Irans Hassan Rouhani registers for second term in upcoming presidential elections Play

Irans Hassan Rouhani registers for second term in upcoming presidential elections

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will run in upcoming elections for a second term. Rouhani contributed to the landmark nuclear deal with six countries, including the US, in 2015. Hardliners in Iran believe he made too many concessions to reach a deal.Rouhani’s main rival in the elections will be conservative cleric Ebrahim Raisi. Irans presidential elections will be held on 19 May. Apr 15, 2017
North Korea shows off new ICBM during founders day parade Play

North Korea shows off new ICBM during founders day parade

North Korea is celebrating the 105th birthday of the state’s founder, Kim Il-sung. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un attended a military parade in honour of his grandfather. New long-range and submarine-based missiles were part of the weapons displayed.The hermit state is on high alert after the US moved a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier to the region following North Korea’s latest long-range missile tests. North Korea warned the US it would retaliate any aggression in a ‘merciless manner’. Apr 15, 2017