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Trump's continuous comments threaten talks between two Koreas

North Korea has warned the U.S. about using "pressure and military threats" against it as the two countries prepare for a historic summit.

U.S. envoy to failed Mideast peace talks resigns

Washington, D. C. - U.S. peace envoy Martin Indyk resigned Friday, two months after the collapse of direct negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority that he was assigned to help facilitate.

Israelis, Palestinians meet Wednesday in effort save peace talks

Washington - Negotiators for Israel and the Palestinian Authority plan to meet Wednesday in a last-ditch effort to save failing peace talks scheduled to expire at the end of April.

Pakistan Taliban want Imran Khan as representative for talks

Islamabad - The Pakistani Taliban wants politician and former cricket player Imran Khan to be a member of a five-man team which will represent them in peace talks.

Assad: Foreign powers must stop aiding Syrian rebels

Damascus - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has revealed he is open to peace talks, but says they will not become a reality until foreign nations stop supporting the rebel fighters trying to overthrow him.

Pakistani Taliban open to peace talks

The Pakistani Taliban are open to peace talks according to the group's leader, Hakimullah Mehsud, who spoke with the BBC.

Russia skeptical West can get Syrian opposition to November talks

Russia has said it doubts that the Western powers will be able to get representatives of the Syrian opposition fighting to topple Assad to the international peace conference that is scheduled to transpire in mid-November.

Israeli lawmaker claims Netanyahu not serious about peace talks

A senior lawmaker of Israel's Likud Party has come out and said that Netanyahu does not have the support he needs from his party that would be required to restart the peace talks with the Palestinians.

Nablus mayor: If peace talks fail, Palestinians will protest

The mayor of the Palestinian city of Nablus, Ghassan Shaka'a, has warned that if the talks between Israel and the Palestinians regarding a renewal of the peace process fails Palestinians will take to the streets.

Kerry: I don't want deadlines on peace talks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has said he doesn't want any deadlines set for the completion of the Israeli/Palestinian peace talks.

Turkey and PKK announce ceasefire Special

Istanbul - On the day that Kurdish people celebrate a new year and the coming of spring, Turkey and the PKK terrorist organization announce a ceasefire.

Op-Ed: Afghanistan reality check — No peace talks with the Taliban

Washington - As the withdrawal deadline of US troops from Afghanistan nears, a key feature, peace talks with the Taliban have stalled. The negotiating office, which was to be set up in Qatar, is a no go, unless Hamid Karzai gets guarantees in writing from Qatar.

FARC says cease-fire rejection will not derail talks

A spokesman for Colombian rebel group FARC says that President Juan Manuel Santos' rejection of a cease-fire will not wreck next month's peace talks.

Libya crisis: African leaders heading for Tripoli and Benghazi

Nouakchott - African leaders are heading for Libya in an attempt to broker a peace deal between rebels and forces loyal to Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. The team will consist of South African President, Jacob Zuma and four other leaders, representing the African Union.

Peace talks set to begin today in Washington, D.C.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas are in Washington to talk today. It is hoped that the meeting will lead to peace talks that have stalled for almost two years.

EU foreign policy chief visits Gaza

EU foreign policy chief Baroness Ashton has arrived in Gaza in the midst of renewed efforts by the US and UN to put the peace process back in motion.

Philippines: Separatist group, RP government resume peace talks

The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), a separatist group based in Mindanao Philippines, and the government panel of negotiators resumed talks in Malaysia after a 16-month suspension due to territorial disagreement on coverage of the autonomous region

Emotional US Ambassador Talks about Bomb Attack in Philippines

The Sunday bombing that occurred in front of a Church while a priest was about to deliver a homily, made US Ambassador to the Philippines emotional as she talked about the violent incident that killed five people and injured 50 others including a child.

Israel's Defence Minister sees Progress in Peace Talks

Ehud Barak, Israel’s defense minister, said he was optimistic with the way the peace talks have been going. This news came after the end of the second session of talks with the US’s Middle East envoy George Mitchell.

Will Jerusalem Be Divided?

The status of Jerusalem has been the most contentious issue of the Middle East peace process. But a proposal by Israel's vice prime minister could bode change on this issue. What’s cooking?

Ugandan government and rebels agree to resume peace talks

After two months of uncertainty, the Ugandan government and the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) agree to resume their peace talks.

The truce between the Ugandan government and the Lord's Resistance Army expired almost two weeks ago

A UN envoy, Ugandan government officials and religious and local community leaders meet with the rebel Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) in an attempt to restart stalled peace talks.

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The West Bank is seen from the Israeli side in this 2005 photo that also shows part of the separation wall.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (center) shakes hands with Palestinian Authority President...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (center) shakes hands with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas as then-Secretary of State Hillary looks on at the prime minister's residence in Jerusalem in 2010.
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Neighbors view damage to the Kaware family home in northern Gaza, where eight people died last month in an Israeli air strike.
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MEETING: Israeli President Shimon Peres, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas clasp hands last year at the World Economic Forum in Dead Sea, Jordan.
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Israel's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu.
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