A leading Bangladeshi daily Monday described as a "bad joke" a minister`s comment that the ruling Awami League (AL) and the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) were holding secret parleys.
Senior Taliban commanders have
held secret talks with UN`s special envoy in Dubai to discuss
possible peace terms, as an international conference here gave
the go ahead to President Hamid Karzai to start reconciliation.
The two Koreas met last week in secret in Singapore to discuss a summit, a broadcaster in the South said on Thursday, an encounter that follows Pyongyang`s bid to reach out to its rivals after being hit by UN sanctions.