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IAEA wants Iran to comply without delay on n-issue


September 14th, 2012 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Sep 14 (IANS) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has approved a resolution, urging Iran to comply with its obligations on nuclear issue while expressing "serious concern" over Tehran's ... 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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North Korea threatens to re-examine n-issue


July 21st, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pyongyang will "re-examine its nuclear issue" following the uncovering of US-South Korean alleged plots to destroy a statue of North Korea's founding leader Kim Il-sung, ... Read more...

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Syria’s neighbours should help end conflict: Putin


June 27th, 2012 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Amman (Jordan), June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria's neighbours, including Iran, should be involved in the settlement of the conflict that has disturbed the country for over a year, Russian President ... 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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Baghdad talks may help resolve Iranian n-dispute: China


May 21st, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 21 (IANS) China has said that talks scheduled for later this week in Baghdad can help resolve the Iranian nuclear dispute as well as promote peace and stability ... Read more...

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China, Russia to make joint efforts for Syria


May 11th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) China and Russia have pledged to make joint efforts to seek a political solution to the ongoing Syrian turbulence as the two countries' foreign ministers held ... Read more...

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India, US on same page on Iran’s n-programme (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India and the US affirmed Tuesday that they were on the same page on preventing Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, though Tehran remains a key ... Read more...

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Iran, Pakistan on anvil as Clinton and Krishna meet (Afternoon Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India Tuesday asked Pakistan to dismantle its terror network and explained to the US its continued reliance on Iranian oil when External Affairs Minister ... Read more...

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US, India think alike on Iran: Clinton


May 8th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The US and India share the goal of preventing Iran from becoming a nuclear weapons state, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Tuesday.Addressing the media ... Read more...

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Pakistan must act against terror, says India


May 8th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Pakistan must act against terrorists including those who organised the Mumbai attack, India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Tuesday after meeting US Secretary of ... Read more...

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Clinton visit: India to juggle ties with US, Iran


May 5th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) India will be juggling its ties with Iran and the US as it gears up to hold talks with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ... Read more...

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Remove sanction, Iran tells West


April 30th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 30 (IANS) The veto-wielding powers of the UN Security Council should work for the removal of sanctions against Iran, an Iranian lawmaker said Monday.The parties involved in the ... Read more...

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Iran, IAEA to hold talks in May


April 28th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 28 (IANS) Iran's permanent representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said Tehran and the UN nuclear watchdog have agreed to hold a new round of ... Read more...

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India, China, Russia pitch for Afghan stability; back dialogue on Syria (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 13 (IANS) Building upon an understanding at the BRICS summit in New Delhi nearly a fortnight ago, India, Russia and China Friday called for continued international engagement to ... Read more...

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Obama’s secret message: Iran can have civilian n-programme


April 7th, 2012 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 7 (IANS) In a secret message sent through a foreign leader to Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, US President Barack Obama hinted that Tehran can have ... Read more...

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US urges India to press Iran over nuclear issue (Lead)


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Downplaying divergences on the Iranian issue after imposing fresh sanctions, the US Monday sought India's cooperation in pressing Tehran to come clean on its nuclear ... Read more...

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India, US discuss Iran, visa hike


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Ahead of External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's visit to Washington for the India-US strategic dialogue, the two countries held talks Monday on a host of ... Read more...

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The dangerous implications of India’s nuclear romance


April 1st, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Efforts are on to squelch the months-long peaceful movement by villagers living in the neighbourhood of the Kudankulam nuclear plant in Tamil Nadu which has delayed its commissioning. What brought the ... Read more...

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BRICS’ solidarity good news for world : Chinese media


March 30th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 30 (IANS) The 4th BRICS summit sent positive signals to the outside world that global stability, security and prosperity could be achieved if everyone pulled together, the Chinese ... Read more...

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BRICS to set up joint bank, for dialogue on Iran, Syria (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Seeking to reinforce their growing economic heft with diplomatic clout, the BRICS grouping Thursday pitched for a bigger say in global governance institutions, including ... Read more...

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BRICS says dialogue only answer for Syria, Iran


March 29th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Seeking to reinforce their growing economic heft with global diplomatic clout, the world's top emerging economies Thursday warned the West against allowing the Iran ... Read more...

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Russia to persuade Iran, North Korea for talks


March 28th, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday that Moscow will do everything in its power to persuade Iran and North Korea to return to talks on ... Read more...

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Iran n-issue no excuse for US missile defence: Russia


March 24th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 23 (IANS) Iran's nuclear issue could be resolved by negotiations not by the deployment of US-led NATO missile defence facilities, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Friday."It ... Read more...

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Iran not an enemy of Russia: Minister


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 23 (IANS) Russia does not consider Iran an enemy, but opposes the country's development of nuclear arms, a Russian minister has said.Deputy Defence Minister Anatoly Antonov said Iran ... Read more...

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India backs UN resolutions on Iran nuclear issue


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 22 (IANS) India has come out in support of full implementation of UN Security Council resolutions on the Iranian nuclear issue but said all efforts should be ... Read more...

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OPEC oil prices continue to rise


March 13th, 2012 - 5:27 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, March 13 (IANS) Weekly average oil prices of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) rose to $122.87 per barrel last week, the Vienna-based cartel said Monday.Prices last week ... Read more...

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Enter dialogues ‘without pre-condition’, Iran urged


March 8th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, March 8 (IANS) The six major countries that used to engage in Iran nuclear talks Thursday called on the country to enter fresh dialogues "without pre-conditions."The six, namely the ... Read more...

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EU accepts Iran talks offer


March 6th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has accepted Tehran's offer to resume negotiations with the Iran Six amid growing international concerns over the ... Read more...

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Still a window for diplomacy on Iran: Obama


March 6th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 5 (IANS) US President Barack Obama said Monday that there is still a "window" for a diplomatic resolution on Iran's nuclear issue.Sitting beside visiting Israeli Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Iran not pursuing n-arms, says Khamenei


February 22nd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 22 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday that Tehran is not pursuing nuclear weapons.Khamenei's remarks came after the latest round of talks between Iran and ... Read more...

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No agreement reached with Iran over nuclear issue: IAEA chief


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Feb 22 (IANS) Yukiya Amano, director of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Wednesday said no agreement was reached with Iran over its nuclear issue during the recent visit ... Read more...

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India’s Iran stand a slap for US: Burns


February 20th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 20 (IANS) A former top US diplomat has questioned India's ability to lead following New Delhi's decision to continue to buy Iranian oil, and called it a slap ... Read more...

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Iran marks 33rd anniversary of Islamic Revolution


February 12th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 11 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of Iranians carrying flags and banners in support of the Islamic regime celebrated nationwide the 33rd anniversary of the country's Islamic Revolution on ... Read more...

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Iran to announce new ‘big’ nuclear achievements


February 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 11 (IANS) Iran will soon announce new "big" nuclear achievements, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Saturday on the occasion of the 33rd anniversary of the Islamic revolution.Addressing a crowd ... Read more...

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