US officials to hold direct talks on Iran nukes

The US is reassembling key members of the diplomatic team that held secret negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program, leading to a breakthrough agreement, and sending them to Geneva for direct talks with representatives from Tehran in hopes of making progress toward a comprehensive final deal.

World powers, Iran resume nuclear talks in Geneva to reach deal

Six world powers, US, China, Russia, France, the UK and Germany, have gathered in Geneva in a bid to reach an agreement with Iran over its disputed nuclear programme and there are expectations that there could be a breakthrough deal when the talks resume.

High-stakes Iran nuclear talks to resume

Intense negotiations were due to resume on Wednesday between Iran and world powers, seeking a landmark breakthrough over Tehran`s nuclear programme that also satisfies hardliners in Washington, Israel and the Islamic republic.

NATO chief `encouraged` by Iran nuclear weapon pledge

NATO head Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Thursday he was very "encouraged" by Iran`s pledge not to seek nuclear weapons, saying a more open approach was in Tehran`s own best interest.

‘Iran has temporarily pulled back from brink of nuke weapon’

A top Israeli minister has said that Iran has drawn back from its ambition to build a nuclear weapon, but added that the respite is only temporary.