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J&K; wants anti-Islam video blocked


September 14th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 14 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has asked the central government to block access to an anti-Islam video posted on YouTube, saying that it can potentially cause ... Read more...

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Iranians protest anti-Islam movie


September 13th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 13 (IANS) Hundreds of Iranians Thursday shouted anti-US slogans and protested against a movie that allegedly insults Prophet Mohammad, Xinhua reported.Carrying placards against the film, the protesters gathered ... Read more...

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Lebanon beat Iran 1-0 in World Cup qualifier


September 12th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, Sep 12 (IANS) Lebanon managed to beat Iran 1-0 in the Asian zone Football World Cup qualifier at the Cite Sportive Stadium here.Lebanon skipper Rida Antar headed the goal ... Read more...

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Iran to get full control of Bushehr in December


September 5th, 2012 - 5:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will be on its own with its first nuclear power plant after Russia officially hands Bushehr over at the end of December, a Russian ... Read more...

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Iran monitors US warships movement in Persian Gulf: Navy chief


September 5th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 4 (IANS) Iran's Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said Tuesday that the Iranian naval forces enjoy full intelligence command over all the movements of U.S. warships in ... Read more...

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Japan defeats Myanmar in Asian volleyball


September 4th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Sep 4 (IANS) Japan defeated Myanmar in three straight sets (25-18, 25-19, 25-15) on the third day of the third Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Cup for Men in Vietnam's ... Read more...

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Iran mulling oil refineries in Africa


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 3 (IANS) Iranian Oil Minister Rostam Qasemi has said the country is considering the construction of small oil refineries in some African countries, local media reported Monday.Qasemi said ... Read more...

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Iran warns of oil price hike


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The current embargo on Iranian oil and political pressure on the Islamic Republic will result in higher oil prices on international markets, Petroleum Minister Rostam ... Read more...

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Israeli PM seeks world to set ‘red line’ for Iran


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:50 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Sep 3 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called for setting "clear red lines" for Iran to curb its nuclear plan."The international community is not putting down a ... Read more...

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19 killed in Iran traffic accident


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 2 (IANS) At least 19 people were killed and 25 injured in Iran Sunday when their bus hit a rock and turned turtle, RIA Novosti reported.The accident took ... Read more...

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India lose to Iran in Asian Volleyball


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Sep 2 (IANS) Iran beat India 3-1 on the second day of the Asian Men's Cup Volleyball Championship in Vietnam's northern Vinh Phuc province Sunday.On the first day of ... Read more...

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Asian Volleyball: India outclass Australia


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Sep 2 (IANS) India defeated Australia in straight sets 25-18, 25-22, 25-23 in the 3rd Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Cup for men in Vietnam's Vinh Phuc province, reports Xinhua.India ... Read more...

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Iran-Russia ties key to ‘regional, global peace’


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran and Russia have common views on a large number of international issues and closer bilateral ties between them will facilitate regional and international peace ... Read more...

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UN chief calls for diplomatic solution to Iranian n-issue


September 1st, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 1 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon has regretted that Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are yet to reach agreement on resolving Iran 's ... Read more...

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Assam violence a cause of worry: PM


August 31st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Aug 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said the ethnic violence in Assam that has claimed over 80 lives is a "cause of ... Read more...

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Lack of cohesion in politics holds up growth: PM


August 31st, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Aug 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday blamed "lack of cohesion" in domestic politics as one of the reasons why the country was ... Read more...

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Manmohan returns after Tehran visit


August 31st, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Friday after a four-day visit to Tehran during which he attended the 16h summit meeting of the Non-Aligned ... Read more...

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Iran doubled capacity at nuclear site: IAEA


August 31st, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Aug 31 (IANS) Iran has doubled its capacity in an underground uranium enrichment facility, a new International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report said.The number of centrifuges at the Fordow ... Read more...

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Iran doubles capacity at nuclear site : Report


August 31st, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Aug 31 (IANS) Iran has doubled its capacity in an underground uranium enrichment facility, according to a new International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report.According to this report, the number ... Read more...

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World of Warcraft banned in Iran


August 30th, 2012 - 2:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Due to trade restrictions, the United States has blocked Iran from accessing the World of War craft game. The US is the one which is behind the limitations to Iran. This game ... Read more...

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22 Azerbaijanis face trial for spying for Iran


August 29th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Baku, Aug 28 (IANS) A total of 22 Azerbaijanis were Tuesday put on trial after being accused of secret collaboration with Iran's Revolutionary Guards, media reported.The trial started behind closed ... Read more...

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Anaka, Kush top seeds


August 26th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 26 (IANS) Asian junior champions Anaka Alankamony and Kush Kumar have been given top billing in the fourth Indian Junior Open Squash Championship starting here Monday.The tournament is ... Read more...

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Iran ready to cooperate with countries to build n-plants


August 23rd, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 23 (IANS) Iran is prepared to cooperate in the construction of nuclear power plants with the countries that possess the international standards, Press TV quoted Fereidoon Abbasi, ... Read more...

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IAEA officials to meet Iranian delegation Friday


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Aug 22 (IANS) Senior International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) officials will meet an Iranian delegation in Vienna Friday, the UN nuclear watchdog has said.The meeting is aimed ... Read more...

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Iran pardons 130 inmates ahead of Eid al-Fitr


August 16th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) About 130 convicts held on treason charges have been released in Iran on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, Fars News Agency reported Wednesday.The leader of ... Read more...

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US ready to aid Iran in quake relief


August 13th, 2012 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) The White House has expressed condolences over the loss of life in Iran's latest earthquake, and said Washington was ready to help."The American people send the ... Read more...

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Pakistan offers help to quake-hit Iran


August 12th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) Pakistan has offered help to Iran after powerful earthquakes there killed 250 people and injured about 1,800 others, Geo News reported Sunday.Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Gold for Uzbekistan in men’s 120 kg


August 12th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Uzbekistan's Artur Taymazov won his third successive Olympic gold in the men's 120 kg freestyle wrestling Saturday, beating Georgia's Davit Modzamanashvili in a close final.The ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Gold for Azerbaijan’s Sharifov


August 12th, 2012 - 2:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sharif Sharifov gave Azerbaijan its second gold medal of the London Olympics with victory in the men's 84 kg freestyle wrestling Saturday.Reigning World Champion Sharifov ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Bronze medals for Georgia and Iran


August 12th, 2012 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Georgia's Dato Marsagishvili and Iran's Ehsan Naser Lashgari won bronze medals in the men's 84 kg freestyle wrestling Saturday.Marsagishvili beat Belarusian grappler Soslan Gattsiev 3-1, ... Read more...

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Olympic taekwondo: Tazegul scores gold for Turkey


August 10th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Servet Tazegul of Turkey won Olympic taekwondo gold in the men's 68kg weight class here Thursday.Tazegul, the World No.1 and 2008 bronze medallist, narrowly beat ... Read more...

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US expects South Africa to make Iran shun n-programme


August 9th, 2012 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Aug 9 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has urged South Africa to use its "rare authority" to persuade Iran in giving up its nuclear programme, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Rezaei wins gold for Iran


August 8th, 2012 - 5:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran's Ghasem Gholamreza Rezaei grappled to Olympic wrestling gold in the men's 96kg division Tuesday, defeating Russia's Rustam Totrov on points in the final.Rezaei, 26, ... Read more...

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Iran rejects foreign intervention in Syria


August 8th, 2012 - 4:51 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 8 (IANS) Iran has dismissed the idea of foreign intervention in violence-ridden Syria, Xinhua reported.On Tuesday, the visiting secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, Saeed Jalili, stressed ... Read more...

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Olympic weightlifting: Ukraine’s Torokhtiy wins 105kg event


August 7th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukrainian weightlifter Oleksiy Torokhtiy outmuscled the competition to take the gold in a close men's 105 kg weightlifting final at the London Olympics.Torokhtiy lifted a ... Read more...

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