiency, further distancing himself from Hassan Rouhani's policy of opening to the West and seeking foreign investme...
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei opposed the former president’s bid.
Pakistani leader will face an investigation into his financial affairs ahead of elections in 2018.
WASHINGTON — The Hon. Kim Jong Un The Great Successor Sun of the 21st Century Supreme Leader Marshal of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Ryongsong Residence Pyongyang, North Korea Dear Mr. Kim: I write to congratulate you on the occasion of your late grandfather’s 105th birthday. I heard about the difficulties you had with [...]Show More Summary
A group of 30 lawmakers, including some legislative leaders, are urging the Idaho Supreme Court to overturn a nearly 40-year-old ruling on when the governor can veto a bill. According … Click to Continue »
"Either that or the best nickname he could come up with is 'this gentleman.'" With Donald Trump president, Tax Day has taken on a whole new meaning. "This is the day we all release our tax returns to the man who won't release his," "Late...Show More Summary
In an interview with “Fox & Friends,” the president would not comment on Pyongyang’s failed weekend launch of ballistic missile. Trump also appeared to conflate supreme leader Kim Jong Un with Un’s late father, Kim Jong Il.
For the past 50 years, the world has grown used to crazy threats from North Korea that don't lead anywhere. But the threats have taken a decidedly sharper and more ominous tone under Kim Jong Un, the third supreme leader of the hermit kingdom. North Korea has carried out five nuclear tests under his rule. Show More Summary
North Korea displayed its long-range missiles in a major military parade Saturday as a show of force against the United States and a display of absolute devotion to the country’s supreme leader, Kim Jong Un, underscoring the depth of the isolated nation’s nuclear ambitions and further raising the...
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has everything going for him in his re-election bid – except the backing of the country’s most powerful person.
Well, he’s got this going for him: he knows the job. As “stunned” onlookers watched, former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad registered to run — once again — for president. In doing so, he defied the country’s supreme leader, who told him not to compete. (“I told him he should not participate in that matter,” Khamenei said […]
Iran's former hardline president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad took the shock move on Wednesday of registering for next month's presidential election, going against the advice of the supreme leader. Ahmadinejad had previously insisted he would...Show More Summary
The Raleigh News & Observer reports: Republican legislators’ proposal to defy a U.S. Supreme Court ruling and restore the state constitution’s ban on same-sex marriage won’t get a hearing in the N.C. House, its leader said Wednesday....Show More Summary
Hassan Rouhani has everything going for him in his re-election bid – except the backing of the country’s most powerful person.
Iran's former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday stunned the country by unexpectedly filing to run in the May presidential election, contradicting a recommendation from the supreme leader to stay out of the race. Ahmadinejad's decision could upend an election many believed would be won by moderate President Hassan Rouhani, who...
Defying Iran’s supreme leader, the confrontational former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad filed papers Wednesday to contest next month’s elections, a long-shot bid to regain his post that stunned even veteran political observers. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei had advised Ahmadinejad last...
ANKARA (Reuters) - Hardline former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad surprised Iran's clerical establishment by registering for the May 19 presidential election, defying the Islamic Republic's Supreme Leader's warning not to enter the r...
The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that initial reports containing information about threats against a former county leader in Cleveland are public records. The court ruled unanimously Wednesday that the … Click to Continue »
Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has defied the advice of the Islamic Republic's supreme leader and registered to run again for the nation's presidency. While the hard-line showman's candidacy still … Click to Continue »