4 Hurt in Virginia Beach College Beach Weekend Shooting
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Virginia Beach police say four people have been injured in a shooting near the Boardwalk during College Beach Weekend.
Trump Says North Korea's Kim Is 'A Pretty Smart Cookie'
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - US President Donald Trump offered some backhanded praise for North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, calling him "a pretty smart cookie" in a television interview that aired Sunday.
US Military Pressure on North Korea Provokes Pyongyang’s Retaliation: Russian Ambassador
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Washington’s military pressure against North Korea only provokes Pyongyang’s retaliatory measures, Russian Ambassador to China Andrei Denisov told reporters on Sunday.
Group of 100 Militants Leaves Syria's Homs under Deal with Authorities
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A source told Sputnik that some 100 militants had left Homs as part of a deal with the Syrian authorities.
US, South Korea Continue Joint Naval Drills amid Pyongyang Threats
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - South Korea and the United States wrapped up their annual large-scale military drills on Sunday, but continued a separate joint naval exercise that has triggered dire threats from nuclear-armed North Korea.
Mass Hunger Strike by Palestinian Prisoners Enters 2nd Week
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - An open-ended mass hunger strike by Palestinians to draw the world's attention to harsh conditions at Israeli prisons has entered its second week, with some of those refusing food experiencing health decline.
UK PM May Braces for Difficult Brexit Talks after EU Adopts Tough Stance
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday divorce talks with the European Union would be difficult, responding to the tough stance taken by EU leaders over the upcoming Brexit negotiations.
Los Angeles Shooting Spree: At Least 1 killed, 3 Hurt as Police Hunt Suspects
TEHRAN(Tasnim) - Authorities in Southern California were searching for a Hispanic male and female accused of stealing a woman’s SUV on Saturday and then going on a shooting rampage, killing one and injuring three.
South Korea Says US Reaffirms it Will Pay THAAD Costs; Joint Drills Wrap Up
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - South Korea said Washington had reaffirmed it would shoulder the cost of deploying the THAAD anti-missile system, days after US President Donald Trump said Seoul should pay for the $1-billion system designed to defend against nuclear-armed North Korea.
Series of Tornadoes in Texas Claim Lives of Five People, Injure Over 50
TEHRAN(Tasnim) - A total of three tornadoes have hit the east part of the US state of Texas, claiming lives of five people, while over 50 were injured, media reported, citing local authorities.
Tensions Rise between Turkey, US along Syrian Border
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Tensions rose Saturday along the Turkish-Syrian border as both Turkey and the US moved armored vehicles to the region and Turkey's leader once again demanded that the United States stop supporting the Syrian Kurdish militants there.
Over 40% French Believe Neither Macron Nor Le Pen Able to Unite Country
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Over 40 percent of French voters do not consider either independent presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron or right-wing hopeful Marine Le Pen able to unite the country, a fresh Ifop poll revealed on Sunday.
European Union Adopts Tough Brexit Strategy
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - European Union leaders unanimously adopted their Brexit strategy at a special summit in Brussels on Saturday, in a show of unity ahead of two years of tough talks with Britain.
Turkey Fires 4,000 Officials under Emergency
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Turkey on Saturday fired almost 4,000 public officials and imposed a ban on TV dating shows, in new decrees issued under the state of emergency imposed after last year's failed coup.
Austria Chancellor Urges New EU Relationship with Turkey
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern says Turkey should not be allowed to join the European Union, with membership talks between the EU and Ankara at a standstill.
At Least 1.600 Suspects Detained Across Turkey
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A massive public security operation has seen almost 1,628 people detained across Turkey, the police department said on Saturday, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Security Scare Briefly Halts Flights to, from Berlin Airport
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Flights to and from Berlin's Tegel airport was briefly suspended Saturday after police cleared a terminal to investigate a suspicious suitcase.
France's Hollande Says Britain Must Pay Price for Brexit
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - French President Francois Hollande warned Saturday that Britain must pay the price for Brexit as EU leaders met to adopt guidelines for negotiations.
Moscow Ready to Cooperate with Washington on Syria: Lavrov
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Moscow is ready to cooperate with Washington on Syria, Russian Foreign Sergey Lavrov said on Saturday at a meeting with his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Al-Safadi.
4 Dead, 20 Missing after Landslide Sweeps over Kyrgyz Village
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - A huge landslide swept over houses in a village in Kyrgyzstan on Saturday killing four people, with more than 20 others believed to be trapped under the debris, authorities said.