World News | Reuters | Wednesday July 1, 2015
The global nuclear watchdog said today that its boss would fly to Tehran to discuss some of the last big issues that need to be resolved so that Iran and world powers can reach a breakthrough final nuclear deal by a new deadline of next week.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 1, 2015
High-stakes nuclear talks went into extra time Wednesday after Iran and world powers missed yet another midnight deadline to strike a ground-breaking deal to curb Tehran's nuclear programme.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday July 1, 2015
Iran and world powers gave themselves an extra week to reach a nuclear accord, extending a deadline due to expire on Tuesday, while US President Barack Obama said there would be no deal if all pathways to an Iranian nuclear weapon were not cut off.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday June 30, 2015
Iran and six world powers ramped up negotiations today after accepting they would miss a June 30 deadline for a nuclear deal, with both sides cautioning that major obstacles to a lasting agreement remained.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 27, 2015
US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived late Friday in Vienna seeking to wrap up a nearly two-year quest for an accord curbing Iran's nuclear ambitions, but with both sides warning a deal is far from done.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 26, 2015
High-stakes talks to nail down a historic deal with Iran to curtail its nuclear programme may "slip" past a June 30 deadline, a top US official admitted Thursday ahead of crunch weekend negotiations in Vienna.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday June 24, 2015
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday ruled out freezing sensitive nuclear work in the country for a long time and said sanctions imposed on it should be lifted as soon it reaches a final deal with major powers, state TV reported.
World News | Reuters | Saturday June 20, 2015
More than half a century after the world's first commercial nuclear plant went into operation in the United States, the industry may finally be nearing a way to store radioactive waste underground permanently.
World News | Reuters | Friday June 19, 2015
Iran is trying to avoid detailed commitments. The French are sticking to their tough line. And U.S. President Barack Obama faces a battle to sell any deal to a skeptical Congress.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 18, 2015
The United States denied Wednesday making concessions to let Iran off the hook by not declaring any past military activities relating to its suspect nuclear program.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday June 17, 2015
The US ambassador to the United Nations today rejected suggestions by a UN panel that Washington has kept silent about Iranian sanctions violations in order to avoid disrupting fragile negotiations on a nuclear deal with Tehran.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 13, 2015
Russia's negotiator said Friday there has been a "very worrying" slowdown in progress in nuclear talks between Iran and six major powers ahead of a June 30 deadline to finalise a historic accord.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 8, 2015
The UN atomic watchdog chief called today on Iran to cooperate more in a probe into alleged nuclear weapons activity, a key part in a hoped-for historic deal with world powers.
World News | Reuters | Thursday June 4, 2015
The United States expects Iran to reduce its stockpile of low enriched uranium to the levels required under an interim nuclear deal by a June 30 deadline, the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday.
World News | Reuters | Sunday May 31, 2015
Six world powers have agreed on a way to restore UN sanctions on Iran if the country breaks the terms of a future nuclear deal, clearing a major obstacle to an accord ahead of a June 30 deadline, Western officials told Reuters.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 30, 2015
With the top US and Iranian diplomats meeting Saturday in Geneva one month before a deadline for a historic nuclear deal, demands for UN inspections of Iranian military bases appear to be becoming a problem.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday May 20, 2015
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday Tehran would not accept "unreasonable demands" by world powers during negotiations over its disputed nuclear programme, and ruled out letting inspectors interview its atomic scientists.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 29, 2015
Iran is willing to submit to the highest level of international transparency on its nuclear program and wants to conclude a final accord as soon as possible, its foreign minister said today.
World News | Reuters | Monday April 27, 2015
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will meet US Secretary of State John Kerry at the opening of a UN conference on the global anti-nuclear weapons treaty today, as they try to make progress in talks on a long-term atomic deal.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 22, 2015
Iran and major powers were due today to begin the difficult process of finalising by June 30 a historic deal putting an Iranian nuclear bomb out of reach, three weeks after agreeing the main outlines.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 21, 2015
China, today, said it supports the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Pakistan and appreciates the country's efforts for peaceful resolution of all "outstanding issues" with its neighbours.
World News | Reuters | Friday April 17, 2015
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Iran's drive to find a solution in talks over its disputed nuclear programme had spurred his decision to renew a contract to deliver S-300 missile defence systems to Tehran.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 16, 2015
Authorities issued an alert for several Mexican states on Wednesday after thieves snatched potentially deadly radioactive material used for industrial radiography.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 15, 2015
Possible skeletons in Iran's closet the subject of talks in Tehran today could yet spook the historic Iran nuclear deal, experts say