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US Secretary of State John Kerry (R-seated) talks with members of his delegation after a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and other officials at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel March 27, 2015 in Lausanne, Switzerland

Iran talks reach fever pitch amid calls for compromise

AFP News Tough negotiations to end a decade-long standoff over Iran's suspect nuclear programme move into top gear Saturday, seeking to overcome stubborn hurdles as both sides urged painful compromises. Global powers are chasing a deal to rein in Iran's nuclear ambitions which have poisoned international relations for 12 years and seal 18 months of closed-door, painstaking talks which have cris-c…