LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND—Negotiators from Iran and a group of six world powers worked Wednesday to close the remaining gaps in their long-sought effort to reach a framework agreement on curbing Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief. The two sides missed their self-imposed midnight Tuesday deadline, but agreed to keep talking in a process that […]
LONDON—Iranian and international negotiators convene in Vienna Tuesday for a final push to try to reach agreement on Iran’s nuclear program by the November 24 deadline. The issues are largely the same as they have been for more than a year, and the implications of not reaching a deal are potentially as dire as ever […]
KYIV —Ukrainian officials say the search for bodies has ended at the site where a Malaysia Airlines plane came down, and all the bodies, or fragments of them, have been found. The officials say there is agreement with Russian-backed rebels who control the area to move the bodies by rail from the rebel-held city of […]
LONDON —The White House said on Thursday it was essential that the United States and Germany continue to cooperate after Germany took the unusual step of expelling the top U.S. intelligence official in Berlin, a highly unusual rebuke to one of its closest allies in the midst of allegations that Washington hired German operatives to sell […]
KYIV — A new survey indicates that Russia’s takeover of Crimea and its support of rebels in eastern Ukraine have turned much of the Ukrainian population against it. The moves could also impact Russia in other ways. For many years after the fall of the Soviet Union, most Ukrainians thought their country should be aligned with Russia. […]
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND â€” The long-awaited second international conference on Syria opened with confrontational statements by the country's government and opposition Wednesday, and their main international backers, Russia and the United States, also presented opposing viewpoints.
LONDON â€” While the worldâ€™s diplomats work in New York to hammer out an agreement on the disposal of Syriaâ€™s chemical weapons, and United Nations investigators head back into Syria, experts say fighting in the more than two-year-long civil war may well become more intense.
LONDON â€” Roman Catholic Pope Benedict XVI has resigned, effective at the end of the month. It is the first time a pope resigned in nearly 600 years.