Doha/UNI: Indirect negotiations between Iran and the US over the Middle Eastern nation's tattered nuclear deal with world powers ended in Qatar without making any significant progress amid a growing crisis over the Islamic Republic’s atomic programme, Khaleej Times reported on Thursday.
New York: The UN human rights office, OHCHR, is urging Iran to call off plans to amputate the fingers of eight prisoners convicted of burglary, Spokesperson Ravina Shamdasani said on Wednesday.
New York: UN independent human rights experts have deplored the recent violent crackdown on civil society in Iran, calling on Wednesday for independent investigations into excessive use of force against protestors.
Islamabad/UNI: The ruling coalition in Pakistan has expressed full confidence in Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, a day before the announcement of the new government's first budget, Dawn reported.
Abadan: At least ten people died and dozens others were injured as an unfinished building collapsed in south-west Iran, media reports said on Tuesday.
Tehran: One of the former members of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) was assassinated by gunmen in the capital Tehran on Sunday, state TV reported.
Nimroz, Afghanistan: Clashes occurred between Taliban government's forces and Iranian border guards in Kang district of Nimroz province of Afghanistan on Monday, media reports said.
Islamabad: Pakistani local manufacturers are finding it tough as low-quality cooking oil, bakery and confectionery items, and cheap smuggled Iranian dairy products have found a place on the retailers’ shelves in low-end markets across the country.
New York: Iran must halt the looming execution of juvenile offender Hossein Shahbazi, four experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council said on Thursday.
Tehran: President of Iran Ibrahim Raeesi has said his government is taking all measures to ensure formation of an all-inclusive government in Afghanistan that embraces all people of the country.
Tehran: Iran's cabinet of ministers on Wednesday voted to allow China the permission to open its consulate general in the southern port city of Bandar Abbas, media reports said.
New York: Two UN-appointed independent rights experts condemned the arbitrary execution in the strongest terms on Wednesday, of an Iranian Kurdish prisoner as a sign of “clear disregard for their obligations under international human rights law”.
New York: Ongoing talks to get the Iran nuclear deal back on track indicate “additional effort and patience” are required for its full restoration, the UN political affairs chief told the UN Security Council in New York on Tuesday.
Kabul/UNI/Sputnik: The airfield in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad is ready for operation and will soon receive humanitarian aid from Iran, the provincial governor's office announced on Saturday.
New York: A new Iranian law that raises the prospect of the death penalty for abortion has been condemned by independent human rights experts, who have declared that is in “clear contravention of international law”.