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Life of woman sentenced to death by stoning could be spared

Iran has signalled for the first time that it may spare the life of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the Iranian woman whose sentence of death by stoning for adultery has sparked an international outcry.
"Iran's Council of Human Rights has helped a lot to reduce her sentence and we think there is a good chance that her life could be saved."
- Ali Khamenei, and the current secretary general of Iran's High Council for Human Rights

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Life of woman sentenced to death by stoning could be spared

Source: The Gaurdian, Wed November 24, 2010
Iran has signalled for the first time that it may spare the life of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the Iranian woman whose sentence of death by stoning for adultery has sparked an international outcry.

Iran, regional nations sign accord to tackle sand storms

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Source: Reuters, Mon July 26, 2010
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Source: BBC, Tue February 02, 2010
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Uranium talks “off to a good start”

Source: WIKI News, Mon October 19, 2009
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Constructive Start To Iran Talks, Says UK

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Source: Yahoo! News, Tue July 24, 2007
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