Iran would agree to strike a uranium enrichment agreement if Western countries "change (their) attitude," said Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in response to a US call on Tehran to seek diplomatic engagement as time is running out.
Iran's successful test of an improved version of its Sejil 2 medium-range missile has drawn condemnation from US and British leaders. Tehran claims the revamped missile puts Israel and parts of Europe within range.
Iran has successfully test-fired an improved version of its Sejil 2 medium-range missile, which it claims puts Israel and parts of Europe within range. Britain's Gordon Brown said the test made the case for further sanctions against Tehran.
North Korea has test fired two short-range missiles off its east coast, according to a media report. The latest test comes just a week after Pyongyang said it is ready to return to six-nation talks about its nuclear programme.
Delegations from Iran (photo) and six world powers, including the US, are meeting in Geneva Thursday for critical nuclear talks amid heightened tensions following Tehran’s revelation of a second uranium enrichment site last week.
Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said he is prepared to buy the necessary enriched uranium from a third party for its Tehran reactor, ahead of talks in Geneva on Thursday with six major world powers.
As Iran had been building a second nuclear facility, Israel called for crippling sanctions. Analysts in Israel think that option is back on the table when Iran tested a missile capable of hitting Israel. Would sanctions be imposed this time?
Russia has urged calm after Iran test-fired missiles capable of reaching Israel on Monday. "Now is not the time to succumb to emotions, it is necessary to calm down," a foreign ministry spokesman told the Interfax news agency.