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Iran, North Korea call for expanded ties


September 1st, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 1 (IANS) Iran and North Korea Saturday called for expansion of bilateral ties.During a meeting with North Korea's ceremonial leader, Kim Yong Nam, Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah ... Read more...

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Reinvigorated by Tehran, Manmohan seizes the moment


September 1st, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran/New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) He left on Tuesday as an embattled prime minister with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) baying for his blood over the presumptive loss to ... Read more...

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Iranian, Egyptian presidents discuss NAM objectives, region


August 30th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi held talks here on Thursday about the objectives of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and regional developments.Quoting Iranian ... Read more...

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Address trade imbalance, Manmohan tells Iran


August 30th, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) India and Iran should address their trade imbalance, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here as the two countries sought to develop the Chahbahar port ... Read more...

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India, Iran should address trade imbalance: Manmohan Singh


August 30th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 29 (IANS) India and Iran should address their trade imbalance, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Wednesday even as the two sides stressed increasing bilateral and ... Read more...

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Indian PM arrives in Tehran (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 28 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Tuesday on a four-day visit during which he will attend the 16th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh arrives in Tehran


August 28th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 28 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Tuesday on a four-day visit during which he will attend the 16th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh leaves for Tehran (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left Tuesday for Tehran on a four-day visit during which he will attend the 16th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement ... Read more...

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PM leaves for Tehran


August 28th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left Tuesday on a four-day visit to Tehran to attend the 16th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and meet ... Read more...

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Turkey rebuffs Iranian invitation to NAM summit


August 25th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Aug 25 (IANS) Turkey will not attend the 16th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in Tehran later this month, local media Saturday cited Turkish diplomatic sources as saying.... Read more...

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Hamas leader to attend NAM summit in Iran


August 25th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, Aug 25 (IANS) Prime Minister of the Hamas authority in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh accepted Saturday an Iranian invitation to attend the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit, despite the protest by ... Read more...

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PM heads to Tehran for NAM summit, Iran ties in focus (Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Amid mounting pressure from West on Iran over its nuclear programme, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh heads to Tehran Tuesday to attend the Non-Aligned Movement ... Read more...

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PM heads for Tehran NAM summit, meeting with Ahmadinejad


August 25th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh leaves Tuesday for Tehran to attend the NAM summit Aug 30-31, preceded by a meeting with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.Manmohan ... Read more...

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India to press Iran to cooperate in Israel diplomat attack


August 25th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) India will press Iran to cooperate in the investigation into the attack on an Israeli diplomat in February when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh holds ... Read more...

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Ban condemns Ahmadinejad’s anti-Israel statement


August 18th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's anti-Israeli statements."The secretary-general is dismayed by the remarks threatening Israel's existence attributed over the ... Read more...

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Israel is cancerous tumour: Ahmadinejad


August 17th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 17 (IANS/AKI) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Friday said Israel was an "insult to humanity" and compared the country to a "cancerous tumour" that must be stopped before it ... Read more...

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India bats for UN-led resolution of Syria crisis


August 14th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India is set to push for a UN-led solution to the thickening Syrian crisis amid partisan posturing when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh goes to ... Read more...

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Manmohan set for high-wire diplomacy in Iran: Oil, trade, Syria on agenda


August 12th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) In a visit laden with immense symbolic significance, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh heads to Iran Aug 28 to attend the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit, ... Read more...

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India listens in on Iran conference on Syria


August 9th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India has taken part in a ministerial conference convened by Iran, Damascus' staunchest ally, that seeks to push an "indigenous solution" to the Syrian crisis.Rajiv ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad invited to Saudi Arabia to discuss Syria


August 6th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will take part in a meeting of the 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Saudi Arabia, which will focus on ... Read more...

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A tough balancing act awaits Manmohan Singh in Tehran


July 31st, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Amid tightening Western sanctions targeting Tehran, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh heads to Iran to attend the Aug 30-31 Non-Aligned Movement summit - an important ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad invites Morsi to non-aligned meet in Iran


July 6th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 5 (IANS/AKI) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has invited Egypt's first democratically elected president, Mohammed Morsi, to a summit of Non-Aligned countries to be held in Tehran Aug 29.It ... Read more...

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Britain tops EU asylum seekers’ list


June 30th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Britain granted asylum to more people than any other European Union (EU) country last year, official figures show.Some 14,360 immigrants were given asylum within the UK ... Read more...

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Chinese president meets Ahmadinejad


June 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao Friday discussed Iran's nuclear issue with his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Beijing.Hu said China will continue to play a constructive role ... Read more...

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Russia supports Iran’s peaceful n-programme: Putin


June 7th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia supports Iran's right to peaceful use of nuclear energy and is in constant contact with Tehran on nuclear issues, Russian President Vladimir Putin said ... Read more...

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Krishna, in ‘holding room’, with Zardari at Beijing


June 6th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) Whether India-Pakistan ties will be discussed is not known, but Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna is sharing what is being called the "holding room" with ... Read more...

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Zardari, Ahmadinejad reach China for Shanghai summit


June 5th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) The presidents of Pakistan and Iran, Asif Ali Zardari and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Tuesday arrived in Beijing to attend the Beijing summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization ... Read more...

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Putin to hold talks with Ahmadinejad


June 3rd, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad next week prior to an international round of talks on Iran's nuclear programme, a ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad to attend Shanghai summit


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 3 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will attend the 12th summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Beijing, where India and Pakistan are observer states, Press TV ... Read more...

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Iran not to pursue n-bomb production


May 31st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 31 (IANS) Affirming that Iran was not after nuclear weapons, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said enriching uranium to 20 percent was his country's right.Ahmadinejad said related countries should ... Read more...

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Amid sanctions pressure, Iran to pitch for expanded India ties


May 30th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Barely a month before US and EU sanctions against Tehran become operational, Iran will hold talks with India Thursday in a bid to expand ... Read more...

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Man held for spying near Ahmadinejad’s helicopter


May 29th, 2012 - 7:31 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 29 (IANS) A man has been arrested by Iranian security forces on suspicion of spying for an Arab state's intelligence agency, the Fars news agency reported."A person with ... Read more...

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Iranian minister to visit India with NAM invite


May 25th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi comes here next week to extend an invitation to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to visit Iran for the ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad wishes to visit London for Olympics


May 18th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 17 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad expressed his desire Thursday to visit London for the 2012 Olympics, as he wants to be with the Iranian athletes to cheer ... Read more...

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Plot to kill Iranian president foiled in 2007: Tehran Times


May 14th, 2012 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 14 (IANS) Iran's intelligence ministry has said intelligence forces and police foiled a plot by the Jundullah group to assassinate President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in 2007, the Tehran Times ... Read more...

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