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Positive atmosphere, little progress in Iran nuclear talks

Apr. 09, 2021 17:57 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Nascent talks aimed at bringing the United States back into the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran broke Friday without any immediate signs of progress on the thorny issues dividing Washington and Tehran, but with delegates talking of a constructive atmosphere and resolving to...

Austria: 1 dead, 2 seriously hurt in balcony collapse

Apr. 06, 2021 16:57 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A woman has died in Austria and two others were seriously injured after an apartment balcony collapsed, police said Tuesday. Police in Upper Austria province, west of Vienna, said the balcony in the town of Lenzing collapsed Monday afternoon and the four...

World powers seek to bring US back into Iran nuclear deal

Apr. 06, 2021 14:44 PM EDT

VIENNA (AP) — Officials from five world powers began a new effort Tuesday to try to bring the United States back into the foundering 2015 nuclear deal they signed with Iran, a delicate diplomatic dance that needs to balance the concerns and interests of both Washington and Tehran. ...

France urges Iran to avoid nuclear escalation ahead of talks

Apr. 03, 2021 10:18 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — France's top diplomat spoke with his Iranian counterpart Saturday and urged Iran to be “constructive” and avoid further nuclear escalation ahead of talks next week aimed at trying to salvage a global accord curbing the Iranian nuclear program. The...

'First step:' US, Iran to begin indirect nuclear-limit talks

Apr. 02, 2021 16:36 PM EDT

The United States and Iran said Friday they will begin indirect negotiations with intermediaries next week to try to get both countries back into compliance with an accord limiting Iran’s nuclear program, nearly three years after President Donald Trump pulled the U.S. out of the deal. ...

4 found dead in separate Austria, Switzerland shootings

Mar. 28, 2021 13:32 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A woman and a four-year-old girl were found shot to death in a car in a rural area north of Vienna, Austrian authorities said Sunday. Police are trying to determine the whereabouts of the 29-year-old woman's ex-partner. A spokesman for...

UN nuclear chief says Iran to grant 'less access' to program

Feb. 21, 2021 15:56 PM EST

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran will begin to offer United Nations inspectors “less access” to its nuclear program as part of its pressure campaign on the West, though investigators will still be able to monitor Tehran's work, the U.N. atomic watchdog's chief said Sunday. ...

Germany: 5 Tajiks charged with membership in IS group

Feb. 15, 2021 05:27 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors said Monday they have charged five Tajik men with being members of the Islamic State group, accusing them of participating in a cell of the extremist organization in Germany. Federal prosecutors filed the indictment at the Duesseldorf...

American midfielder Aaronson scores 1st goal for Salzburg

Feb. 10, 2021 17:29 PM EST

American midfielder Brenden Aaronson scored his first goal for Red Bull Salzburg in a 3-1 victory over Austria Vienna on Wednesday night in the Austrian Bundesliga. The 20-year-old from New Jersey, broke a 1-1 tie in the 72nd minute after he received a pass from the left...

Austria to restrict movement from Tyrol over variant fears

Feb. 09, 2021 14:22 PM EST

VIENNA (AP) — Austria's leader said Tuesday that people will have to produce a negative coronavirus test to leave the country's Tyrol province as authorities try to prevent the spread of a coronavirus variant first discovered in South Africa. Some 293 cases of the more...