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Angelina Jolie pushes for women to be part of Afghan peace talks

03 March, 2019 9:42 am 9:42 am

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Academy Award-winning actress and refugee activist Angelina Jolie pushed for the inclusion of women in peace talks to end the conflict in Afghanistan during an address to ministers and diplomats at the United Nations. Peace talks between US and Taliban officials began late last year. However, some women fear the freedoms … Read More

US calls for Yemen ceasefire, urges for peace talks

10 October, 2018 10:47 am 10:47 am

WASHINGTON (92 News) – The United States (US) demanded for a ceasefire in Yemen and urged the parties for peace talks within next 30 days. Addressing at the US Institute of Peace in Washington, US Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis said that the US had been watching the conflict for long enough, saying that Saudi … Read More

Mike Pompeo hopes Pakistan to achieve goal set by US

10 October, 2018 8:05 am 8:05 am

WASHINGTON (92 News) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hoped Pakistan will achieve goal which was set for them. While talking to the press briefing, the US secretary of state once again alleged that Pakistan is providing safe harbour to terrorists on its western border. Pompeo mentioned that he met with Pakistani leaders a … Read More

No information received about Nawaz’s political asylum in London: FO

07 July, 2018 2:59 pm 2:59 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal said on Thursday that no information has been received about former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s political asylum in London. Speaking at a weekly briefing, the FO spokesperson said that Pakistan is committed to peace and security in Afghanistan and fully supports the Afghan president’s … Read More

‘Unacceptable’ for Taliban to refuse peace talks, US official s...

07 July, 2018 11:09 pm 11:09 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – Pressure is building on the Taliban to respond to President Ashraf Ghani’s offer for peace talks, in the face of growing demands for an end to the 17-year-long war in Afghanistan, a senior US official said. “Increasingly, I think it’s becoming unacceptable for the Taliban not to negotiate,” Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary … Read More

US, South Korea to pursue talks between Washington and Pyongyang

05 May, 2018 10:07 am 10:07 am

SEOUL (Reuters) – The foreign ministers of the United States and South Korea agreed to continue working toward creating the right conditions for the United States and North Korea to talk, the South’s foreign ministry said in a statement on Friday. South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held … Read More