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‘Whole spectrum of Afghan society’ must get behind peace talks, UN envoy tells Security Council

The long Afghan conflict can only be resolved by “direct talks” between its own people, the chief of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) told the Security Co...

‘Whole spectrum of Afghan society’ must get behind peace talks, UN envoy tells Security Council

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Voices of Afghan women ‘must be heard at the table in the peace process and beyond’ UN deputy chief tells Security Council Afghan women have “paid a high price” during their country’s nearly four decades of conflict, the United Nations deputy chief said on Friday, address...
19:34, 2019-07-31

U.S. Envoy Points to Progress in Afghan Peace Talks With Taliban Veteran diplomat Zalmay Khalilzad said that he is aiming by Sept. 1 to reach agreement with the insurgents on a road map for completing negotiations ...
00:34, 2019-07-08

Trump’s Mideast envoy blasts UN Security Council over peace process President Trump’s Middle East envoy lashed out Tuesday at the United Nations Security Council over its handling of peace talks between the Israelis a...
11:00, 2019-07-24

‘Perseverance is key’ to Iraq’s future, UN envoy tells Security Council Although Iraq is “hard at work building on progress made to date”, a top United Nations official told the Security Council on Wednesday that decades ...
23:00, 2019-08-28

‘No time to lose’ UN envoy tells Security Council, ‘Yemen cannot wait’ One month ago, the United Nations top Yemen envoy told the Security Council the country was facing “a crucial moment” in the course of its long and b...
20:00, 2019-08-20

‘Young people care about peace’: UN Youth Envoy delivers key message to Security Council After visiting refugee camps in Jordan, UN-backed schools in Gaza, municipalities in Kosovo and Youth Councils in Denmark, the UN’s Youth Envoy visit...
23:34, 2019-07-17

‘Firmly united’ Security Council can bolster Colombia’s efforts to secure lasting peace, says UN envoy The Colombian peace process is an outstanding example of how much support the United Nations can provide when the Security Council is ‘firmly united’...
05:17, 2019-07-20

Political solutions ‘prerequisite to sustainable peace’, Lacroix tells Security Council While peacekeeping is an “essential tool” for preventing conflict and reducing the risk of relapse, “political solutions are a prerequisite to sustai...
19:34, 2019-09-09

Taliban, Afghan forces clash in northern Afghan city amid peace talks with U.S. Taliban forces attacked the northern Afghan city of Kunduz on Saturday, setting off hours of gun battles, even as U.S. negotiators move closer to fin...
14:51, 2019-08-31

UN envoy: Goal now must be Afghan-Taliban peace negotiations The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan says all peace efforts including a new initiative by Germany and Qatar for talks among Afghans must be directed at sta...
01:17, 2019-06-20

UN envoy: It’s ‘imperative’ to start Afghan-Taliban talks The U.N. envoy for Afghanistan says it’s “imperative” that direct talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban start quickly and is urging the...
21:34, 2019-09-10

U.S. Envoy Meets Afghan Leader Over Taliban Talks, Official Says (KABUL, Afghanistan) — An Afghan official says U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has met with President Ashraf Ghani in the capital, Kabul, to brief ...
23:00, 2019-09-02

UN Security Council offers Yemen Special Envoy ‘their full support’ Security Council members issued a statement on Monday offering “their full support” to the UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, after he had...
19:00, 2019-06-11

Trump's Middle East envoy faces resistance at U.N. Security Council A plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians cannot rely on global consensus, inconclusive international law and "unclear" United Nations res...
00:34, 2019-07-24

Were Afghan peace talks in Qatar a success? Representatives of the Afghan government and the Taliban reached an agreement on a roadmap to end nearly 18 years of war. But much more difficult wor...
17:34, 2019-07-09

Why is the Afghan peace process not moving beyond talks? Washington and the Taliban are set to hold a new round of peace talks in Doha. The group has so far held several meetings with the US, and a number o...
23:17, 2019-06-28

Security Council must ‘come together’ to address the plight of children trapped in armed conflict, says UN envoy It is “vitally important” that the Security Council “come together” on the current plight of children affected by armed conflict across the globe”, V...
05:51, 2019-08-03

Key US official on Mideast peace addresses Security Council A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is warning that "nothing can be meaningfully fixed" until Gaza's Hamas ru...
19:34, 2019-05-22

White House says Afghan peace talks are 'proceeding' President Donald Trump met with his national security team on Friday to discuss Afghan peace talks and the meeting went "very well, and negotiations ...
01:00, 2019-08-17

Taliban: Afghan peace talks with U.S. '80-90 percent finished' Peace talks between the United States and the Taliban militant group have made "spectacular progress" during negotiations to finish nearly two decade...
22:00, 2019-07-03

U.S. envoy says latest peace talks with Taliban 'most productive' so far U.S. and Taliban officials will reconvene on Tuesday to continue peace talks described as the "most productive session" by a top U.S. negotiator lead...
23:51, 2019-07-06

Sudan parties to resume talks on forming transitional council: envoy Sudanese parties have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional sovereign council, Ethiopia's special envoy to Sudan said on Tuesday....
00:00, 2019-06-12

Taliban attack second Afghan city amid peace talks with U.S. The Taliban attacked a second Afghan city in as many days on Sunday and killed several members of security forces, officials said, even as Washington...
17:51, 2019-09-01

Afghan peace talks: Renewed bid to kick-start progress Rival Afghan factions are set to meet in Doha on Sunday in an attempt to make headway in the country's long-stalled political deadlock. Qatar and Ger...
15:34, 2019-07-06

Afghan peace talks dead, U.S. to keep pressure on Taliban: Pompeo Talks on bringing peace to Afghanistan are on hold and the United States will keep pressuring Taliban militants while providing military support to A...
16:34, 2019-09-08

Trump Declares Afghan Peace Talks With Taliban ‘Dead’ The president also signaled he would withdraw United States troops from America’s longest war, following the collapse of a monthslong effort to ease ...
05:34, 2019-09-10

Trump Cancels Peace Talks With Taliban, Afghan President President Trump said Saturday he called off a planned Camp David summit with Taliban leaders and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani after a Taliban bomb a...
08:17, 2019-09-08

Democrat threatens to subpoena Afghanistan envoy over peace talks The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is threatening to subpoena a top U.S. envoy to Afghanistan if he fails to voluntarily testify bef...
21:34, 2019-09-05

US and Taliban close to deal to allow peace talks, Trump envoy says Zalmay Khalilzad, the US envoy for peace in Afghanistan, says agreement would reduce violence and allow ‘intra-Afghan’ talksUS and Taliban negotiator...
11:51, 2019-09-01

U.S., Taliban peace talks 'most productive session': envoy Khalilzad The U.S. peace envoy leading talks with the Taliban to end the war in Afghanistan said on Saturday the latest discussions were the "most productive s...
23:51, 2019-07-06

Afghanistan envoy briefs skeptical lawmakers on peace talks WASHINGTON (AP) — Special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad (ZAHL’-may kah-LEEL’-zahd) has been met with skepticism on Capitol Hill a...
02:17, 2019-05-23

With Libyans now ‘fighting the wars of others’ inside their own country, UN envoy urges Security Council action to end violence Fighting in Libya “shows no signs of abating”, the head of the United Nations Support Mission (UNSMIL), told the Security Council on Monday, painting...
18:51, 2019-07-31

Iraq needs support to ‘leave violent past behind’, says UN envoy as Security Council extends UN mission for one year Iraq’s democratic transition – weighed down by political infighting, weak institutions, corruption, and the constant threat of ISIL – needs more inte...
05:34, 2019-05-22

UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against ‘sustainable peace’ The United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Trump Tries Cooling Tensions With Pakistan to Speed Afghan Peace Talks The president gushed about the prospect of improved relations and trade with Pakistan if it helps negotiate a cease-fire to bring home American troop...
23:51, 2019-07-22

Taliban attack northern Afghan city amid peace talks with U.S. Taliban forces attacked the northern Afghan city of Kunduz on Saturday, Afghan and Taliban officials said, even as the United States and the hardline...
12:51, 2019-08-31

U.S. resumes Afghan peace talks with Taliban, government: State Department A U.S. special envoy will travel to Qatar and Afghanistan on Tuesday to resume peace talks, as the United States seeks an end to the conflict that wi...
21:34, 2019-08-20

Taliban Attack Afghan City Of Kunduz Amid Peace Talks With US Taliban forces attacked the northern Afghan city of Kunduz on Saturday, Afghan and Taliban officials said, even as the United States and the hardline...
13:17, 2019-08-31

Taliban, Afghan leaders agree to peace 'road map' ahead of U.S. talks Taliban officials and Afghan government leaders, acting in an unofficial capacity, said Tuesday they've ended two-days of meetings in Qatar with an e...
17:34, 2019-07-09

US peace envoy hails latest talks with Taliban as 'most productive' to date Zalmay Khalilzad said progress had been made on all four parts of a peace deal as two sides to resume meeting from Tuesday in QatarThe US peace envoy...
20:51, 2019-07-06

Trump says he’s canceling Afghan peace talks, secret meeting with Taliban leaders President Donald Trump said Saturday that he was calling off “peace negotiations” with Taliban leadership after a U.S. service member was...
07:34, 2019-09-09

Scores killed as Taliban, Afghan forces clash in Kunduz despite peace talks A Taliban suicide bomber struck a main square in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz where Afghan forces had gathered to defend the city from falling ...
18:51, 2019-08-31

Imran Khan's US visit — Afghan peace to dominate talks with Donald Trump Afghanistan peace is likely to be the key topic during talks between Pakistani PM Khan and Trump. But analysts warn that Washington must not turn a b...
17:01, 2019-07-19

Persistent threat of war erodes prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold...
02:00, 2019-08-04

Amid Peace Talks, Taliban Launch ‘Massive Attack’ on Afghan City of Kunduz (KABUL, Afghanistan) — The Taliban launched a new large-scale attack on one of Afghanistan’s main cities, Kunduz, killing at least three ...
15:51, 2019-08-31

Afghan government says real peace will come when Taliban stop violence, hold direct talks President Ashraf Ghani's office on Sunday said real peace in Afghanistan was only possible when the Taliban stopped their violence and held direct ta...
10:17, 2019-09-08

Qatari official announces success of intra-Afghan peace talks: foreign ministry A Qatari official has announced the "success" of Afghan peace talks held this week in Doha, the Qatari foreign ministry said in a statement dated Mon...
10:17, 2019-07-09

Sudan's ruling council, rebel leaders agree on peace talks roadmap Sudan's ruling council and rebel leaders have agreed on a roadmap for peace talks that are expected to begin in October and last about two months, of...
01:34, 2019-09-12

Taliban negotiators arrive in Moscow days after Trump declares Afghan peace talks 'dead' A Taliban negotiating team arrived in Russia Friday, less than a week after President Trump announced that peace talks with the Islamic militant grou...
01:00, 2019-09-14

UN cooperation with League of Arab States ‘pivotal’, UN chief tells Security Council Global problems require global solutions that rely on “essential” partnerships, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres told the Security C...
04:51, 2019-06-14

Women must be at ‘centre of peacekeeping decision-making’, UN chief tells Security Council Women’s rights, voices and participation must be at “the centre of peacekeeping decision-making”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres t...
21:51, 2019-05-21

UN suspending handover of camps in Darfur, peacekeeping chief tells Security Council The joint African Union-UN Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), is suspending the handover of any more camps for displaced civilians to the Sudanese military,...
22:17, 2019-06-14

African Union’s Peace and Security Council suspends Sudan’s participation in AU activities over country’s deadly unrest JOHANNESBURG (AP) — African Union’s Peace and Security Council suspends Sudan’s participation in AU activities over country’s deadl...
14:17, 2019-06-06

Qatar's Tamim called Trump to discuss relations, Afghan peace talks: state news agency Qatar's Sheikh Tamim bin Hamid Al-Thani called U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday and discussed "strategic cooperation relations between the two...
21:51, 2019-08-08

‘Great cause of concern’ UN chief tells Security Council on 'bleak' state of civilian protection Marking 20 years since the UN Security Council added the protection of civilians to its agenda, Secretary-General António Guterres told the chamber o...
22:51, 2019-05-23

Persistent threat of war, unilateral actions, continue to erode prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold...
23:51, 2019-06-20

Not Happy With The Way Peace Talks Are Going, Naga Group Tells PM Modi All may not be well with the Naga peace talks, which are now in a very advanced stage. Two recent letters from Naga militant group NSCN(IM) indicate ...
21:17, 2019-08-08

Protect women’s rights ‘before, during and after conflict’ UN chief tells high-level Security Council debate Over the course of the past decade, there has been “a paradigm shift” in understanding the devastating impact of sexual violence in conflict on inter...
05:17, 2019-05-22

Syria: Ease suffering, save lives, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator tells Security Council “Week after week, month after month, year after year”, the Security Council has been briefed on Syria’s humanitarian suffering, and on Tuesday, the U...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Conflict prevention, mediation: among ‘most important tools’ to reduce human suffering, Guterres tells Security Council  Conflict prevention and mediation are two of “the most important tools at our disposal to reduce human suffering” United Nations Secretary-General An...
02:17, 2019-06-13

Millions in Idlib ‘counting on your support to make the violence stop’, UN relief chief tells Security Council Despite an agreement signed nearly a year ago on a halt to further escalation in Syria’s war-battered Idlib, “the bombing and fighting go on in plain...
07:51, 2019-08-30

‘You can and should do more’ to include people with disabilities, wheelchair-bound Syrian advocate tells Security Council in searing speech The UN Security Council was told on Wednesday that people with disabilities “can’t wait any longer” for more of a say in how the world’s top diplomat...
05:17, 2019-05-22

Presidential election: ‘Key moment’ to reaffirm Afghanistan’s democratic political structure, UN mission chief tells Security Council  The presidential election scheduled for 28 September will be a “key moment to reaffirm the legitimacy of Afghanistan’s democratic political structure...
01:17, 2019-06-20

Monday’s Daily Brief: UN chief talks climate action at G7, WFP official visits camp in Central African Republic, Deadly violence at Lesvos migrant centre, Security Council meets on AU-UN Darfur mission A recap of Monday’s stories: UN chief urges more action from G7 leaders to tackle ‘climate emergency’; WFP official visits camp for displaced in Cent...
08:51, 2019-08-27

Somalia security remains a concern, head of UN Mission warns Security Council Despite “encouraging” developments, insecurity across Somalia remains a serious concern, James Swan, head of the UN Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), warne...
19:51, 2019-08-21

‘Regional security and integration’ in Central Africa under threat, Security Council warned Recurrent and often deadly clashes between pastoralists and farmers in several countries in Central Africa continue to cause “serious concern”, threa...
23:34, 2019-06-04

US, Taliban On "Threshold Of Agreement": US Afghan Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad US and Taliban negotiators are "at the threshold of an agreement" to end 18 years of conflict between them, Washington's top negotiator said Sunday a...
14:17, 2019-09-01

U.S. special envoy shows draft deal with Taliban to Afghan president The U.S. special representative for Afghanistan showed Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday the draft of an agreement between the United States an...
14:00, 2019-09-02

Afghan government says elections first, peace deal after An Afghan official says that the priority for his government is to hold national elections in Afghanistan later this month — rather than reach a peac...
07:00, 2019-09-15

US envoy for Afghanistan on 2-week peace mission WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. envoy for Afghanistan is traveling to Afghanistan and also Belgium, Germany, Pakistan, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates ...
16:34, 2019-06-01

Afghan Peace Negotiations Show Signs of Progress Afghan officials, who are part of a larger delegation, are expected to meet with Taliban representatives for the first time since peace negotiations ...
23:51, 2019-07-06

Discussions On Afghan Peace Deal Go "Very Well", Says Trump's Spokesman The White House signaled progress Friday on preparations for a peace deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan, saying that discussions between President ...
07:00, 2019-08-17

Afghan government has concerns about U.S.-Taliban peace deal The Afghan government has concerns about the draft peace agreement reached between U.S. and Taliban negotiators and wants further clarification, Pres...
12:34, 2019-09-04

Taliban Attack Afghan City as They Talk Peace With U.S. Militants launched attacks from several directions on Kunduz, which they have entered twice in recent years, even as negotiations continued in Qatar....
08:17, 2019-08-31

All-Afghan peace summit agreed upon, but on Taliban terms An all-Afghan peace summit will be held July 7 and 8 in the Middle Eastern nation of Qatar, but it would seem on Taliban terms as there will be no of...
08:51, 2019-07-02

Trump meeting advisers on Afghan peace plan U.S. President Donald Trump was to meet top advisers on Friday to review negotiations with the Taliban on a U.S. troop pullout from Afghanistan and t...
19:34, 2019-08-16

All-Afghan conference brings country closer to peace An All-Afghan conference appears to get the country a step closer to peace with a statement that laid out the foundations for a roadmap to a peaceful...
07:51, 2019-07-09

U.S. to press Pakistan PM on Afghan peace, terrorism crackdown U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to press Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan for help on ending the war in Afghanistan and fighting militants w...
01:17, 2019-07-22

Trump meets advisers on Afghan peace plan President Donald Trump met with top advisers on Friday to review negotiations with the Taliban on a U.S. troop pullout from Afghanistan and the poten...
01:00, 2019-08-17

US won't release peace plan before Israel's elections, says envoy Move appeared to be aimed at not interfering with September elections in which the leadership of Trump ally Netanyahu is at stakeThe United States wi...
18:17, 2019-08-28

Ready To Be Guarantor For Afghan Peace Deal Between US, Taliban: Russia Russia is ready to be a guarantor of any peace deal for Afghanistan agreed between the United States and the Taliban, the Russian foreign ministry sa...
02:00, 2019-08-29

Kashmir's Loss of Autonomy Clouds Afghan Peace Efforts India’s historic move to end the autonomous governing status of a disputed region threatens to complicate U.S. efforts to forge a peace deal with the...
08:34, 2019-08-07

As pressure for Afghan peace grows, drug threat remains Mohammad Ahmadi, a young opium farmer in the southern Afghan province of Kandahar has the kind of confidence that underlines how meagre the results h...
04:51, 2019-06-07

Taliban bombs Kabul again as U.S. envoy tries to seal peace deal    At least 10 people were killed and more than 40 others injured Thursday. Plumes of smoke could be seen rising over the capital as casualties were tra...
12:34, 2019-09-05

Trump's Mideast peace envoy set to leave office Trump's special envoy for Middle East peace, Jason Greenblatt, is leaving the administration. He had been leading the effort to devise the oft-d...
23:34, 2019-09-05

Trump to decide soon on when to release Mideast peace plan: envoy U.S. President Donald Trump hopes to decide soon on when to release a plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians, his Middle East envoy Jason...
19:00, 2019-07-23

Afghan Taliban delegation to visit Moscow as peace push grows A Taliban delegation led by the movement's chief negotiator will visit Moscow this week to attend a ceremony expected to be followed by informal talk...
17:17, 2019-05-27

U.S. Seeks to Reassure Afghan Military Amid Uncertainty Over a Peace Deal The leader of the American and NATO missions in Afghanistan denied reports that support was being pulled back in anticipation of an agreement with th...
19:34, 2019-08-16

Trump gets update from aides on Afghan peace plan with troop pullout possible President Donald Trump was briefed on Friday by top national security advisers on the status of negotiations with the Taliban on a U.S. troop pullout...
06:00, 2019-08-17

Taliban attack Afghan province as violence overshadows peace deal Taliban militants launched a major attack in Afghanistan's western province of Farah on Friday, the latest in a series of assaults on provincial cent...
10:34, 2019-09-06

Stressing War’s Toll, Taliban and Afghan Representatives Agree to Peace Road Map In two days of often emotional discussions that for first time included the Afghan government, Taliban and Afghan officials called for ending civilia...
09:51, 2019-07-09

Red Cross says peace elusive as UN council heads to Colombia The International Committee of the Red Cross says conflicts are ongoing and the humanitarian situation in Colombia has worsened as the U.N. Security ...
21:17, 2019-07-11

‘Action and tangible progress’ needed to finally ‘win the peace’ for Syrians: UN envoy It will take “action and tangible progress” between Syrian Government and opposition leaders, not just dialogue, to bring about lasting peace said th...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Mike Pompeo Discusses Pak's Role In Afghan Peace Process With Imran Khan US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday, during which he emphasised on the significant role of ...
08:00, 2019-07-24

Afghan president shuns foreign interference as U.S.-Taliban peace deal looms The Taliban control roughly half of Afghanistan and are at their strongest since the U.S.-led invasion toppled their five-year-old government in 2001...
18:34, 2019-08-11

Iran tells German envoy its patience is over: Fars Iran told a German envoy seeking to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal that its patience was over and urged the treaty's remaining signatories to fulfill...
21:17, 2019-05-23

Exclusive: Secretary of State Pompeo Declines to Sign Risky Afghan Peace Deal The U.S. is closing in on a deal with the Taliban that is designed to wind down America’s 18-year war in Afghanistan, but the best indication o...
23:00, 2019-09-04

Afghan President Ghani Meets Pakistan's Imran Khan, Discuss Peace Efforts Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday discussed peace efforts in the war-torn country and agreed to o...
05:51, 2019-06-28

Ties with China beneficial, its envoy tells new El Salvador leader El Salvador's decision to establish ties with China was correct and the two countries have bright prospects, a Chinese envoy told El Salvador's maver...
05:51, 2019-06-01

Afghan peace deal in doubt as American solider among dozen killed by Taliban bomb in Kabul The Taliban took credit for a car bomb that killed two NATO service members, including an American, a day after U.S. officials said they had the basi...
00:00, 2019-09-06

Trump's Middle East envoy resigns amid Kushner's stalling peace plan – live US president says Jason Greenblatt will be leaving to pursue work in the private sector after three years in administrationSign up for the US briefin...
22:00, 2019-09-05

No-deal Brexit could end Japan investment boom, envoy tells UK PM rivals Japan on Thursday cautioned the two candidates vying to replace Prime Minister Theresa May that a no-deal Brexit would be so disruptive for many comp...
00:34, 2019-06-28

‘Complete political deadlock’ over Middle East peace risks more violence, regional escalation, warns UN envoy Tangible steps “can, and must, be taken” to urgently reverse the “negative trajectory” of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and revive the peace proce...
21:51, 2019-08-27

Despite peace deal, Central African Republic’s population faces daily acts of violence, UN envoy warns Although the Government of the Central African Republic (CAR), armed groups and civil society representatives are all taking part in the process that...
04:00, 2019-06-21

We are ‘burning up our future’, UN’s Bachelet tells Human Rights Council The Human Rights Council opened in Geneva on Monday with a warning from the UN’s top rights official that, with forest fires raging in the Amazon, “w...
19:00, 2019-09-09

U.N. council pushes Libya truce, tells other countries to stay out The United Nations Security Council on Friday condemned a deadly air strike on a migrant detention center in Libya, called for the warring parties to...
02:34, 2019-07-06

Taliban attacks kill 23 members of Afghan security forces KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say two Taliban attacks targeted Afghan security checkpoints in the country’s west and east, killing...
14:51, 2019-05-28

Afghan security forces kill six civilians during insurgent raid The deaths come as UN reveals pro-government forces killed more civilians than insurgents in first three months of 2019Afghan security forces have ki...
22:01, 2019-05-25

UN Security Council has its first meeting on Kashmir in decades According to a UN diplomat, council members failed to even come up with a statement to the press -- the lowest level of Council action. UN diplomats ...
03:17, 2019-08-17

Libya: UN Security Council calls for ceasefire The 15-member bloc has called on warring factions in Libya to cease fighting and enter talks. The body also strongly condemned Tuesday's airstrike on...
15:34, 2019-07-06

UN Security Council to meet on North Korea North Korea has conducted two ballistic missile tests in less than a week in violation of UN resolutions. The missile tests come as the US and North ...
05:51, 2019-08-01

2 first-timers among 5 nations elected to Security Council UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Estonia and the Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been elected to the U.N.’s most powerful b...
20:01, 2019-06-07

Kashmir: Is the UN Security Council reluctant to get involved? Although the Security Council told India and Pakistan to resolve the Kashmir dispute bilaterally, it didn't call a formal meeting or issue a statemen...
18:17, 2019-08-17

Afghan war — What to expect from the US-Taliban Doha talks The US and the Taliban are close to finalizing a deal to end the 18-year-long Afghan war. But Kabul is still not completely on board, and this could ...
01:51, 2019-08-28

Nurture peace and make it last, Pope tells post-war Mozambique Pope Francis urged the people of Mozambique on Thursday to nurture their hard-earned peace and strive to provide equal opportunities for all so as no...
12:34, 2019-09-05

'No peace, no election in Mozambique': RENAMO junta leader tells DW Mozambique's opposition RENAMO party recently signed a peace deal with the government. But the party's armed wing refused to lay down their weapons. ...
17:51, 2019-08-28

Ukraine ready for peace, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy tells DW With conflict simmering in the east, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is hoping to secure a political solution to end a separatist insurgency....
15:34, 2019-07-06

U.S. Envoy Hails Latest Talks With Taliban as the Best Ever KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. peace envoy to Afghanistan said Saturday that for the first time he can report “substantive” progress...
22:17, 2019-07-06

Pak Says Will Move UN Security Council On Kashmir With China's Support Pakistan says it will move the United Nations Security Council with China's support with a motion to condemn India for its decision to strip Jammu an...
02:00, 2019-08-11

Russia could take new U.S. troop deployment to U.N. security council: lawmaker Russia could raise the topic of a new U.S. troop deployment in the Middle East at the U.N. Security Council, lawmaker Vladimir Dzhabarov, deputy head...
22:34, 2019-05-24

Pakistan asks UN Security Council to meet over Kashmir Pakistan has requested that the UN Security Council meet over India abolishing Kashmir's special autonomous status. Tensions have escalated in the re...
12:51, 2019-08-14

With ISIL down but not out, continued vigilance is key, UN Security Council told Despite ISIL’s territorial defeat in Syria, the terrorist group, also known as Da’esh “continues to aspire to global relevance”, the United Nations t...
15:51, 2019-08-28

Russia hosts feuding Afghan factions for talks MOSCOW (AP) — The Taliban and other Afghan factions have wrapped another round of talks in Moscow to discuss peace settlement. The negotiations follo...
15:51, 2019-05-30

Afghan Forces Hit With Wave of Attacks on Eve of Taliban Talks The violence came as Afghan politicians and Taliban members prepared to celebrate 100 years of diplomatic relations with Russia, and to speak informa...
19:51, 2019-05-28

Germany in push to resurrect Afghan talks with Taliban Germany, a leading donor and member of the NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan, has been talking with the Taliban and the Afghan government in an effor...
13:34, 2019-05-26

Jordan's king tells Trump adviser peace possible only with a Palestinian state Jordan's King Abdullah told U.S. President Donald Trump's adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday that a lasting Middle East peace can come only with the ...
20:51, 2019-05-29

Vatican envoy: Nicaraguan government says talks ‘concluded’ The Vatican’s diplomatic envoy to Nicaragua says he has received a letter from President Daniel Ortega’s government apparently saying talks with the ...
19:34, 2019-08-01

Envoy says Sudan talks to resume as strike suspended Sudan's military and opposition groups have agreed to resume talks on the formation of a transitional council, an Ethiopian envoy said on Tuesday, as...
00:00, 2019-06-12

UN Security Council Holds Closed-Door Meeting On Kashmir The United Nations Security Council on Friday held a rare closed-door meeting to discuss the central government's move to end the special status of J...
22:00, 2019-08-16

Woman: Hand-licking former UN Security Council president raped me twice A Rwandan woman says she was raped twice by a United Nations ambassador — who allegedly licked her hand and made other creepy advances before having ...
07:17, 2019-06-15

U.S., Germany slam China at U.N. Security Council over Xinjiang: diplomats The United States and Germany slammed China during a closed-door United Nations Security Council meeting on Tuesday for detaining more than one milli...
04:00, 2019-07-03

Pakistan asks U.N. Security Council to meet on Kashmir crisis Pakistan has called for an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council, saying India's revoking of autonomous status to its section of d...
19:51, 2019-08-14

UN Security Council Chief Refuses To Comment On Pak Letter On Article 370 UN Security Council or UNSC President Joanna Wronecka on Thursday refused to comment on Pakistan's letter to the world body regarding abrogation of A...
07:00, 2019-08-09

Tensions over Afghan talks ended with Bolton's exit: sources U.S. President Donald Trump and adviser John Bolton were always unlikely foreign policy allies, with Bolton skeptical of Trump's outreach on North Ko...
05:51, 2019-09-11

Afghan Government Praises Trump Suspension of U.S.-Taliban Talks The Afghan government praised President Trump’s decision to cancel a secret meeting with Afghan and Taliban leaders at Camp David and suspend U.S. ne...
22:00, 2019-09-08

Afghan Taliban Sends Delegation Russia After Talks With US Collapse The Taliban have sent a delegation to Russia to discuss prospects for a withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan following the collapse of talks wi...
18:51, 2019-09-14

More Americans will die after Trump abruptly ends Afghan talks, Taliban say President Donald Trump's decision to cancel Afghan peace talks will cost more American lives, the Taliban said on Sunday while the United States prom...
12:34, 2019-09-09

Taliban says progress made at Afghan talks in Moscow but no breakthrough A Taliban official said on Thursday that decent progress had been made at talks with a group of senior Afghan politicians in Moscow but that there ha...
12:17, 2019-05-30

Afghan Taliban send team to Russia after U.S. talks collapse The Taliban have sent a delegation to Russia to discuss prospects for a withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan following the collapse of talks wi...
11:17, 2019-09-14

Chinese envoy to nuclear talks guarded on buying Iranian oil China's envoy to talks aimed at saving the Iran nuclear deal on Friday was guarded when asked if his country was willing to defy U.S. sanctions and b...
16:51, 2019-06-28

Not ‘optional': Top lawmaker demands US envoy for Taliban talks testify The Trump administration's point man for negotiations with the Taliban could soon face a subpoena to testify before Congress about his work as a top ...
19:51, 2019-09-06

North Korea Says Time Running Out For Talks As US Envoy Due In South Time is running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive denuclearisation talks, a senior North Korean diplomat said on Thursd...
05:51, 2019-06-28

North Korea says time running out for talks as U.S. envoy due in South Time is running out for the United States to formulate a new strategy to revive negotiations with North Korea, a senior North Korean diplomat said, a...
04:51, 2019-06-28

China Rejects US Envoy's Call For Talks With Dalai Lama China on Tuesday rejected US Ambassador Terry Branstad's call to Beijing to engage in "substantive dialogue" with the Dalai Lama, saying it was firml...
17:34, 2019-05-28

UN Security Council calls for protection of persons with disabilities in conflict zones The Security Council on Thursday adopted its first-ever resolution calling on UN Member States and warring parties to protect persons with disabiliti...
23:51, 2019-06-20

UAE to present tanker attack report to U.N. Security Council members: diplomats The United Arab Emirates will present to U.N. Security Council members on Thursday the results of an investigation into attacks targeting four oil ta...
21:17, 2019-06-06

Pakistan asks U.N. Security Council to meet over India moves in Kashmir Pakistan on Tuesday asked the United Nations Security Council to meet over India's decision to revoke the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, the Hi...
01:51, 2019-08-14

‘Now is the time to act’ for victims of violence in Sudan, ICC Prosecutor urges Security Council The UN Security Council must “seize this moment” presented by the current turmoil in Sudan, to provide justice at long last for the victims of violen...
23:00, 2019-06-19

Pakistan Asks UN Security Council To Meet Over India's Move In Kashmir Pakistan on Tuesday asked the United Nations Security Council to meet over India's decision to revoke Article 370, which gave special status to Jammu...
10:34, 2019-08-14

UP Bar Council Chief Cremated; Yogi Adityanath Vows Security In Courts Uttar Pradesh Bar Council president Darvesh Singh Yadav, who was shot dead by a lawyer on the Agra court premises, was cremated at her native village...
19:34, 2019-06-13

UN Security Council To Hold Meeting Over North Korea Missile Tests The United Nations Security Council will meet behind closed doors on Thursday to discuss North Korea's recent ballistic missiles tests, diplomats sai...
04:51, 2019-08-01

Climate Denialist to Depart White House National Security Council William Happer, a National Security Council adviser who tried unsuccessfully to create a federal panel to attack climate science, plans to leave the ...
01:00, 2019-09-12

Venezuela: Competing US, Russia resolutions fail to pass in Security Council The second meeting of the week on the situation in Venezuela, took place in the UN Security Council on Thursday, during which competing resolutions p...
16:51, 2019-05-21

U.N. Security Council to meet on North Korea missile launches: diplomats Britain, Germany and France have asked the United Nations Security Council to meet behind closed-doors on Thursday on North Korea's latest missile la...
20:17, 2019-07-31

US thwarts UN Security Council condemnation of attack on Libya migrant center The UN Security Council failed to issue a statement condemning the bombing in Libya. Washington earlier criticized the attack as "abhorrent," but did...
16:17, 2019-07-04

Human cost of Ukraine conflict is growing, Security Council told The human cost of the conflict in Ukraine is growing, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a briefing on the current s...
07:17, 2019-07-17

Taliban says Trump's decision to cancel Afghan talks will mean U.S. lives lost The Taliban on Sunday said U.S. President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to cancel peace talks would lead to fresh losses to American lives in Afghan...
16:34, 2019-09-08

Afghan wedding suicide blast kills 63, amid hopes for talks A suicide bomber killed 63 people and wounded 182 in an attack on a packed wedding reception in the Afghan capital, the interior ministry said on Sun...
11:17, 2019-08-18

Taliban launches major attack on Afghan city, as talks with US go on in Doha Taliban militants launched an attack on the Afghan city of Kunduz from multiple directions early Saturday morning, a Defense Ministry spokesman said ...
09:51, 2019-09-01

French Envoy In Iran Talks As Donald Trump Threatens To Up Sanctions French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic advisor met with Iran's president Wednesday winding up a day of talks in Tehran aimed at saving a l...
09:00, 2019-07-11

Security Council should ‘nurture’ Colombian consensus against return to violence, top UN official urges Two years after the signing of the historic peace agreement in Colombia and following a recent escalation of violence, the newly-appointed representa...
16:51, 2019-05-21

Five years on from ISIL ‘caliphate’ proclamation in Iraq, Security Council makes first-ever visit The Security Council has concluded a first-ever visit to Iraq on Saturday, five years on from the proclamation, by the ISIL terrorist group, of a “ca...
21:34, 2019-07-01

Piracy and high seas crime growing, becoming more sophisticated, UN Security Council told International maritime crime is becoming “increasingly sophisticated” as criminal groups exploit jurisdiction and enforcement challenges on the high ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Kremlin: Putin held Security Council meeting to discuss U.S. missile test The Kremlin said on Friday that President Vladimir Putin had held a meeting of Russia's Security Council to discuss a recent U.S. cruise missile test...
14:17, 2019-08-23

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Norway to Security Council: 'State actor' attacked oil tankers Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have told the United Nations Security Council that investigators have determined that a "state actor" was b...
19:17, 2019-06-07

Yemeni children ‘dying right now’ due to food aid diversions Beasley warns Security Council Food continues to be taken “from the mouths of hungry little boys and little girls” in many areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels, warned the he...
20:34, 2019-06-17

St. Vincent and the Grenadines breaks a record, as smallest ever Security Council seat holder Following a secret ballot held on Friday, the UN General Assembly elected five countries to the Security Council, including St. Vincent and the Grena...
03:51, 2019-06-08

Peace talks between US and the Taliban end without agreement Talks between the US and the Taliban ended Monday without an agreement that would end America’s longest war as both sides said they would have ...
23:17, 2019-08-12

Taliban Attacks Afghan Government Building Amid Talks In Qatar, 14 Killed A Taliban attack on a government security compound in central Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least eight security personnel and six civilians and wo...
17:01, 2019-07-07

Afghan President Inherits Long-Sought Role After U.S. Ends Taliban Talks President Trump’s decision to cancel a U.S.-Taliban deal and end negotiations effectively hands Afghan President Ashraf Ghani the control he has long...
06:51, 2019-09-11

Libya on verge of civil war, threatening ‘permanent division’, top UN official warns Security Council The damage done to Libya will already take “years to mend” but unless fighting around the capital Tripoli stops, the country risks “descending into a...
22:51, 2019-05-21

UN Security Council discusses Kashmir, China urges India and Pakistan to ease tensions The Security Council met to consider the volatile situation surrounding Kashmir on Friday, addressing the issue directly within the UN body dedicated...
12:34, 2019-08-17

‘All efforts must be made’ to ensure peaceful elections for Guinea-Bissau, Security Council hears Since the inauguration of Guinea-Bissau’s new Government in July, the political arena has been dominated by preparation for presidential elections, t...
10:34, 2019-09-11

Threat from petty criminals who turn to terrorism, a growing concern, Security Council hears The less predictable threats represented by small-time criminals who have opportunistically embraced terrorism, are a source of growing concern, the ...
05:17, 2019-07-10

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Eight years in, Syria still embroiled in conflict ‘that no longer sparks outrage’, Security Council hears After eight years of deadly air strikes and terrorist attacks that have left hundreds of thousands of Syrians dead and millions of others injured, Un...
18:51, 2019-05-28

Attempt to defy international law over Golan sovereignty ‘doomed to failure’ Security Council hears A majority of Security Council members on Wednesday stressed the importance of upholding international law regarding the occupied Golan , in the face...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Taliban-US peace talks reopen in Doha The US and the Taliban have agreed on the broad strokes of what could become a peace deal to end the nearly 18-year-old war. Talks in Qatar are now f...
01:51, 2019-06-30

Trump says peace talks with Taliban are ‘dead’ President Trump said Monday that peace talks with the Taliban in Afghanistan are over after collapsing last week. “They’re dead. TheyR...
08:34, 2019-09-10

Taliban Fighters Attack Afghan City of Kunduz Amid Talks to Finalize U.S. Withdrawal Afghan security forces fought to drive Taliban fighters out of the northern city of Kunduz, even as negotiators for the hard-line Islamist militia se...
23:51, 2019-08-31

‘The suffering will continue’: Groom mourns 63 killed at Afghan wedding amid U.S. withdrawal talks KABUL, Afghanistan — At least 63 people, including women and children, were killed after a suicide bomber struck at a crowded wedding party in the Af...
20:51, 2019-08-18

U.S.-China Business Council urges talks to end damaging trade tensions The US-China Business Council on Friday said millions of U.S. citizens will be harmed by the increased trade tensions between the United States and C...
03:00, 2019-08-24

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues Over a month after two competing resolutions on Venezuela failed to pass, the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the “very real humanita...
16:51, 2019-05-21

Security Council approves ‘historic’ political Haiti mission, ending UN peacekeeping role in the country The Security Council on Monday approved a resolution to create a UN “Integrated Office” in Haiti, designed to support the country’s government in str...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Security Council gravely concerned by Ebola outbreak in DR Congo, demands immediate end to violence hampering response The UN Security Council on Friday expressed grave concern about the current Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and s...
20:51, 2019-08-02

Six children among 53 confirmed fatalities after Libya detention centre airstrikes: Security Council condemns attack The toll from Tuesday’s reported airstrikes on a detention centre in the suburbs of Tripoli has risen to 53 dead and more than 130 injured among the ...
23:51, 2019-08-03

Families deserve answers when loved ones go missing in conflict: Security Council adopts historic resolution The 15 members of the United Nations Security Council adopted on Tuesday the very first ever resolution focused on the issue of missing persons in ar...
02:00, 2019-06-12

Inclusion, equality a must for ‘long-lasting peace and sustainable development’, UN official tells high-level event in Baku Exclusion and deep inequality will forever thwart “long-lasting peace and sustainable development”, a high-level official from the United Nations cul...
23:51, 2019-05-21

Ukraine's Zelenskiy proposes peace talks with Putin The Ukrainian president, who has said resolving ongoing disputes with Russia would be his top priority, has called for internationally mediated talks...
19:51, 2019-07-08

After Kashmir, Nagaland Next? Governor Says No, Focus Is On Peace Talks A day after the special status given to Jammu and Kashmir was abolished, newly-appointed Nagaland governor and centre's interlocutor for the Naga pea...
19:34, 2019-08-06

Fighting rages across Afghanistan as peace talks continue Taliban suicide bombers killed at least 19 people in an attack on a government office on Saturday night, officials said, in the latest episode of vio...
16:51, 2019-06-30

Trump says Taliban have 'never been hit harder' after nixing peace talks President Trump claimed on Twitter Saturday that the Taliban have “never been hit harder,” one week after he abruptly canceled peace talks with the I...
03:34, 2019-09-15

Trump says he canceled peace talks with Taliban over attack U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said he canceled peace talks with Afghanistan's Taliban leaders after the insurgent group claimed responsibil...
07:51, 2019-09-08

Peace with whom? After blast, enraged Afghans question talks Outraged Afghans questioned on Sunday the point of negotiations with the Taliban aimed at getting U.S. troops to leave and ending the war, after 63 p...
11:17, 2019-08-18

US, Taliban hold peace talks with September deadline A fresh round of talks between the US and the Taliban began in Qatar on Saturday, days after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington is hop...
23:17, 2019-06-29

Pompeo: Taliban peace talks dead ‘for the time being’ CAMP DAVID DISCORD: It began with a short series of tweets Saturday in which President Trump revealed he had invited the Taliban and the president of...
19:34, 2019-09-09

Senator: Taliban ‘momentum’ complicating US peace talks Taliban momentum on the battlefield and divisions within Afghanistan’s central government are complicating negotiations over a withdrawal of U.S. tro...
12:34, 2019-05-23

Opinion: Key steps needed for Cameroon peace talks Switzerland has agreed to mediate talks between the government of Cameroon and separatist leaders aimed at faciliating a peaceful resolution to a thr...
22:17, 2019-07-17

Palestine refugees’ relief chief warns Security Council money to fund Gaza operations will run out in mid-June The head of the UN relief and works agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA) warned on Wednesday that despite weathering a “truly existential crisis” ov...
21:34, 2019-05-22

‘Do something’; UN relief chief urges Security Council action to stop the Syrian carnage unfolding ‘in front of your eyes’ Bombing and shelling in Syria for more than 90 days by the Government and Russia have led to “carnage in the so-called de-escalation zone” of Idlib, ...
19:34, 2019-07-31

‘Deadly environment’ plus ‘political and social’ obstacles hinder Ebola fight in DR Congo, Security Council hears The problems of eradicating Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are not only medical, but also linked “to a variety of political and social...
20:34, 2019-07-24

UN Security Council ‘utterly failed’ Syrian detainees; a victim voices her plea to ‘end impunity and stop this horror’  The Security Council has “utterly failed Syrian detainees and their families”, Amina Khoulani, Co-founder of Families for Freedom, told the Security ...
22:17, 2019-08-07

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but d...
16:51, 2019-05-21

Engaging world’s youth vital to preventing violent extremism, building sustainable peace, UN official tells Baku Forum The spotlight for the second and final day of the 5th World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue in Baku, Azerbaijan, shined brightly on youth, with a liv...
23:51, 2019-05-21

Pak Says Wants To Open Peace Talks With India, Conducts Missile Test Pakistan has signalled a willingness to open peace talks with India as Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears set to return to power after the national...
11:17, 2019-05-23

Erdogan welcomes Putin, Rouhani for Syria peace talks The situation in Idlib was on the agenda for initial, closed-door talks between the Russian and Turkish presidents. Their Iranian counterpart will jo...
16:51, 2019-09-16

U.S., Taliban talks end after rival Afghans agree on 'roadmap for peace' The U.S. special envoy for peace in Afghanistan wound up on Tuesday the seventh round of talks he has held with the Taliban in Qatar, after signs of ...
16:17, 2019-07-09

Taliban warns of more US dead after Trump says he cancelled peace talks President tweets that he called off planned Camp David meeting after Kabul attack killed US soldierDonald Trump says he has cancelled secret peace ta...
04:00, 2019-09-09

President Donald Trump calls off US peace talks with Taliban Trump canceled peace negotiations after the militant group claimed responsibility for an attack in Kabul that killed 12 people, including a US soldie...
07:17, 2019-09-08

Trump says he canceled peace talks with Taliban over Kabul attack U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said he canceled peace talks with Afghanistan's Taliban leaders after the insurgent group said it was behind ...
07:51, 2019-09-08

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: UN envoy on Middle East peace process, child labour in Nepal, latest deadly Mediterranean shipwreck, DRC's Goma 21-days free of Ebola transmission, UN chief urges ban on nuclear testing A recap of Tuesday's stories: UN envoy says tangible steps 'can, and must be taken' to reverse the 'negative trajectory' of the Palestinian-Israeli c...
15:51, 2019-08-28

Three UN workers killed following Benghazi car bomb attack, as Security Council meets in emergency session, honours their ‘ultimate sacrifice’ Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday condemned a car bomb attack in front of a shopping mall in the Libyan city of Benghazi, which left thr...
06:51, 2019-08-11

Sudan: New political transition, bolstered by peacebuilding, could bring long-term stability to Darfur, Security Council told “Important developments” under way in Sudan since midsummer, including a pledge to end the country’s outstanding conflicts, and the establishment of ...
03:34, 2019-08-27

Security Council: UN calls for ‘spirit and letter’ of Ukraine agreements to be upheld, as Russia issues simplified citizenship decree The UN’s political affairs chief has urged all parties to the peace plan protocol for eastern Ukraine known as the Minsk Agreements, to avoid “any un...
15:17, 2019-05-21

Friday’s Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, Security Council elections, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; new me...
22:17, 2019-06-07

Plan for troop pullback ‘now accepted’ by rival forces around key Yemen port, but fighting intensifying elsewhere, Security Council warned A plan to withdraw forces from front lines in and around the key Yemeni port of Hudaydah has been accepted by pro-Government forces and Houthi rebels...
14:38, 2019-05-21

Monzo tells users to change PINs after security blunder British digital bank Monzo has apologised and urged 480,000 customers to change their PINs after realising that some of them were being stored inappr...
13:17, 2019-08-06

Taliban car bomb kills at least 14 as group holds peace talks in Qatar A Taliban attack on a government security compound in central Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least 14 people and wounded more than 180, including sc...
19:17, 2019-07-07

Experts: North Korea peace talks can move forward but Bolton is in the way A panel of experts on Tuesday said North Korea peace talks remain viable but hawkish voices such as national security adviser John Bolton are in the ...
14:34, 2019-05-28

North Korea says US is 'hell-bent on hostile acts' despite peace talks North Korea accused the Trump administration Wednesday of talking out of both sides of its mouth - saying the U.S. is publicly pushing the narrative ...
16:51, 2019-07-04

Afghanistan: Taliban vows to fight on after Trump ends peace talks In response to Donald Trump's decision to cancel negotiations, the Taliban has said it will carry on fighting. The group has continued to gain territ...
19:00, 2019-09-10

Afghanistan: Is 'Islamic State' taking advantage of US-Taliban peace talks? "Islamic State" has claimed responsibility for the Kabul attack that killed at least 63 people. Experts say that IS is giving a show of force, as the...
19:51, 2019-08-19

U.S.-Taliban peace talks are now ‘dead’, Trump says after cancelling secret meeting Trump’s remark to reporters at the White House suggested he sees no point in resuming a nearly yearlong effort to reach a political settlement with t...
09:34, 2019-09-10

Former Defense Secretary Mattis: Trust Is Key Issue in Taliban Peace Talks (WASHINGTON) — Former Defense Secretary James Mattis says that when it comes to trying to negotiate an Afghanistan peace deal with the Taliban,...
20:00, 2019-09-08

Taliban warn of more American deaths after Trump ends peace talks Zabihullah Mujahid, a Taliban spokesman, criticized Trump for calling off the dialog and said U.S. forces have been pounding Afghanistan with attacks...
23:00, 2019-09-08

Is Kunduz attack a Taliban tactic to influence Doha peace talks? Taliban insurgents have attacked the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, capturing several installations there. Experts say the siege attempt could be ai...
07:51, 2019-09-01

Taliban Co-Founder Emerges As Group's New Face In Russia Peace Talks When members of the Taliban and Afghan politicians met Tuesday in the Russian capital for talks aimed at ending the war in their country, one face in...
10:17, 2019-05-29

U.S. Soldier Whose Death in Afghanistan Upended Peace Talks ‘Loved His Country’ President Trump said he called off negotiations with the Taliban after they claimed responsibility for the death of Sgt. First Class Elis A. Barreto ...
05:34, 2019-09-10

Bomb Strikes an Aching Kabul as U.S.-Taliban Peace Talks Plod On Insurgents claimed responsibility for a bombing outside a police station, which came amid worsening strife and negotiations in Qatar with the Taliban...
21:51, 2019-08-07

Taliban Bomb Blast Kills 4 In Kabul After Fallout Of Peace Talks With US A suicide bomber targeted an Afghan Special Forces base in Kabul on Thursday, killing at least four commandos, officials said, as violence continued ...
23:00, 2019-09-12

Donald Trump's Tweets Calling Off Peace Talks "Unbelievable": Taliban The Taliban on Sunday termed US President Donald Trump's decision to call off peace talks with the group as "unbelievable", asserting that his "disap...
08:34, 2019-09-09

Explainer: Money talks in Trump's Mideast plan. But can it pave way for peace? More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, its first phase will be ...
08:34, 2019-06-24

Security Council urges ‘maximum restraint’ around Gulf region as Iran and United States trade diplomatic blows in New York There is a need for “genuine regional dialogue” to address rising tensions in the Gulf, Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday, calli...
18:34, 2019-06-27

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of figh...
14:38, 2019-05-21

US security adviser Bolton in Israel tells Iran 'prudence' is not 'weakness' On a trip to Israel, US National Security Adviser John Bolton has warned Iran and said the US military was rebuilt and "ready to go." Increased US sa...
15:34, 2019-06-23

Game on: After Trump declares peace talks ‘dead,’ US commander takes aim at Taliban GAME ON: Angered by the Taliban’s deadly attacks on civilians and U.S. troops, President Trump declared negotiations over an American withdrawal from...
14:00, 2019-09-10

Taliban kills 14, wounds over 100 in Kabul suicide bombing amid US 'peace talks' Tragedy struck the heart of Afghanistan once again on Wednesday in a suicide car-bomb attack which killed at least 14 people and injured a further 14...
03:17, 2019-08-08

Peace talks with Afghans, Taliban called off after Trump cancels secret meeting Peace talks between the U.S. and leaders from Afghanistan and the Taliban are dead, after the Taliban admitted they were behind a deadly bombing in K...
19:00, 2019-09-08

Fresh round of U.S., Taliban talks in Doha, hope for peace deal rise A fresh round of U.S.-Taliban peace talks began in Qatar's capital Doha on Saturday, officials said, describing it to be the "most crucial" phase of ...
14:17, 2019-08-03

Taliban-US hold fresh talks in Doha amid peace deal hopes The US and the Taliban are holding a new round of talks seeking to end nearly 18 years of war in Afghanistan. But uncertainty around a potential peac...
16:34, 2019-08-03

German foreign minister urges Russia, Ukraine to revive peace talks Germany's top diplomat Heiko Maas said the war in eastern Ukraine "must be stopped." while meeting his Russian colleague Sergey Lavrov in Moscow. The...
05:34, 2019-08-23

Violence in Afghanistan takes high toll on civilians despite the promise of peace talks A new U.N. report said more civilians were harmed by the Afghan government or foreign forces allied to it than by the insurgents in the first half of...
18:17, 2019-08-03

GOP reps cite 9/11 anniversary in criticizing Trump decision to invite Taliban to US for peace talks Two Republican members of Congress on Sunday expressed concern over President Donald Trump's now-canceled plan to host Taliban leaders at Camp David ...
00:00, 2019-09-11

Monday’s Daily Brief: Earth Day, looking for a solution to Libya crisis, focus on indigenous issues, Security Council on Sri Lanka, a high-level visit to Bangladesh Top news for Monday include: the celebration of International Mother Earth Day, efforts by the UN to push for a political solution to the Libyan cris...
15:51, 2019-05-21

North Korea mocks South's president after latest missile test, rejects peace talks North Korea took aim at South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday for his rosy comments about the supposed peace dialogue between the two nations,...
22:00, 2019-08-16

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan Faces a Crossroads After Coalition Talks in Israel Crumble The administration’s plan could end up becoming a vehicle to resurrect the political fortunes of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and protect those ...
22:17, 2019-06-01

Donald Trump says he canceled secret Camp David peace talks with Taliban after Kabul attack President Donald Trump on Saturday said he canceled a secret meeting with Afghan and Taliban officials at Camp David after the latter claimed respons...
15:34, 2019-09-08

North Korea: Pompeo remarks on nation's 'rogue behavior' making peace talks 'more difficult' North Korea's vice foreign minister on Saturday said that recent remarks by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo regarding "North Korea's rogue behavior" w...
22:17, 2019-08-31

Trump cancels secret Camp David peace talks with Taliban after deadly bombing in Kabul President Trump said he canceled secret peace talks with the Taliban after the group was credited for a car bomb that killed two NATO and American se...
02:51, 2019-09-08

Envoy says U.S. ready for 'constructive' talks with North Korea: South Korea A U.S. special envoy said on Friday the United States was ready to hold constructive talks with North Korea to follow through on a denuclearization a...
04:34, 2019-06-29

Pakistan Must Stop Terror Before Talks, PM Modi Tells China's Xi Jinping Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reiterated India's stand that Pakistan should take concrete action against terror before talks can resume. PM Modi r...
19:34, 2019-06-13

Friday's Daily Brief: Security Council Ebola response, UNICEF chief on 'devastating week' for children in Middle East and North Africa, climate and migration links Our main stories today: Security Council concern over DRC Ebola outbreak, head of UNICEF deplores ‘devastating week’ for children in MENA region, cli...
22:17, 2019-08-02

Monday’s Daily Brief: US-DPRK relationship reset, ‘Horrific’ Kabul bombing, Anti-conscription plan in Syria, Climate change heat stress, Security Council in Iraq This Monday, we cover: Guterres welcomes possible US-DPRK diplomatic upgrade; Taliban attack hits schools; UN-Syria action plan on child soldiers; Cl...
03:17, 2019-07-02

Broadcom Said to Be in Talks to Buy Symantec, the Security Software Maker If an agreement is reached, it will underline how much Broadcom, a semiconductor giant, has had to change its acquisition strategy after a humbling t...
23:01, 2019-07-03

VMware talks up multi-cloud era, need to transform security Laws of physics, economics, and land will drive enterprises towards hybrid cloud environments, says VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger, who also urges the need...
09:51, 2019-05-24

AITA On Sticky Wicket Ahead Of Talks With ITF Security Consultants ITF though has agreed to address AITA's concern and will ensure that its security consultants speak with them. Bhupathi will also be part of the tele...
21:17, 2019-08-18

Trump talks Afghanistan troop withdrawal with top security officials President Trump met Friday with his top security officials to try to figure out how to withdraw from Afghanistan, where the US has been mired in figh...
11:00, 2019-08-17

CEO of security firm CLEAR talks partnership with United Airlines United has become a new stakeholder in biometric screen security firm Clear. United is following Delta's lead and bringing Clear kiosks to all o...
18:17, 2019-07-31

China seeks to narrow trade talks with US, put aside Huawei and security issues China will reportedly try to separate trade issues and national security ones from the upcoming round of negotiations set to begin in Washington, D.C...
17:51, 2019-09-12

China, U.S. defense chiefs hold talks at Asia security summit Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan held talks on Friday at an Asia security summit in Singapore, ...
15:34, 2019-05-31

Guaido security guards detained during break in Venezuela political talks Two members of Venezuelan National Assembly chief Juan Guaido's security detail were detained on Friday, both the opposition leader and government of...
00:17, 2019-07-14

In UAE for security talks, John Bolton blames Iran for tanker attacks In the Middle East on Wednesday to discuss security matters with allies, U.S. national security adviser John Bolton blamed Iran for attacks against o...
15:00, 2019-05-29

Trump tells Saudi leader U.S. ready to help protect Saudi security: SPA U.S. President Donald Trump told Saudi Arabia's crown prince that Washington was ready to cooperate with the kingdom to protect its security, followi...
02:34, 2019-09-15

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval Holds Talks With French Counterpart National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval held strategic talks with with his French counterpart Emmanuel Bonne in New Delhi. First Rafale jet to be ...
16:34, 2019-08-29

Thursday’s Daily Brief: UN refugee agency on Venezuelan migrant crisis, dramatic resurgence' of measles in Europe, a UN News visit to former nuclear test site, Colombian law for disabled persons receives praise, Security Council on violence in Yemen A recap of Thursday's stories: 'No end in sight' to massive movement of Venezuelan migrants and refugees; 'Dramatic resurgence' of measles threatens ...
00:51, 2019-08-30

U.S. FCC votes 3-2 to auction key 2.5 GHz spectrum band for 5G The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday voted 3-2 to auction a key band of underused 2.5 GHz spectrum to help advance next-generation...
18:00, 2019-07-10

Spectrum is making all 164 episodes of Mad About You available before reboot Because everything old is new again, 1990s domestic sitcom Mad About You will be returning to revisit Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt as longtime TV coupl...
23:34, 2019-07-18

Does thinking about things 'on a spectrum' make us more enlightened? The concept has changed the way we think about everything from autism to homelessness. But it has its drawbacksBlack and white thinking may die hard,...
00:51, 2019-08-01

5G likely to mess with weather forecasts, but FCC auctions spectrum anyway Enlarge / A weather satellite in orbit. (credit: Getty Images | Erik Simonsen) A US Navy memo warns that 5G mobile networks are likely to interfere...
15:00, 2019-05-21

For 5G, AT&T and T-Mobile buy $1.8 billion worth of 24GHz spectrum across US Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | SOPA Images) AT&T and T-Mobile committed to spend nearly $1.8 billion, combined, on high-frequency spectrum for the...
00:00, 2019-06-06

Expensive spectrum puts European 5G at risk The UK’s infamous auction of 3G spectrum in 2000 had lasting ramifications for the mobile industry. Intense competition between BT Cellnet, On...
20:51, 2019-06-18

TRAI Said to Be Unlikely to Review 5G Spectrum Prices in India The Digitial Communications Commission (DCC) in its last meeting on June 13 decided to refer the spectrum proposals back to the regulator for a revie...
14:51, 2019-06-29

FCC will vote July 10 on reallocating 2.5GHz spectrum from TV to 5G The United States plans to reallocate mid-band spectrum to 5G, after reserving it for an obscure educational TV and broadband initiative decades ago....
17:34, 2019-06-19

Toyota spreads its bets across the transportation spectrum From batteries and self-driving vehicles to lunar rovers and ride-hailing companies, Toyota is on an investment spree, pouring more than $3 billion i...
14:34, 2019-08-01

Verizon: 5G speeds on low-spectrum bands will be more like “good 4G” Enlarge / A Verizon booth at Mobile World Congress Americas in Los Angeles in September 2018. (credit: Verizon) 5G won't be much different from 4G ...
03:17, 2019-08-09

FCC will auction 2.5GHz spectrum for 5G, remove education requirements As expected, the FCC has done away with educational requirements for fallow 2.5GHz spectrum that could more usefully be utilized for 5G networks.Read...
23:00, 2019-07-10

Telecom Ministry to Start Identifying New Spectrum Bands for 5G Department of Telecom will start identifying and making available new spectrum bands for access and backhaul segments for timely deployment and growt...
10:34, 2019-05-27

5G Telecom Spectrum Auction to Be Held This Year, Prasad Says India will hold a mega spectrum auction for 5G and other radio waves in the current calendar year, and intends to start 5G trials in the next 100 day...
16:00, 2019-06-03

'Boris Johnson could be the man to put motoring back on the political spectrum' Opinion 3 Aug, 2019 New PM Boris Johnson could be the man to put cars, motorists and the road network back on the political agenda, say...
18:51, 2019-08-03

Telecom Regulator Unlikely To Review 5G Spectrum Prices: Report The sector is under financial stress and operators find the prices are too high to bid and are globally uncompetitive as in the 5G spectrum auction i...
17:00, 2019-06-28

T-Mobile, Sprint considering divesting wireless spectrum: sources U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp are considering divesting wireless spectrum, according to two sources familiar with the matter...
22:34, 2019-05-30

Germany raises 6.55 billion euros in epic 5G spectrum auction Germany raised 6.55 billion euros ($7.4 billion) from its 5G mobile spectrum auction, the Federal Network Regulator (BNetzA) said on Wednesday after ...
03:00, 2019-06-13

Qualcomm’s Dean Brenner explains 5G spectrum and the ‘game changer’ DSS With spectrum a major topic in the 5G era, we spoke with Qualcomm senior VP of Spectrum Strategy and Technology Policy Dean Brenner on the challenges...
17:17, 2019-06-14

FCC blames Commerce Department for 5G weather scare, spectrum delays A dispute between the FCC and Department of Commerce is threatening to delay 5G deployments and create unfounded scares about the technology, Ajit Pa...
20:34, 2019-06-13

IAF Prepared To Fight Across Entire Spectrum Of Warfare: Air Force Chief The Indian Air Force (IAF) is ready for any kind of warfare, be it a skirmish like Kargil conflict, retaliation to a terrorist attack or an all-out w...
05:51, 2019-07-17

COAI Says Planned Base Price of India's 5G Spectrum Is Too High COAI said the government's proposed base price for the auction of spectrum for next-generation 5G networks is too high as India outlined plans to lau...
08:00, 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-T-Mobile, Sprint considering divesting wireless spectrum -sources U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp are considering divesting wireless spectrum, according to two sources familiar with the matter...
22:34, 2019-05-30

Spectrum colour yoga and meditation – like being stuck inside a traffic light The effect of being immersed in deep colours is striking, but I am not sure it is the best way to relax, especially when the lights stop working prop...
12:34, 2019-08-20

The interplay between gender and autism spectrum disorder – Science Weekly podcast The Science Weekly team are taking a bit of a break so we’ll be revisiting some of our favourite shows from the archive. Including this one from 2017...
00:51, 2019-08-01

Spectrum Auction Including For 5G Services This Year: Ravi Shankar Prasad India will hold a mega spectrum auction for 5G and other radiowaves in the current calendar year, and intends to start 5G trials in the next 100 days...
16:51, 2019-06-03

Canada outlines spectrum plans ahead of ultra-fast 5G internet rollout Canada on Wednesday said it was preparing for the arrival of ultra-fast 5G internet service as it outlined plans to make more 5G spectrum available s...
02:34, 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-Comcast says no interest in acquiring divested spectrum from Sprint, T-Mobile deal U.S. cable operator Comcast Corp has no interest in acquiring divested spectrum from the Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc transaction, the company sai...
22:00, 2019-05-31

‘Autonomous last mile’ is coming and society needs to prepare We humans have always been held back only by the limits of our imaginations. And this is a good thing. Yet historically, we have tended to eat the fr...
17:17, 2019-06-08

Our obsession with perfection is damaging individuals and society Increasingly we strive for unreachable ideals in personal and public spheres – with damaging consequences from mental health problems to Brexit deadl...
17:17, 2019-08-19

Humane Society of Southern Arizona looking for fosters TUCSON- The Humane Society of Southern Arizona is asking the community to help find foster homes for pets staying in their shelter. HSSA’S Fos...
03:34, 2019-05-23

If there's anything to learn from medieval marginalia, it's that snails once had their own society We all know medieval marginalia is full of some pretty sick snail fights. No one knows why, exactly, but there are hundreds of old drawings of snails...
10:34, 2019-07-23

Social services used to build character — now they blame society In the mid-19th century, Charles Loring Brace, the son of a Connecticut school teacher, moved to New York, determined to do something about the wave ...
04:51, 2019-09-15

Help the Humane Society of Southern Arizona save more kittens TUCSON -The Humane Society of Southern Arizona wants the community to know some tips and information on how to save more kittens’ lives. Each s...
10:00, 2019-06-13

Joseph Fiennes: ‘I’ve done my bit for society – I’ve illustrated the patheticness of misogyny’ The star of The Handmaid’s Tale says he doesn’t like to equate Donald Trump’s politics with the show. But, he adds, sometimes you just have to point ...
07:51, 2019-08-12

White lawyer sues Legal Aid Society for discrimination A white lawyer who worked at the Legal Aid Society for over 20 years says that she was wrongfully labeled a racist by her non-white colleagues —...
07:34, 2019-06-29

Polite society: why are British cities banning swearing? Councils say bans help tackle anti-social behaviour. But critics argue restrictions are a heavy-handed curb on freedom of expressionWhen Salford ditc...
01:17, 2019-08-08

UK's Duchess Kate becomes patron of Royal Photographic Society Britain's Duchess Kate, whose family snaps of her three children and husband Prince William have been publicized worldwide, is to become patron of th...
19:51, 2019-06-27

Pretty Hurts: 'Colorism in Fashion and Society'—a Discussion On the topic of colorism, model and activist Yves Mathieu summarized its impact like this: “Sometimes it is our own people that make us feel smallest...
22:17, 2019-08-02

Are You Afraid Of The Dark? reboot assembles its Midnight Society Scoop up some midnight dust and throw it at the new cast of Nickelodeon’s Are You Afraid Of The Dark? miniseries, which, to be clear, is separate fro...
06:51, 2019-06-11

Helping Women Overcome Society’s Outdated Messages on Money Financial lessons take root at an early age. Girls are usually taught to budget and be careful with money, while boys are taught to be more aggressiv...
08:51, 2019-06-17

Facebook's Libra: Why is the world fascinated by a cashless society Facebook’s Libra is joining the cryptocurrency world alongside Bitcoin and Ethereum, but this isn’t the first cashless method on the mark...
01:51, 2019-06-29

'Pieces of human society': deep ocean may be riddled with microplastics Quantity of particles hundreds of meters underwater off California is on par with Great Pacific Garbage Patch, study findsAnela Choy, a biological oc...
15:51, 2019-06-06

FaceApp Probably Won't Destroy Society, But the Privacy Trade-Off Is Still Shady as Hell As our lives are increasingly lived online, what seems like an innocuous (or even silly) digital act can end up having serious privacy consequences. ...
21:34, 2019-07-17

UN and civil society team up to make cities more sustainable and inclusive How can we make sure that cities become more inclusive, with a smaller environmental footprint, and leave no-one behind? These questions will be tack...
16:00, 2019-07-03

Why are thirtysomethings lonely? Because society doesn’t value friendship | Arwa Mahdawi Social media has been made the scapegoat for millennials reporting loneliness, but the cultural primacy in adulthood of career and family has much to...
15:51, 2019-08-07

'Forgotten by society' – how Chinese migrants built the transcontinental railroad In a new exhibition, the overlooked contribution of Chinese workers is being brought to the light for the 150th anniversary of the railroad’s complet...
08:51, 2019-07-18

The Justice Society of America Is Coming Back to Help Beat Up Lex Luthor The DC Universe is setting up a climactic battle this year—one where a seriously messed up Lex Luthor (or rather, some version of him) will lead a vi...
12:51, 2019-06-13

Wilderness Society sues Trump administration over mine rules MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Wilderness Society is suing the Trump administration to try to force the release of documents on its decision to lift restrict...
20:00, 2019-06-20

The Midnight Society is back in trailer for Are You Afraid of the Dark? reboot There's a new Midnight Society of scary storytellers in the Nickelodeon reboot of Are You Afraid of the Dark. Hot on the heels of this summer's ada...
19:51, 2019-09-14

New Documentary Explores the Realities of Being an Intersex Person and Their Treatment By Society When M was 7-years-old, her parents told her that she had had an operation as a young infant that meant she couldn’t have children. But, they w...
20:17, 2019-06-19

China: US an ‘initiator’ of security concerns, undermines global security with 'power politics' China accused the United States on Wednesday of undermining global stability with unilateral policies and “power politics” as the Defense Ministry is...
18:34, 2019-07-24

Inside a Google Titan Bluetooth security key – high security, low durability The Google Titan Bluetooth two-factor security key might be the best way to protect your account from hackers and phishing attacks, but the hardware ...
16:51, 2019-06-12

Home security sale at SimpliSafe: save 15% and get a free security camera If you want to beef up your home security and save money, then you've come to the right place. SimpliSafe is offering 15% off a home security sy...
16:51, 2019-07-23

Four security forces members killed in shooting in Iraq: security official Four security forces members were killed and four wounded in shooting in the Iraqi town of Tarmiya, 25 km (15 miles) north of Baghdad, Security Media...
06:51, 2019-06-04

Claus von Bülow Dies at 92; Society Figure in High-Profile Case Mr. von Bülow was cleared of trying to kill his wife, the wealthy heiress Martha von Bülow. The case was one of the most sensational of the 1980s and...
21:17, 2019-05-30

It’s not women’s menopausal bodies that need ‘fixing’ but society’s attitude to them | Suzanne Moore Instead of expensive and invasive operations, how about we support women for a change?There is so much dosh to be made in them there hills. That was ...
13:51, 2019-08-06

Surprising ways the changing Earth shaped human evolution and society From the development of our remarkable brains to the geographic divides in the way we vote, our shape-shifting planet has guided the path of humanity...
14:51, 2019-05-21

Donald Trump’s ‘divisive comments’ have no place in society, Andrew Scheer says Scheer said he believes people should be free to criticize their governments without having their backgrounds questioned or being told to leave the c...
00:51, 2019-07-18

Antonio Brown exposes the “asshole glitch” in our otherwise perfect information society Antonio Brown is a person who catches a football. He does not put the ball in the air—another man does that. But among athletes who can catch a footb...
23:34, 2019-09-13

Opinion: Facebook’s brain computer interface will be the instrument of society’s collapse Anyone else think giving Facebook literal access to our brains is a catastrophically stupid idea? If you missed it: Facebook‘s building a brain compu...
01:17, 2019-08-31

It’s not just paychecks: The surprising society-wide benefits of raising the minimum wage With its effect on employment all but settled, researchers are looking at crime, mental health and even worker productivity to better understand the ...
06:51, 2019-07-09

Most Canadians feel society is ‘broken’, politicians don’t care about them: Ipsos poll The results, released Thursday, provide a suggestion as to what political leaders could be facing from voters as they attempt to woo them in the upco...
22:17, 2019-09-06

The White Lotus Secret Society and the Demise of Mongol Rule in China The White Lotus Society / Sect (written in Chinese as 白莲教, and Romanized as ‘Bai Lian Jiao’) was a millenarian movement that existed in imperial Chin...
03:17, 2019-08-15

Fingerprints Overturn Ideas On Women In Ancient Native American Society – But What About The Third Sex? Fingerprints are very important in criminal investigations, but it seems they are also increasingly important when it comes to archaeological studies...
20:51, 2019-06-04

Time for the f-society Christmas Special in Mr. Robot’s final season trailer [credit: NBC Universal ] All good things must come to an end...
01:34, 2019-08-29

Children’s Aid Society in Canada turned a blind eye to sexual abuse: report A now-defunct Children’s Aid Society in Canada has been accused of turning a blind eye to sexual abuse for years — with foster parents ac...
09:34, 2019-06-13

Man arrested after allegedly rushing Phoenix airport security checkpoint, injuring security officers Two security officers with the Transportation Security Administration were injured Tuesday when a man allegedly attempted to rush a security checkpoi...
01:17, 2019-06-19

| 5G rollout poses no security threats - State Security Agency Minister of State Security Ayanda Dlodlo says information shared with 'strategic investment partners' in the rollout of 5G in South Africa would be g...
04:00, 2019-08-05

Mitigating security risks: we speak to Huawei US security chief The ongoing trade war between the US and China has affected businesses from both countries but no company has faced the level of scrutiny that the Ch...
20:51, 2019-08-19

Winnipeg Humane Society calls for permanent closure to zoo’s controversial stingray exhibit The Winnipeg Humane Society (WHS) is calling for the zoo to permanently shut down the Stingray Beach exhibit, citing unnecessary stress, confinement ...
21:00, 2019-07-03

Hunter Gatherer Society Has a Time-Tested, Secret Method to Traverse the Rainforest How do human foragers find food or the way home in rainforests, where heavy vegetation limits visibility, without a map, compass, or smartphone? ...
07:51, 2019-07-24

'Neural revolution': Royal Society calls for inquiry into new wave of brain implants Scientists think devices could allow people to communicate telepathically or the paralysed to walk in the next decades Society must prepare for a tec...
14:00, 2019-09-10

UN civil society conference to focus on sustainable solutions for challenges of urban life “Well-planned and managed cities can steer us towards inclusive growth and serve as models of harmony among diverse people”, United Nations Secretary...
06:17, 2019-08-27

Humane Society SOS: Dogs swim for their lives as Ark. shelter floods. Community comes to the rescue. An Arkansas animal shelter issued an SOS as flash flooding poured in and a puppy drowned. Then the community came to the rescue.    &...
01:51, 2019-07-17

The Yellow Sweater Alliance was the largest secret society in Europe for decades, until it was final The Yellow Sweater Alliance was the largest secret society in Europe for decades, until it was finally admitted that the organization was so secret n...
16:34, 2019-07-24

Humane Society of the United States rescues 80 dogs and cats from Hurricane Dorian The Humane Society of the United States funded a rescue flight of 80 animals from 3 Florida shelters in advance of Hurricane Dorian.   ...
03:00, 2019-09-06

Secret Heartbreak, Unbreakable Bonds and Bombed Auditions: 30 Secrets You Might Not Know About Dead Poets Society 30 years later, the Dead Poets Society lives on. The iconic movie that starred Robin Williams in one of his first dramatic roles and launched the ca...
13:17, 2019-06-02

Marine Animal Response Society in need of funds to protect endangered whales, train volunteers The society hopes to use the funds to better respond, research and advocate for solutions aimed at protecting endangered North Atlantic right whales....
01:51, 2019-07-17

Elisabeth Moss says it's apt' to compare anti-abortion laws to her 'Handmaid's Tale's dystopian society "Handmaid's Tale" star Elisabeth Moss praised those who donned her show's costumes during protests and suggested that it was fair to compare the Unit...
23:34, 2019-06-05

Britain Has More Surveillance Cameras Per Person Than Any Country Except China. That’s a Massive Risk to Our Free Society How would you feel being watched, tracked and identified by facial recognition cameras everywhere you go? Facial recognition cameras are now creeping...
16:17, 2019-05-21

Partnerships with civil society and youth ‘essential’ for a future that leaves no one behind: General Assembly President Partnerships with civil society and youth are essential to achieving the goals of key UN-backed international agreements, such as the 2030 Agenda for...
12:34, 2019-08-29

Victoria's Secret First Transgender Model Valentina Sampaio Plans to Change the Fashion Industry--And Society Valentina Sampaio has spread her wings straight into history. Earlier this month, news broke that the 22-year-old had been hired by Victoria's Secre...
18:00, 2019-08-13

Britain could have Big Brother surveillance society worse than George Orwell's 1984, government watchdog warns Britain risks drifting into a surveillance society worse than that led by Big Brother in George Orwell's 1984, with cameras that can read lips as peo...
12:51, 2019-08-27

Dead Poets Society: 30 years on Robin Williams' stirring call to 'seize the day' endures | Luke Buckmaster From its enthusiasm for literature to its rousing finale, Peter Weir’s film is a salute to inspiration itselfTo appreciate the cultural impact of Pet...
19:00, 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-Trump talks up economy, talks down Fed amid mixed data President Donald Trump said U.S. economic growth could be record-setting if the Federal Reserve would only lower interest rates further, as reports o...
20:00, 2019-08-22

Trump talks up economy, talks down Fed amid mixed data President Donald Trump said U.S. economic growth could be record-setting if the Federal Reserve would only lower interest rates further, as reports o...
21:34, 2019-08-22

A British judge dismissed 'society’s views' and ordered an abortion for a woman with learning disorder A judge in the United Kingdom authorized doctors to perform the abortion saying she had to act in the woman's "best interests."   ...
22:51, 2019-06-23

So, how much did the Planetary Society’s light sail really sail? This image was taken during the LightSail 2 sail deployment sequence on July 23, 2019 at 18:49 UTC. The sail is almost fully deployed here and appear...
21:17, 2019-08-02

Intra-Afghan dialogue – end of war more likely than ever Experts say the first direct talks between the Taliban and Afghan officials are crucial because the Islamists had previously refused to engage with K...
09:00, 2019-07-07

The Latest: US envoy says war with Iran ‘not necessary’ PARIS (AP) — The Latest on talks between Europe and U.S. officials on Iran (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The U.S. envoy for Iran says the United State...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Family's dog euthanized by Humane Society in a 'devastating' mistake The Montgomery Humane Society executive director acknowledged the mistake, calling it a "devastating" error and vowing to add new safety checks. ...
10:17, 2019-07-25

How to Help Afghan Farmers? Gorge on Watermelons After a bumper harvest created a catastrophic drop in prices, a campaign to eat the fruit was bolstered by a presidential order to feed it to troops....
19:34, 2019-06-20

Bus bomb kills at least five in Afghan capital A magnetic bomb blew up a bus carrying government employees in the Afghan capital on Monday, killing at least five people and wounding 10 in a ball o...
12:34, 2019-06-03

U.S. Says It Is 'at the Threshold' of an Afghan Withdrawal Agreement With a landmark deal with the Taliban nearly completed, the U.S. diplomat overseeing peace talks with the insurgents arrived in Kabul to brief top Af...
18:51, 2019-09-01

Afghan capital hit by three bombings, at least eight killed KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan capital was hit by three bombings Thursday, killing at least eight people, including five women and one child, offici...
10:17, 2019-07-25

Trump says he could win Afghan war 'in a week … but I don't want to kill 10m' President hosts Pakistani PM Imran Khan amid aid disputeUS pursues talks with Taliban with Islamabad’s cautious supportDonald Trump has said that he ...
23:00, 2019-07-22

At least two killed in Afghan TV bus bombing in Kabul At least two people were killed and two injured when a private bus carrying employees of an Afghan television station was bombed in Kabul on Sunday, ...
22:00, 2019-08-04

No face-to-face trade talks announced for US and China, telephone talks limited The White House and Beijing have said they are engaged in negotiations over trade, but the current talks are taking place only over the telephone and...
06:17, 2019-08-28

Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners from jails across the country in a gesture of good will as pa...
10:51, 2019-06-13

UN: Monthly Afghan casualties highest since 2017 KABUL, Afghanistan — July saw the highest number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan in a single month since 2017, the U.N. mission said Saturday. ...
20:34, 2019-08-03

Afghan Blast Claimed by Taliban Kills at Least 14 A Taliban car bomb near the entrance to a police station in Kabul on Wednesday killed at least 14 and wounded scores more, as peace talks aimed at en...
18:34, 2019-08-07

Afghan Withdrawal Plan Faces New Challenges Challenges to a possible accord between U.S. and Taliban negotiators to start withdrawing American troops from Afghanistan are emerging that could up...
22:34, 2019-08-26

U.S., Taliban at 'threshold' of Afghan agreement: U.S. official U.S. and Taliban negotiators are close to an agreement that would reduce fighting and allow full peace talks among Afghans, a top U.S. official said ...
06:00, 2019-09-01

Progress for Afghan women and democracy seems vulnerable In the past two weeks, the murder of a successful young woman on a Kabul street and a chaotic brawl in parliament expose the permanent specter of vio...
17:17, 2019-05-21

"Can Win Afghan War In A Week, Just Don't Want To Kill 10 Million": Trump President Donald Trump on Monday hailed Pakistan's help in advancing peace talks in Afghanistan, a marked shift in tone as the United States seeks an...
12:17, 2019-07-23

Afghan Leaders and Taliban Agree on a Way Forward Afghans took a step toward ending nearly 18 years of war, as Taliban insurgents and a range of influential political and civic leaders agreed on a se...
18:34, 2019-07-09

Blast near Afghan university kills six, injures 27 An explosion on Friday near a gate to the campus of Kabul University in the Afghan capital killed six people and injured at least 27 as students wait...
08:51, 2019-07-19

Trump says U.S. working with Pakistan to find way out of Afghan war President Donald Trump, speaking at a White House meeting with visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, said on Monday the United States is work...
20:51, 2019-07-22

Report: North Korea executes envoy to US A South Korea paper citing an anonymous source said that Kim Hyok Chol was accused of being a US spy and killed. Several officials who also worked on...
15:51, 2019-05-31

Renault's Kangoo Be Bop was a Funky French Envoy XUV If you’re a French florist, you might think you’ve got plenty of choices when it comes to small vans. And you’d largely be right, at least until it c...
17:34, 2019-08-10

US envoy shares draft of deal with Taliban that could end war The US ​envoy on Monday showed Afghanistan’s leaders the draft of an agreement between the US and the Taliban ​after proclaiming they were on t...
19:17, 2019-09-02

Report says Sudan summons its envoy from Qatar Sudan's state-run news agency says the Foreign Ministry has summoned the country's envoy from Qatar, a day after the satellite news channel Al-Jazeer...
04:34, 2019-06-02

Elections in Afghanistan becoming more necessary by the hour, says EU special envoy The European Union's special envoy for Afghanistan Roland Kobia said on Sunday presidential elections must be held this month as the country needs a ...
16:34, 2019-09-08

| UN envoy warns of 'long and bloody war' in Libya The UN envoy for Libya has called for immediate action to cut off arms flows to the warring sides in Libya, warning that the ongoing battle for Tripo...
13:17, 2019-05-22

"I Can Say Things About Him": Trump After UK Envoy Calls Him "Inept" US President Donald Trump hit back on Sunday and the UK launched an inquiry after leaked memos revealed Britain's ambassador in the US had described ...
05:00, 2019-07-08