Govt concerned over China-Pakistan nuke deal: Sushma Swaraj

Expressing concern over the nuclear deal between China and Pakistan, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said the government has raised the issue with China and asserted that it is "well prepared" to safeguard national interests.

Biden sees ''less than even'' chance of nuclear deal with Iran

US Vice President Joe Biden said on Saturday there was a "less than even shot" of a nuclear deal with Iran but that it was still worth pursuing.

Joa Biden says push ahead on nuclear deal with Iran

US Vice President Joe Biden dismissed the "malarkey" about efforts to reach a nuclear deal with Iran, and reassured Israel its security would not be put at risk.

French FM says, Iran nuclear talks 'rather positive'

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Tuesday that he thought the tone of the Iran nuclear talks in Vienna was "rather positive."

Iran President says nuclear deal will be done
Iran President says nuclear deal will be done

Iran`s President Hassan Rouhani said Monday that a nuclear deal with world powers would be done despite a missed deadline in Vienna that prompted a seven-month extension in talks.

World powers, Iran discuss extending nuclear deal deadline: US

Iran and world powers are now discussing a possible extension of their deadline for a nuclear deal, a senior US State Department official said Sunday for the first time.

With nuclear deal in balance, hardliners protest in Tehran

The tensions over a possible nuclear deal involving Iran were laid bare on Sunday outside an atomic facility in Tehran where a rare protest drew hardliners critical of the government's negotiators.

US, Iran in last-ditch bid to clinch historic nuclear deal

Iran and the United States on Friday intensified efforts to overcome deep divisions in talks on Tehran`s nuclear programme days ahead of a deadline for agreement.

'Indo-Australia N-deal implementation likely by first half of 2015'

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit later this week, Australia on Wednesday hoped that the administrative arrangement for the supply of uranium to India would be in place by "first half of next year" as it was in the process of getting parliamentary approvals for the same.

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.

US, Iran end latest nuclear talks with deal in balance

A hard-fought nuclear deal hung in the balance as Iran and the United States ended talks Monday in Oman, with signs the haggling will continue until a November 24 deadline.

Israel premier warns of bad nuclear deal with Iran

Israel's prime minister says Iran remains "unrepentant" and "unreformed," warning the West against rushing into a deal with it on its nuclear program.

Administrative arrangements in nuke deal with Australia making progress: India

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Australia, India on Monday said negotiations in working out the "administrative arrangements" that will govern the actual implementation of the landmark India-Australia nuclear deal is making "good progress".

US, Iran nuclear deal in balance as Kerry, Zarif meet

 The United States and Iran started a second day of talks aimed at breaking the deadlock on a nuclear deal Monday, with the clock ticking down to a November 24 deadline.

US President warns Iran nuclear deal may not be reached

The United States and Iran held high-level talks in Oman Sunday as the deadline for a nuclear deal loomed closer, but President Barack Obama warned there may be no agreement.

US think-tank says Iran may have violated nuclear deal with powers

A U.S. think-tank says Iran may have violated last year`s interim nuclear deal with world powers by stepping up efforts to develop a machine that could enrich uranium faster, but another expert group said it saw no breach.

Differences remain on nuclear deal: Iran president

Iran's president says Tehran and world powers agree on the principles of a final deal on the Iranian nuclear program but that differences remain on the "details" that still need to be negotiated.

IAEA confirms Iran's commitment to N-deal

 The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has released a new report confirming Iran`s commitment to an interim nuclear deal it signed with the six world powers last year.

US says not discussing extending Iran talks deadline

The US is not discussing extending the deadline to strike a nuclear deal with Iran beyond November 24, a senior US official said Wednesday following comments from other figures suggesting such a move.

Tough issues remain on Iran, but nuclear `deal not out of reach`: John Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday he believed a nuclear deal with Iran was still in sight, despite a deadlock in talks just six weeks before a final accord is due.