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Deal reached on key points of Iran N-pact

President Hassan Rouhani delivers a message for the Iranian new year. (Photo: AP)

Final accord by June 30

Iran nuclear talks reach crucial ‘Yes or No’ time

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US secretary of state John Kerry (centre) and British foreign secretary Philip Hammond (second from right) wait with US under secretary for political affairs Wendy Sherman (left), US secretary of energy Ernest Moniz (second from left) and others before a meeting with Russia, China, France, Germany, European Union and Iranian officials in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Monday. — AP

US: Iran talks may go past deadline


US secretary of state John Kerry gestures while waiting for the opening of a plenary session with P5+1 ministers, EU and Iranian delegations on Iran nuclear talks at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Tuesday. — AP

Iran nuclear talks near deal as Israel lashes out

Iran and world powers have reached tentative agreement on parts of a deal sharply curtailing Tehran’s nuclear programme, Western diplomats said on Sunday while cautioning that the deal is by no means

Iran nuclear talks head towards critical weekend

Marathon Iran nuclear talks headed Friday towards a critical weekend as Britain said its foreign minister would join his US, Iranian and French counterparts in racing the clock to pin down a deal.

Iran ‘deal in sight’ as talks near deadline

Iran’s nuclear chief said on Thursday he was “optimistic” about reaching a ground-breaking nuclear deal, as US and Iranian diplomats launched down-to-the-wire talks chasing a March 31 deadline.

UN curbs: Possible Iran talks deal breaker?

On US secretary of state John Kerry’s Swiss bike rides last week to unwind from intense Iran nuclear talks, one emerging tricky issue may well have been going round his head: UN sanctions.

Iran nuclear talks suspended till next week

US secretary of state John Kerry — AFP

No breakthrough yet, but ‘progress made’

US, Iran race against the clock in nuke talks

Key differences remain ahead of March 31 deadline but Iran says 90% of ‘technical issues’ solved

Four-cornered fight for Fifa top post

Football’s world governing body Fifa announced on Monday that four candidates are bidding to become its president, including long-time incumbent Sepp Blatter.

The Narendra Modi government has suspended the registration of Greenpeace India under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, 2010, (FCRA) for 180 days, preventing it from receiving any foreign funds

The Hindu Council UK has prepared its own “manifesto”, a list of demands submitted to political parties ahead of next month’s elections in the United Kingdom.