Rehbar Committee on Friday presented its four-point charter of demand during its first formal sitting with the government’s negotiation committee in Islamabad.
GENEVA: Syria's government met with United Nations envoys on Wednesday for talks aimed at ending the civil war, in a small boost for the negotiations that Damascus had threatened to boycott. The government had initially refused to confirm it would attend the talks, which began on Tuesday, after the rebels signalled they would continue to insist on President Bashar al-Assad's ouster. But a government delegation held initial meetings with UN mediator Staffan de Mistura in Geneva on Wednesday, reportedly after securing…
WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said negotiating with North Korea over its nuclear program would be a waste of time Sunday after it emerged that Washington had channels of contact with Pyongyang. Only hours after his Secretary of State Rex Tillerson revealed that US officials were in touch with North Korean counterparts, Trump undercut his top diplomat by declaring on Twitter that any talks would be futile. "I told Rex Tillerson, our wonderful Secretary of State, that he is wasting his time trying to negotiate…
LONDON: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has to go but the timing of his departure should be decided through negotiation.
ISLAMABAD: Jamaat-e-Islami emir Sirajul Haq has said both the sides – government and the PTI – should now come to negotiation table to settle the dispute and the country cannot afford any political anarchy at this juncture, ARY News reported.
FARNKFURT: Pilots at Lufthansa started a second day of walkouts on Tuesday, grounding long-haul and cargo flights in addition to domestic and European routes, with thousands of travellers stranded.
RAWALPINDI: Director Generals of Military Operation (DGMOs) of Pakistan and India discussed the ongoing tensions at Line of Control and Working Boundary in a telephone hotline contact on Tuesday, ARY News reports.