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  1. News - World - IRAN

    US Senate to move on new Iran sanctions in December if no nuclear agreement reached

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 10:24am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... of the Iranian economy that support its nuclear ambitions, as well as pursue those who divert goods to Iran.” A bipartisan group of 14 senators including John McCain and Senate Foreign Relations ... Agence France-Presse in Washington United States will impose additional sanctions on Tehran next month if no progress is made in current talks on Iran's nuclear programme The US ...

  2. News - World - IRAN

    World powers see Iran’s Rouhani as chance for nuclear deal

    Posted Jul 20th 2013, 05:54pm by Reuters in Brussels

    ... Six world powers see a chance that Iran’s relatively moderate new president, beset by sanctions and worried about unrest in the region trickling home, may be more amenable to compromise in a long-standing nuclear dispute, a senior Western diplomat said.  The powers - Russia, China, France, Britain, Germany and the United States - are hoping years of economic pressure will finally force Iran ...

  3. News - World - COURT

    Chinese man, Iranian indicted in US over Iran exports

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 01:42pm

    ... and Israel suspect Iran is covertly pursuing a nuclear weapons capability alongside its civilian program, charges adamantly denied by Tehran. Iran’s oil-reliant economy has struggled under US-led ... Sihai Cheng, 34, arrested on February 7 at London’s Heathrow Airport over alleged exports of US-made pressure transducers to Iran for use in nuclear programme A Chinese man, an Iranian ...

  4. News - World

    Iran to begin registering presidential candidates

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:52pm by Agence France-Presse in Tehran

    ... of challenges, including Iran’s worsening economy targeted by international sanctions over Tehran’s disputed nuclear programme. The process of screening candidates is entrusted to the Guardians Council, ... Agence France-Presse in Tehran A five-day registration period for candidates in Iran’s June 14 presidential election begins on Tuesday, with a string of conservative hopefuls ...

  5. News - World - IRAN

    Iran’s plunging birth rate causes serious concerns for economic future

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 09:56pm by BLOOM

    ... in fertility. Iran risks going prematurely grey, blighting the future of an economy pummeled for almost a decade by international sanctions and undermining its regional ambitions. Births in Iran dropped ... Bloomberg In one generation, Iran has been hit by one of the most rapid declines in fertility ever recorded Plunging birth rate triggers concernsfor nation's future Qassem Ali-Loui ...

  6. News - World - IRAN

    Next Iran nuclear talks set for mid-February in Vienna

    Posted Feb 01st 2014, 09:44am by Agence France-Presse

    ... caused immense damage to the Iranian economy. EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton, who has led the international nuclear talks with Iran, said she had a “really interesting” meeting ... economy. Despite the initial progress, the core of these sanctions remains in place. The accord provides for ultimately removing the sanctions if Iran lives up to all its commitments. ...


    Iran, US see eye to eye on one thing: inroads at nuclear talks will be almost impossible

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 11:52am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Vienna The United States and long-time arch-foe Iran agree on at least one thing ahead of Tuesday’s negotiations on a long-term nuclear deal- reaching an agreement will be very difficult, if not impossible. Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the man who has the final say on all matters of state in the Islamic Republic, declared again on Monday that talks between ...

  8. HK executives keen to bridge culture gap

    Posted Feb 06th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... As economy opens up in oil-rich nation, attempts are being made to improve understanding, writes Martin Donovan As business links between Iran and Hong Kong steadily grow, companies also ... experts,' Mr Li said. Resources such as iron-ore are attracting Gold Ocean Asia, a new company that is encouraged by what Mr Chau calls Iran's 'open-door policy' towards its economy ...

  9. News - World

    Bloodied Syria, resurgent Iran set to dominate at Davos

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 12:45pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris The bloody civil war in Syria and Iran’s efforts to come in from the diplomatic cold will drive the agenda next week as world leaders, business chiefs ... at the mountainside gathering in the annual shindig that starts Tuesday. In what has become a tradition of its own at the World Economic Forum, burning issues other than the world economy will likely exercise ...

  10. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China will play 'constructive role in Middle East', Xi Jinping tells visiting Israeli President Shimon Peres

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 03:40pm by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff Reporters Iran's nuclear programme and stalled peace talks with Palestinians likely to be discussed during visit of 91-year-old Israeli president Xi pledges 'constructive ... Iran. China will probably tell Israel that it supports non-proliferation Yao Jiande, Yunnan University "Israel is worried about Iran's nuclear programme. It hopes that China can help ...




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