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Missing a nuclear scientist, Iran accuses the U.S.

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Its scientist missing, Iran accuses U.S.

Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki accused the United States on Wednesday of involvement in the disappearance of Shahram Amiri, an Iranian nuclear scientist it says vanished after leaving for a pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia in late May. "We have found documents that prove U.S. interference in the disappearance of the Iranian pilgrim Shahram Amiri in Saudi Arabia," Mottaki told reporters. In Washington, State Department spokesman Ian Kelly said he had no information on the matter.

Elsewhere

Ireland: Roman Catholic bishops on Wednesday met leading campaigners for thousands of children assaulted, terrorized or molested while in church care, but didn't address the victims' key demand for the church to admit its responsibility for overseeing decades of abuse.

Honduras: Diplomats from around the hemisphere flew into Honduras on Wednesday and told the coup-imposed government to reinstate President Manuel Zelaya and restore democracy to the impoverished Central American country.

Italy: A top court on Wednesday overturned a law granting Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi immunity from prosecution, allowing trials for corruption and tax fraud to resume in Milan and prompting immediate calls for his resignation.

Times wires

Missing a nuclear scientist, Iran accuses the U.S. 10/07/09 [Last modified: Wednesday, October 7, 2009 11:37pm]

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