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US warships in Gulf ’sitting ducks’ for Iran missiles


July 5th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US naval ships in the Persian Gulf are within reach of Iranian missiles should the US consider an offensive against the Islamic Republic, an Iranian ... Read more...

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Istanbul to host next Iran n-talks


June 20th, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) New talks over Iran's nuclear energy between Tehran and five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany (Group 5+1) will be held in ... Read more...

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No progress in n-inspection talks with Iran: IAEA


June 9th, 2012 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, June 9 (IANS) No progress could be made in talks with Iran for finalising a deal to allow greater access to its disputed nuclear programme, Xinhua quoted the International ... 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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‘West mulling military action against Iran’


May 21st, 2012 - 3:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 21 (IANS) Some Western countries are still considering a military operation against Iran as an option over its nuclear programme, a Russian minister said Sunday."Russia is concerned that ... Read more...

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North Korea slams South Korean president


April 22nd, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 21 (IANS) North Korea has accused South Korean President Lee Myung-bak of drumming up war hysteria, reports said Saturday.Lee Thursday toured a research institute, where he watched videos ... Read more...

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North Korea vows to continue satellite launches


April 21st, 2012 - 6:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea will continue satellite launches for peaceful purposes, an official said a week after a failed launch."The DPRK's (North Korea) satellites for peaceful purposes ... Read more...

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Russia opposes new sanctions against North Korea


April 13th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Friday opposed new sanctions against North Korea after the country's much-hyped rocket launch failed."We do not believe in new sanctions, ... Read more...

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North Korea launches long-range rocket: reports (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 7:16 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang/Washington, April 13 (IANS) Defying warnings from the international community, North Korea launched a long-range rocket into orbit Friday, reported CNN citing two US officials.International leaders had urged North Korea ... Read more...

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North Korea launches rocket: US


April 13th, 2012 - 6:39 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 13 (IANS) North Korea launched a long-range rocket into orbit Friday in defiance of warnings from the international community, reported CNN citing two US officials.International ... Read more...

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Iran busts terror cell linked to Israel


April 10th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 10 (IANS) Iran Tuesday said it has busted a terrorist cell linked to Israel and arrested a number of its members.The intelligence ministry said "one of the terror ... Read more...

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North Korea to launch satellite (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, March 16 (IANS) North Korea will launch an earth observation satellite next month to mark the 100th birthday of its late founding leader Kim Il-sung, the state news agency ... Read more...

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Vietnam holds meet on n-power


March 8th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, March 8 (IANS) Vietnam Thursday held discussions with foreign experts on building nuclear power operations in the country.The discussion was organised by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST). ... Read more...

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Iran seeking to build nuclear weapon: Cameron


March 7th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) Iran is seeking to build an "inter-continental nuclear weapon" that threatens the west, British Prime Minister David Cameron has warned, urging Israel to allow time ... 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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Iran should cooperate with IAEA : UN chief


February 18th, 2012 - 2:24 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Feb 18 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Friday that Iran should fully cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to clarify controversial aspects of the country's nuclear ... Read more...

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European parliament urges Russia, China to back Iran sanctions


February 3rd, 2012 - 4:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The European parliament Thursday called on Russia and China to back UN Security Council sanctions against Iran and cease assisting its nuclear activities."[Members] regret the ... Read more...

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US joins efforts to set international rules in outer space


January 18th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) The US has decided to join the European Union (EU) and other nations to draw up an international code of conduct for outer space activities, said ... Read more...

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Iranian nuclear scientist killed in car bombing


January 11th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 11 (IANS) A car bombing in Tehran killed a nuclear scientist Wednesday, the latest in a string of attacks against such scientists in Iran, media reports said.A motorcyclist ... Read more...

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China issues white paper on space exploration


December 29th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 29 (IANS) China Thursday issued a white paper on the development of space industry since 2006 and the major tasks for the next five years.The white paper, titled ... Read more...

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North Korea says its building n-reactor


November 30th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, Nov 30 (IANS) North Korea Wednesday said it was building a nuclear reactor and its production of low enriched uranium was underway.North Korea said that its nuclear activities related ... 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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Israel reiterates call for sanctions on Iran


November 25th, 2011 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Nov 25 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reiterated his call on the international community to step up sanctions against Iran over the potential threats its nuclear ... Read more...

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Britain cuts off financial ties with Iranian banks


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) Britain has severed all links with Iranian banks as part of the country's new financial sanctions against Tehran.Starting Monday, all of Britain's credit and financial institutions ... Read more...

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France proposes new sanctions against Iran


November 22nd, 2011 - 6:43 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 22 (IANS) France has called on its western partners and the European Union to jointly impose new sanctions against Iran to force it to negotiate on its nuclear ... Read more...

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Iranians to form human chain around nuclear site


November 14th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 14 (IANS/AKI) Thousands of Iranians will form a human chain around a nuclear site to protect what they say is their country's "peaceful nuclear programme", state media reported ... 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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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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India presses Bangladesh for transit to northeast


July 8th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 8 (IANS) India Friday pressed Bangladesh for transit rights to its landlocked northeastern states and assured that Dhaka has nothing to fear from this step as it ... Read more...

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Pakistan to build more n-plants: Gilani


June 28th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 28 (IANS) Pakistan's nuclear capability was purely for peaceful purposes, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said while declaring that the country would build more power plants ... Read more...

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Nervousness in extensive use of nuke energy after Japan disaster: PM


April 17th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Apr 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, who returned home on Saturday after a five-day visit to China and Kazakhstan, has saidthat there is nervousness in ... 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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Jordan, Turkey ink nuclear deal


February 18th, 2011 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Amman, Feb 18 (IANS) Jordan and Turkey have agreed to share their nuclear expertise and explore the use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes.The nuclear cooperation agreement signed Thursday entails exchanging of ... Read more...

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Russia welcomes India’s decision to set up Global Centre for Nuclear Energy


December 21st, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 21 (ANI): Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Tuesday welcomed India's decision to set up a Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership here and agreed to discuss future cooperation with ... Read more...

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