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Huge Fire at Indian Plastic Factory Kills 43

Huge Fire at Indian Plastic Factory Kills 43

A major blaze that broke out in a plastic factory in India's capital New Delhi has killed 43 people so far, police and fire department officials say.
Gas Explosion at Iranian Wedding Kills 11, Injures 40

Gas Explosion at Iranian Wedding Kills 11, Injures 40

Eleven people were killed and more than 40 others were injured in a gas explosion at a wedding hall in Iran’s western province of Kurdistan on Thursday night.
Iran Condoles with Albania over Deadly Quake

Iran Condoles with Albania over Deadly Quake

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has expressed deep regret over the recent earthquake in Albania, which caused severe casualties and damages.

Iran President Orders Rapid Relief Aid for Quake-Hit People

President Hassan Rouhani has issued an order to mobilise all facilities to provide rapid and effective relief to earthquake-hit areas, and meet the immediate and urgent needs of earthquake-hit people in the country’s East Azarbaijan province.
5.9-Magnitude Quake in Northwestern Iran

Several Killed in 5.9-Magnitude Quake in Northwestern Iran

A 5.9-magnitude earthquake has hit East Azarbaijan province in north-western Iran, killing at least 5 people and injuring over 250.
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Iran Condoles with Pakistan over Deadly Train Fire

Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman has expressed condolences over the recent train tragedy in Pakistan.
64 Killed in Train Fire in Pakistan

Tragedy in Pakistan: 64 Killed in Train Fire

At least 64 people were killed on Thursday after a fire swept through a Pakistani train following a gas canister passengers were using to cook breakfast exploded, the minister for railways said.

Magnitude 5.6 Quake Hits Southern Iran; No Casualties Reported

An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale has jolted an area in Iran’s southern province of Hormozgan on Monday noon, but there are no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

Iran, France Clinch Cooperation Deal on Geological Sciences

Iran’s National Cartographic Centre and the Université Grenoble Alpes of France have signed a cooperation agreement.

Treasure Hunter’s Body Found Deep Down Iranian Cave

The body of a treasure hunter has been discovered 50 metres deep down a cave in north-west of Iran.

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