• Chief Iranian nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili, left, shakes hands with Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev prior their talks in Almaty, Kazakhstan, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013.

    World powers began a new round of high-level talks with Iranian officials Tuesday, trying to find a way out of a yearslong tussle over Tehran's nuclear program.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 26, 2013, 6:55 AM EST
  •  In this Feb. 14, 2013 file photo, Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at the State Department in Washington.

    New U.S. Secretary of State has promised to restart peace talks between Israel and Palestine, but that won't be on the agenda of this first voyage.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 19, 2013, 3:27 PM EST
  • In this July 6, 2010 file photo, President Barack Obama talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

    Frustrated the president is planning to focus more on fixing ties with P.M. Netanyahu than reviving peace talks on Israel trip.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 07, 2013, 4:02 PM EST