Iranian President Hassan Rouhani tried to downplay the significance of sometimes violent protests across his country that have left 12 people dead in the biggest challenge to the authority of the Tehran regime since mass demonstrations in 2009.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addressed the country Sunday night after several days of anti-government protests that have rocked the nation.
In a New Year's Day speech, North Korean leader warned the US that he keeps a nuclear button on his desk, but said he genuinely wishes for peaceful resolution with the southern border. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.
President Donald Trump warned Sunday that the United States is watching Iran's treatment of protesters for human rights violations after anti-government protests there turned deadly this weekend.
Throngs of revelers packed cities around the globe to usher in 2018 with public celebrations and fireworks, despite fears of terrorism and frigid weather in some places.
As the world starts to ring in the new year, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called upon the global community to unite and overcome challenges together on Sunday.
The largest public display of discontent in Iran since the 2009 Green Movement has resulted in 21 deaths and 450 arrests, restricted access to social media apps and brought pushback from the Iranian government. For the sixth day, protesters are challenging the rule of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Here's a handy list that shows you New Year's Eve countdowns around the world.
Pope Francis is having cards printed and distributed showing a 1945 photo of victims of the nuclear bombing of Nagasaki along with the words "the fruit of war."
The White House has urged Iran to respect the rights of Iranians who have taken to the streets to protest over the past two days, warning that "the world is watching."
Russian President Vladimir Putin called for Russia and the US to engage in "pragmatic cooperation" in his New Year greetings to US President Donald Trump.
Iran's missile program is not in breach of its nuclear deal and will continue despite objections from the United States, President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday.
President Trump tweeted about the recent protest in Iran and said the "Iranian govt should respect their people's rights". CNN's George Howell reports.
Every New Year's Eve, people try to sing "Auld Lang Syne," a song that no one really knows the words to. This year, belt it out loud and proud.
South Korea has seized a Hong Kong-registered ship that allegedly transferred oil to a North Korean vessel in violation of United Nations sanctions.
President Donald Trump said Thursday that he is "very disappointed" in China for allegedly selling oil to North Korea, tweeting that the on-again, off-again Trump ally was "caught red handed" allowing oil to be imported by the rogue regime.
At least 40 people were killed Thursday in a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, according to authorities.
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