Venezuela opp talks highlight strengthened Maduro position

Jorge Rodriguez, President of Venezuela's National Assembly and Head of Nicolas Maduro's negotiating team, along with Nicolas Maduro Guerra, son of Venezuela's President, and members of Venezuela's government, talks to the media, in Mexico City, Mexico November 26, 2022. (HENRY ROMERO / REUTERS) CARACAS — Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro will enter upcoming talks with […]

Ukraine: Talks with Moscow possible only if Russia withdraws

Ukrainian negotiator Mikhailo Podolyak speaks to media after talks between delegations from Ukraine and Russia in Belarus' Gomel region on Feb 28, 2022. (SERGEI KHOLODILIN / BELTA / AFP) KIEV – Ukrainian Presidential Advisor Mykhailo Podolyak said that Kiev could resume dialogue with Moscow only after the withdrawal of Russian troops from Ukraine, the presidential […]

Ukraine will only talk with Moscow after Russia’s withdrawal

Ukrainian negotiator Mikhailo Podolyak speaks to media after talks between delegations from Ukraine and Russia in Belarus' Gomel region on Feb 28, 2022. (SERGEI KHOLODILIN / BELTA / AFP) KIEV – Ukrainian Presidential Advisor Mykhailo Podolyak said that Kiev could resume dialogue with Moscow only after the withdrawal of Russian troops from Ukraine, the presidential […]

Report: Russia, US discuss first nuke talks since Ukraine crisis

Russian and US state flags fly near a factory in Vsevolozhsk, Leningrad Region, Russia March 27, 2019. (ANTON VAGANOV / REUTERS) MOSCOW – Russia and the United States are discussing holding talks on strategic nuclear weapons for the first time since Moscow started its special military operation in Ukraine, Russian newspaper Kommersant said on Tuesday, […]

Combatants in Ethiopia’s Tigray war agree to stop fighting

(From left to right): South African Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Naledi Pandor, Redwan Hussein, Representative of the Ethiopian government, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, African Union Horn of Africa envoy and former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo, Getachew Reda, Representative of the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), and former deputy President of South Africa Phumzile […]

Colombian govt, dissident FARC explore potential peace talks

This handout picture released by Colombian President Gustavo Petro's twitter account shows Colombian High Commissioner for Peace Danilo Rueda (in white t-shirt) during a meeting with members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia in Caqueta, Colombia, on Sept 17, 2022. (GUSTAVO PETRO'S OFFICIAL TWITTER ACCOUNT / AFP) Colombian government representatives have met with members […]

Russia returns bodies of 45 soldiers to Ukraine

Ukrainian servicemen clean mortar shells during training in Kharkiv region, Ukraine, July 19, 2022. (EVGENIY MALOLETKA / AP) KYIV/ISTANBUL – Forty-five more bodies of dead soldiers have been returned to Ukraine as part of another exchange with Russia, Ukraine's Ministry of Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories said on Tuesday. The operation to exchange the […]