Syria talks fail to agree on date for peace talks

The powers agreed to reinforce a ceasefire across the country and to push through humanitarian aid deliveries to besieged areas, including through air drops.
 

Syria peace talks to push on until April 27: Negotiators

UN-brokered talks aimed at ending Syria`s brutal conflict will push ahead until April 27, despite the departure of the main opposition group, negotiators said Friday.

UN Syria envoy to pursue peace talks next week

 The UN Special Envoy for Syria said on Thursday peace talks will continue next week despite the main opposition`s decision to leave early, a move he dismissed as "diplomatic posturing".

Yemen delegations pledge to leave for peace talks in Kuwait

Members of warring Yemeni factions who had stayed in the capital Sanaa two days past the start date of United Nations-backed peace talks announced they would travel to the negotiations in Kuwait on Wednesday, saving the process from impending collapse.

UN says Yemen talks delayed, urges rebels to join

Peace talks between Yemen`s warring parties due to begin in Kuwait on Monday have been delayed, UN envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed said, urging the country`s rebels to take part.

Battles around Syria`s Aleppo cast shadow over peace talks

The clashes on several fronts have put a strain on a fragile ceasefire in place since February 27.

Syria truce strained on eve of fresh peace talks

Syria's landmark ceasefire was threatening to fall apart on Tuesday amid a surge of fresh fighting, especially in northern Aleppo province, just as peace talks were set to resume in Geneva.

Syria regime says will attend peace talks starting March 14

Syria`s regime said on Monday it would attend renewed peace talks in Geneva starting March 14, but the opposition was still considering whether to go despite a major lull in fighting.

Syria peace talks to begin on March 14: Government source

The source did not specify when the government delegation would arrive in the Swiss city for the latest round of indirect negotiations aimed at ending the nearly five-year conflict.
 

Taliban reject peace talks with Afghan government

Taliban reject peace talks with Afghan government

The announcement is a blow to efforts by Afghanistan, China, Pakistan and the United States to restart negotiations aimed at ending the Taliban's long and bloody insurgency in Afghanistan.

Syria peace talks hit trouble after Damascus blast kills 60

The United Nations is aiming for six months of negotiations, first seeking a ceasefire, later working toward a political settlement to the civil war.

Syrian opposition puts off decision on peace talks

A major Syrian opposition group Wednesday postponed a decision on joining peace talks in Switzerland, as wrangling over who will go threatens to derail the biggest push yet to resolve the war.

Syria opposition resume Riyadh meeting on peace talks

An important component of Syria`s opposition resumed discussions in the Saudi capital on Wednesday to decide whether to join peace talks in Geneva.

Eliminating nuclear weapons strategic priority: John Kerry

Eliminating nuclear weapons in the region is his country's strategic priority, the US Secretary of State John Kerry said here.

Afghan official warns Taliban on staying out of peace talks

A senior Afghan official on Tuesday warned the Taliban against staying out of the peace process with the government in Kabul, saying that insurgents who opt for war will face serious consequences.

Sushma Swaraj meets Rajnath Singh amid uncertainty over peace talks with Pakistan

Sushma Swaraj meets Rajnath Singh amid uncertainty over peace talks with Pakistan

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday met Home Minister Rajnath Singh, amid the uncertainty over the Indo-Pak Foreign Secretary-level talks scheduled in Islamabad on January 15 after the Pathankot terror attack. 

Afghanistan to include female negotiators in upcoming peace talks?

Afghanistan to include female negotiators in upcoming peace talks?

The Afghan government should include female negotiators in the upcoming multistate meeting on the Afghan peace process, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday.

Pathankot terror attack raises questions on Indo-Pak talks; here's what experts say

Pathankot terror attack raises questions on Indo-Pak talks; here's what experts say

The terror attack at the Pathankot air base may have raised questions on the about-to-be-resumed official dialogue between India and Pakistan, but experts say the best response to such incidents would be to continue the peace process that has just begun.

Four nations to meet on Afghan peace talks on January 16

The first round of quadrilateral meeting of Pakistan, Afghanistan, US and China will take place on January 16 to work out a clear and comprehensive road map for a meaningful Afghan peace process, Pakistani Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said on Thursday.

Peace talks on Yemen end without major agreement

Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed on Sunday announced the end of the latest peace talks on Yemen.