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Yemen says waiting for peace talks invite, expectations low

Geneva - Yemen's ambassador to the UN said Tuesday that his government had not yet been invited to peace talks planned for next month, but that it was open to attending despite low prospects for success.

Taliban delegation visits Uzbekistan to talk peace, security

Kabul - A Taliban delegation travelled to Uzbekistan earlier this month to discuss the Afghan peace process and withdrawal of foreign forces, officials said Sunday, as fighting between insurgents and security forces raged near Kabul.

South Sudan president pardons rival, rebels: state radio

Juba - South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has issued a decree offering a blanket amnesty to rebels, including his bitter rival Riek Machar, state radio reported Thursday.

Colombia's ELN says they are willing to release hostages

Apo - Colombian ELN guerrillas said Saturday they were willing to release the six people kidnapped one day earlier in a lawless jungle area of northern Colombia.

Colombian army accuses ELN rebels as six people kidnapped

Apo - ELN Marxist guerrillas on Friday claimed the kidnapping of six people including three police officers and a soldier in the lawless jungle area of northern Colombia.

S.Sudan's Kiir vows power sharing deal with rival will hold

Juba - South Sudanese President Salva Kiir said Friday he was committed to a power-sharing deal with his arch-rival Riek Machar, vowing it would not collapse like similar agreements had in the past.

UN envoy plans September talks on new Syria constitution

Geneva - The UN peace envoy for Syria said Tuesday that he plans to host Iran, Russia and Turkey for talks in September on finalising a committee to write a new Syrian constitution.

Philippine leader says peace law granting Muslim self-rule signed

Manila - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said he has signed a law which grants expanded autonomy for the mainly Catholic nation's Muslim south, a key step to ending one of Asia's longest and deadliest conflicts.

War-ravaged South Sudan at a glance

Juba - South Sudan, the world's youngest country, has been mired in a devastating civil war for more than four years, with tens of thousands of people killed, nearly four million displaced and its economy in ruins.

In Colombia, human rights activists live in constant fear

Caloto - One day after Luis Dagua last left his farm in Colombia's southwest his body was found, his head shattered with a rock.He was a 64-year-old farmer and rights activist and left behind four children.

OSCE Ukraine mission says claim of Russian spying 'big blow'

Kiev - The OSCE mission monitoring the conflict in eastern Ukraine said Wednesday claims that Russia's security agency had received inside information about its activities came as a major blow.

Foiled peace bids and greedy gangs dog C. Africa

Berb - "This road isn't safe," warns a UN soldier at the edge of a jungle where the latest militia to darken hopes for peace in the Central African Republic has surfaced.

Ethiopia, Eritrea declare war 'has come to an end'

Addis Ababa - Ethiopia and Eritrea are no longer at war, the neighbouring nations said in a joint statement Monday after a series of historic meetings in Asmara to end decades of acrimony and conflict.

Ethiopia, Eritrea sign statement that war 'has come to an end'

Addis Ababa - Ethiopia and Eritrea are no longer at war, the neighbours said in a joint statement Monday, a day after their leaders held a historic meeting in Asmara.

Eritrea and peace with Ethiopia: Four questions

Nairobi - The leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea are scheduled to meet soon to discuss reviving relations that have been in deep freeze for decades.

G7 ambassadors 'deeply concerned' about jailed filmmaker Sentsov

Kiev - G7 Ambassadors said Thursday they were deeply concerned about Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who has been on hunger strike for more than a month as he serves a 20-year term in a Russian prison camp.

South Sudan foes set to meet after two years

Addis Ababa - The two figures at the centre of the civil war that has ravaged South Sudan are scheduled to meet on Wednesday for the first time in nearly two years.

South Sudan foes set to meet after two years

Addis Ababa - The two figures at the centre of the civil war that has ravaged South Sudan are scheduled to meet on Wednesday for the first time in nearly two years.

South Sudan's Kiir, Machar to meet on Wednesday in Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa - South Sudan President Salva Kiir will meet with rebel leader Riek Machar in Ethiopia's capital on Wednesday in their first face-to-face in nearly two years, an Ethiopian official said Tuesday.

Colombia, ELN rebels end fifth round of talks without agreement

Havana - The Colombian government and the ELN guerrilla group ended their fifth round of peace talks in Havana on Friday without reaching an agreement for a bilateral ceasefire, but vowed to continue their dialogue.

UN envoy 'very concerned' by fight for key Yemen port

Sanaa - The UN envoy for Yemen said Tuesday he was "very concerned" over fighting for the rebel-held port of Hodeida, as government forces close in on the main gateway for aid into the war-torn country.

Peace needs at least 15 years: Colombian president

Geneva - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos hailed Friday the peace accord reached in his country, but warned it would take at least 15 years to build a truly peaceful society.

Pakistan, India vow to stop ceasefire violations in Kashmir

Islamabad - Pakistan and India have promised to end ceasefire violations in disputed Kashmir, their militaries said, following the highest levels of violence between the nuclear-armed rivals in the restive region in 15 years.

Colombian government opens ceasefire talks with ELN rebels

Havana - A Colombian government delegation began talks with ELN guerrillas in the Cuban capital on Friday hoping to build on a temporary ceasefire put in place for the May 27 presidential election.

Diplomatic efforts on Syria sag in Kazakh capital Astana

Astana - Talks on Syria spearheaded by Russia in Astana failed to edge the seven-year conflict closer to a political settlement Tuesday and cast the future of diplomatic efforts to end the crisis into uncertainty.

Cuba to host Colombia-ELN rebel peace talks

Apo - Cuba will host peace talks between the Colombian government and leftist ELN rebels aimed at ending a five-decade conflict after Ecuador bowed out as host, negotiators said Saturday.

Pompeo puts onus on Palestinians to rejoin peace talks

Apo - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wound up a three-day Middle East trip Monday without having met any Palestinian, but nevertheless urged their leadership to rejoin the peace process.

At UN, Iran offers dialogue to end 'hegemonic illusions'

New York - Iran invited Gulf countries Tuesday to open talks on regional security, telling the United Nations it was time to move away from "hegemonic illusions" that have fueled devastating wars.

At UN, Colombia's president says drugs is main threat to peace

New York - Delivering a swansong address to the United Nations, Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos called Tuesday for a shift in the global approach to drug trafficking, which he described as the main threat to peace.

Trump voices hope Koreas can live 'together' in 'peace'

Palm Beach - US President Donald Trump voiced hope Wednesday that North and South Korea, technically still at war, can pave the way to a lasting peace at a series of upcoming summits.
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