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2 strong Earthquakes in Iran, 220 dead & 1500 hurt

Two strong earthquakes have struck northwest Iran, killing 220 people, injuring at least 1,500 and scaring thousands into fleeing their homes as aftershocks continued to hit the area. The US Geological Survey measured Saturday’s first quake at 6.4 magnitude and said it struck 60km northeast of the city of Tabriz at a depth of 9.9km. A second quake measuring 6.3 ... Read More »

US may punish India for buying Iranian oil

WASHINGTON: The Obama administration is threatening to impose sanctions on India over its continued economic ties with Iran amid disagreements between Washington and New Delhi over how much and how soon the latter is reducing oil imports from the (in US eyes) pariah nation. Read More »