Stating that the Naga people want a settlement at any cost, Rio stated that he himself had repeatedly said in parliament that the central government should pursue the talks and the settlement should come before the assembly elections.Sep 14, 2017, 15:26 PM IST
Security issues dominated his most important annual speech, including a disastrous two-month uprising by pro- Islamic State group militants in a southern city, the worst crisis he has faced.
Jul 25, 2017, 13:31 PM IST
Peace talks with ULFA (Independent), led by Paresh Axom (Baruah), is only possible if the Centre comes forward for a dialogue process, pro-talk ULFA leader and its general secretary Anup Chetia on Thursday said.Apr 06, 2017, 20:00 PM IST
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.Jan 11, 2017, 19:18 PM IST
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.Jan 01, 2017, 09:41 AM IST
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.Dec 29, 2016, 02:12 AM IST
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.Oct 04, 2016, 00:34 AM IST
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.Sep 29, 2016, 10:59 AM IST
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.Aug 13, 2016, 14:34 PM IST
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.Jul 17, 2016, 09:32 AM IST
The powers agreed to reinforce a ceasefire across the country and to push through humanitarian aid deliveries to besieged areas, including through air drops.
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.Apr 22, 2016, 22:57 PM IST
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".Apr 22, 2016, 02:22 AM IST
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.Apr 20, 2016, 05:48 AM IST
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.Apr 18, 2016, 18:09 PM IST
The clashes on several fronts have put a strain on a fragile ceasefire in place since February 27.Apr 15, 2016, 17:08 PM IST
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.Apr 12, 2016, 23:30 PM IST
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.Mar 08, 2016, 10:20 AM IST
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.
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.Mar 05, 2016, 18:29 PM IST