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  • U.S., Iranian officials to hold nuclear talks in Geneva next week

    U.S., Iranian officials to hold nuclear talks in Geneva next week
    With nuclear talks stalled and a deadline approaching, a delegation of top U.S. officials will confer with Iranian counterparts at a hastily organized two-day meeting in Geneva next week, officials announced early Saturday. Deputy Secretary of State...
  • As nuclear talks stall, Iran says negotiations may require more time

    As nuclear talks stall, Iran says negotiations may require more time
    As U.S. and Iranian officials meet in Geneva to try to revive stalled nuclear negotiations, one Iranian official said the two sides may need to extend their talks six months beyond the current deadline of July 20. In a hastily convened gathering, U.S....
  • Iran, major powers begin two-month sprint toward nuclear deal

    Iran and six world powers Wednesday formally began a two-month diplomatic sprint to complete a deal aimed at preventing Tehran from developing the ability to build nuclear weapons. Top diplomats from the United States, Britain, China, France, Germany...
  • World powers may have to assess Iran nuclear program without U.N. report

    The United Nations is not likely to complete its assessment of Iran’s suspected nuclear weapons research within the next two months, creating a new complication for the international negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, a U.N. report...
  • Cheating inquiry finds 'systemic problems' in U.S. nuclear force

    WASHINGTON — Nearly half of the officers responsible for maintaining and operating nuclear-armed missiles at a Montana base have been implicated in a widening cheating investigation, a sign of deep cultural and command problems in the nuclear force,...
  • Senators introduce new Iran sanctions bill; White House says will veto

    WASHINGTON – A bipartisan group of 26 senators Thursday introduced legislation calling for tough new Iran sanctions that the White House warned could deal a death blow to upcoming negotiations over Tehran’s nuclear program. Despite frantic...
  • Iran threatens counter measure to Senate's proposed new sanctions

    TEHRAN – Iranian lawmakers Friday threatened retaliation for a Senate bill that proposes tough new sanctions on Iran if the Islamic Republic fails to cooperate in upcoming negotiations aimed at curbing its nuclear program. Mehdi Moussavinejad, a...
  • South Africa, the nation that gave up its nukes

    It would be a mistake to think that the end of the Cold War also ended the threat posed by nuclear weapons. Nuclear-armed states continue to deploy huge arsenals of nuclear weapons, other states continue with their efforts to acquire nuclear weapons,...
  • IAEA assessment plan presents new hurdle in Iran nuclear talks

    IAEA assessment plan presents new hurdle in Iran nuclear talks
    The United Nations is unlikely to complete its assessment of whether Iran has conducted research on nuclear weapons before the deadline set by six world powers for a deal to curb the country's nuclear activities, a new complication in the international...
  • Protest over Islamic dress code clogs Tehran streets

    Conservatives calling for stricter enforcement of Islamic dress codes for women staged a public protest Wednesday in Tehran, the latest hard-line assault on the government of President Hassan Rouhani. About 500 demonstrators attended the boisterous...
  • The war to end all wars

    "Peace, as we have seen, is not an order natural to mankind: it is artificial, intricate and highly volatile. All kinds of preconditions are necessary." -- Michael Howard, "The Invention of Peace" And here comes World War I, wrapped in World War II,...