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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Iran not to retreat on nuke programme (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 12 (IANS) Iran will not retreat "an iota" from its right to develop nuclear energy despite Western-led sanctions, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said."They (West) should know that ... Read more...

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Iran not to retreat an iota from its rights


May 12th, 2012 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 12 (IANS) Iran will not retreat an iota from its rights under pressure of sanctions, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said."They (West) should know that this (Iranian) nation ... Read more...

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Iran hails Iraq’s ‘growing influence’


April 24th, 2012 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 24 (IANS) Calling for stronger ties with Baghdad, Iran Monday hailed the "growing influence" of Iraq in the Arab world.Supreme Iranian Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Tehran is ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad’s visit to disputed island irks Lebanon


April 15th, 2012 - 3:29 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, April 15 (IANS) Lebanon has criticised the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's visit to the disputed island of Abu Musa.Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati Saturday discussed with Iranian Ambassador to ... Read more...

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US turning countries against Iran: Ahmadinejad


April 5th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 5 (IANS) No country would have adopted a hostile attitude towards Iran if the US had not exerted pressure on it to change its policy on Tehran, ... Read more...

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Iran vows support to Syrian leadership


March 31st, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beirut, March 31 (IANS) Iran "would not spare any effort to" support the Syrian leadership, its Iranian deputy foreign minister said on a visit here Saturday."The Islamic Republic of ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad grilled by Iran parliament


March 14th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 14 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Wednesday appeared before parliament for an inquiry into his economic and political policies, state news agency IRNA reported.Ahmadinejad is the first president ... Read more...

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Iran nuclear-programme could start cold war: Hague


February 18th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) If Iran acquires nuclear weapons it could lead to a new cold war in the Middle East, a former British foreign secretary has warned.The world would ... Read more...

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Will battle terror together: Zardari


February 17th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran have agreed to fight terrorism together, said President Asif Ali Zardari Friday, after a trilateral summit here.The leaders of Pakistan, Iran and ... Read more...

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Pakistan won’t help US attack Iran: Zardari


February 17th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Pakistan would not assist the US if it attacks Iran, Islamabad Friday assured Tehran.Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Afghan leader Hamid Karzai along with President ... Read more...

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Islamabad hosts trilateral summit


February 16th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) The presidents of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran will meet here Thursday for a trilateral summit that focuses on regional cooperation and seeks peace and stability.President Mahmoud ... Read more...

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