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Zalmay, Khalilzad, Kabul, en route, Doha, talks, Taliban

Zalmay Khalilzad visits Kabul en route to Doha for talks with Taliban

12 December, 2019 8:46 am 8:46 am

KABUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad arrived in Kabul on Wednesday in a bid to breathe a new life into efforts to end the war in Afghanistan, discussing with President Ashraf Ghani steps that could lead to a ceasefire and a peace deal, Washington and Kabul said. After his visit to Kabul, Khalilzad … Read More


Trump, Afghan, visit, Taliban, ready, resume, peace, talks

After Trump’s Afghan visit, Taliban say they are ready to resume peac...

11 November, 2019 6:22 pm 6:22 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – The Taliban said on Friday they were ready to restart peace talks with the United States, a day after President Donald Trump visited US troops in Afghanistan and said he believed the group would agree to a ceasefire. Trump’s surprise Thanksgiving Day visit was his first to Afghanistan since becoming president and … Read More


Teachers, end, protest, successful, talks, govt, Karachi

Teachers end protest after successful talks with govt in Karachi

11 November, 2019 10:40 pm 10:40 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Teachers ended their protest after successful talks with the government on Friday. The Education secretary has formed an eight-member committee to resolve the problems of the teachers. The DG College will head the committee. The committee will present its joint suggestions to court on November 15. The teachers staging protest outside … Read More


Syrian, talks, reconvene, Geneva, Nov 25, UN envoy

Syrian talks to reconvene in Geneva on Nov 25: UN envoy

11 November, 2019 6:50 pm 6:50 pm

GENEVA (Reuters) – A UN envoy concluded an opening round of talks on the political future of Syria on Friday meant to bring political reconciliation after 8-1/2 years of war, saying they went better than expected and would reconvene later this month. Acknowledging that discussions were sometimes “very painful” Geir Pedersen said the delegates to … Read More


Erdogan says US not fulfilling Syria deal ahead of Trump talks

11 November, 2019 11:10 am 11:10 am

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday the United States was not fulfilling its pledge to remove a Kurdish militia from a Syrian border region and he will raise the issue when he meets President Donald Trump next week. A month ago, Turkey launched a cross-border offensive with Syrian rebels against Kurdish … Read More


Ch Pervaiz Elahi, meets, Fazlur Rehman, deadlock, Azadi March, talks

Ch Pervaiz Elahi meets Fazlur Rehman to end deadlock over Azadi March talks

11 November, 2019 6:04 pm 6:04 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Punjab Assembly Speaker Ch Pervaiz Elahi met JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman in an attempt to end deadlock on the Azadi March talks over Wednesday. JUI-F secretary general Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri and Senator Talha Mahmood welcomed Ch Pervaiz Elahi. It is his third meeting with Maulana Fazlur Rehman during the … Read More


North Korea, US could resume talks in mid-November: South Korean MP

11 November, 2019 2:30 pm 2:30 pm

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea and the United States could hold another round of working-level talks as soon as mid-November to expedite progress before a year-end deadline set by the North, a member of South Korea’s parliament said on Monday. North Korean and US officials met last month in Stockholm, for the first time since … Read More


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US-China trade deal in sight after progress in high-level talks

11 November, 2019 9:00 am 9:00 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and China said they made progress in talks aimed at defusing a nearly 16-month-long trade war that has harmed the global economy, and US officials said a deal could be signed this month. The Chinese Commerce Ministry said the world’s two largest economies had reached “consensus on principles” during … Read More


UN, climate, talks, take, place, Madrid, Spain, December

UN says climate talks to take place in Madrid, Spain in December

11 November, 2019 9:00 pm 9:00 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – The United Nations has confirmed that this year’s climate change talks will take place in Madrid in December, after Chile withdrew from hosting this week amid protests. The talks, known as COP25, will be held Dec. 2-13, as originally planned. Chile withdrew as host this week just a month before the talks … Read More


Turkey, 'largely', agreement, Russia, Syria, talks

Turkey says ‘largely’ reached agreement with Russia in Syria ta...

10 October, 2019 4:40 pm 4:40 pm

ANKARA (Reuters) – Talks between Turkish and Russian officials on developments in northeast Syria have concluded and the two delegations have “largely” reached an agreement, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar was quoted as saying by state media on Wednesday. On Tuesday, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said Russia had informed Turkey that the Syrian Kurdish YPG … Read More


Traders, announce, continue, shutdown, tomorrow, talks, fail

Traders announce to continue shutdown today as talks with govt fail

10 October, 2019 9:14 pm 9:14 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Traders announced to again observe the shutdown on Wednesday after their talks with the government failed. All shops and markets will remain closed due to the strike. Two rounds of talks were held between the traders and officials of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and the Finance Ministry, but they … Read More


Azadi March, deadlock, persists, govt, opposition, talks, inconclusively

Azadi March: Deadlock persists as govt-opposition talks end inconclusively

10 October, 2019 11:40 pm 11:40 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The talks between the government and the opposition ended inconclusively after two rounds on Friday. According to sources, the government has rejected the demands of the opposition. The opposition had demanded to hold the meeting either at D Chowk or China Chowk. However, the government refused to allow the meeting at … Read More


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Azadi March: Govt-opposition talks to be held today

10 October, 2019 9:55 am 9:55 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Formal talks between the government and the opposition on the issue of ‘Azadi March’ are set to begin on Friday (today). The government negotiating team headed by Defence Minister Pervez Khattak would hold talks with the 11-member Rehbar Committee having representation of all major opposition parties at the residence of Jamiat … Read More


Catalan, leader, urges, Spain, start,talks, self-determination

Catalan leader urges Spain to start talks on self-determination

10 October, 2019 6:20 pm 6:20 pm

BARCELONA (Reuters) — Catalonia’s regional government leader called on Madrid on Tuesday to open talks on self-determination for the restive Spanish region after days of at-times violent protests over jail sentences for nine separatist leaders. “No one will ever bar this country from continuing to advance in line with what its citizens want … We … Read More


Govt, seem, serious, talks, Akram Durrani

Govt doesn’t seem to be serious in talks, says Akram Durrani

10 October, 2019 11:39 pm 11:39 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The opposition parties are adamant to hold the Azadi March and have linked the march to not to create hurdle in it. Talking to the media after a meeting of the Rahbar Committee on Monday, Akram Durrani that the government does not seem to be serious in the talks. “The government … Read More