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  1. 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 ... educated female population in traditional roles as wives and mothers. It also worries health advocates who fear an increase in illegal abortions. State media reported that the number of illegal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1571685/iran-bans-vasectomies-effort-boost-birth-rate
  2. News - World - IRAN

    United States officials optimistic about nuclear deal with Iran this week

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 06:38am by Reuters

    ... and the United States. Three days of talks are likely. The talks will seek to finalise an interim deal to allow time to negotiate a permanent agreement with Iran that would provide assurances to the six ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1358052/united-states-officials-optimistic-about-nuclear-deal-iran-week
  3. News - World - IRAN

    'Happy' video arrests in Iran underscore political tensions

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 11:40pm by AP

    ... adding: " Happy was an excuse to be happy. We enjoyed every second of making it." Tehran police chief Hossein Sajedinia confirmed the arrests on state television on Tuesday. Criticism ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1518195/happy-video-arrests-iran-underscore-political-tensions
  4. News - World - IRAN

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

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

    ... 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. ... Secretary of State John Kerry said Iran's "public optimism about the potential outcome of these negotiations has not been matched, to date, by the positions they have articulated behind ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1545757/iran-wont-kneel-submission-over-nuclear-talks-minister-warns
  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

    ... Islamic teachings and our policy to allow transit of illicit drugs through our territory.” Ali Reza Jazini Neighbouring Afghanistan has all the makings of a narco-state and is the main source of drugs coming into Iran and headed to markets in Europe and the United States. Last year, 209,000 hectares of poppies were planted across Afghanistan, up 36 per cent over the year before. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1525210/iran-steps-efforts-block-import-and-transit-afghani-opium
  6. 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

    ... Associated Press at the United Nations United Nations report by panel of experts says purchasing for nuclear activities has declined but cannot confirm reason A report by United Nations experts says Iran’s purchases for its banned nuclear and missile programmes have slowed over the last six to nine months, which could be the result of the changed political climate under President ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1511143/procurement-irans-banned-nuclear-programme-has-slowed-un-says
  7. News - World - IRAN

    Iran lobbies HSBC to clear humanitarian transactions

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

    ... of as much as US$9 billion and other penalties over allegations of US sanctions breaches involving Iran and other states between 2002 and 2009. Iran was never barred from buying food or other humanitarian goods under sanctions first imposed in 2006 over its nuclear activity. But measures by the European Union and the United States have made trade generally more difficult over the past two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539837/iran-lobbies-hsbc-clear-humanitarian-transactions
  8. News - World - IRAN

    US and Iran delegations to hold nuclear talks in Geneva

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:45am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington US and Iran to hold talks in Geneva The United States said yesterday it will send its No 2 diplomat to Geneva to meet senior Iranian officials in what appeared ... said. The United States is set to join the other members of the six-power negotiating group known as the P5+1- Britain, China, France, Germany and Russia- and Iran in Vienna for a full round ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1527795/us-and-iran-delegations-hold-nuclear-talks-geneva
  9. 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

    ... disagreements on the future of Iranian atomic capabilities. The remarks came after two days of expert-level talks in New York between Iran and the United States, France, Germany, Britain, China ... insists Iran be denied uranium enrichment capabilities under a potentially imminent nuclear deal, a demand that risks opening a new Israeli-United States rift, Israeli officials say. But Western ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1507265/iran-six-world-powers-hold-useful-nuclear-talks-agreement-remains-elusive
  10. News - World - IRAN

    Iran blasts 'political' Oscar winner Argo

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Iran's state television earlier slammed the 85th Academy Awards as "the most political Oscar ever," as it reported the news that Argo had won the coveted best film Oscar. ... was shown covering her shoulders, in contrast to the original which showed her bare-shouldered. Iran and the United States are locked in a tense showdown over an array of issues, including ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1159235/iran-blasts-political-oscar-winner-argo

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