Ahead of the Patel community's rally here on August 25 to seek reservation under OBC quota, the Gujarat Government has invited the community leaders, including Hardik Patel who is spearheading the agitation, for a meeting which is likely to be held on Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ukraine`s military accused pro-Russian rebels on Monday of using heavy weapons that were meant to have been withdrawn under a ceasefire deal, after one Ukrainian serviceman was killed and six wounded in rebel-held territories.