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Iran-US nuclear talks end without any progress

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.

Iran urged to halt imminent finger amputation of eight prisoners

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.

Rights experts alarmed by violent civil society crackdown in Iran

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.

Pakistan: Allies show ‘full confidence’ in PM Shehbaz

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.

Iran: 10 die, several feared trapped as building collapses in Abadan

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.

Iran's IRGC former member killed in Tehran

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.

Afghanistan-Iran forces clash in Nimroz

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.

Pakistan: Local manufacturers irked by presence of low quality Iranian bakery products

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.

Experts urge Iran to halt imminent execution of juvenile offender

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.

Iran President asks for development of inclusive government in Afghanistan

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.

China to open consulate office in Iran's Bandar Abbas

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.

Iran: UN independent experts condemn secret execution of Kurdish prisoner

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”.

‘Additional effort and patience’ needed to revive Iran nuclear deal

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.

Airfield in Afghanistan's Jalalabad ready to receive humanitarian aid from Iran: Governor

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.

Iran death penalty threat for abortion unlawful: UN rights experts

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”.