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Iran policeman gets 3 years over death of blogger

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 12:43
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A policeman convicted over the death of a detained blogger in 2012 has been sentenced to three years in jail and another two in internal exile, the semiofficial ISNA news agency reported Thursday.
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Iran policeman gets 3 years over death of blogger

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:56
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's semiofficial ISNA news agency is reporting that the policeman convicted of killing a blogger who died in custody in 2012 has been sentenced to three years in jail and another two in exile.
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Iran, U.S. officials hold nuclear talks in Geneva to narrow gaps

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:42
Iranian and U.S. officials met in Geneva on Thursday for the first time since the Islamic state and six world powers agreed to extend talks to resolve a decade-long dispute over Iran's nuclear ambitions. When they last met on July 19, Iran, the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China agreed to extend the deadline to reach a comprehensive agreement under which Iran would curb ...
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Iran, US officials hold nuclear talks in Geneva to narrow gaps

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:28
GENEVA, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Iranian and U.S. officials met in Geneva on Thursday for the first time since the Islamic state and six world powers agreed to extend talks to resolve a decade-long dispute over Iran's nuclear ambitions. When they last met on July 19, Iran, the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China agreed to extend the deadline to reach a comprehensive agreement ...
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Next Iran nuclear talks before UN General Assembly

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:13
Vienna (AFP) - Iran and six world powers will hold a new round of nuclear talks before the UN General Assembly, which starts on September 16, a spokesman for lead negotiator Catherine Ashton said Thursday.
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Iran detains Washington Post reporter, others without explanation

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 03:09
Iran's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that it could not provide details of what crimes several journalists, including a Washington Post reporter, were suspected of committing before they were arrested two weeks ago.
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Russia, Iran set oil deal, mum on detail

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 18:13
Russia and Iran have yet to agree on details of an oil-for-food deal after 8 months of talks.
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Iran volleyball team heading to U.S.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 16:51
Iran volleyball team traveled to Los Angeles, California, on early Wednesday to play four friendlies against the U.S. outfit. The Iranian team lost to the U.S. 3-0 in the 2014 FIVB World League, which was held in Florence, Italy in July.
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Russia-Iran oil pact: the deal without details

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 16:28
After eight months of talks, Russia and Iran have yet to agree concrete details of a large oil-for-food deal, highlighting the difficulties the two major energy producers face in overcoming sanctions from the West. On Tuesday, Russia puzzled markets when it first said the landmark deal had been agreed with Iran - but later withdrew the statement. On Wednesday, a new statement gave no indication ...
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Iran official: No new details on detained reporter

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 15:00
A spokeswoman for Iran's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday still there is no new information about the Washington Post correspondent detained with three others last month. Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham told ...
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Iran official: No new details on detained Washington Post reporter

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 13:44
Tehran, Iran — A spokeswoman for Iran's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday still there is no new information about the Washington Post correspondent detained with three others last month.
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Iran's oil exports lower in July, stay above Western limits

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:36
* Iran and world powers agreed to extend nuclear talks * China and India still top buyers of Iran's oil By Jonathan Saul and Alex Lawler LONDON, Aug 6 (Reuters) - Iran's oil exports slipped for a second month in July, yet sales remained above the limit set by the West under an interim deal aimed at curbing Iran's nuclear programme, according to sources who track tanker shipments. Iran and six ...
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Iran seals new deal to buy wheat, seeking more

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 11:21
By Jonathan Saul and Michael Hogan LONDON/HAMBURG, Aug 6 (Reuters) - Iran has bought 50,000 tonnes of Black Sea wheat, trade sources said on Wednesday, as the Islamic Republic tries to bolster stocks from global markets due to a lower-than-expected domestic harvest. The cargoes were purchased by state buyer GTC for August shipment, with further seen in the pipeline. "There is no doubt that GTC ...
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Iran official: No new details on detained reporter

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:44
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A spokeswoman for Iran's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday still there is no new information about the Washington Post correspondent detained with three others last month.
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