Iran has prepared a new nuclear proposal and is ready to resume talks on its nuclear programme, according to media reports.
The Islamic Republic's chief nuclear negotiator, Saeed Jalili, was quoted making the claim on Iranian television.
William J. Broad and David E. Sanger, The New York Times
International nuclear inspectors reported on Friday that Iran had significantly increased its ability to produce nuclear fuel over the summer, even while slowing the pace at which it was enriching the uranium that the West fears could one day fuel nuclear weapons.
Mark Heinrich, Reuters
U.N. inspectors are analyzing further evidence taken from a nuclear research plant in Syria's capital Damascus where unexplained uranium traces were found, the U.N.'s nuclear watchdog said on Friday.
Simeon Kerr and Harvey Morris, Financial Times
The United Arab Emirates has seized a ship secretly carrying embargoed North Korean arms to Iran, say diplomats.
Jonathan Lynn, Reuters
Arms negotiators failed to clear the way on Monday for the start of talks this year on nuclear disarmament as Pakistan said its security interests had not been respected.
Siddharth Varadarajan, The Hindu
Describing India's commitment to its voluntary moratorium on nuclear testing as "steadfast," National Security Adviser M.K. Narayanan on Saturday came down hard on those making a case for the resumption of testing by claiming the May 1998 thermonuclear device test had been a failure.
Masroor Gilani, Agence France-Presse
Disgraced Pakistani nuclear scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan, who has admitted leaking nuclear secrets to Iran, North Korea and Libya, said Tuesday restrictions on his movements had been lifted.