Showing posts with label peace. Show all posts
Showing posts with label peace. Show all posts

Friday, May 25, 2018

DPRK says ready for talks with US anytime after Trump cancels meeting

DPRK says ready for talks with US anytime
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Friday voiced surprise and regret over U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to cancel his meeting with top DPRK leader Kim Jong Un, which was scheduled for June 12 in Singapore.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

UN officials call for new approach to sustaining peace

sustaining peace
United Nations officials on Tuesday urged a gathering of world leaders and high-ranking representatives of member states and other representatives to help strengthen a new approach to sustaining peace, which aims to put prevention at the heart of UN's work.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

China firmly opposes US Nuclear Posture Review

nuclear-weapon-free zones
China firmly opposes the Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) published by the United States Department of Defense, a spokesman from China's National Defense Ministry said Sunday.

Monday, January 29, 2018

Iran blasts Jordan's king over 'unfair' statement

King Abdullah II
Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghassemi has rejected remarks made by the Jordanian monarch on the country's foreign policies, describing them as contrary to the reality on the ground.

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Friday, December 16, 2016

Colombia's FARC takes step toward forming political party

The six non-voting delegates who will represent the FARC rebel group in the Colombian Congress under the peace agreement signed last month went to the offices of the National Electoral Council on Thursday to formally inscribe the group Voices of Peace and Reconciliation as a political movement.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Normandy format group agrees on roadmap in Ukraine

According to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, the leaders of the so-called Normandy format group comprising Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France agreed on a new roadmap for peace solution in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday night, German media Focus Online reported.

Monday, October 3, 2016

Deep divisions apparent in Colombia as citizens reject FARC peace deal

The future of the peace process in Colombia is now uncertain as the No camp took a razor-thin lead Sunday in a national vote on whether to accept the agreement between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).

Saturday, January 16, 2016

EU Condemns Turkey’s Arrest of Academics as ’Extremely Worrying’

The European Union on Saturday condemned as "extremely worrying" Turkey's arrest of academics who signed a petition criticizing a military crackdown in the Kurdish-dominated southeast.

Friday, January 15, 2016

EU says it is closely monitoring legal cases against critical academics

Maja Kocijancic, spokesperson for the European Commission, has said the European Union is closely monitoring developments regarding a number of Turkish academics who face legal proceedings for signing a declaration for peace that criticized the government over ongoing military operations in the Southeast.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

UN: Despite Human Rights Day, 'Many Challenges Remain'

As the world observes International Human Rights Day on Thursday, the top United Nations human rights official is warning that "many challenges remain" to ensure freedom, justice and peace across the world.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.