Peace

Yemen rebels and government to hold peace talks in Sweden

Yemen rebels and government to hold peace talks in Sweden

RIMBO (AFP) – Peace talks between Yemen s government and rivals aimed at ending four years of devastating war will open on Thursday in Sweden, the UN announced.No breakthrough is expected at the talks, which mark the first meeting between Yemen s Saudi-backed government and Huthi rebels, linked to Iran, since 2016 — when more than 100 […]

Yemen rebels land in Sweden for key peace talks

Yemen rebels land in Sweden for key peace talks

STOCKHOLM (AFP) – A Yemeni rebel delegation arrived in Sweden Tuesday, , for high-stakes talks with the government aimed at ending the country s devastating war.The Huthi rebels arrived on a Kuwaiti plane from Sanaa following a prisoner swap deal and the evacuation of 50 wounded insurgents for treatment in Oman in a major boost to […]

US envoy hopes for Afghan peace deal before April election

US envoy hopes for Afghan peace deal before April election

KABUL (AFP) – US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad said Sunday he hoped the Taliban and Afghan government would strike a peace deal within five months — even as the militants inflict record high casualties on security forces.Back in Kabul after a second round of regional meetings that are believed to have included the Taliban, Afghan-born Khalilzad […]

After meeting Taliban in Qatar, US envoy hopes for peace deal in 2019

After meeting Taliban in Qatar, US envoy hopes for peace deal in 2019

KABUL: The US special envoy to Afghanistan hopes to cement a peace deal with Taliban insurgents by April 2019, local media reported on Sunday.Zalmay Khalilzad, in Kabul to lead talks between the United States, the Taliban and the Afghan government, told reporters he hopes “a peace deal is reached before April 20 next year”, when Afghanistan […]

Gwadar APA ‘to promote regional peace’

Gwadar APA ‘to promote regional peace’

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Foreign Affairs Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that convening the Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) in Gwadar by the Senate is significant in bringing together the parliamentary leadership of several countries and promoting peace and prosperity in the region.In a meeting with Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani on Friday, Qureshi said the participation of parliamentary representatives […]

Nobel Peace Prize 2018: Rape victim’s Messiah Mukwege and rape-victim-turned-activist Nadia are honored

Nobel Peace Prize 2018: Rape victim’s Messiah Mukwege and rape-victim-turned-activist Nadia are honored

OSLO (WebDesk/AFP) – Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi campaigner Nadia Murad won the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for their work in fighting sexual violence in conflicts around the world.The pair won the award “for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict,“One a doctor, […]

Suu Kyi’s actions ‘regrettable’ but she will keep peace prize: Nobel chief

Suu Kyi’s actions ‘regrettable’ but she will keep peace prize: Nobel chief

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Some of the actions Aung San Suu Kyi has taken as Myanmar’s civilian leader are “regrettable” but her Nobel Peace Prize will not be withdrawn, the head of the Nobel Foundation told Reuters in an interview in Stockholm on Friday.Lars Heikensten, speaking days before the awarding of this year’s peace prize, said […]

Peace, Security And Develop-Ment To Remain an Illusion without Active Participation of women, Eradicating Gender Discrimination. Sehar Kamran

Peace, Security And Develop-Ment To Remain an Illusion without Active Participation of women, Eradicating Gender Discrimination. Sehar Kamran

Europe: Chief Ikram uddin: September, 28, 2018 Senator(R)Sehar Kamran T.I, currently member of Senate Forum for Policy Research(SFPR)and president of Center for Pakistan and Gulf Studies (CPGS), while representing Pakistan at the second Eurasian Forum being held in St. Petersburg,Russia,has said that women have a vital role to play to ensure and promote peace, prosperity […]

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