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Iran doubled capacity at nuclear site: IAEA


August 31st, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Aug 31 (IANS) Iran has doubled its capacity in an underground uranium enrichment facility, a new International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report said.The number of centrifuges at the Fordow ... Read more...

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Iran doubles capacity at nuclear site : Report


August 31st, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Aug 31 (IANS) Iran has doubled its capacity in an underground uranium enrichment facility, according to a new International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report.According to this report, the number ... Read more...

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Iranian leader threatens to increase uranium enrichment


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will start enriching uranium to 56-percent level if Israel and the West keep on pressurising Tehran with sanctions, Iranian religious leader Seyed Reza Taghavi ... Read more...

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Russia warns against unilateral sanctions on Iran


June 14th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is opposed to unilateral sanctions against Iran, and wants action based on UN resolutions, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said."We are against any forcible action ... 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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Iran questions upcoming n-talks ‘with no agenda’


June 7th, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran has said the EU's failure to arrange experts' meeting for drafting an agenda about the nuclear talks has created an atmosphere of doubt and ... 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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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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G-8 urges North Korea to cancel rocket launch


April 13th, 2012 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The G-8 foreign ministers have urged North Korea to honour its commitments and cancel the launch of its rocket later this week, the US Secretary ... Read more...

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Won’t give up nuclear rights: Iran


April 12th, 2012 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 12 (IANS) Iran has said it will attend the planned nuclear talks in Istanbul later this week but will not compromise on its right to atomic energy.Iran's chief ... Read more...

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‘Iran will not stop high-grade uranium enrichment’


April 9th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 8 (IANS) Iran will not stop high-grade uranium enrichment and it will also not close down the Fordo nuclear site, the country's nuclear chief told ISNA news agency ... Read more...

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Iran nuke talks set for Istanbul


April 1st, 2012 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, April 1 (IANS) Iran and six world powers have agreed to meet in Istanbul, the largest city of Turkey, April 13 for the latest round of talks over Iran's ... Read more...

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Enough global oil to sideline Iran: Obama


March 31st, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has approved new sanctions against Iran, saying there was sufficient oil in the world market to allow countries to cut Iranian ... 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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US suspends food aid to North Korea (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) The US has suspended its planned nutritional food aid to North Korea over the latter's insistence on launching a satellite, a Pentagon official said."We have been ... Read more...

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US suspends food aid to North Korea


March 29th, 2012 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (IANS) The US has suspended its planned nutritional food aid to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK/North Korea) over the latter's insistence on satellite launch, a ... 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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Russia seeks compromise on Iran sanctions


March 6th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will push for talks to scrap unilateral sanctions against Iran if it allows the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to control Iranian nuclear activity, ... Read more...

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US, North Korean officials to meet over food aid


March 3rd, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 3 (IANS) Officials from the US and North Korea are scheduled to meet next week in Beijing to finalize details for proposed American food aid, said the State ... Read more...

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North Korea’s n-activity suspension modest first step: Clinton


March 1st, 2012 - 2:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS) North Korea agreeing to suspend its nuclear activities is "a modest first step", said US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Wednesday."Today's announcement represents a modest first ... Read more...

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US agencies see no move by Iran for nuclear bomb


February 26th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) While the UN nuclear watchdog has reported that Iran has accelerated its uranium enrichment programme, the US intelligence analysts believe there is no hard evidence of ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad to unveil nuclear achievements Wednesday


February 15th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 15 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will unveil "some nuclear achievements" Wednesday, according to an announcement on Iran's presidential website."In the presence of the president, some new and ... Read more...

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Obama sees no basis for Iranian attack on US


February 6th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama has said he saw no basis for rumours that Iran may be planning an attack on the US."We don't see ... 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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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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US condemns Iran’s decision to start uranium enrichment


January 11th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US has condemned the Iranian government's decision to begin uranium enrichment operations at a facility in the country's north.The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) ... Read more...

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Iran starts uranium enrichment at new n-plant


January 9th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 8 (IANS) Iran has begun enriching uranium at its new nuclear plant near the Qom city, Xinhua reported Sunday.The Fordo enrichment facility will start operating soon, the Kayhan ... Read more...

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Iran’s n-plant to reach full capacity in February


January 8th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An underground nuclear power plant in Iran will achieve full generation capacity in early February, the country's atomic chief was quoted by an Iranian newspaper ... 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 hegemony should end: Iran official


September 20th, 2011 - 4:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The period of global domination of the US should come to an end, the head of Iran's Supreme National Council has said."We should say goodbye ... Read more...

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Tests conducted on Iran’s n-plant turbines


August 24th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 24 (IANS) The turbines of Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant were successfully tested, the country's atomic energy chief said Wednesday.The turbines were successfully tested Tuesday at the speed ... Read more...

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Russia questions new US sanctions against Iranian companies


June 25th, 2011 - 8:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Unilateral US sanctions against a major Iranian port operator and the country's national airline raise serious questions, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Friday.The ministry said ... Read more...

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Iran to speed up uranium enrichment


June 13th, 2011 - 3:43 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 13 (IANS) Iran has produced over 50 kg of 20-percent enriched uranium and would triple the output from the current level to supply fuel to the Tehran research ... Read more...

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Pakistani nukes are very safe, says A.Q. Khan (Lead)


May 29th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 29 (IANS) The Taliban and external forces cannot seize Pakistan's nuclear weapons because they are "highly secured" and only a handful know where they are kept, disgraced ... Read more...

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Iran announces plan for new nuclear reactors


April 13th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 13 (IANS/AKI) Iran plans to construct new "four or five" nuclear reactors for medical research, according to state controlled Press TV. "Iran plans to build four to five ... Read more...

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