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Tesla Motors China vehicle charging network plans

A tie-up between electronic car pioneer Tesla Motors and mobile phone company China Unicom is to see the setting up of a charging network for electronic vehicles across the country. Peggy Yang, a spokeswoman for Tesla, which already has 200 dedicated charging outlets across China, said the project eyes setting up of 400 charging points in 120 cities. She said ... Read More »

Omar Khayyam on It’s way to Manhattan

A statue of Persian classic poet Omar Khayyam (1048-1131) is scheduled to be installed in Manhattan, New York City. Created by the Iranian sculptor Hossein Fakhimi, the two-meter tall statue was sent from Tehran to New York on Monday evening. The decision to set up the statue as a Persian symbol was made by Manhattan municipal officials during Iranian President ... Read More »

Who is China’s Richest Man?

Jack Ma is China’s richest person. The 49-year-old founder and chairman of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has a net worth of $21.8 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. His assets include a 7.3 percent economic interest in China’s largest e-commerce business, which is preparing for what could be the largest initial public offering in U.S. history, and almost half ... Read More »

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s wedding

The first photos of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s wedding have officially arrived. People magazine has exclusive photos from the couple’s nuptials, including a look at Jolie’s unique and colorful twist on a wedding dress. People is running the photos in conjunction with Hello! magazine internationally — that cover shows the gown from the back. Jolie, 39, and Pitt, 50, ... Read More »

Iran could win Pool D, Amir Ghafour says

Tasnim – Iran’s Amir Ghafour said the Iranian volleyball team can finish as the first team of Pool D of the 2014 FIVB World Championship. Iran has defeated Italy 3-1 and US 3-2 in its first two matches in the World Championship. “I feel great, US won the World League this year and we expected they would be a tough ... Read More »

Iranian tourists kidnapped in Dubai

Two female tourists were kidnapped by three drug-affected men, Dubai Criminal Court heard on Tuesday. One of the Iranian victims, aged 22, said she and her friend were walking at almost 3am towards Jumeirah open beach. “A car approached us and one of three men who were in the car presented a military ID, accusing us of being drunk,” she ... Read More »

ASTON MARTIN introduces 2015 Vanquish

CLOAKED IN A SUIT OF CARBON-FIBER, the new Vanquish is lighter, stronger and more dramatic than ever. Boasting an exceptionally high strength-to-weight ratio, this advanced material reduces mass and increases structural rigidity. It has enabled the design team to realize amplified, muscular forms that would otherwise be impossible to produce in conventional materials and provided the engineers a superior platform ... Read More »

Botox injections may halt cancer growth

Botox injections used for wrinkle removing could cut the growth of cancer tumors and make them more vulnerable to chemotherapy, new research suggests. Animal tests indicated that the toxin used in Botox disrupts nerve activities which play significant role in helping fuel cancer growth. A team of international scientists of Columbia University Medical Centre, in New York, and the Norwegian University ... Read More »

Iran Volleyball Team Defeats US in Huge Win

The Iranian team beat FIVB World League champion in Pool D of the 2014 FIVB Men’s World Championship at the Krakow Arena in Krakow, Poland. Slobodan Kovac’s men had lost to US 3-0 in July in the 2014 FIVB World League last four. Iran, who opened the campaign with a remarkable 3-1(25-16, 23-25,25-21, 25-22) win over Italy, will face France ... Read More »

The Beautiful Baatara gorge waterfall in Lebanon

The Baatara gorge waterfall is a waterfall in the Tannourine, Lebanon. The waterfall drops 255 metres into the Baatara Pothole, a cave of Jurassic limestone located on the Lebanon Mountain Trail. Discovered in 1952 by French bio-speleologist Henri Coiffait, the waterfall and accompanying sinkhole were fully mapped in the 1980s by the Spéléo club du Liban. The cave is also ... Read More »