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  1. News - World - IRAN

    Iran accuses Ukrainian of sabotaging its nuclear programme

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:30am by AP

    ... programme. International sanctions force Iran to buy Western-made parts from third parties. Hamshahri suggested such parties were involved in sabotaging parts before they arrived in Iran,. The report ... talks aimed at reaching a comprehensive agreement by November this year that would curb Iran's nuclear activities in exchange for relief from international sanctions. ...

  2. News - World - IRAN

    Iran lobbies HSBC to clear humanitarian transactions

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:45pm by Reuters

    ... HSBC to process humanitarian trade transactions that Europe's biggest bank has frozen because of concerns about breaching international sanctions. French bank BNP Paribas is facing a fine ... including doing business with Iran and money laundering in Mexico. The bank has ramped up internal compliance and in 2012 appointed Stuart Levey, a former US Treasury undersecretary, as chief legal ...

  3. News - World - IRAN

    Iran nuclear talks break up with mixed signals on chances of progress

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 05:10am by MCT

    ... a weapons capability. In exchange, six world powers- the US, Britain, France, Russia, China and Germany- would lift the tough international sanctions that have crippled Iran's economy. Iranian ...

  4. News - World - IRAN

    Procurement for Iran’s banned nuclear programme has slowed, UN says

    Posted May 13th 2014, 10:08am by Associated Press at the United Nations

    ... to procure items for prohibited activities.” The panel of experts, appointed by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, conducts investigations and reports to the UN Security Council committee monitoring ... with the international community over its nuclear activities. He agreed to restart stalled negotiations with the six powers in November in a deal that required Iran to stop enrichment of uranium to 20 per cent ...

  5. News - Asia - IRAN

    Iran steps up efforts to block import and transit of Afghani opium

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 02:07pm by Associated Press in Taibad, Iran

    ... Taqavi said more equipment was needed, along with more international help. Iran has also complained that it is being accused of violating human rights by hanging convicted drug smugglers, who ...

  6. News - World - IRAN

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani vetoes plan to ban Whats-App

    Posted May 07th 2014, 09:16pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tehran President overrules proposal by special committee for internet censorship, say reports Rouhani vetoes Iran plan to ban WhatsApp Iranian President Hassan ... between Rouhani's administration and a 13-member committee responsible for internet censorship. The reformist Sharq daily reported that Rouhani had ordered that the WhatsApp ban, proposed ...

  7. News - World - IRAN

    Iran tells West to rethink its expectations on missile curbs

    Posted May 12th 2014, 09:53pm by Reuters

    ... rhetoric during his eight years in office, serving to shore up international resolve to curb Iran's nuclear programme. ...

  8. News - World - IRAN

    Iran, six world powers hold ‘useful’ nuclear talks but agreement remains elusive

    Posted May 08th 2014, 10:58am by Reuters in New York

    ... for generating electricity and isotopes usable in cancer treatment. Iran wants an end to crippling international sanctions, which have damaged its oil-dependent economy by forcing a sharp reduction ... Such limited enrichment work would be closely monitored by the UN International Atomic Energy Agency. Earlier this week Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said senior officials from ...

  9. News - World - IRAN

    Mother of murder victim in Iran forgives killer, halts his hanging

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 09:30pm by GDN

    ... executions are believed to have been carried out in Iran this year, according to Amnesty International, a rate of almost two a day. Last year Iran and Iraq were responsible for two-thirds of the world's executions, excluding China. Iran is particularly criticised for its public executions. Bahareh Davis, of Amnesty International, welcomed the unusual turn of events. "It is of course ...

  10. News - World - IRAN

    Boeing and General Electric given licence to export jet parts to Iran

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 01:46pm by Reuters

    ... as 1978. A spokeswoman for the Treasury, which enforces international sanctions, said the department did not comment on licence applications or requests. Iran says the sanctions have prevented ...




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