Subramanian Swamy to address peace conference in China

Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy will address an international conference of the World Peace Forum in China, according to an official statement.

Kerry hails Syria opposition vote to attend peace conference

US Secretary of State John Kerry has welcomed the decision of the Syria`s opposition leaders to attend the Geneva II conference that aims to bring an end to the war there.

Iran wants to be at Syria talks but rejects conditions

Iran wants to take part in next week`s international peace conference on Syria but will not attend if conditions are set for its participation, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday.

Pope backs Syria peace conference bid

Pope Francis has voiced support for international attempts to convene a peace conference to be attended by Syria`s government and opposition.

Pak clerics to boycott peace conference over anti-Taliban remarks

The head of the Pakistani clerics, Mufti Abu Huraira Mohiuddin sent a letter to his Afghan counterpart yesterday announcing the move.

J&K Governor for restoration of peace

Lasting peace and normalcy alone can pave the way for all round progress of Jammu and Kashmir, Governor NN Vohra said.

Differences remain at Afghan peace conference

Hundreds of Afghan leaders held hours
of talks on Thursday on ways to end the insurgency wracking their
country, but remained divided over whether to reach out to
Taliban leaders and a host of other issues.

Afghan peace conference mulls talks with Taliban

Delegates to an Afghan peace conference worked to overcome differences Thursday over whether the government should negotiate with top Taliban leaders to seek an end to almost nine years of war.

Afghan president to host April peace conference

Afghan Karzai said that an action plan to reintegrate low- to mid-level insurgent fighters into society and negotiate with the Taliban`s top echelon will be crafted at a springtime peace conference aimed at ending the war.