Taliban negotiator says `shura` ready to meet govt team

The chief of the Taliban-nominated negotiating committee today said the banned group`s `shura` was ready to meet for talks with the newly formed Pakistan government`s team to establish peace in the country.

Pak govt negotiator to meet Taliban shura in Waziristan

A member of the Pakistan government`s negotiating team will soon travel to Waziristan along with the Taliban nominated committee to meet the banned group`s `shura` as part of the second phase of the peace dialogue.

10 percent women in Saudi parliament

For the first time, women will represent 10 percent of the 150 seats of the Saudi Shura, or consultative council, in the coming legislative term, Xinhua reported.