Iran, world powers fail to seal nuke deal, talks extended to July 1
Iran, world powers fail to seal nuke deal, talks extended to July 1

Iran, the United States and other world powers are discussing an extension to Monday`s deadline for a deal to resolve a 12-year stand-off over Tehran`s atomic ambitions, Western and Iranian officials said.

US 'disappointed' with Iran's IAEA cooperation ahead of nuclear talks

The United States is disappointed with Iran`s failure to engage with a UN nuclear agency investigation into suspected atomic bomb research, a US envoy said on Monday.

US 'disappointed' with Iran's IAEA cooperation ahead of nuclear talks

The United States is disappointed with Iran`s failure to engage with a UN nuclear agency investigation into suspected atomic bomb research, a US envoy said on Monday.

UN nuclear agency sends help to Sierra Leone to fight Ebola

The UN atomic agency said on Monday it had sent Sierra Leone equipment first used in nuclear processes that can help it quickly diagnose the deadly Ebola virus and it was also in contact with other West African states about their needs.

Iranian among five nuclear engineers killed in Syria: Monitor

Gunmen killed five nuclear engineers, four of them Syrian and one Iranian, on the outskirts of Damascus on Sunday, a monitoring group said on Monday.

Obama says `big gap` remains in Iran nuclear negotiations

US President Barack Obama said a "big gap" remains in international nuclear negotiations with Iran and he questioned whether talks would succeed.

Iran's uranium stockpile grows before deadline for nuclear deal

Iran`s stockpile of low-enriched uranium gas has grown by 8 percent to nearly 8.4 tonnes in about two months, UN atomic inspectors say, an amount world powers probably will want to see cut under any nuclear deal with Tehran.

UN nuclear agency makes no progress in Iran probe

 Iran is failing to address suspicions it may have researched how to build an atomic bomb, a U.N. watchdog agency`s report showed on Friday, potentially complicating efforts by six powers to reach a deal with Tehran on its nuclear programme.

India calls for international action to strengthen nuclear security

Recognising the threat of nuclear terrorism, India has called for effective international cooperation and responsible action by governments to strengthen nuclear security and prevent non-state actors from acquiring vulnerable atomic material.

Iran refuses entry to UN nuclear watchdog envoy

A senior Iranian diplomat said Iran denied entry into the country to a member of an International Atomic Energy Agency delegation this week, the semi-official Fars news agency reported today.

US lawmakers worry Iran is stonewalling nuclear watchdog

A large majority of US House of Representatives members wrote Secretary of State John Kerry expressing their concern Thursday over Iran`s "refusal" to work with the United Nations nuclear watchdog.

Big powers aim to tackle any Iran bomb "sneak-out" risk in nuclear talks

Western strategists have long debated the spectre of Iran "breaking out" - suddenly showing the ability to explode an atom bomb. But some see a "sneak-out" less visible to UN inspectors as a possibly bigger risk and world powers have calibrated their demands in negotiations with Iran to forestall any such outcome.

Need to build more nuclear plants, says Pakistan

Pakistan has told the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that it wants to build more nuclear power plants to ease its severe energy crisis, a media report said Friday.

IAEA urges Iran to meet investigation request

The head of the UN atomic agency is urging Iran to provide answers over suspicions that Tehran worked on nuclear arms.

Current Iranian uranium enrichment prog not acceptable: US

 Ahead of the crucial nuclear talks between global powers and Iran in New York, the US has said that the international community cannot accept Tehran's current uranium enrichment programme.

Iran FM heads to New York for nuclear talks

Iran`s foreign minister headed to New York Tuesday to resume nuclear talks with major powers but it was unclear if there would be a repeat visit by President Hassan Rouhani, who launched Tehran`s opening a year ago.

UN nuclear chief urges Iran to address bomb concerns

The head of the UN nuclear watchdog sought to put pressure on Iran on Monday to address concerns about its suspected atomic bomb research, three weeks after Tehran failed to meet a deadline for providing information about the issue.

UN nuke agency indicates slow going on Iran probe

The head of the UN nuclear agency is indicating that his attempted probe of allegations that Iran worked on nuclear arms is going slowly.

Iran says IAEA nuclear inquiry not stalled, will address concerns

Iran said on Tuesday it would still address concerns about its nuclear programme, even though it missed a deadline last month for providing information about its suspected atomic bomb research.

Iran says never agreed to August 25 nuclear deadine

Iran said on Saturday it never agreed to a deadline to provide answers on its controversial nuclear programme, after the UN atomic watchdog accused Tehran of failing to deliver on time.