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Iran Foreign Ministry to lead nuclear talks
President tasks ministry with handling negotiations, in shift away from security officials setting Tehran's strategies.
Last updated: 05 Sep 2013 16:20 GMT
Iran says US will suffer if Syria is attacked
Supreme Leader Khamenei says West is using allegations of chemical weapons as pretext for attacking Syria.
Last updated: 05 Sep 2013 12:45 GMT
Iran's Khamenei says US not trustworthy
The comments follow calls from US officials for the US president to pursue diplomacy with the new president of Iran.
Last updated: 22 Jul 2013 07:26 GMT
Israeli PM threatens to strike Iran
Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel may have to act against Tehran unilaterally to curb it from achieving its nuclear goal.
Last updated: 17 Jul 2013 13:58 GMT
US prepared to 'engage Iran directly'
President-elect Hassan Rouhani's conciliatory speech welcomed by world powers, but Israel issues scathing statement.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2013 08:54 GMT
Polls close in Iran's presidential election
Interior minister says preliminary returns give moderate Muslim leader candidate Hassan Rouhani a significant lead.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2013 01:54 GMT
Voting extended in Iran presidential election
Interior Minister Mostafa Moammad Najar says 10-hour voting period to be extended due to a "rush of voters".
Last updated: 14 Jun 2013 16:52 GMT
Iran reformist candidate pulls out of race
Mohammad-Reza Aref withdraws from June 14 presidential race amid calls for him to support moderate Hassan Rouhani.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2013 09:03 GMT
Ahmadinejad to appeal Iran poll-ban on ally
President to take Mashaei case to Supreme Leader but Rafsanjani will not appeal his own presidential election ban.
Last updated: 22 May 2013 11:57 GMT
Ex-nuclear negotiator makes Iran election bid
Hassan Rowhani, who resigned as nuclear negotiator in 2005, joins dozens looking to replace Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in June.
Last updated: 12 Apr 2013 07:18 GMT
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In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
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