US envoy discusses North Korea issue in Seoul

The US envoy for policy toward North Korea visited South Korea to discuss Pyongyang`s nuclear programme and other issues.

Significant gaps with Iran on possible nuclear deal: Obama

 US President Barack Obama on Sunday said there are significant gaps with Iran on the negotiations of a possible nuclear deal and he is looking forward to the possibility of a permanent deal.

Major powers, Iran racing against time for nuke deal

The world`s major powers and Iran are racing against time to reach a deal over Tehran`s nuclear programme, with another extension of the negotiations not being the focus.

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.

Powers 'not discussing' extending Iran nuclear deadline: Kerry

World powers negotiating with Iran over its nuclear programme are united in their search for an agreement and are not discussing an extension of the deadline, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday.

Iran refuses to give ground on key Arak reactor

Iran sees "no more room" for negotiations on the design of its Arak reactor, Tehran`s nuclear chief said, refusing to give ground on a key issue in international negotiations.

Iran nuclear talks enter slippery final straight

Vienna: Iran and six world powers descend on Vienna Tuesday seeking to nail down a mammoth nuclear deal, six days before a deadline with differences still considerable despite months of negotiations.

Iran denies nuclear scientist killed in Syria

Iran on Wednesday denied a report that one of its nuclear scientists was killed in an ambush near the capital of its war-torn ally Syria.

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.

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.

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.

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.

'Driving towards finish' on Iran nuke deal: John Kerry

Paris: US Secretary of State John Kerry Wednesday claimed he was "driving towards the finish" to secure what would be a historic deal with Iran over its nuclear programme as a November 24 deadline looms.

Slim chances of Iran nuclear deal by deadline: Diplomat

A deal on Iran`s contested nuclear programme before a November 24 deadline is highly unlikely, a Western diplomat close to negotiations said on Monday.

No agreement reached with Iran on nuke programme: US

The US has not struck a deal with Iran on its controversial nuclear programme, saying it would look to lift sanctions on it only after Tehran has determined to uphold its end of the agreement, a top American official has said.

US think-tank says it located possible blast at Iran military site

A US security institute has said it had located via satellite imagery a section of a sprawling Iranian military complex where it said an explosion or fire might have taken place earlier this week.

US, EU, Iran to meet next week over nuclear negotiations

 Top diplomats of the United States, the European Union and Iran will meet in Vienna next week over Tehran`s controversial nuclear programme.

Iran issues `red lines` ahead of key nuclear talks

Iran`s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei reiterated on Wednesday his country`s "red lines" in negotiations with world powers over its controversial nuclear programme due to resume next week in Vienna.

Tehran continues nuke arms work: Iran dissidents

Iranian dissidents say that Tehran is still researching nuclear arms at facilities it relocated to escape detention.

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.