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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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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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Iran hangs assassin of nuclear physicist


May 15th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 15 (IANS) Iran Tuesday hanged a man convicted of assassinating an Iranian nuclear physicist, a media report said. Majid Jamali Fashi, who was also accused of being an ... Read more...

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Iran n-talks constructive: EU


April 15th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Istanbul, April 15 (IANS) Talks between six world powers and Iran on its nuclear programme have been described as "constructive and useful" by European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton.Speaking ... Read more...

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New round of Iranian nuclear talks set in Turkey


April 1st, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, March 31 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Saturday that Iran and six world powers have agreed to meet in the Turkish city of Istanbul on ... Read more...

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Iran wants n-talks in Istanbul


March 30th, 2012 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, March 30 (IANS) Iran has said it wanted the negotiations on its nuclear programme to take place in Istanbul.Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Thursday conveyed this to Turkish ... Read more...

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India warns against ‘disastrous’ conflict over Iran


March 7th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 6 (IANS) Asserting that media has presented a distorted picture of its relations with Iran, India has warned against letting the Iran situation escalate into a "disastrous" conflict ... Read more...

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Gas prices continue their upward surge


March 6th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US motorists are being hit hard with recent surge in the prices of gas. The price of gas is quickly moving to the $4 mark and ... Read more...

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Iran might go on a preemptive strike


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tehran, Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Iran raised the tensions between the Islamic state and its foes further when the country revealed that a preemptive strike is possible. An Iranian army commander gave ... Read more...

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Israel to use all means to stop Iran’s nuclear programme


February 16th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israel supports the use of all possible ways to stop Iran's nuclear program, the country's ambassador to Russia Dorit Golender said Thursday."We are in favour ... Read more...

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Iran to install fuel rods in n-reactor Wednesday


February 15th, 2012 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will insert its first domestically-produced nuclear fuel rods into a research reactor in Tehran Wednesday, a top Iranian official said Tuesday."Because western countries were ... Read more...

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Oil rises on positive US jobs data


February 4th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 4 (IANS) Crude oil prices rose as the US jobs data for January came in better than expected, Xinhua reported.The Labor Department reported that US non-farm jobs ... Read more...

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Fighter jet crashes in southern Iran, killing 2


January 27th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by BNO News
BUSHEHR, IRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Two people were killed on early Thursday morning when a fighter jet crashed in the southern region of Iran, state-run media reported on Friday. There were no ... Read more...

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We don’t need to sell oil to Europe: Ahmadinejad


January 27th, 2012 - 6:50 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 27 (IANS) Iran does not need to sell its oil to European nations, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said in response to oil embargo imposed by the European Union.The ... Read more...

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Military action against Iran premature: Dempsey


January 27th, 2012 - 5:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) US Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Martin Dempsey has said that it is "premature" to use military force against Iran over its nuclear program. A ... Read more...

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Ban urges Iran not to block Strait of Hormuz


January 26th, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 26 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has urged Iran not to block the Strait of Hormuz, saying it is important for international trade and commerce.Ban, who ... Read more...

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Obama, Netanyahu discuss Mideast situation


January 13th, 2012 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Thursday called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss the Mideast situation.The two leaders reviewed the recent face-to-face meetings between the ... Read more...

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Cease-fire finally ends 60 years old Myanmar war


January 13th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Myanmar, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Myanmar government has penned a cease-fire agreement with the country’s rebels, giving hope that the 60-year-old war may be coming to an end. The conflict is ... Read more...

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Britain condemns killing of Iran n-scientist


January 12th, 2012 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) Britain has condemned the killing of an Iranian nuclear scientist in Tehran and called for a negotiated solution to concerns about its nuclear program."We condemn the ... Read more...

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Doomsday Clock ticks one minute closer to midnight


January 11th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Riyadh, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists around the world have admitted that the world is more likely to experience cataclysmic disaster now than anytime else in the world. To indicate the threat, ... Read more...

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EU to decide on Iran oil embargo


January 5th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, Jan 5 (IANS) The European Union (EU) could decide on an oil embargo against Iran at a foreign ministers' meet Jan 30, French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe said here."It's ... Read more...

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Don’t expect us to change, North Korea tells world


December 30th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea has said the international community should not "expect any change" in its policies after the death of leader Kim Jong-il."We declare solemnly and ... Read more...

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Iran discovers gas field


December 12th, 2011 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 12 (IANS) Iran has discovered a gas field in the Caspian sea, Oil Minister Rostam Qasemi said Sunday.The new reserve, located at a depth of 2,300 feet, is ... Read more...

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Iran says that it has placed 150,000 missiles towards Israel


November 28th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tehran, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Iran has warned Israel against a reported pre-emptive strike saying Tehran has 150,000 missiles pointed at the Jewish state. With Iran allegedly close to manufacturing a nuclear ... Read more...

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‘IAEA resolution not to stop Iran’s nuclear programme’


November 20th, 2011 - 8:12 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 20 (IANS) Iran will not stop its nuclear programme following the resolution adopted by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Xinhua reported Iranian officials as saying.On Friday, the ... Read more...

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IAEA to send high-level team to Iran


November 18th, 2011 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Nov 18 (IANS) The International Atomic Energy Agency(IAEA) will send its high-level team to Tehran to hold talks with the Iranian government over its controversial nuclear programme, Xinhua ... Read more...

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France calls for unprecedented sanctions against Iran


November 10th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 9 (IANS) France Wednesday called for "sanctions of unprecedented proportions" against Iran after the release of an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report on the country's nuclear programme, ... Read more...

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US using IAEA as a tool: Iran


November 7th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 7 (IANS) A senior member of Iran's Assembly of Experts, Ayatollah Seyyed Ahmad Khatami, said Monday that the United States is using the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) ... Read more...

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Military strike against Iran would be a mistake: Russia


November 7th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 7 (IANS) Any military strike against Iran would be a serious mistake, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday.Commenting on an Israeli warning that a military operation against ... Read more...

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Iran says IAEA’s documents on its missile programme ‘baseless’


November 6th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 5 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi said Saturday the documents of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on his country's missile programme are "unfounded and baseless"."The alleged ... Read more...

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Iran says still puzzled over scrapped arms deal with Russia


October 11th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Iranian foreign ministry has again expressed its surprise over Russia's decision to scrap a deal to deliver S-300 air defense systems to Tehran but ... Read more...

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Italian PM Berlusconi wins crucial confidence vote in Parliament


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:35 am ICT by BNO News
ROME (BNO NEWS) -- Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi on Tuesday won a crucial confidence vote in Parliament after a series of setbacks in the nationwide referendums and local elections in Milan ... Read more...

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EU calls sanctions on Iranian officials over rights abuses


April 14th, 2011 - 2:19 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN, IRAN (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union imposed a new round of sanctions against 32 Iranian officials, accusing them of human rights abuses, Press TV reported Wednesday.The measures, which include assets ... Read more...

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Iran ready for nuclear talks with G5+1, but no compromise on nuke programme


April 13th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Apr 13 (ANI): Deputy Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, Ali Baqeri, has said his country is ready for the next round of talks with the five permanent members of ... Read more...

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Secret facilities making Iran’s uranium enrichment program’s centrifuges: Dissident group


April 8th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Apr 8 (ANI): An Iranian dissident group has claimed that secret industrial facilities are making parts for the centrifuges used in the Iranian regime's uranium enrichment program.The Christian Science Monitor quoted ... Read more...

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