Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif: Holocaust a ‘Heinous Crime’ and a ‘Genocide’

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_33707fd260.jpgABC/ LOU ROCCO (WASHINGTON) -- In an exclusive interview Sunday on This Week, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif condemned the Holocaust as a "heinous crime" and a "genocide," dismissing as a poor translation the appearance of the word "myth" about the Holocaust on the Iranian Supreme Leader's English website.

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Scientists: IPCC Report Should Serve as 'Wake-Up Call'

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_efd2177878.jpgSTAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images (GENEVA) -- The new U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report should serve as a "wake-up call" to governments and society about the role of humans in global warming, scientists say. "It is extremely likely that human influence has been the dominant cause of the observed warming since the mid-20th century," the IPCC's Fifth Assessment Report, which was published Friday, found.

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Pakistan Region Struck by Second Earthquake This Week

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_d861a00a80.jpg (ISLAMABAD) -- For the second time this week, the Awaran District in Pakistan was struck by a major earthquake. The first earthquake on Tuesday killed over 350 people and damaged communications and the latest quake, measured at a 6.8 on the Richter scale, is being called an aftershock, according to BBC News.

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Five Signs of Possible Improvement in US-Iran Relationship

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_e1fef94d4c.jpgAndrew Burton/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- It has certainly been an eventful week for Iran’s new president Hassan Rouhani. Rouhani, whose presidency began less than 2 months ago in August, made his first appearance at the United Nations and garnered a great deal of attention from the United States media, first when he declined to meet President Obama, then when he appeared to condemn the Holocaust in an interview on CNN, and finally, when Obama confirmed that the two men spoke on the phone.

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Extremist Group Threatens Miss World Competition in Indonesia

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_b650fa1e71.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (JAKARTA, Indonesia) -- Pageant officials fear violence at Saturday's 63rd Miss World Competition in Indonesia, with some Muslim's calling the event "pornography. The U.S. embassy in Jakarta says it received information that muslim "extremist groups may be planning to disrupt the Miss World potentially through violent means." This isn't the first time a big act has been threatened.

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