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Iraq steps up offensive against rebels
Security forces try to reclaim ground lost to Sunni rebels led by ISIL, as a US carrier strike group heads to the Gulf.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2014 23:30 GMT
Controversy dogs EU envoy's Iran visit
Catherine Ashton's landmark visit to Iran sparked protests and official criticism.
Last updated: 13 Mar 2014 07:24 GMT
Turkish PM in Iran amid improving relations
Tensions between neighbouring nations had previously flared over their support for rival sides in Syria's civil war.
Last updated: 29 Jan 2014 19:45 GMT
UN under fire by Assad allies before Geneva 2
A retracted invitation for Tehran to participate sends peace talks into disarray before inauguration.
Last updated: 21 Jan 2014 13:27 GMT
Iran set to resume nuclear talks in Geneva
Thursday's two-day meeting aims to activate a landmark deal reached in November between Iran and world powers.
Last updated: 09 Jan 2014 06:10 GMT
Iran not invited to Syria peace talks
Tehran brushes off US offer of possible sideline role in Geneva 2 conference, calling it a matter of "honour".
Last updated: 07 Jan 2014 02:32 GMT
Iran blasts 'unfair' UN human rights report
Iran rejects a United Nations report critical of its human rights record, calling it unfair and politically motivated.
Last updated: 24 Oct 2013 14:21 GMT
Iran and UK agree to exchange diplomats
Both countries will appoint charge d'affaires and discuss further thaw, two years after embassies shuttered.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2013 17:59 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
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Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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Big rethink for counterterrorism
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