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Iran prison chief replaced after alleged beatings 
Reuters - 6 Hours ago
Iran said on Wednesday it had replaced the country's prisons chief amid an uproar over alleged beating of political prisoners last week in Tehran's notorious Evin Prison Families of the dozens of political     Add Comment

Kazakhstan increases grain exports [Trend News Agency, Baku, Azerbaijan :: ] 
BusinessWeek - 7 Hours ago
April 24--Kazakhstan's grain exports in the 2013-2014 marketing year stood at over seven million tonnes as of April 20, according to Managing Director -- Commercial Director of JSC NC Food Corporation     Add Comment

Tehran Sewage Kills Two Million Fish 
Worldcrunch - 8 Hours ago
Some "two million fish" were found dead and floating in a water reserve outside Tehran, possibly poisoned by untreated sewage that had been seeping in for months, the semi-official  ISNA agency reported     Add Comment

Iran's Qazvin-Rasht-Astara railway to connect North Europe to Southeast Asia [Trend  
BusinessWeek - 11 Hours ago
April 23--Qazvin-Rasht-Astara railway in Iran, being a part of the bigger North-South corridor, will connect North Europe to Southeast Asia. Qazvin-Rasht-Astara railway, with a length of 375km, is intended     Add Comment

Gasoline prices in Iran not to be unified [Trend News Agency, Baku, Azerbaijan ::  
BusinessWeek - 11 Hours ago
April 23--Iran doesn't plan to announce a unified price for gasoline. Iranian oil minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said that the government has yet to decide about the final prices for semi-subsidized     Add Comment

Iran invites South Korean firms to invest in mining projects [Trend News Agency,  
BusinessWeek - 11 Hours ago
April 23--Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) has invited South Korean companies to invest in mining projects in Iran. The invitation to South Korean     Add Comment

BRIEF: Gold coin price surpasses 10 million rials at Iran's free market [Trend News  
BusinessWeek - 11 Hours ago
April 23--Each Bahar-e Azadi gold coin was sold at the price of 10.04 million rials at Iran's free market on April 23. Each Bahar-e Azadi gold coin was presented at the price of 9.96 million rials on     Add Comment

Only 3 percent of Iranians give up receiving subsidies [Trend News Agency, Baku,  
BusinessWeek - 11 Hours ago
April 23--Despite the demands of the Iranian officials, only 2.4 million citizens of the country voluntarily gave up on receiving cash subsidies. The Spokesperson of the Iranian government, Mohammad     Add Comment

Iran finds new petrochemical importers in African countries [Trend News Agency,  
BusinessWeek - 11 Hours ago
April 23--Iran has found new importers of its petrochemicals in African countries, including Mozambique and Tanzania. A number of petrochemical consignments have been exported to African countries, Iran's     Add Comment

Iran protests at U.N. committee on envoy ban as U.S. stands ground 
Reuters India - 19 Hours ago
By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran complained to a United Nations committee on Tuesday about Washington's refusal to grant a visa to Tehran's proposed new U.N. envoy due to his suspected     Add Comment

'Prolific' child predator may have victims around the world 
CNN - 22 Hours ago
(CNN) -- An alleged child predator who taught at schools across the world for more than four decades may have more victims, and the FBI is trying to track them down, the agency's Houston bureau said Tuesday.     Add Comment

Iranian protesters urge President Rouhani to free political prisoners 
Chicago Tribune - 21 Hours ago
_ TEHRAN — Relatives of Iranians jailed on various security charges held a protest Tuesday outside the offices of President Hassan The demonstration came as Iranian officials denied reports of violent     Add Comment

UN committee takes no action on Iran envoy dispute 
Jakarta Post - 22 Hours ago
A U.N. committee took no action Tuesday on the U.S. refusal to grant a visa to Iran's chosen ambassador to the United Nations after hearing from both sides. The Committee on Relations with the Host     Add Comment

FBI seeks victims of global child molester 
CNN - 22 Hours ago
(CNN) -- An alleged child predator who taught at schools across the world for more than four decades may have more victims, and the FBI is trying to track them down, the agency's Houston bureau said Tuesday.     Add Comment

Iran's president under fire over first lady's 'lavish ball' 
Haaretz - 22 Hours ago
Rohani criticized by hardliners for indulging in luxury while Iranians suffer economic hardship. Iranian President Hassan Rohani, already under pressure from conservatives for his tentative opening to
Iran president under fire over first lady's 'lavish ball' Haaretz
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'Prolific' child predator may have victims worldwide 
CNN - 23 Hours ago
(CNN) -- An alleged child predator who taught at schools across the world for more than four decades may have more victims, and the FBI is trying to track them down, the agency's Houston bureau said Tuesday.     Add Comment

Ignatius: Closer, but still no deal on Iran 
Washington Post - 4/23/2014
As the Iran nuclear talks reach roughly the halfway point in the six-month timetable for negotiating a comprehensive agreement, both sides report slow, steady progress in closing gaps — but no deal yet.
David Ignatius: Closer, but still no deal on Iran U-T San Diego
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Iranian prisoners' families protest 
BBC - 4/22/2014
Relatives of Iranian political prisoners have held a protest outside the office of President Hassan Rouhani. An opposition website has reported that several inmates at Evin Prison in the capital, Tehran,     Add Comment

Gulf ‘balance of forces’ with Iran needed: Saudi prince 
Gulf Times - 112 Minutes ago
Reuters/Dubai A senior member of Saudi Arabia’s royal family said yesterday that Gulf states should work on acquiring nuclear know-how to balance any threat from Iran. Prince Turki al-Faisal, a     Add Comment

Sounding the alarm on environmental issues comes at a steep price 
Ifex - 5 Hours ago
Based on IFEX member reports from ARTICLE 19 , Arabic Network for Human Rights Information , Cambodian Center for Human Rights , Canadian Journalists for Free Expression , Comité por la Libre Expresión     Add Comment
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