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 Iran says 25 people killed in protests

Iran's judiciary says that about 465 people are still being detained across the country for taking part in a wave of antigovernment protests that began nearly three weeks earlier. Judiciary spokesman Gholamhosein …

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Burning oil tanker sinks off China after one week

An oil tanker burning in the East China Sea for more than a week has finally sunk, Chinese media say, BBC reports. The Sanchi and a cargo ship collided 260km (160 miles) off Shanghai on 6 January, with the tanker then drifting …

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Iran lifts restrictions imposed on Telegram messenger

Iranian authorities have lifted the restrictions imposed on Telegram messenger amid protests which swept through the country, Sputnik reported citing local media. The restrictions were lifted on Saturday evening, the IRNA news …

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4.6-magnitude quake jolts southern Iran

A 4.6-magnitude earthquake has shaken southern Iran, the European Mediterranean Seismological Center said Jan.13, Trend news agency reports. The epicenter of the quake was located 113 kilometers south of the Shiraz city. The seismic …

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Tehran vows retaliation over Trump sanctions

Iran says the US has "crossed a red line" by imposing sanctions on the head of its judiciary, Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli-Larijani. The foreign ministry vowed to retaliate, but did not say what form any action might take, BBC …

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U.S. sanctions head of Iran's judiciary

The United States imposed sanctions on 14 individuals and entities on Friday, including the head of Iran’s judiciary, Ayatollah Sadeq Larijani. The U.S. Treasury Department said in a statement that Larijani, a …

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 Trump decides on Iran sanctions relief

US President Donald Trump has decided to extend sanctions relief for Iran for another 120 days, leaving the 2015 nuclear deal intact, according to a person familiar with the matter. Trump decided to extend sanctions …

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Stricken Iran's tanker drifts into Japan

A stricken Iranian oil tanker drifted into Japan’s exclusive economic zone on Wednesday afternoon, a spokesman from the Coast Guard’s 10th region based in Kagoshima said, as strong winds pushed the burning ship away from the Chinese …

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Mogherini: EU concerned over Iranian missile program

The EU, UK, German and French foreign ministers during a meeting with the Iranian foreign minister expressed concern over Iran's ballistic program, increased tension in the region and briefly discussed the protests taking place in the …

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