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  • Deputy Secretary of State Burns to retire in October

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Bill Burns, who led secret talks with Iran that led to an agreement to curb its nuclear program and who served as the top U.S. diplomat for the Middle East as well as ambassador to Russia, will...
  • Iranian official will not get visa for U.N. ambassadorship: White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Friday it would not grant a visa to Iran's proposed U.N. ambassador, citing the envoy's links to the 1979-1981 hostage crisis, in a rare step that raises questions about how much influence the White House...
  • Iran official says envoy decision will not affect nuke talks

    ANKARA (Reuters) - An Iranian official said on Friday a U.S. decision to deny a visa to an Iranian diplomat to allow him to become Iran's ambassador to the United Nations would not affect Tehran's nuclear talks with world powers. The official told...
  • Filmmaker Determined to Bring Pic About Femme Iranian Auto Racer to Finish Line

    When filmmaker Essy Niknejad read the story of a femme race car driver who beat the odds to win the Iranian National Championship in 2006, he figured it had drama written all over it. Dubbed "Little Schumacher," after Formula One legend Michael Shumacher,...
  • Iran says U.S. visa decision on U.N. envoy pick 'regrettable'

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A U.S. decision to not issue a visa for an Iranian official to allow him to become Iran's ambassador to the United Nations was "regrettable," a spokesman for Iran's mission to the United Nations said on Friday. "It is a...
  • White House: U.S. will not issue visa to Iran's pick for U.N. envoy

    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration will not issue a diplomatic visa to Iran’s new ambassador to the United Nations, the White House said Friday, complicating efforts to improve relations between the two countries. The administration opposes...
  • U.S. expects Iran will meet oil export target in nuclear deal

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration believes that oil exports from Iran from January to July will meet an average 1 million barrel per day goal outlined in an interim agreement with Tehran over curbing its disputed nuclear program, a State...
  • Russia says any oil-for-goods deal with Iran would follow U.N. rules

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Friday any oil-for-goods deal between Moscow and Iran would follow United Nations rules on sanctions, not U.S. rules. "We act on the basis of the decisions made by the United...
  • Exportaciones de petróleo en Irán alcanzan máximo de 20 meses en febrero: AIE

    LONDRES (Reuters) - Las exportaciones de petróleo de Irán subieron a máximos de 20 meses, superando ampliamente el límite de 1 millón de barriles por día fijado por Occidente en base a un acuerdo provisional para limitar el programa nuclear de...
  • Defenders of Cuba-Twitter program have their say in US Senate

    MIAMI Defenders of a U.S. government program for Cubans fired back in the U.S. Senate on Thursday, with Marco Rubio urging the Twitter-like platform be restored, and Bob Menendez asking for documents on all similar programs around the world. Menendez,...
  • Thomson Reuters eyes 'opportunities' with Tehran Stock Exchange

    (Reuters) - Thomson Reuters is exploring potential business opportunities with the Tehran Stock Exchange should Western sanctions be lifted, the company confirmed on Thursday. The global news and information provider met with representatives from the...