Monday, 30 June 2008
MOSCOW (AFP) — US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said here Monday he would discuss with Russia's leaders the possibility of imposing new sanctions on Iran.
Asked on Echo of Moscow radio if he thought additional sanctions were needed he said "yes" and added he would encourage Russia to follow the European Union, which last week imposed new sanctions on the Islamic Republic.

Tehran, Iran, Jun. 30 – At least people have died as a seven-storey building in north-west Tehran collapsed on Monday.A further 20 are currently trapped under the rubble, state radio said.The apartment block collapsed in the early hours of the day in Tehran’s Saadat-abad district. All those hurt in the accident were workers, officials have said. Emergency rescue teams have been unable to pull anyone out of the debris.

June 30 (Bloomberg) -- Crude oil was little changed after rising to a record above $143 a barrel on concern Israel may attack Iran over its nuclear program and disrupt supply from OPEC's second-largest producer.

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