World | Agence France-Presse | Monday January 13, 2014
Delegates from some 60 nations meet in Kuwait on Wednesday at a UN donors conference which aims to raise a whopping $6.5 billion (4.7 billion euros) in aid for more than 13 million Syrians affected by war.
World | Reuters | Thursday November 28, 2013
The Syrian National Coalition opposition group will attend the long-delayed "Geneva 2" talks in January aimed at ending the country's civil war.
World | Reuters | Wednesday November 27, 2013
The commander of the rebel Free Syrian Army (FSA) said on Tuesday his group would shun a planned peace conference in Switzerland in January and would pursue its fight to topple President Bashar al-Assad regardless.
World | Reuters | Monday November 25, 2013
An international peace conference aimed at ending Syria's civil war will be held on January 22.
World | Reuters | Wednesday October 30, 2013
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has slammed critics of a US-Russia initiative for a peace conference on Syria, warning that toppling the Assad regime militarily posed a "huge threat" to the area.
World | Reuters | Monday October 28, 2013
Main Syrian rebel brigades have announced their opposition to an international peace conference on Syria if it does not result in President Bashar al-Assad's removal, piling pressure on the political opposition not to attend.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 22, 2013
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has dealt a blow to efforts for a peace conference, saying the time is not ripe, as Western and Arab powers prepared to meet today with the fractured opposition.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 20, 2013
A keenly anticipated peace conference for Syria will convene in Geneva on November 23, Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi said on Sunday after meeting international peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday September 28, 2013
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will announce Friday that a new Syria peace conference will be held in Geneva in mid-November, UN diplomats told AFP.
World | Reuters | Friday September 13, 2013
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov agreed on Friday to push again for an international conference aimed at ending Syria's civil war.
World | Reuters | Saturday August 10, 2013
US and Russian officials agreed on Friday on the need to convene a long-delayed Syrian peace conference in Geneva as soon as possible, but they offered no concrete plan to bring the warring government and rebels to the table.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 26, 2013
More than 100,000 people have been killed in Syria, a watchdog said in a new toll on Wednesday, as diplomats said a proposed peace conference in Geneva will likely be delayed.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday May 28, 2013
Russia believes that the European Union's decision to lift its embargo against arming Syrian rebels but not the regime will "directly harm" the prospects of holding a peace conference on the crisis.
World | Reuters | Friday May 17, 2013
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Iran must take part in a proposed international conference to try to end Syria's civil war, but that Western states wanted to limit the participants and possibly predetermine the outcome of the talks.
World | Reuters | Tuesday May 14, 2013
The United States on Monday said it was "highly inappropriate" for Iran to take over the rotating chair of the UN Conference on Disarmament this month and vowed that its ambassador would boycott any meeting led by the Tehran.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 8, 2013
After months of sharp differences, Russia and the United States have agreed to push both sides in Syria to find an end to the bloodshed, offering to hold an international conference in search of peace.
World | Reuters | Tuesday February 19, 2013
North Korea threatened South Korea with "final destruction" during a debate at the United Nations (UN) Conference on Disarmament on Tuesday, saying it could take "second and third steps" after a nuclear test last week.
India | NDTV.com | Friday November 9, 2012
Arvind Kejriwal opened another can of allegations today, this time claiming to have details of black money stashed away in a Geneva branch of HSBC bank by top industrialists. Here is the full press note released by Mr Kejriwal at a press conference ...