Lavrov says will hold talks with Kerry in Vienna Tuesday

Russia`s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said he planned to meet his US counterpart John Kerry in Vienna on Tuesday for talks on terrorism and fighting the Islamic State group.

India-China ties could be 21st century's most significant: Speaker
India-China ties could be 21st century's most significant: Speaker

India`s ties with China could be one of the most significant bilateral partnerships of the 21st century, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said on Monday.

EU holds first talks on Greek default as Athens holds out hope

EU officials have held their first formal talks on the possibility of a Greek default, officials said on Friday, but the darkening outlook failed to fluster Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who holed up with his negotiators after proclaiming optimism at an open air concert.

Israel denies spying on Iran talks hotels

 Swiss and Austrian investigators have launched probes into alleged spying in hotels hosting delicate Iranian nuclear talks, with Israel denying today its secret services were involved.

US hails resumption of talks in Yemen

The US State Department has hailed the resumption of talks between rival sides in the Yemen conflict scheduled for June 14 in Geneva while condemning a missile attack on Saudi Arabia by Yemeni rebels, Efe news agency reported.

Libya rivals begin peace talks as G7 urges `bold` decisions

Libya`s warring factions began crunch talks Monday as world leaders called for "bold political decisions" to prevent the oil-rich nation crumbling into a failed state.

Ukraine talks postponed as Kiev blames Russian `sabotage`

Kiev on Tuesday accused Moscow of sabotaging Ukraine crisis talks, after a meeting in Minsk aimed at resolving the conflict in eastern Ukraine was postponed.

Kerry, Zarif in crucial nuclear talks ahead of looming deal deadline

Tehran rejected a key Western demand for site inspections Saturday just as US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart launched crunch talks to secure a nuclear deal ahead of a looming deadline.

Burundi activists suspend government talks after opposition figure murdered

Activists in Burundi behind weeks of protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza`s controversial bid to seek a third term said Sunday they were suspending talks with the government after the murder of an opposition figure.

Reservation issue: Gujjar stir to continue as talks with Rajasthan govt fail

The meeting between representatives of the Gujjar community and Rajasthan government on Saturday ended in a deadlock as the community leaders accused the government of not coming up with concrete proposal to fulfil their demand of 5 per cent quota in government jobs.

Malaysia calls for talks with Myanmar on migrant crisis

Malaysia`s foreign minister urged Myanmar on Sunday to hold talks on stemming a flood of boat-people to Southeast Asia, warning it may otherwise call for an emergency meeting on the crisis.

John Kerry has 'frank' talks with Putin about Ukraine, Syria
John Kerry has 'frank' talks with Putin about Ukraine, Syria

US Secretary of State John Kerry said he had "frank" talks about Ukraine, Syria and Iran with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday and said it was important to keep in contact.

New round of Iran nuclear talks April 22-23 in Vienna: EU

Major world powers and Iran will hold fresh talks in Vienna on April 22-23 to build on the framework accord reached on Tehran`s contested nuclear programme, the EU announced Thursday.

Guinea opposition suspends protests as govt calls for talks

Guinea`s opposition said Tuesday it was calling off anti-government protests until next week following two days of violence, as the prime minister appealed for talks on the disputed timetable for elections.

Violence escalates in east Ukraine ahead of talks

Ukraine`s military accused pro-Russian rebels on Monday of using heavy weapons that were meant to have been withdrawn under a ceasefire deal, after one Ukrainian serviceman was killed and six wounded in rebel-held territories.

Ryan Gosling in talks for 'The Haunted Mansion'
Ryan Gosling in talks for 'The Haunted Mansion'

Ryan Gosling is in negotiations to star in Guillermo del Toro's 'The Haunted Mansion'.

Maradona to play match for Colombia`s peace process
Maradona to play match for Colombia`s peace process

Argentina`s legendary ex-footballer Diego Maradona will play in a "pro-peace match" in Bogota this month to support Colombia`s ongoing peace process, officials said Sunday.

Whiteboard: The secret weapon at the Iran talks

In this hi-tech age of gadgets and gizmos, a simple whiteboard found in classrooms around the globe was the tool that helped negotiators seal the complex parameters of a Iran nuclear deal.

Mali rebels meet in Algiers to discuss rejected peace deal

Tuareg-led rebels from north Mali said on Thursday they are meeting with Algerian mediators in Algiers to discuss the terms of preliminary peace deal they rejected last month.

Iran talks near close with `understanding` reached

Marathon talks aimed at agreeing the outlines of a deal putting an Iranian nuclear bomb out of reach neared their close Thursday with global powers preparing to address the media.