U.S., Russian officials meet in Geneva for nuclear talks

Senior U.S. and Russian officials began talks on Wednesday on strategic nuclear stability, with a fresh mandate from their presidents who held a summit in Geneva last month. U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov headed their respective delegations at the meeting at the U.S. diplomatic mission in… Read More U.S., Russian officials meet in Geneva for nuclear talks

Taliban delegates visit China for Afghan peace talks

China told a visiting Taliban delegation on Wednesday it expected the insurgent group to play an important role in ending Afghanistan’s war and rebuilding the country, the Chinese foreign ministry said. Nine Taliban representatives met Foreign Minister Wang Yi in the northern Chinese city of Tianjin on a two-day visit during which the peace process… Read More Taliban delegates visit China for Afghan peace talks

Six dead as unidentified gunmen raid military outpost in northern Cameroon

Unidentified attackers killed five Cameroonian soldiers and one civilian during a raid on a military outpost in the far north of the country, local authorities said on Tuesday, the second deadly raid in the area in the past week. An army post in the village of Zigue was attacked at around 9 p.m. (2000 GMT)… Read More Six dead as unidentified gunmen raid military outpost in northern Cameroon

North Korea, South Korea in talks to reopen joint liaison office

North and South Korea are in talks to reopen a joint liaison office that Pyongyang demolished last year and hold a summit as part of efforts to restore relations, three South Korean government sources with knowledge of the matter said. South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have been exploring… Read More North Korea, South Korea in talks to reopen joint liaison office