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Fresh Syria raids as Moscow sets January 23 peace talks

Syrian warplanes launched strikes in several parts of the country on Wednesday despite a fragile truce, a monitor said, as Russia confirmed a January 23 date for new peace talks.

UN Security Council adopts resolution supporting Syria ceasefire, peace talks

The UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously adopted a resolution supporting the Syria ceasefire arrangement brokered by Russia and Turkey as well as a new peace talks plan among Syrian conflict parties.

Palestinians can talk peace if settlements halt: Mahmud Abbas

Palestinians can talk peace if settlements halt: Mahmud Abbas

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said today he was ready to resume peace efforts with Israel if it stopped settlement building, reacting to a major speech by US Secretary of State John Kerry.

Stunned Latin America exhorts Colombia to keep seeking peace

Latin America bemoaned Colombian voters` rejection of a peace deal with Marxist insurgents but regional leaders urged Bogota to keep pursing efforts to end the longest-running conflict in the Americas.

Mizoram to continue peace talks with terror outfit Hmar People's Convention-Democratic

The Mizoram government would continue to hold peace talks with the Manipur-based terror outfit -- Hmar People's Convention-Democratic (HPC-D) and the second round of the bi-partite talks is scheduled on October 5, an official said here on Thursday.

Philippines, Muslim rebels re-launch peace talks

Philippines, Muslim rebels re-launch peace talks

The Philippines on Saturday restarted peace talks with the country`s largest Muslim rebel group, the first under President Rodrigo Duterte aimed at ending decades of violence that has claimed tens of thousands of lives.

Second round of Yemen peace talks resumes in Kuwait

A second round of the UN-facilitated peace talks between Yemen's warring parties resumed in Kuwait after a two-week break, government officials said.

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.