People in Iran are facing many challenges, partly due to sanctions imposed by the United States, which accuses Iran of trying to build nuclear weapons. Theresa Tropper reports on how the latest round of sanctions is affecting Iranians.
People flooded Tehran's Freedom Square as they celebrated the 40th anniversary of the 1979 ousting of the monarchy. Anti-US sentiment was on show with some demonstrators chanting "death to America" and burning US flags.
An already-reeling Iran is preparing for the United States to reimpose all pre-2015 sanctions. The European Union has declared a general intent to assist Iran, but concrete steps in that direction are not yet evident.
The International Court of Justice has ruled that US sanctions on "humanitarian" goods must be dropped immediately. The US has contested the right of the court to intervene in matters between Washington and Tehran.
A pharmacist has been found guilty of 14,500 counts of violating drug laws and 59 counts of fraud. The scandal is the largest in recent German medical history, costing public health insurers €17 million.
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