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European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen makes a press statement in Brussels, Belgium, Dec. 13, 2020. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said Sunday that the European Union (EU) and UK negotiating teams have been mandated to continue the post-Brexit trade talks. After a "constructive and useful phone call" with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, von der Leyen said it remains to be seen if an agreement can be reached even "at this late stage." (European Union/Handout via Xinhua)

EU and India to restart stalled trade deal talks – von der Leyen

The European Union and India have agreed to pick back up talks on a free trade deal that were frozen in 2013, European Commission...
03 May 2021, United Kingdom, London: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (L) speaks during a press conference at Downing Street with UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab. Photo: Chris J Ratcliffe/PA Wire/dpa

China dominates talks on day two of G7 foreign ministers’ meeting

Foreign ministers from G7 countries discussed how to deal with the obstinance of China and Russia when it comes to human rights and climate...

Botswana in talks with World Bank, AfDB for possible funding

Botswana is in talks with the World Bank and the African Development Bank (AfDB) for possible funding of its economic recovery strategy. Wilfred Madlebe, the...

China-U.S. cooperation expected as Kerry in China for talks on climate change issues

John Kerry, the U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate visits China from April 14 to 17, and exchanges opinions with his Chinese counterpart on...
Profile: New president of Japan's ruling LDP Yoshihide Suga

Japan’s Suga to leave for United States for talks with Biden

(dpa) - Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is set to depart for the United States on Thursday for talks with President Joe Biden amid...
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South Korea’s prime minister in Iran for talks on frozen accounts

(dpa) - South Korean Prime Minister Chung Sye Kyun arrived in Tehran on Sunday, part of a three-day visit aimed at resolving a diplomatic...

Cautious optimism over Iran nuclear deal, talks to go on next week

(dpa) – A first round of talks between top diplomats to try to save the Iranian nuclear deal concluded in Vienna on Friday and...
European Commission

Top EU officials head to Turkey to reset ties in talks with Erdogan

(dpa) - European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and European Council President Charles Michel are expected in Turkey for talks with President Recep...
Prof. Mohammed Salifu (head of table) chairing the meeting with UENR

UENR holds talks with Ghana Tertiary Education Commission

A delegation from the University of Energy and Natural Resources led by its Council Chairman, Prof. George Kankam have paid a working visit to...
Former prime minister Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, seen here in 2010, has been declared Somalia's new president. (Farah Abdi Warsameh / The Associated Press)

Somali leader calls for talks to finalize election deal

Somali President Mohamed Farmajo has called for a new round of consultative talks Monday to finalize a deal on the delayed elections. The two-day...
Tunisia’s President Kais Saied shakes hands with Libya’s Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibeh during their meeting in Tripoli, Libya, March 17, 2021. (REUTERS)

Tunisian president visits Libya for talks with new interim government

dpa/GNA - Tunisian President Kais Saied arrived in the Libyan capital on Wednesday for talks with the newly appointed interim unity government. Saied is...
Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo speaks after winning the vote in Mogadishu, Somalia, Feb. 8, 2017. Former Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo was elected new president of Somalia in a tightly contested polls held in Mogadishu on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

Somali leader calls for talks over election impasse

Somali President Mohamed Farmajo has called for consultative talks on March 4 with federal member state leaders to break an election deadlock and avert...
Photo taken in Brussels of Belgium on March 16, 2020 shows World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaking at a virtual press conference held in Geneva, Switzerland. More cases and deaths of COVID-19 have now been reported in the rest of the world than in China, the chief of the WHO said here on Monday, noting that a rapid escalation of the coronavirus cases has been seen in the past week. (Xinhua/Zheng Huansong)

WHO boss after talks with Germany: Money alone won’t vaccinate people

dpa/GNA - The head of the World Health Organization on Monday chastized high-income countries for undermining the international Covax initiative when trying to...
Even before the impact studies have been started, officials say 50 percent of the dam's construction has been completed [Reuters]

AU announces failure of latest round of tripartite talks on Ethiopia’s Nile Dam

The African Union on Sunday announced failure of the latest round of talks between Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam...
Wang Yi

Chinese FM holds talks with Nigerian counterpart

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi held talks with Nigerian Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama on Tuesday during an official visit to...
Edgar Lungu

Zambian president hold talks with African diplomats

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Tuesday held talks with African diplomats accredited to the country where they discussed wide-ranging issues. The Zambian...
Majeed Ashimeru

Majeed Ashimeru confirms talks with Belgian giants RC Anderlecht over loan move

Red Bull Salzburg midfielder, Majeed Ashimeru, has confirmed he is in talks to join Belgian powerhouse, RC Anderlecht on a 6-month loan deal. The enterprising...
Even before the impact studies have been started, officials say 50 percent of the dam's construction has been completed [Reuters]

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia agree to hold more talks on Nile dam: Egyptian foreign ministry

Ministers of foreign affairs and irrigation of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia agreed on Sunday to hold a week-long round of negotiations to discuss the...
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Iran deal participants hold talks as situation escalates

Senior diplomats from Iran and major powers are meeting online on Wednesday to discuss the state of their nuclear deal that is eroding despite...

Nigeria confirms talks with abductors of over 300 students

A Nigerian official said Monday that government negotiators are in touch with kidnappers of 333 students of a secondary school in Katsina, a state...
Afghan Ceasefire Intact As President Ghani Promises To Release More Taliban Prisoners

Overall national interest top priority in talks on Afghan peace process: Chinese FM

China sincerely hopes that all parties to Afghanistan's peace talks will prioritize the interests of its people as well as the nation, Chinese State...
UNITED NATIONS, July 28, 2020 (Xinhua) -- United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths (on the screen) briefs the Security Council on the situation in Yemen at the UN headquarters in New York, on July 28, 2020. The prolonged UN-brokered peace talks between the Yemeni government and the Houthi rebels might fail, UN Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths warned on Tuesday. (Eskinder Debebe/UN Photo/Handout via Xinhua)

Pakistani army chief, U.S. special envoy hold talks on Afghan peace process

Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa met with visiting U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad in Rawalpindi on...
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Arab League hails progress of talks in Morocco to ease Libya’s divisions

The Arab League (AL) welcomed on Friday the progress achieved during the dialogue hosted by Morocco to ease the divisions between the Libyan two...

Libya’s rival legislatures agree to resume peace talks in Morocco

Libya's two rival legislative bodies agreed on Thursday to resume talks in Morocco in the last week of September. In a joint...
Photo taken on Jan. 7. 2019 shows the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain. MPs returned to Westminster Monday after the festive and new year break, and will resume debate on the Brexit bill on Wednesday, with the crucial vote expected in the early part of the following week. (Xinhua/Tim Ireland)

EU, UK officials meet in emergency talks over controversial Brexit bill

Senior officials from the European Union (EU) and Britain met in London on Thursday for hastily arranged talks over a controversial Brexit bill as...

Saudi FM calls for internal political talks in Libya

Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud on Wednesday called for internal political talks in Libya. Saudi Arabia urged Libyans to...

Democrats, Republicans blame each other as COVID-19 relief talks stall

The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - - - ISLAMABAD -- The...

Greece rejects NATO’s proposal for talks over East Mediterranean tension – Turkish FM

Greece rejected a NATO proposal for talks over tension in the Eastern Mediterranean despite Turkey's approval, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Friday. ...
Emmanuel Macron

Macron arrives in Baghdad for talks with Iraqi leaders

French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday arrived in Iraq's capital Baghdad for talks with top Iraqi leaders over bilateral relations while showing solidarity with...
A physiotherapist sits at a workstation in an Intensive Care ward treating COVID-19 patients at Frimley Park Hospital in Surrey, Britain, May 22, 2020. Picture taken May 22, 2020. Steve Parsons/Pool via REUTERS

Syrian constitutional talks resume in Geneva after 4 delegates test positive for COVID-19

The latest session of the Syrian Constitutional Committee Small Body, which was suspended Monday after four of its members had tested positive for COVID-19,...