US prepared to ‘walk away’ from Iran nuclear talks

The White House has said progress is still being made in crunch nuclear talks with Iran, but warned the US would walk away from the discussions in Switzerland if negotiations stall. The talks between Iran and six world powers in the city of Lausanne have now been extended into Thursday, despite what had originally been a Tuesday midnight deadline, in an effort to hammer out the outline of an agreement on curbing Tehran's nuclear programme. "The sense that we have is that, yes, the talks continue Read more [...]

Iran nuclear talks enter final day

31 March 2015 From the section Middle East Talks to reach a preliminary agreement on Iran's nuclear programme are entering their final day. Foreign ministers from six world powers and their Iranian counterpart have been negotiating in Switzerland ahead of a self-imposed deadline. US Secretary of State John Kerry said talks on Monday had produced "some light" but "tricky issues" remained. Ministers want to restrict Iran's nuclear programme in exchange for relief from crippling sanctions.'More light' Read more [...]

Carlo Ancelotti and Manchester City Reportedly Hold Talks Over Real Madrid Exit

If Carlo Ancelotti gets dumped by Real Madrid just one season after winning La Decima, his next destination could be Manchester City. That's according to reporter David Amoyal. He's stated talks are already taking place between Ancelotti and the club that won last season's Premier League title, although the Italian may not be City's most desired option: While Manchester City's top choice to replace Pellegrini is Pep Guardiola, it's very unlikely Bayern Munich will let him go- Read more [...]

Libya government in Tobruk votes to return to UN talks

More to this story If we fail in Libya, is there hope in other places? Libya on brink of collapse four years after revolution Libya anniversary: 'The situation is just terrible' Libya's UN-recognised government has voted to return to UN-brokered talks on the future of the crisis-hit country, a week after suspending its participation, a politician has said. The motion to resume the... - Photown News Read more [...]

Eurozone ministers gather for crucial Greece talks – live updates

Eurozone finance ministers meet in Brussels to decide whether to accept or reject Greece’s bailout proposals 3.18pm GMT Austria’s finance minister said there was still much to discuss as he arrived for the eurogroup meeting in Brussels. Hans Joerg Schelling said the Greek proposals left much to interpretation, suggesting clarity and more detail would be needed before an agreement is possible.Austria’s Schelling: “We have a letter. This letter has many sentences with much space for interpretation. Read more [...]

Tough Talks On Greek Debt As D-Day Looms

20 February 2015, 1:54 Tough Talks On Greek Debt As D-Day Looms Tweet These could well prove the most important few days in the euro's existence. In the corridors and meeting rooms of the Justus Lipsus building in Brussels, Greece and its euro counterparts have been charged with discussing how to keep the struggling nation in the single currency. Their chances of success seem to be flagging. Quite how we got here is a complicated story - it involves political and economic mistakes, financial jiggery-pokery, Read more [...]

Greek bailout: Crisis escalates as eurogroup talks break up

Rolling coverage as the high-stakes negotiations over Greece’s financial programme hit problems, with eurogroup insisting Athens must ask for a bailout extensionLatest: Greece’s Varoufakis hits backSummary: crisis moves up a notchPress conference - highlights start hereTalks collapse after leakGreece rejects draft proposal 8.51pm GMT Peter Spiegel of the Financial Times says there’s confusion over why Greece would have signed the original draft statement prepared by Pierre Moscovici, but not Read more [...]