News: 27-May-12

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  1. Iran to send foreign minister to invite Manmohan Singh to NAM summit
    NEW DELHI: As UN inspectors discover a uranium enrichment project in Iran slightly beyond the stipulated limit for power generation, India prepares to receive the Iranian foreign minister, Ali Akbar Salehi, on Thursday. Salehi will be here to formally invite prime minister Manmohan Singh to the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit in Iran.
  2. Falling rupee to cost Haj pilgrims dearly
    HYDERABAD: Depreciating rupee is not just a cause for concern for investors. Haj pilgrims, many of whom spend their life savings to make the holy pilgrimage may also have to bear the burden of currency fallout. The cost of pilgrimage coming up in September is set to become dearer by as much as Rs 25,000.
  3. Constructive dialogue could end crisis in Iraq: President Talabani
    Iraqi President Jalal Talabani has called for a “constructive and fraternal dialogue” to end the political crisis in the country.
  4. Newly-Found Gospel Proves Islam as Last Divine Religion
    TEHRAN (FNA)- A newly found Gospel by Jesus’ disciple Barnabas proves Islam is the righteous and the last divine religion.
  5. Iran Stands 10th in World Ranking of Nanoscience Production
    TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran managed to stand 10th in the world ranking of Nanoscience production in 2012.
  6. Iran nuclear talks a ‘complete failure,’ says Iranian diplomat
    BAGHDAD — After two days of withering and sometimes combative nuclear talks, Iran and six world powers put a positive spin on the outcome.
  7. Al-Wefaq denounces Bahrain government
    MANAMA, Bahrain, May 26 (UPI) — Bahrain’s Shiite opposition party al-Wefaq accused the country’s security forces of destroying more than 30 places of worship since May, party officials said.
  8. Al-Qaida Claims Suicide Bombings against Shiites in Yemen
    The Sharia Supporters, the offshoot of Yemen Al-Qaida, claimed responsibility for suicide bombings targeting Houti followers in Saada and Jawf provinces in north Yemen on Friday.
  9. Healed wounds: Sealed mosques reopen in G-B
    GILGIT: The central Sunni and Shia mosques, which had been sealed in Gilgit after bitter sectarian clashes around two months back, were reopened before Friday prayers.
  10. ‘Freed’ Lebanese Shiite pilgrims not in Turkey as thought
    Turkish diplomats say kidnapped pilgrims have not yet arrived on their territory, denying Lebanese claims

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