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IAEA demands access to Iranian military site

September 10th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The head of the UN nuclear watchdog urged Iran Monday to grant IAEA inspectors immediate access to the Parchin facility, the agency reported on its ... Read more...

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Canada cuts ties with Iran

September 8th, 2012 - 6:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Canada has frozen diplomatic relations with Iran and will expel Iranian diplomats from the country, Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird has said.Ottawa has formally listed ... Read more...

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G20 ministers hold off on global bank tax

April 24th, 2010 - 6:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (DPA) Finance ministers of the world's 20 leading economic powers on Friday stopped short of endorsing a controversial global tax on banks, instead calling for the International Monetary Fund ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad warns US not to go ahead with Middle East peace plans

April 15th, 2010 - 9:44 am ICT by ANI
Tehran (Iran), Apr.15 (ANI): Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has warned the United States not to go ahead with its peace plans for the Middle East, saying that it would meet with ... Read more...

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Internet-obsessed Aussies at ‘infostress’ risk

March 24th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 24 (ANI): Australian's habit of constantly spending time online could lead to "infostress" resulting in shorter attention spans and less sleep time, experts have cautioned.Globally, Australia figures in the ... Read more...

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High vitamin D levels cut colon cancer risk

January 22nd, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): High blood levels of vitamin D can slash the risk of colon cancer, says a new study.Published on bmj.com (The British Medical Journal), the study stated that the ... Read more...

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Most Americans worried about growing influence of Islamic law

March 30th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.30 (ANI): Many in the United States have started expressing concern over the growth of the Muslim population in the country, and the simultaneous influential outreach of Islamic law in the ... Read more...

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Russia hails US offer of direct talks with Iran

February 12th, 2009 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 11 (DPA) Russia Wednesday hailed US President Barack Obama's "fresh" approach on Iran, in the latest sign of a thaw in US-Russian ties. "We are paying particular attention to the declared ... Read more...

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Iran’s nuclear plant will be operative by year end: Russia

February 6th, 2009 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 6 (DPA) Iran's nuclear reactor built by Russia at Bushehr will be switched by the end of this year, the head of Russia's state nuclear energy agency said Thursday."We are ... Read more...

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Annik expands operations to China

December 1st, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Gurgaon (Haryana), Dec.1 (ANI-Business Wire India): In another strategic move that allows for broader global coverage and language support, Annik, one of the leading research outsourcing companies in India, has started ... Read more...

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Now, Russia stakes claim to its privileged sphere of influence

September 1st, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Sep.1 (ANI): Russia on Sunday laid out guiding principles of its foreign policy that included a claim to a privileged sphere of influence in the world. In an address to Russian ... Read more...

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Cancer survival varies widely between countries

July 17th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): A global analysis has shown that cancer survival rate varies widely among different countriesThe worldwide analysis of 31 countries in 5 continents found that black men and ... Read more...

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India, EFTA to conclude free trade pact in one year

April 29th, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) India and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), comprising Switzerland, Norway, Liechtenstein and Iceland, have decided to conclude a free trade agreement within next one year, Commerce ... Read more...

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Hamas prepared to accept mid-east peace deal: Carter

April 21st, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by admin
DPA Jerusalem, April 21 (DPA) The Islamic Hamas movement would be willing to accept a peace treaty with Israel negotiated by President Mahmoud Abbas, if the deal was approved by Palestinians in a ... Read more...

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12 Afghans killed inside Iran, say Afghan police

April 10th, 2008 - 12:26 am ICT by admin
DPA Kabul, April 9 (DPA) Twelve Afghan nationals were killed in an ambush while entering Iran from Afghanistan, an Afghan police border commander in western region said Wednesday. It happened Monday night after ... Read more...

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