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Taliban send team to Russia after US talks collapse

The purpose of the visits is not to try to revive negotiations with the US but to assess regional support for forcing the US to leave Afghanistan.

Zuraida says still waiting to meet Anwar for ‘peace talks’

The PKR vice-president says her faction is waiting to speak to Anwar Ibrahim following a split in the party in the wake of viral sex video clips allegedly of Azmin Ali being circulated.

US, Taliban at threshold of Afghan agreement

The deal is expected to see the withdrawal of US troops in exchange for guarantees by the Taliban not to allow the country to be used as a base for militant attacks abroad.

Muslim insurgent group says it met with Thai government

A Thai military official declined to comment on whether a meeting had taken place.

New round of US-Taliban talks opens in Doha

The US, which invaded Afghanistan and toppled the Taliban in 2001, wants to withdraw thousands of troops and is hoping for a breakthrough.

Intra-Afghan talks only after US agrees to withdraw troops, says Taliban

The Taliban have refused to talk to the government of President Ashraf Ghani, denouncing it as a US puppet, and fighting has seen no let-up.

At least 12 dead in Taliban blast in Afghan city

The Taliban are meeting with US negotiators and Afghan representatives in Doha but violence from the insurgents and the US military has continued.

US says latest Taliban talks ‘most productive’ so far

The insurgents have been meeting with the US envoy to try to forge a deal that would see the US military quit Afghanistan in return for various guarantees.

Trump says he’ll meet North Korea’s Kim in DMZ

President Donald Trump says he’ll hold a history-making meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone separating the Korean Peninsula.

US, Taliban peace talks to end Afghan war enter crucial stage

Another round of peace talks, making it seven will be undertaken soon between negotiators for the US and Taliban to end the war in Afghanistan.

Kushner heads to Mideast to press US peace plan

The Trump administration is expected to unveil the long-awaited plan possibly as early as next month.

US-Taliban peace talks paused for first day of Ramadan

Both parties have spent much of the past week in a sixth round of talks in Doha aimed at ending America's longest war.

Peace hopes suffer setback as Taliban-Afghan talks derailed

A planned peace summit in Doha has been postponed as the Taliban questions the number of delegates Kabul was to send.

Thai peace talks: Malaysia ever ready to facilitate further dialogue

Former IGP Abdul Rahim Noor says Mara Patani's decision to call off talks with the Thai government is a 'domestic issue'.

Southern Thai rebels suspend KL peace talks

They urge Bangkok to replace the government's chief negotiator.

Senior Taliban leader expected to join talks with US in Qatar...

The peace talks are continuing despite Taliban representatives staging a brief walkout over differences with US special peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad.

Afghan president names negotiating team for Taliban peace talks

Kabul has offered to meet face-to-face with the Taliban without preconditions, but the insurgents have not yet committed to direct negotiations.

Taliban attends peace talks in Moscow for first time, no progress...

The one-day conference underscored Moscow's eagerness to play a role in the Afghan peace process but the Kabul government did not send a delegation.

Dr M pledges help in ‘whatever way possible’ to end southern...

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad says Putrajaya will work together with the Thai government to resolve the problem.

Prayut names Gen Udomchai as head of southern Thai peace talks

Prayut also made it clear that the ongoing Malaysia-led peace talks between the Thai government and Majlis Syura Patani (Mara Patani) are in accordance with the country's constitution.

Failure of Yemen peace talks opens way to escalation

Long-awaited talks between the Saudi-backed government and Huthi rebels linked to Iran were set to start Thursday but failed to take place.

UN envoy to Yemen seeks to downplay non-start of talks

Iranian-backed rebels known as the Houthis failed to attend peace talks, arguing they could not go because there were no guarantees for their safe return.

No face-to-face meetings at Yemen peace talks

UN envoy Martin Griffiths has said the talks are aimed at charting a path forward to revive UN-backed negotiations which broke down in 2016.

Rahim Noor as facilitator will reflect badly on PH, says DAP...

Dr Boo Cheng Hau urges Cabinet members to reject Abdul Rahim Noor's appointment as mediator in southern Thailand peace talks.