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Francois Murphy

Explainer: IAEA's monitoring deal with Iran that expires on June 24

7:15am EDT

VIENNA The U.N. nuclear watchdog and Iran have a temporary agreement on monitoring Iran's atomic activities that expires on Thursday. If it is not extended, wider negotiations on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal would plunge into crisis, diplomats say.

Europeans, U.S. warn Iran nuclear talks won't be open-ended

Jun 20 2021

VIENNA/DUBAI (Reuters) -Western officials warned Tehran on Sunday that negotiations to revive its nuclear deal could not continue indefinitely, after the sides announced a break following the election of a new hardline president in Iran. | Video

EU reaches deal on Belarus economic sanctions, according to Austria, diplomats

Jun 18 2021

BRUSSELS/VIENNA (Reuters) -The European Union is set to ban new loans to Belarus after reaching a deal on Friday for economic sanctions on Minsk as punishment for forcing down a flight to arrest a journalist, the Austrian foreign ministry and three diplomats said.

'Intense' Iran nuclear talks resume as Germany calls for rapid progress

Jun 12 2021

VIENNA (Reuters) -Indirect talks between Tehran and Washington on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal resumed in Vienna on Saturday as the European Union said negotiations were "intense" and Germany called for rapid progress.

'Intense' Iran nuclear talks resume as Germany calls for rapid progress

Jun 12 2021

VIENNA, June 12 Indirect talks between Tehran and Washington on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal resumed in Vienna on Saturday as the European Union said negotiations were "intense" and Germany called for rapid progress.

U.S. to Iran: mess with IAEA monitoring and put talks on deal at risk

Jun 08 2021

VIENNA The United States told Iran on Tuesday that it must let the U.N. atomic agency continue to monitor its activities, as laid out in an agreement that has been extended until June 24, or put wider talks on reviving the Iran nuclear deal at risk.

Head of Austrian state holdings group, stung by texts with Kurz, quits

Jun 08 2021

VIENNA The head of Austrian state holdings group OBAG, Thomas Schmid, stepped down on Tuesday as prosecutors investigate whether Chancellor Sebastian Kurz perjured himself in saying he was not involved in appointing Schmid and OBAG's supervisory board.

Austrian far-right party picks hard-liner Kickl as next leader

Jun 07 2021

VIENNA The leadership of Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPO) unanimously nominated hard-liner Herbert Kickl as its next chief on Monday after former presidential hopeful Norbert Hofer quit the post unexpectedly last week.

U.N. nuclear watchdog sees indications of plutonium work in North Korea

Jun 07 2021

VIENNA The U.N. atomic watchdog has seen indications in North Korea of possible reprocessing work to separate plutonium from spent reactor fuel that could be used in nuclear weapons, the head of the agency said on Monday.

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Russia warns Britain it will bomb ships next time

LONDON/MOSCOW (Reuters) -Russia warned Britain on Thursday that it would bomb British naval vessels in the Black Sea if there were any further provocative actions by the British navy off the coast of Russia-annexed Crimea.