US, Europe agree to step up pressure on Iran

The United States and European
Union have agreed to step up pressure on Iran with the objective to prevent Tehran from acquiring nuclear weapons.

Goal is to prevent Iran from getting N-weapon: Hillary

Hillary reiterated Obama administration`s view that it was open to diplomacy.

Germany, Russia support new Iran nuke sanction

Merkel said the sanctions could be passed by the UNSC "in the near future”.

British Foreign Secretary slams Iran ahead of US trip

Newly-appointed British Foreign Secretary has criticised Iran`s nuclear programme ahead of his first visit to the US.

UNSC sanction against Iran in place by spring: White House

The new set of sanctions against Iran by the UNSC is expected to be in place by the end of this spring, the White House has said.

Hu to take up Iran nuke, Chinese currency issue with US

President Hu Jintao will hold parleys with President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit to iron out various growing differences.

China ready for UN talks on Iran: US

China is ready for "serious" talks at the United Nations on Iran`s nuclear program, the United States said, as it sought support for sanctions against Tehran.