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Clinton: Russia sees Iran threat

Wednesday, October 14th 2009, 15:32
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Clinton

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton tells the BBC that Russia now recognises the threat posed by Iran.
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Shift or stall?

Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 21:32
related countries: United States United States

Is Russia moving closer to the US on the issue of Iran?
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Don't pressure Iran, says Russia

Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 17:12
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Moscow

Threatening Iran with sanctions will not help progress on the nuclear issue, Russia's top diplomat tells Hillary Clinton.
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'Nuclear threat' to power grids

Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 16:33
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Scientists warn that Iran and North Korea may develop a bomb that could paralyse western electricity grids.
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Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 11:03

Iranian cleric Mehdi Karroubi faces legal action over abuse allegations he made during post-election unrest, state media say.
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Iranians demand loan of treasure

Monday, October 12th 2009, 16:19
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Iran threatens to cease cultural co-operation with the British Museum if an ancient artefact is not loaned to the country.
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Iran 'sentences three to death'

Saturday, October 10th 2009, 14:57

Three people held after June's disputed presidential election are sentenced to death, Iran's Isna news agency reports.
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Amnesty decries Iran death ruling

Saturday, October 10th 2009, 9:51

Amnesty International urges Iran to lift the death penalty on an opposition activist arrested in the post-election protests.
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Mystery over Iranian researcher

Thursday, October 8th 2009, 12:07
related places: Tehran

Mystery surrounds the fate of a missing Iranian scientist who is reported to have been involved in Tehran's nuclear programme.
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Iraq releases Iranian dissidents

Wednesday, October 7th 2009, 14:38
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iranian opposition members, from the People's Mujahideen of Iran, are freed after three months in custody in Iraq.
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Nuclear shift

Monday, October 5th 2009, 15:47

A change of heart or delaying tactics by Iran?
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Mystery at sea

Monday, October 5th 2009, 11:29

Was the Arctic Sea really carrying weapons for Iran?
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Iran 'co-operation' draws praise

Sunday, October 4th 2009, 19:01
related countries: United States United States

The US and the UN give upbeat assessments of the possibility of resolving the dispute over Iran's nuclear programme.
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UN praises Iranian 'co-operation'

Sunday, October 4th 2009, 13:30

The head of the UN nuclear watchdog says relations with Tehran are shifting from confrontation to co-operation.
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Obama in Iran inspection demand

Friday, October 2nd 2009, 6:29

Barack Obama says Iran must give the UN "unfettered access" to its second uranium enrichment facility within two weeks.
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US and Iran meet at nuclear talks

Thursday, October 1st 2009, 15:58

Senior US and Iranian officials meet for rare talks during nuclear discussions between world powers and Iran.
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Iranian voices

Thursday, October 1st 2009, 8:59

Views on the crisis surrounding Iran's nuclear programme
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World powers turn up heat on Iran

Thursday, October 1st 2009, 5:59
related places: Tehran

World powers increase pressure on Tehran to reveal the nature of its nuclear programme, as they prepare to meet in Geneva.
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High stakes game

Wednesday, September 30th 2009, 14:54

Iranian dilemmas at crucial nuclear talks with world powers
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Iran allows visit to US detainees

Tuesday, September 29th 2009, 18:57
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Switzerland Switzerland, United States United States

Swiss diplomats have visited three US hikers detained in Iran after straying across the border from Iraq, officials say.
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Iran insists on 'nuclear rights'

Tuesday, September 29th 2009, 15:49

Iran says it will not negotiate away its rights to nuclear enrichment at an upcoming meeting with world powers.
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Western powers condemn Iran tests

Monday, September 28th 2009, 19:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The United States, France and Britain condemn Iran for test-firing long-range missiles, calling the move a provocation.
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Tehran students protest on campus

Monday, September 28th 2009, 17:21

Students demonstrate against the Iranian government at Tehran University on the first day of the new academic year.
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Iran tests longest range missiles

Monday, September 28th 2009, 13:27
related places: Shahab

Iran test-fires some of its longest range missiles, state TV reports, at a time of heightened tension with the West.
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Iran missile tests stoke tensions

Sunday, September 27th 2009, 13:32

Iran tests two short-range missiles and announces plans for a controversial long-range missile test on Monday, state TV says.
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US welcomes Iran inspection offer

Saturday, September 26th 2009, 23:11
related countries: United States United States

The US secretary of state gives a cautious welcome to Iran's promise to open a newly revealed nuclear plant to UN inspection.
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Israel calls for action on Iran

Saturday, September 26th 2009, 15:11

Israel's foreign minister says Iran's newly revealed uranium enrichment plant proves it wants nuclear weapons.
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Iran defiant amid new nuclear row

Saturday, September 26th 2009, 1:40

Iran's president rejects Western criticism of a newly revealed nuclear plant, saying it is open to UN inspection.
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UK and France condemn Iran

Friday, September 25th 2009, 18:39
related countries: United States United States

The British, French and US leaders strongly criticise Iran over its secret nuclear site, and threaten tougher sanctions.
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How should the world respond to Iran?

Friday, September 25th 2009, 13:08

World powers increase pressure on Tehran as they prepare to meet in Geneva. Send us your thoughts.
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Iran 'has second enrichment site'

Friday, September 25th 2009, 10:45

Iran tells the UN it has a second uranium enrichment plant, defying international calls and raising new fears about its nuclear plans.
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Iran 'has second enrichment site'

Friday, September 25th 2009, 8:13

Iran has revealed to the IAEA the existence of a second uranium enrichment plant, reports quoting diplomats say.
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China unmoved on Iran sanctions

Thursday, September 24th 2009, 10:31
related countries: China China, Russia Russia

China says more sanctions on Iran will not help diplomatic efforts, as Russia appears to soften its opposition.
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Russia 'rethinks' Iran sanctions

Thursday, September 24th 2009, 8:12
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Russia's president signals that Moscow might be ready to soften opposition to sanctions on Iran, as its leader addresses the UN.
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Iran police 'target mannequins'

Tuesday, September 22nd 2009, 22:47

Police in Iran warn shopkeepers not to display female mannequins with the hijab or showing bodily curves, media say.
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Iran tests new nuclear technology

Tuesday, September 22nd 2009, 22:38

Iran says it has built a new generation of centrifuges for enriching uranium, and is testing them.
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Iran leader warns against attack

Tuesday, September 22nd 2009, 12:39

Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad warns that it would retaliate against any possible military strike.
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Israel's 'options open' on Iran

Monday, September 21st 2009, 15:38
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel has not ruled out any possibly responses to Iran's nuclear programme, a senior Israeli official says.
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Khamenei denies US nuclear claims

Monday, September 21st 2009, 6:28
related countries: United States United States

Iran's supreme leader denounces nuclear weapons and says US allegations of a covert programme are false.
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End Iran exile demo - UK archbishop

Sunday, September 20th 2009, 18:24
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Canterbury

The Archbishop of Canterbury urges hunger strikers demonstrating against the treatment of Iranian refugees in an Iraqi camp to end their protest.
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Anger at Iranian Holocaust denial

Friday, September 18th 2009, 23:04

The Iranian president's latest denial of the Nazi Holocaust provokes strong condemnation from Western powers.
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On target?

Friday, September 18th 2009, 20:43
related countries: United States United States

Obama missile plan 'better protects Iran's neighbours'
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Clashes erupt at Iran mass rally

Friday, September 18th 2009, 18:22
related places: Tehran

Thousands of Iranian opposition supporters clash with security forces in Tehran during a pro-Palestinian rally.
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Iran 'does not need' nuclear arms

Friday, September 18th 2009, 6:53

Iran's president says his country does not need nuclear weapons, while insisting Iran will continue efforts for nuclear power.
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Iran warns India on gas pipeline

Wednesday, September 16th 2009, 6:44
related countries: India India
related places: Delhi

Iran's ambassador in India says Delhi must decide soon on a multi-billion dollar gas pipeline deal.
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Iran 'must discuss' nuclear issue

Wednesday, September 16th 2009, 1:11

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says Iran must tackle its nuclear issue "head on" at key talks next month.
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Iranians set for big powers talks

Monday, September 14th 2009, 13:44

Iran is to hold talks next month with the six world powers dealing with the crisis over its nuclear programme.
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Six accused in Iran protest trial

Monday, September 14th 2009, 12:12
related places: Tehran

Six defendants are put on trial in Tehran for taking part in protests following June's disputed election.
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Iran insists on nuclear 'right'

Sunday, September 13th 2009, 14:22
related places: Tehran

Iran's president says he is ready to hold talks with world powers, but that Tehran's nuclear programme is non-negotiable.
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US open to Iran's offer of talks

Saturday, September 12th 2009, 9:45
related countries: United States United States

The US says it will accept Iran's offer for wide-ranging talks but insists the nuclear issue will be on the agenda.
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Putin warns against Iran attack

Friday, September 11th 2009, 17:23
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian PM Vladimir Putin warns against military action on Iran, as diplomatic moves over its nuclear programme gain pace.
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Iran leader vows 'harsh response'

Friday, September 11th 2009, 10:55

Iran's supreme leader vows to confront those who oppose the nation's system, amid continuing election disputes.
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US rejects Iran nuclear proposals

Friday, September 11th 2009, 7:03
related countries: United States United States

The US says it is unhappy with the proposals submitted by Iran aimed at breaking the deadlock over its nuclear ambitions.
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US and Russia diverge over Iran

Thursday, September 10th 2009, 20:19
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States

The US dismisses Iran's latest proposals on its nuclear programme, but Russia says they contain "something to work with".
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Iran 'closer to nuclear weapon'

Wednesday, September 9th 2009, 19:11
related countries: United States United States

Iran is moving closer to being able to make a nuclear weapon, a US envoy warns a meeting of the UN nuclear watchdog.
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Iran 'to submit nuclear package'

Tuesday, September 8th 2009, 17:48

Iran prepares to give a new proposal to the global powers involved in talks about its nuclear programme, Iranian media says.
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Tuesday, September 8th 2009, 10:34
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Moscow denies claims that a ship which was apparently hijacked in July was carrying Russian anti-aircraft missiles to Iran.
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Tuesday, September 8th 2009, 10:34
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Moscow denies claims that a ship which was apparently hijacked in July was carrying Russian anti-aircraft missiles to Iran.
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