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  • on April 14, 2015 in Washington, DC.
    April 14, 2015  

    Senators wrapped up a deal on a bill that would enable Congress to weigh in on a nuclear agreement with Iran. The White House suggested that under the new revision, the president’s veto threat might go away. Meanwhile, Iran’s foreign minister announced talks for a final deal will begin in April, and insisted again on lifting sanctions all at once. Judy Woodruff reports. Continue reading

  • U.S. Secretary of State Kerry holds a negotiation meeting with Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif over Iran's nuclear programme in Lausanne
    March 19, 2015  

    There were conflicting assessments of the Iranian nuclear negotiations in Switzerland, with some officials expressing cautious optimism and others saying the two sides are still far apart. Meanwhile, the Associated Press reported that a potential deal would cut Iran’s centrifuges by 40 percent for at least a decade, in exchange for the phasing out of U.S. economic sanctions. Gwen Ifill reports. Continue reading

  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry testifies at a Senate hearing on the department's FY2016 funding request in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 24. Photo by Yuri Gripas/Reuters
    March 11, 2015   BY Bradley Klapper 

    WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday that U.S. lawmakers won’t be able to change the terms of any nuclear agreement with Iran because it won’t be legally binding, a statement likely to inspire greater congressional opposition.
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    November 23, 2014  

    A Monday deadline looms for a nuclear deal between Iran and the West. Hari Sreenivasan is joined by NewsHour’s William Brangham, who reported from Iran earlier this year, and David Sanger of the New York Times via Skype, who is in Vienna covering the talks. Continue reading

  • Nigerian officials announced Thursday that 2,000 villagers are unaccounted for and feared dead after Boko Haram burned 16 villages on Monday.
    July 14, 2014  

    In our news wrap Monday, a new video surfaced from the militant group Boko Haram in which the group’s leader claims responsibility for attacks never reported by the Nigerian government. The militant leader also offered to trade in kidnapped schoolgirls for jailed fighters. Also, Secretary of State John Kerry met one-on-one with his Iranian counterpart in continuing talks on Iran’s nuclear program. Continue reading

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    December 30, 2013  

    David Ignatius of The Washington Post recently traveled to Iran where he talked to both sides of the debate on the country’s negotiations with the West. He joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss the perceptions of hard-liners, pragmatists and the general public, plus what challenges lie ahead for crafting a comprehensive deal. Continue reading

  • November 29, 2013  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the week’s top news, including the short-term Iran nuclear agreement, the pope’s writings on capitalism, proposed changes to campaign finance rules and things to be grateful for. Continue reading