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Bus Crash in Northern India Kills 44

At least 44 people lost their lives on Sunday after a passenger bus crashed into a gorge in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand in northern India, police said.

Iran, Pakistan Discuss Joint Fight against Border Threats

Senior Iranian and Pakistani military officials have stressed the importance of strengthening defense and security cooperation to fight common threats in border areas and deal with regional challenges.

Iran Urges Malaysia to Adopt More Balanced Policy towards Regional Crises

Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a senior assistant to the Iranian foreign minister, has called on Malaysia to adopt a more balanced approach towards the ongoing developments in the Middle East.

Iran Hails Uzbekistan for Starting New Era of Ties with Region

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Tehran is delighted that Tashkent has decided to open a new chapter in its relations with regional states, Iran in particular.

Iran Strongly Condemns Assassination of Afghan Shiite Cleric

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has vehemently condemned the assassination of a prominent Afghan Shiite cleric.

Japanese PM to Visit Iran for First Time in 40 Years

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering a state visit to Iran in July as Tokyo is seeking to strengthen economic ties with Tehran, government sources have said.

Taliban Kills 30 Afghan Security Forces despite Ceasefire

In their first major attack since their Eid ceasefire, Taliban militants have killed 30 security forces in an ambush on two checkpoints in the far-western province of Badghis early on Wednesday.
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Iran Hails Extension of Ceasefire in Afghanistan

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says Tehran welcomes the extension of truce between the Afghan government and the Taliban militants, adding that the Islamic Republic is happy with the decision.

Iran Condemns Deadly Bomb Attack in Afghanistan

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has categorically condemned the recent bomb attack in Afghanistan.

“North Korea, Winner of Kim-Trump Historic Summit”

A political analyst says the agreement reached between the US and North Korean leaders is mostly in the interests of Pyongyang.

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