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  • Iran talks compromise ahead of nuclear talks but rejects 'preconditions'

     
    Iran sent encouraging signals Monday on the posture it will take at nuclear talks with six world powers later this week, dropping objections to meeting in Istanbul and hinting at a possible compromise on its iranium enrichment program that has sparked...
  • EU imposes new sanctions on Iran, Syria

     
    The European Union imposed new sanctions on Iran and Syria. The EU says the new restrictions are warranted because of Iran's continued lack of cooperation over inspection of its nuclear program and Syria's violent crackdown on rebels....
  • Cuban missile crisis myth constrains today's diplomatic standoffs

     
    Global Focus: Fifty years after the superpowers were poised to annihilate each other over nuclear missiles sent to Cuba, the myth prevails that President Kennedy forced Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev to back down by threatening to unleash nuclear war....
  • Iran nuclear threat: More Americans want 'firm stand,' poll says

     
    As international efforts to curb Iran's nuclear development program continue, a growing share of Americans say they want firm action to end the threat of the Tehran regime building a nuclear bomb, according to a new poll from the Pew Research Center for...
  • Bulgaria suspects suicide bomber with fake I.D. in Israeli bus attack

     
    Bulgaria bus bombing: As Israeli victims of the Bulgarian bus bombing began arriving home Thursday, security officials said they now believe the attack was carried out by a suicide bomber with a fake American passport....
  • No imminent threat of a nuclear-armed Iran, experts say

     
    Global Focus: Israeli and U.S. politicians have been engaged in a lot of talk in recent days about the prospect of an airstrike on Iranian nuclear facilities, stirring fears of that another destabilizing clash could be provoked in a region already rife...
  • Panetta meets with Israelis to discuss Iran's nuclear program

     
    Amid worries that Israel might unilaterally attack Iran's nuclear facilities, U.S. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta held top-level meetings in Jerusalem to discuss America’s backup plan in case international sanctions fail to compel the Islamic...
  • From Iran, new threats to close key oil route

     
    Iranian lawmakers renewed threats to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz, a vital oil-shipping route, in response to mounting economic sanctions against the Islamic Republic....
  • Tighter sanctions on Iran trigger threats and defiance

     
    Global Focus: Harsh new sanctions imposed on Iran for its alleged pursuit of nuclear weapons were intended to so deprive Iranians of life's necessities that the regime would surrender to Western pressure to abandon its bomb-building plans. Instead, Iran's...
  • Iran, world powers lower sights on nuclear talks

     
    After two days of contentious talks, Iran and six world powers negotiating over Tehran's nuclear program decided to refrain from immediately scheduling another high-level meeting and instead to convene lower-level officials to discuss technical issues....
  • No progress at talks with Iran on nuclear inspections, IAEA says

     
    An agreement to allow international inspection of Iran's nuclear facilities failed to materialize during "disappointing" talks Friday between Iranian officials and the International Atomic Energy Agency, the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency reported from...