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World powers ready to arm Libya in fight against IS

World powers ready to arm Libya in fight against IS

US Secretary of State John Kerry said a 25-member group agreed to exempt the Government of National Accord from the UN arms embargo imposed to halt the Libyan conflict.

May 16, 2016, 22:52 PM IST
World powers pledge $10 billion in aid for Syria

World powers pledge $10 billion in aid for Syria

World leaders pledged over $10 billion (9.0 billion euros) Thursday to help conflict-hit Syrians at a London conference.

Feb 04, 2016, 23:31 PM IST

Iran, six world powers launch new round of nuclear talks

Experts from Iran and six world powers are launching a new round of negotiations focused on reaching a deal that curbs Iran's nuclear program.

May 20, 2015, 14:13 PM IST

World powers call for `unconditional` Libya ceasefire

European powers and the United States pressed Libya`s rival factions Sunday to set an "unconditional" ceasefire at talks on forming a unity government to halt the country`s conflict.

Apr 13, 2015, 04:34 AM IST

World powers, Iran reach framework for nuke deal by June 30

The US, Iran and five other world powers on Thursday announced an understanding outlining limits on Iran's nuclear programme so it cannot lead to atomic weapons, directing negotiators toward achieving a comprehensive agreement within three months.

Apr 03, 2015, 00:04 AM IST

World powers hail resumption of Libya political dialogue

European powers and the United States welcomed renewed dialogue between Libya`s rival political factions, amid UN-mediated talks aimed at reaching an agreement to form a unity government in the strife-torn country.

Mar 22, 2015, 06:38 AM IST

West not expected to demand Iran atom bomb "mea culpa" in deal

World powers are pressing Iran to stop stonewalling a UN atomic bomb investigation as part of a wider nuclear accord, but look likely to stop short of demanding full disclosure of any secret weapon work by Tehran to avoid killing an historic deal.

Nov 23, 2014, 10:27 AM IST

Iran nuclear talks final round - Main issues

Negotiators from Iran and six world powers come together in Vienna this week for a final round of talks on securing a deal over Tehran`s nuclear programme by a November 24 deadline.

Nov 16, 2014, 09:54 AM IST

Iran, world powers meet as nuclear deal faces deadline

 Iran and world powers met in Muscat on Tuesday amid growing signs that a long-bargained deal on Tehran`s nuclear programme will not be struck by a November 24 deadline.

Nov 11, 2014, 18:28 PM IST

Iran nuclear talks `tough, direct and serious`: US

The United States said Monday that talks underway in Oman between world powers and Iran on its nuclear program have proved "tough, direct and serious."

Nov 11, 2014, 00:58 AM IST

Iran, Russia to sign nuclear plants deal Tuesday: Media

The head of Iran`s atomic energy agency will travel to Russia Tuesday to sign a construction deal for two nuclear power plants on Iran`s southern Gulf shores, media reported.

Nov 10, 2014, 02:13 AM IST

World powers to discuss final deal on Tehran nuke-issue

Representatives of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany (P5+1 group)) will gather here to discuss a possible path to a final deal over Tehran's disputed nuclear programme by Nov 24, officials said Tuesday.

Oct 15, 2014, 01:44 AM IST

World powers to discuss final deal on Tehran nuke-issue

Representatives of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany (P5+1 group)) will gather here to discuss a possible path to a final deal over Tehran's disputed nuclear programme by Nov 24, officials said Tuesday.

Oct 15, 2014, 01:44 AM IST

Iran nuclear talks to resume by mid-Oct: Tehran

 Difficult talks between Iran and world powers on Tehran`s nuclear programme will resume in Europe before mid-October, a senior Iranian official was quoted as saying Monday.

Sep 29, 2014, 14:32 PM IST

Iran, world powers still far apart on core issues

Gaps have not been bridged on some key issues in the nuclear talks between Iran and the world powers due to the "inadequate and unworkable" positions Iran holds, a senior US official said.

Jul 13, 2014, 12:44 PM IST

Iran`s supreme leader reveals demands in nuclear talks

Iran`s supreme leader revealed Tuesday his country`s demands for a massive long-term increase in its nuclear enrichment capability, laying bare huge gaps between Tehran and world powers negotiating a deal.

Jul 08, 2014, 18:51 PM IST

Report: Next Iran nuclear talks to be in New York

Iran`s state news agency is reporting that the next round of expert-level talks over its contested nuclear programme will be held in New York.

Jun 20, 2014, 19:44 PM IST

Iran hopes to start drafting nuclear deal Wednesday

Iran hopes to start drafting a nuclear agreement with world powers Wednesday but accepts tough negotiations lie ahead on a raft of issues, one of its top negotiators said.

Jun 18, 2014, 14:05 PM IST

Iran hopes to start drafting nuclear deal Wednesday

Iran hopes to start drafting a nuclear agreement with world powers Wednesday but accepts tough negotiations lie ahead on a raft of issues, one of its top negotiators said.

Jun 18, 2014, 14:05 PM IST

Iran`s Zarif warns of hard work in nuclear talks

Iran`s foreign minister warned today that a "lot of effort" was still needed as he joined negotiators from six world powers in Vienna to begin drafting a potentially historic nuclear deal.

May 13, 2014, 23:42 PM IST