Assad supports Russian role in resolving Syrian crisis

The administration of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad supports the Russian efforts on holding a second round of talks on the Syrian crisis in Moscow next month, media reports said Sunday.

Talks about resumption of Indo-Pak dialogue mere eyewash:Yasin Malik

Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik on Sunday said the rhetoric about resumption of talks between India and Pakistan was "merely an eyewash" aimed at fulfilling "hidden agenda".

Iran says nuclear talks to resume Wednesday

Nuclear talks between Iran and world powers have broken off and will resume on Wednesday, according to Iran`s deputy foreign minister Abbas Araghchi.

Libya rivals face three days of 'decisive' talks: UN

UN envoy to Libya Bernardino Leon urged rival Libyan lawmakers Friday to try to nail down a political agreement within days as they began a weekend of "decisive" talks.

Iran FM sees progress in nuclear talks with world powers

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Thursday his talks in Switzerland with US Secretary of State John Kerry on Iran`s nuclear programme are making progress although "a lot of work" remains.

John Kerry says 'tough issues' but 'progress' in Iran talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that nuclear talks with Iran were facing "tough issues" but that "progress" was being made ahead of a March 31 deadline for the outlines of a major deal.

Iran says 90 percent of 'technical issues' solved in talks

Uncertainty reigned at crunch US- Iran nuclear talks on Tuesday as US officials warned that key differences remained but Tehran said that almost all technical issues were resolved ahead of a March 31 deadline for the outlines of a deal.

Afghan minister in Pakistan for refugee talk

An Afghan minister is in Pakistan for talks over the arrests and expulsion of Afghan refugees, a media report said on Monday.

Kerry begins new nuclear talks with Iran FM

Iran and the United States Tuesday returned to the negotiating table for a second day of talks, as a political storm over the issue unfolded thousands of miles away in Washington.

Denis Villeneuve in talks to direct 'Blade Runner' sequel
Denis Villeneuve in talks to direct 'Blade Runner' sequel

Denis Villeneuve is in negotiations to direct the sequel to 'Blade Runner' with Harrison Ford reprising his role as Rick Deckard.

Top US official to visit India for talks on defence initiative

Senior Pentagon official Frank Kendall will arrive here later this week to hold talks on the Defence Trade and Technology Initiative (DTTI), firmed up during US President Barack Obama's visit last month.

Kerry, Iran FM to hold fresh nuclear talks

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and top US diplomat John Kerry will meet in Geneva this weekend for talks on Tehran`s nuclear program, Iranian and American officials said Thursday.

Turkish PM holds talks with Sharif, 11 agreements signed

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Tuesday held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif here on key issues as the two nations signed eleven agreements, including on economy, trade and energy.

Yemen crisis talks resume under shadow of walkout

Yemeni political factions resumed UN-brokered talks on Monday with the Shiite militia that grabbed power last week, but one group walked out underlining the complexity of the crisis.

India, US to resume talks on bilateral investment treaty: PM Modi

India will resume its dialogue on bilateral investment treaty with the US as the economic growth in both countries is becoming stronger, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday.

US, Cuba seek to reopen embassies in historic talks

Cuban officials sat down Thursday with the highest-level US delegation to visit Havana in 35 years for landmark talks on reopening embassies and thawing long frozen ties.

Iran FM eyes new Kerry meet on Davos sidelines

 Iran`s foreign minister said Monday that he could hold fresh talks with US Secretary of State John Kerry this week on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos.

DJ Caruso in talks to direct 'GI Joe 3'

DJ Caruso, who directed the Shia LaBeouf hits 'Disturbia' and 'Eagle Eye', is in talks to direct 'GI Joe 3'.

North Korea`s Kim says open to `highest-level` talks with South

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said Thursday he is open to the "highest-level" talks with South Korea in a surprise overture delivered during the communist supremo`s traditional New Year message. 

UN chief urges North Korea to accept talks with Seoul

United Nations: UN chief Ban Ki-moon has welcomed a South Korean proposal to hold high-level talks with North Korea and urged Pyongyang to accept the offer.