Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Jun. 15 For years Iran has had one of the highest death tolls from road accidents, but on Wednesday officials announced a staggering increase in the expected number of fatalities in the current year.
AP: Iran's hard-line president is doing more than just attending an Asian security summit in China: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad seeks to gain Russian and Chinese support at a critical moment for his country's nuclear program.
New York Times: When a formal incentives package by six nations to encourage Iran to curb its nuclear program was presented in writing in Tehran last week, it omitted a long list of potential punishments should Iran reject it, according to senior officials familiar with the package.
Reuters: Iran's judiciary has lifted a ban on a state-run newspaper, which sparked violent protests last month by publishing a cartoon considered insulting by Iran's Azeri minority, a judiciary official said on Wednesday.
AP: Europe is treading softly on the issue of Iran's uranium enrichment program at a meeting of the U.N. nuclear agency, fearing too much pressure could jeopardize talks with Tehran, documents made available to The Associated Press showed Wednesday.
Reuters: China urged Iran on Wednesday to respond positively to a package of incentives and penalties aimed at persuading it to give up uranium enrichment and defuse a showdown with Washington and its allies.
Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Jun. 14 Relatives of several hundred people arrested during a peaceful anti-government demonstration by women on Monday gathered on Tuesday outside a court in Tehran and the citys notorious Evin Prison demanding the release of their loved ones.