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Talks likely to go past deadline

Today is the deadline to come up with a framework nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, but U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says difficult issues remain.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:21:45 EDT
First on CNN: Iranian aircraft buzzed Navy helicopter in Persian Gulf

An Iranian military observation aircraft flew within 50 yards of an armed U.S. Navy helicopter over the Persian Gulf this month, sparking concern that top Iranian commanders might not be in full control of local forces, CNN has learned.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:12:31 EDT
Iran's power rises, with or without deal

Deal or no deal in the Iranian nuclear talks, Tehran is already behaving like it's made a killing.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:38:49 EDT
What's at stake? 21 questions

Talks aimed at reaching a deal over Iran's nuclear program are going down to the wire.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:35:04 EDT
The 5 things you need to know

The world is watching for what could turn out to be either a historic achievement for international diplomacy -- or, just as easily, a disappointing failure -- as negotiators sit down this week in the tranquil lakeside city of Lausanne, Switzerland, to hammer out a framework nuclear deal with Iran before March 31.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:27:17 EDT
How do international sanctions against Iran work?

CNN's Michael Holmes explains what's included in the international sanctions against Iran, how they work and how a nuclear deal would impact them.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:30:34 EDT
Is Tehran backpedaling?

The world's most powerful diplomats sat down in Lausanne with Iranian nuclear negotiators on Monday for the first time since November. And uncomfortable rumblings made headlines.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 10:27:28 EDT
Reports: Video shows Germanwings jet's final seconds

Video found in the wreckage on a French mountainside shows the nightmarish final seconds of Germanwings Flight 9525, reports said Tuesday.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:10:59 EDT
Nigerian President concedes

Incumbent Goodluck Jonathan phoned former military leader Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday to concede defeat in Nigeria's presidential elections, Buhari's party says.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:08:42 EDT
Iraqi forces take parts of Tikrit back from ISIS, official says

Iraqi forces trying to liberate the city of Tikrit from ISIS are now in control of all government buildings in the southeastern part of the city, Iraqi Interior Ministry spokesman Saad Maan said Tuesday on Iraqiya TV.

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:42:37 EDT
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