Talks meant to be held in Geneva next week between both sides of Syria’s civil war – opposition groups and President Bashar al-Assad’s government – are far from certain to take place. Although the UN special envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, briefed the Security Council in a closed meeting[…]
Syria is ready to take part in peace talks in Geneva and hopes that the dialogue will help the country form a national unity government, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem said on Thursday. The U.N. Security Council last Friday unanimously approved a resolution endorsing an international road map for a[…]
The Yemen peace talks in the Swiss city of Geneva have collapsed, with the foreign minister of the government-in-exile blaming the Houthi representatives of refusing to meet with them. Foreign Minister Riad Yassin told Al Jazeera on Friday that his delegation plans to leave the negotiations and return to Saudi[…]
UN-sponsored negotiations on the Yemen crisis have started in Geneva, with the aim of ending the bloody conflict in the country. Representatives from Yemen’s exiled government, the Houthi fighters, former president Ali Abdullah Saleh’s General Peoples’ Congress and other opposition groups are expected to attend the talks in Switzerland, which[…]
United Nations-sponsored consultations on the Yemen crisis have started in Geneva, with the aim of ending the bloody conflict in the country. Representatives from Yemen’s exiled government, the Houthi rebels, former president Ali Abdullah Saleh’s General Peoples’ Congress and other opposition groups were expected to attend the talks in Switzerland,[…]
UN-sponsored talks aimed at ending the conflict in Yemen by bringing representatives of rival factions to Geneva are expected to begin on Monday, the world body says. Announcing the start of “preliminary inclusive consultations” in the Swiss city on Monday, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, the UN’s peace envoy for Yemen, said[…]
The number of people with Ebola is set to hit 10,000 in West Africa, the World Health Organization said, as the scramble to find a cure gathered pace. The UN’s public health body said 9,936 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone — the three countries at the epicentre of[…]
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