Iran nuclear talks expected to resume next month
By Louis Charbonneau and Fredrik Dahl VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran and six world powers are expected to adjourn nuclear negotiations on Monday and reconvene next month after the latest round of talks failed to clinch a final deal, a source close to the talks said. Details about the adjournment and resumption of negotiations were still being worked out, though the source said on condition of anonymity that Iran could not expect any new sanctions relief for the time being. Possible venues include Vienna and Oman, the source said, though nothing had been decided. ...
China holds out hope for Iran nuclear deal
VIENNA (AP) — Talks on Iran's nuclear program appeared likely to be extended beyond their midnight deadline Monday, but China's foreign minister said negotiators were still working on elements of a deal.
China says parties to Iran deal will 'eventually reach' agreement
BEIJING (Reuters) - Iran and six world powers will "eventually reach" a pact to resolve a 12-year stand-off over Tehran's nuclear ambitions, even if talks may have to be postponed over many complex issues, China's foreign minister said on Monday. Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia and the United States began the final round of talks with Iran on Tuesday to clinch a pact by which Tehran would curb its nuclear work in exchange for a lifting of economically crippling sanctions. ...
Global stocks gain after China rate cut
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose Monday after China's surprise interest rate cut as investors looked ahead to European inflation data due out this week and an OPEC meeting to discuss oil production levels.
US tells Iran to consider nuclear talks extension
VIENNA (AP) — The U.S. told Iran Sunday that it's time to consider extending nuclear talks, in the first formal recognition by Washington that frenzied last-minute diplomacy may not be enough to seal a deal by a rapidly approaching deadline.