US official says `not all issues` agreed in Iran talks

A senior US official said early Wednesday that there was not yet a full agreement on key points of a deal to curtail Iran`s nuclear programme.

US, Cuba hold technical talks on human rights

US and Cuban diplomats met in Washington on Tuesday to define an agenda for future sessions on human rights as part of the rapprochement between the long-time adversaries, officials said.

Who`s saying what at the Iran nuclear talks

After 18 months of talks to rein in Iran`s nuclear ambitions, some of the world`s top diplomats were negotiating into the night Tuesday with a midnight deadline set to be abandoned.

Deadline abandoned in marathon Iran nuclear talks

The US abandoned late Tuesday a midnight deadline to agree the outlines of a nuclear deal with Iran but insisted that "enough progress" merited extending marathon talks into Wednesday.

Oil slumps as Iran talks deadline looms

Oil prices fell Tuesday as global powers and Iran raced to reach a deal on Tehran`s nuclear program that could ease sanctions on the crude producer, adding to the global oversupply.

US confirms Iran nuclear talks to go into Wednesday

Negotiations to reach a deal with Iran on curtailing its nuclear programme will go into Wednesday after making progress, State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said.

Midnight Iran nuclear talks deadline in peril

Marathon talks looked set Tuesday to miss a midnight deadline to agree the outlines of a nuclear deal with Iran as negotiators got bogged down in seemingly intractable key issues.

Pak sends delegation to Saudi over military support on Yemen

Pakistan today dispatched a high- level delegation to Riyadh to hold talks with Saudi leadership that requested military help to a coalition of mainly Gulf states fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen, officials said.

Iran nuclear talks close in on deal as Israel lashes out

Iran and world powers have reached tentative agreement on parts of a deal sharply curtailing Tehran`s nuclear programme, Western diplomats said Sunday while cautioning a deal is by no means done.

Assad supports Russian role in resolving Syrian crisis

The administration of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad supports the Russian efforts on holding a second round of talks on the Syrian crisis in Moscow next month, media reports said Sunday.

Talks about resumption of Indo-Pak dialogue mere eyewash:Yasin Malik

Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik on Sunday said the rhetoric about resumption of talks between India and Pakistan was "merely an eyewash" aimed at fulfilling "hidden agenda".

Iran says nuclear talks to resume Wednesday

Nuclear talks between Iran and world powers have broken off and will resume on Wednesday, according to Iran`s deputy foreign minister Abbas Araghchi.

Libya rivals face three days of 'decisive' talks: UN

UN envoy to Libya Bernardino Leon urged rival Libyan lawmakers Friday to try to nail down a political agreement within days as they began a weekend of "decisive" talks.

Iran FM sees progress in nuclear talks with world powers

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Thursday his talks in Switzerland with US Secretary of State John Kerry on Iran`s nuclear programme are making progress although "a lot of work" remains.

John Kerry says 'tough issues' but 'progress' in Iran talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that nuclear talks with Iran were facing "tough issues" but that "progress" was being made ahead of a March 31 deadline for the outlines of a major deal.

Iran says 90 percent of 'technical issues' solved in talks

Uncertainty reigned at crunch US- Iran nuclear talks on Tuesday as US officials warned that key differences remained but Tehran said that almost all technical issues were resolved ahead of a March 31 deadline for the outlines of a deal.

Afghan minister in Pakistan for refugee talk

An Afghan minister is in Pakistan for talks over the arrests and expulsion of Afghan refugees, a media report said on Monday.

Kerry begins new nuclear talks with Iran FM

Iran and the United States Tuesday returned to the negotiating table for a second day of talks, as a political storm over the issue unfolded thousands of miles away in Washington.

Denis Villeneuve in talks to direct 'Blade Runner' sequel
Denis Villeneuve in talks to direct 'Blade Runner' sequel

Denis Villeneuve is in negotiations to direct the sequel to 'Blade Runner' with Harrison Ford reprising his role as Rick Deckard.

Top US official to visit India for talks on defence initiative

Senior Pentagon official Frank Kendall will arrive here later this week to hold talks on the Defence Trade and Technology Initiative (DTTI), firmed up during US President Barack Obama's visit last month.