Fabius: Iran deal not far
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Monday the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany are ‘not far’ from a nuclear deal with Iran.
Iran, IAEA agree on nuclear cooperation roadmap
Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have agreed on a roadmap for further cooperation, Iranian nuclear chief, Ali Akbar Salehi said on Monday.
Britain, Iran restore diplomatic ties
Britain said on Monday it had restored diplomatic relations with Iran and appointed a non-resident chargé d’affaires, two years after an angry mob ransacked the British embassy in Tehran.
Iran, US not to be disappointed by France move
Former US chief of staff to the then secretary of state Colin Powell, Lawrence Wilkerson has said the unwise move by France during Iran-P5+1 recently-ended talks should neither disappoint Tehran nor Washington.
Singapore’s poverty deplorable
Begging is illegal here, under the island-state’s Destitute Persons Act, carrying a fine of up to $3,000 or imprisonment for up to two years for repeat offenders.
Religious minorities role in society crucial
President Hassan Rouhani on Monday hailed religious minorities for their crucial role in determining the country’s fate.
Deputy industry minister shot dead
An unknown assailant shot dead the parliamentary deputy of the Iranian Ministry of Industries, Mines and Trade in the capital Tehran.
Administration facilitating expatriates’ visit home
The Iranian administration will make it easier for Iranian expatriates to travel to their homeland, Head of Presidential Office Mohammad Nahavandian said.
Oil prices up after nuclear talks stall
Oil prices rose in Asian trade Monday after marathon talks in Geneva aimed at resolving the impasse over Tehran’s nuclear program ended without an agreement, analysts said.