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  • Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA, Yukiya Amano of Japan addresses the media during a news conference after a meeting of the IAEA board of governors at the International Center, in Vienna, Austria, Monday, Sept. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

    U.S. and Russia bridge differences on Iran at nuclear meeting

    The United States and its Western allies have persuaded Russia and China to support a resolution critical of Iran's nuclear defiance in hope of showing Israel that diplomacy is an alternative to military force in pressuring Tehran, diplomats said Wednesday.


  • Russia, China agree to resolution criticizing Iran

    The U.S. and its Western allies have persuaded Russia and China to support a resolution critical of Iran's nuclear defiance in the intention of showing Israel that diplomacy is an alternative to military force in pressuring Tehran, diplomats said Wednesday.


  • Ali Asghar Soltanieh, Iran's Ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), waves Sept. 10, 2012, as he arrives for the IAEA board of governors meeting at the International Center in Vienna. (Associated Press)

    New intelligence on Iran nuke work

    The U.N. atomic agency has received new and significant intelligence over the past month that Iran has moved further toward the ability to build a nuclear weapon, diplomats tell the Associated Press.


  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly Cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Abir Sultan, Pool)

    U.N. atomic agency gets new intelligence on Iran nuke work

    The U.N. atomic agency has received new and significant intelligence over the past month that Iran has moved further toward the ability to build a nuclear weapon, diplomats tell the Associated Press.


  • Yukiya Amano, head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), addresses the media during a news conference after a meeting of the IAEA board of governors at the International Center in Vienna on Sept. 10, 2012. (Associated Press)

    U.N. nuke chief: Access to Iran site necessary now

    The head of the U.N. nuclear agency made an unusually strong demand Monday for Iran to cooperate with an investigation into suspected secret work on nuclear weapons, expressing his frustration with the lack of headway in the probe.


  • Buildings at Iran's Parchin military complex southeast of Tehran are shrouded with pink tarps in this photo dated Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Institute for Science and International Security)

    U.N. nuclear agency establishes Iran Task Force

    The U.N. nuclear agency has created a special Iran Task Force of nuclear weapons experts, intelligence analysts and other specialists focused on probing allegations that Tehran has been — or is — secretly working on developing atomic arms, according to an internal document shared with the Associated Press.


  • Task force will focus on Iran’s nuke work

    The U.N. nuclear agency has created a special Iran task force of nuclear weapons specialists, intelligence analysts and others focused on probing allegations that Tehran has been – or is – secretly working on developing atomic arms, according to an internal document shared with the Associated Press.


  • **FILE** Ali Asghar Soltanieh, Iran's Ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), waves May 14, 2012, as he arrives for talks with the IAEA at the permanent mission of Iran in Vienna. (Associated Press)

    U.N. nuke agency forms special Iran team

    The U.N. nuclear agency is forming a special Iran team, drawing together sleuths in weapons technology, intelligence analysis, radiation and other fields of expertise as it seeks to add muscle to a probe of suspicions that Tehran worked secretly on atomic arms, diplomats tell the Associated Press.


  • IAEA chief Yukiya Amano (AP Photo)

    U.N. nuclear agency says North Korea mission on hold

    The head of the U.N. nuclear agency on Monday said his organization does not plan to send a mission to North Korea any time soon, despite an invitation from Pyongyang.


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