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Opioid overdose makes up the largest category, affecting mainly young people: 13 per cent of overdose deaths reported in Europe occur among those aged under 25 years.
An earthquake measuring 3.5 on Richter scale jolted Sabzevar in eastern province of Khorasan Razavi on Sunday early morning, IRNA reported.
Iranian political prisoner Mr. Behnam Ebrahimzadeh who has been on hunger strike over past three weeks is in dire physical condition in Karaj's Gohardasht Prison.
One year after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani assumed the office of President, the regime in Tehran is apparently stepping up surveillance of its citizens' online and telephone activities, threatening some with punishment for "seditious" activities.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani gives a press conference in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.
In this photo taken on April 11, 2013, Jason Rezaian, right, an Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post, and his wife Yeganeh Salehi, an Iranian correspondent for the Abu Dhabi-based daily newspaper The National, smile as they attend a presidential campaign of President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran, Iran.
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TEHRAN Iran has written a letter to the United Nations warning about the consequences of the Zionist regime's incursion into Iran's airspace.
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The head of the Iranian judiciary, Ayatollah Amoli Larijani, urged President Rohani in a public speech to refrain from appointing "seculars" to his administration and those who do not agree with the main tenets of the constitution.
In an increasingly tense and prolonged stand-off between striking miners, the Bafgh Iron Ore Mines, and judicial officials, which originally began in May 2014 over plans to privatize the mine, a new round of strikes at the mines began on August 19 over the arrests of some of the strikers, reportedly involving some 5000 miners, according to ILNA , ... (more)
File - In July 28, 2014 US Secretary of State John Kerry delivers remarks while releasing the 2013 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom at the US State Department in Washington, DC.
The United States has announced newly imposed sanctions against more than 25 Iranian entities and individuals that Washington accuses of a range of trangressions, including expanding Iran's nuclear activities, evading sanctions, and supporting terrorism in the region.
NOT only is Omid Djalili cuddly and funny, he's also extremely down-to-earth in person - there's not even a publicist in sight.
Commander of the Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said that Iran will back the "Palestinian resistance movement until complete liberation of the Palestinian territory."
The chief of Iran's Revolutionary Guard navy has confirmed that a U.S. Coast Guard vessel fired on an Iranian fishing boat in the Persian Gulf but insists the incident was not a "clash."
Updated: Sun Aug 31, 2014 05:06 am
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