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  1. News - World - IRAN

    Iran says it shot down Israeli spy drone near Natanz nuclear site

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 04:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Dubai Israeli spy drone 'shot down near nuclear site' Iran said yesterday that it had shot down an Israeli spy drone that was heading for its Natanz nuclear enrichment ... by a ground-to-air missile before it managed to enter the area," state news agency ISNA said, citing a statement by Iran's Revolutionary Guards. The Natanz facility is one issue at the heart ...

  2. News - World - IRAN

    Iran bans vasectomies in effort to boost birth rate

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 01:07am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Dubai Vasectomies banned in effort to boost birth rate Iran's parliament has voted to ban permanent forms of contraception, the state news agency IRNA reported, endorsing ... examine whether legislation complies with Islam. It aims to reverse Iran's declining population, but reformists see the law as part of a drive by conservatives to keep Iran's highly ...

  3. News - World - IRAQ

    Support grows for Iraq's new PM as Iran abandons Nouri al-Maliki

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:07pm by Reuters

    ... Obama welcomes Abadi nomination Iraq's premier designate yesterday gained widespread support from countries hoping political reconciliation will undercut jihadist gains, as Iran further ... forces. In a further blow for Maliki, Iran yesterday ended its long-time support for him and swung its allegiance behind Abadi. "We congratulate Haidar al-Abadi on his nomination as prime ...

  4. News - Asia - ASYLUM SEEKERS

    Australia defends decision on asylum seekers passing through Indonesia

    Posted Nov 20th 2014, 04:25am by Reuters

    ... from Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan into Indonesia. "We're taking the sugar off the table," Morrison said. "People smugglers are smuggling people into Indonesia ...

  5. News - World - SECURITY

    ‘Nation’ behind malware that spied on 10 countries

    Posted Nov 24th 2014, 10:18pm by Reuters

    ... The other countries were Mexico, Ireland, India, Iran, Afghanistan, Belgium, Austria and Pakistan. ...


    Russia and West differ on approach to Iran nuclear talks, Fabius says

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 04:17am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Paris French foreign minister hopes the differences will not affect the unity of the negotiating group Divisions between Russia, West in Iran nuclear talks France's foreign minister said yesterday "differences in approach" between Russia and some of the other five world powers negotiating with Iran over its nuclear programme had appeared in the past few ...

  7. News - World - IRAN

    Iran ‘won’t kneel in submission’ over nuclear talks, minister warns

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 09:10pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Vienna Tehran 'won't kneel in submission' Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif delivered a message on YouTube that Iran was ready to take steps to ensure ... The statements highlighted how much work the negotiators from Iran and from the United States, France, Germany, Britain, China and Russia still have to do to meet a self-imposed deadline of July 20. ...

  8. News - World - HUMAN RIGHTS

    UN chides Iran over juvenile executions

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 01:15am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Geneva UN chides Iran over juvenile executions The UN human rights chief yesterday appealed to Iran not to execute a woman convicted of murdering her husband at age 17. Razieh Ebrahimi is among some 160 people thought to be on death row in Iran for crimes committed before they turned 18, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said. "The imminent execution ...

  9. News - China - OBITUARY

    'Crazy Yang', Chinese oil tycoon who pioneered deals with Iran, dies

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 06:53pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Legendary Chinese oil trader "Crazy Yang" Qinglong, who started China's oil business with Iran in the 1990s and who is fondly remembered for bear-hugging ... to formally import crude oil from Iran. At the time, Iran was supplying oil to China to pay for arms supplied by Beijing during the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war. By 2001, Yang'¦s state trader ...

  10. Business - Commodities - MACROSCOPE

    Opec faces tough options amid rivalry and slowing demand

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 04:30am by Reuters

    ... without too much effect on their day-to-day government operations. In contrast, production and exports from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Venezuela and Nigeria have been variously hit by war, sanctions, ... with the least incentive to do so. The countries that most need higher prices (Iran, Iraq, Libya, Nigeria and Venezuela) are the least able to afford to reduce their output. Reuters ...




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