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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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Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
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Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
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Spain's rightward plunge
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.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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