Iran protesters storm UK embassy in Tehran

On November 29, 2011, in Distrust, by Editor

Protesters in the Iranian capital, Tehran, have broken into the UK embassy compound during a demonstration against sanctions imposed by Britain. – BBC Website, UK Militant students are reported to have ransacked offices, burned the British flag and smashed embassy windows. The move comes after Iran resolved to reduce ties following the UK’s decision to […]

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Iran parliament votes to downgrade relations with UK

On November 27, 2011, in Distrust, by Editor

Iran’s parliament has voted by a large majority to downgrade diplomatic relations with the UK. – BBC Website, UK The move comes after the UK Treasury imposed sanctions on Iranian banks on Tuesday, accusing them of facilitating the country’s nuclear programme. “Relations between Iran and the UK have been worsening amid rising tension over Iran’s […]

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UK cuts off Iran’s banks amid nuclear fear

On November 22, 2011, in Distrust, by Editor

- By Nigel Morris, The Independent, UK Britain took the dramatic step of cutting off almost all ties with Iranian banks yesterday amid growing alarm that the country is pursuing an undercover nuclear-weapons programme. The move was taken in conjunction with the United States and Canada, and the Government said it hoped several European nations […]

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Beards and hair shorn in Amish-on-Amish attacks

On October 7, 2011, in Religion, by Editor

Police in the US state of Ohio are investigating a rare violent feud in the Amish community, in which members have had beards and hair cut off. – BBC News, UK Spiritual differences were said to be behind the attacks on more than half a dozen men and women, said police. The counties in Ohio […]

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