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Iran says has no plans to substitute UN envoy pick

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 13:01
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has no plans to name a new diplomat to the United Nations, its Foreign Ministry said Saturday, after the United States blocked its pick in a rare rebuke that could stir fresh animosity at a time when the two countries have been seeking a thaw in relations.
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Iran says not considering alternative UN pick

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 12:49
Iran signalled its defiance Saturday over America's refusal to grant a visa to its chosen UN ambassador, saying it does not plan to pick an alternative envoy.
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Iran not considering alternative UN pick

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 11:56
Iran is signalling its defiance over America's refusal to grant a visa to its chosen UN ambassador.
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Iran anger over US visa refusal

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 08:06
Iran insists it will not replace its new envoy to the UN after the US refuses a visa to the diplomat over alleged links to the 1979 hostage crisis.
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Iran slams US denial of visa to UN envoy

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 02:13
Iran has described the United States' decision to deny Tehran's UN ambassador a visa as 'unacceptable'.
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Iran nuclear talks to enter next phase

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 02:12
Iran and world powers will 'move to the next phase' of their talks aimed at clinching a nuclear deal.
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Iran allows inspectors to visit two key nuclear sites

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 23:50
IAEA granted permission to enter long-unseen facilities as Tehran seeks to show co-operation after failure Geneva talks Iran has agreed to allow inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency to enter long-unseen nuclear sites – the key Gchine uranium mine and a heavy-water reactor in Arak. Days after arduous negotiations in Geneva ended without a decisive agreement between Iranian ...
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Iran's oil exports surge above West's sanctions cap: IEA

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 19:53
By Ron Bousso and Timothy Gardner LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iran's crude oil exports have surged to their highest in 20 months, far exceeding a 1 million barrel-per-day limit set by the West under an interim deal on curbing Tehran's nuclear program. The International Energy Agency's monthly report revised February's global crude imports from Iran upwards by 240,000 bpd to 1.65 million ...
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Iran economy stabilising, to soar if deal reached: IMF

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 18:29
Iran's economy is stabilizing and will post substantially stronger growth if the Islamic republic reaches a comprehensive deal with world powers on its nuclear program, the IMF said.
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Iran economy stabilizing, to soar if deal reached: IMF

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 18:10
Iran's economy is stabilizing and will post substantially stronger growth if the Islamic republic reaches a comprehensive deal with world powers on its nuclear program, the IMF said Friday. The International Monetary Fund estimates that Iran's economy shrank by 1.7 percent in 2013, the second straight year of contraction after the United States and its allies imposed sweeping sanctions. But the ...
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Iran Oil Exports Test Limits of Sanctions

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 17:01
Iran's exports of crude oil has reached its highest level in almost 2 years and is exceeding the limit imposed by world powers in a temporary agreement. The International Energy Agency's (IEA) monthly report revised February's global crude imports from Iran up to 1.65m barrels per day (bpd,) the highest since June 2012. According to the terms of a landmark agreement signed by Iran and a group of ...
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Iran boosts oil output despite Western sanctions

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 16:45
Iran's oil production is on the rise despite Western efforts to curtail it. More Iran oil has gotten the attention of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, which is charting a course for the future amid new sources of oil.
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Iran proposes Arak reactor change to cut plutonium output: media

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:40
By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran has made a proposal that would significantly lower plutonium production at a planned reactor, a senior Iranian official was quoted as saying, signalling flexibility on a key issue in talks to end the nuclear dispute with world powers. The comment by Ali Akbar Salehi, head of Iran's atomic energy organisation, was the latest sign that a compromise may be ...
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Iran proposes Arak reactor change to cut plutonium output -media

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 11:33
* Iran says ready to redesign Arak to lower plutonium output * Russia sees growing chance of compromise * West fears could yield bomb material By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA, April 10 (Reuters) - Iran has made a proposal that would significantly lower plutonium production at a planned reactor, a senior Iranian official was quoted as saying, signalling flexibility on a key issue in talks to end the ...
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Queiroz aiming to take Iran to the next level

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:04
Iran coach Carlos Queiroz already has plenty of World Cup experience, and the country's national football team will be hoping to make the most of it in Brazil. The former Real Madrid coach was in charge of his native Portugal in 2010, helping the team reach the round of 16. But things will likely be tougher this time with Iran in Group F alongside Argentina, Bosnia and Nigeria. After an ...
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Iran's UN ambassador pick accused in political assassination- Bill approved to bar Iran ambassador from US

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 08:53
The man Iran intends to send to America as its new United Nations ambassador is accused of helping organize the political assassination of an Iranian dissident in Italy, but has never been charged by authorities.
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Iran, six powers seek to narrow 'significant gaps' in nuclear talks

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 08:05
VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran will never slow down its nuclear research program, its supreme leader said on Wednesday as negotiators from Tehran and six world powers struggled to narrow "significant gaps" that the United States warned might be insurmountable. Western powers, along with Russia and China, want to prevent chronic tensions in the Middle East from boiling over into a wider war or ...
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Iran nuclear talks 'moving to next phase'

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 02:09
Iran and world powers said Wednesday that their nuclear talks were now moving up a gear, with Tehran's foreign minister saying both sides agreed on "50-60 percent" of issues. Speaking after the latest round of talks in Vienna, the powers' chief negotiator, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said the next round from May 13 would see negotiations "move to the next phase". A senior US ...
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Iran nuclear deal negotiators finish preliminary talks

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 23:48
Negotiators for Iran and six world powers will meet again in May to draft a final deal for an accord before the July 20 deadline. WASHINGTON — Negotiators for Iran and six world powers said Wednesday that they have completed preliminary discussions on Iran's disputed nuclear program and are dashing to finish a long-term comprehensive agreement by July 20.
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Iran's UN ambassador pick accused in political assassination

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 23:44
The man Iran intends to send to America as its new United Nations ambassador is accused of helping organize the political assassination of an Iranian dissident in Italy, but has never been charged by authorities.
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