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Iran earthquake toll rises to 306 dead, more than 3,000 injured


August 14th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by BNO News
TABRIZ, IRAN (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll after two devastating earthquakes struck northwestern Iran over the weekend has risen to at least 306, the country's ministry of health said on Monday. ... Read more...

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Iran twin quake toll rises to 306


August 13th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 13 (IANS) The toll in Saturday's strong twin quakes in northwest Iran has risen to 306, Fars news agency cited the Iranian health minister as saying Monday.Marzieh Vahid ... Read more...

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300 killed in twin quakes in Iran (Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 12 (IANS) A day after two major earthquakes jolted northwestern Iran, the toll has risen to 300, Fars news agency reported.According to Iranian Seismological Centre, a quake measuring ... Read more...

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250 killed, 1,800 injured in Iran quakes


August 12th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 250 people were killed and over 1,800 injured as two powerful earthquakes rocked northwestern Iran, Fars news agency reported Sunday.A quake measuring ... Read more...

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Iranian woman, to be stoned to death, may get hanged


December 26th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) A woman, who was to be stoned to death in Iran for adultery, might get some 'relief' as authorities have hinted she might now be sentenced ... Read more...

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Iran charges two German journalists with spying over Ashtiani case


November 16th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN, IRAN (BNO NEWS) --The two German journalists that were arrested for interviewing the son of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, whose death sentence has been pending, have been charged with spying against Iran, ... Read more...

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Eighteen-year-old to be executed on false charge of sodomy in Iran


August 8th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 8 (ANI): An 18-year-old Iranian Ebrahim Hamidi would be facing execution on charges of homosexuality, despite his accuser confessing that he had made false accusations under pressure from his parents.According ... Read more...

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Western propaganda won’t prevent adulterous woman’s stoning: Iran justice official


July 12th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto (Canada), July 12 (ANI): An Iranian justice official has said that Western 'propaganda' will not prevent the law enforcement authorities of his country from going ahead with the execution by stoning ... Read more...

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