Peace talks

Fresh round of US, Taliban peace talks begin in Qatar's Doha

A fresh round of US-Taliban peace talks began in Qatar`s capital Doha on Saturday, officials said, describing it to be the "most crucial" phase of negotiations to end the 18-year war in Afghanistan.

Aug 03, 2019, 14:49 PM IST

United States hails peace talks with Taliban

The U.S. peace envoy leading talks with the Taliban to end the war in Afghanistan said on Saturday the latest discussions were the "most productive session" to date.

Jul 06, 2019, 23:19 PM IST

Protests against Citizenship Bill continue in Northeast, ULFA threatens to pull out of peace talks

The pro-talk faction of ULFA has threatened to walk out of parleys with the Cente. 

Jan 13, 2019, 10:03 AM IST

North Korea refuses to hold talks with South Korea until ties improve

North Korea said on Thursday called South Korean officials 'ignorant and incompetent'.

May 18, 2018, 00:47 AM IST

North Korea says peace talks not the result of US pressure

North Korea on Sunday warned Washington that claiming Pyongyang was forced into talks by US pressure risked returning the peninsula 'back to square one'.

May 07, 2018, 00:07 AM IST

Elements in Taliban open to peace talks, says US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis in Kabul

Elements of the Taliban are open to talks with the Afghan government, US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday.

Mar 13, 2018, 22:30 PM IST

Afghan President Ghani makes offer to Taliban for peace talks

At a meeting on Wednesday of nations involved in the so-called Kabul Process, aimed at building a platform for peace talks, Ghani proposed a ceasefire and a release of prisoners.

Feb 28, 2018, 11:11 AM IST

Syria regime agrees to join peace talks, with conditions

Talks aimed at ending the war in Syria restarted Tuesday with the Damascus regime enforcing its will.

Nov 28, 2017, 17:38 PM IST

Naga peace talks reach final stage, Assembly polls 2018 could be postponed

Stating that the Naga people want a settlement at any cost, Rio stated that he himself had repeatedly said in parliament that the central government should pursue the talks and the settlement should come before the assembly elections.

Sep 14, 2017, 15:26 PM IST

Duterte vows end to uprising, 'jail or hell' in drug war

Security issues dominated his most important annual speech, including a disastrous two-month uprising by pro- Islamic State group militants in a southern city, the worst crisis he has faced.


Jul 25, 2017, 13:31 PM IST

Peace talks with ULFA(I) if Centre comes forward: Anup Chetia

Peace talks with ULFA (Independent), led by Paresh Axom (Baruah), is only possible if the Centre comes forward for a dialogue process, pro-talk ULFA leader and its general secretary Anup Chetia on Thursday said.

Apr 06, 2017, 20:00 PM IST

Fresh Syria raids as Moscow sets January 23 peace talks

Syrian warplanes launched strikes in several parts of the country on Wednesday despite a fragile truce, a monitor said, as Russia confirmed a January 23 date for new peace talks.

Jan 11, 2017, 19:18 PM IST

UN Security Council adopts resolution supporting Syria ceasefire, peace talks

The UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously adopted a resolution supporting the Syria ceasefire arrangement brokered by Russia and Turkey as well as a new peace talks plan among Syrian conflict parties.

Jan 01, 2017, 09:41 AM IST

Palestinians can talk peace if settlements halt: Mahmud Abbas

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said today he was ready to resume peace efforts with Israel if it stopped settlement building, reacting to a major speech by US Secretary of State John Kerry.

Dec 29, 2016, 02:12 AM IST

Stunned Latin America exhorts Colombia to keep seeking peace

Latin America bemoaned Colombian voters` rejection of a peace deal with Marxist insurgents but regional leaders urged Bogota to keep pursing efforts to end the longest-running conflict in the Americas.

Oct 04, 2016, 00:34 AM IST

Mizoram to continue peace talks with terror outfit Hmar People's Convention-Democratic

The Mizoram government would continue to hold peace talks with the Manipur-based terror outfit -- Hmar People's Convention-Democratic (HPC-D) and the second round of the bi-partite talks is scheduled on October 5, an official said here on Thursday.

Sep 29, 2016, 10:59 AM IST

Philippines, Muslim rebels re-launch peace talks

The Philippines on Saturday restarted peace talks with the country`s largest Muslim rebel group, the first under President Rodrigo Duterte aimed at ending decades of violence that has claimed tens of thousands of lives.

Aug 13, 2016, 14:34 PM IST

Second round of Yemen peace talks resumes in Kuwait

A second round of the UN-facilitated peace talks between Yemen's warring parties resumed in Kuwait after a two-week break, government officials said.

Jul 17, 2016, 09:32 AM IST

Syria talks fail to agree on date for peace talks

The powers agreed to reinforce a ceasefire across the country and to push through humanitarian aid deliveries to besieged areas, including through air drops.

May 17, 2016, 20:42 PM IST

Syria peace talks to push on until April 27: Negotiators

UN-brokered talks aimed at ending Syria`s brutal conflict will push ahead until April 27, despite the departure of the main opposition group, negotiators said Friday.

Apr 22, 2016, 22:57 PM IST