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US says Iran talks may go into Wednesday 'if useful'

US says Iran talks may go into Wednesday 'if useful'

31 March 2015   0 comments
Tough talks to reach a framework deal to curtail Iran's nuclear programme may go past a midnight deadline into Wednesday, a top US official acknowledged.Diplomats and experts were "working around the...

US warns Iran nuclear deadline may be missed 31 March 2015

The United States warned Tuesday that a midnight deadline to agree the outlines of a deal aimed at stopping Iran obtaining nuclear weapons may be missed, saying marathon talks in Switzerland may stretch...

Iran talks: six days of living in a gilded cage 31 March 2015

As prisons go, the famed Beau-Rivage hotel nestled on the Swiss side of Lake Geneva with breath-taking views over the snow-capped French Alps must count as one of the world's most luxurious.But after...

Red Cross says worker killed in Yemen, unable to fly in aid 31 March 2015

The Red Cross said Tuesday a local aid worker had been killed in Yemen, adding that it could not fly in desperately-needed aid due to a lack of security.The International Committee of the Red Cross called...

UN rights chief warns Yemen on verge of 'total collapse' 31 March 2015

The UN rights chief expressed alarm Tuesday at the situation in Yemen as Arab warplanes pounded the country for a sixth day, warning it appeared about to collapse."The situation in Yemen is extremely...

'High chances' on deadline day for Iran nuclear talks

31 March 2015
Marathon talks aimed at stopping Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons went into a final nail-biting day Tuesday, with Russia saying the chances were "high" of reaching a historic framework deal by midnight.Russian......

When SWU met LEU: The Iran nuclear talks jargon A-to-Z

31 March 2015
Drowning in a radioactive sea of nuclear jargon, mixing up Bushehr and breakout, plutonium and Parchin, centrifuges and code 3.1? As Iran and six world powers negotiated Tuesday in Switzerland seeking......

What an Iran nuclear deal could look like 31 March 2015

Global powers were racing Tuesday to reach the outlines of a deal to stop any Iranian bid to develop nuclear weapons.The "framework" accord is meant to be fleshed out into a comprehensive agreement packed...

Iran's 12-year nuclear standoff with the world 31 March 2015

World powers were grappling Tuesday to agree by midnight the outlines of a potentially historic deal with Iran to cut back its nuclear ambitions.Here is a summary of the main developments in the Iran...

Bikes, bowties and schnitzel: the main players at Iran talks 31 March 2015

They were brought together on what looked like mission impossible to seal a landmark deal with Iran on its suspect nuclear programme.Despite their different outlooks, backgrounds and personalities, these...

Deadline day dawns in Iran nuclear talks 31 March 2015

Marathon talks aimed at stopping Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons entered their final scheduled day Tuesday with global powers racing to agree a framework deal by a midnight deadline.Officials say...

Time runs out as Iran nuclear talks hit deadline day 31 March 2015

Marathon talks aimed at stopping Iran from getting nuclear weapons reach the finish line Tuesday as global powers scramble to clear the final hurdles hours before a midnight deadline for a framework deal.After...

Solar Impulse lands in China after 20-hour flight from Myanm... 31 March 2015

Solar Impulse 2 landed early Tuesday in China, the world's biggest carbon emitter, completing the fifth leg of its landmark global circumnavigation powered solely by the sun.With pilot Bertrand Piccard...

Red Cross worker killed in jihadist attack on aid truck in M... 30 March 2015

An international Red Cross worker was killed and a local colleague wounded when the aid truck they were driving came under fire in northern Mali on Monday, in an attack claimed by the MUJAO jihadist group.The...

Iran talks stretch into the night hours before deadline 30 March 2015

Marathon talks aimed at curtailing Iran's nuclear programme stretched into the night Monday as negotiators grappled with the remaining "tricky issues" blocking a deal with a deadline just hours away."There...

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