Tag: Diplomacy

NATO chief urges Afghan govt, Taliban to step up peace talks

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BRUSSELS — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Thursday urged the Afghan government and the Taliban to step up the pace of peace talks amid...

Biden withdraws Trump’s restoration of UN sanctions on Iran

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UNITED NATIONS — The Biden administration on Thursday rescinded former president Donald Trump’s restoration of U.N. sanctions on Iran, an announcement that could help...

Judge lets civil suit in diplomatic immunity case move ahead

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FALLS CHURCH, Va. — A federal judge in Virginia is letting a British family move forward with its lawsuit in the U.S. against an...

UN chief: CAR peacekeeping force needs 3,700 reinforcements

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UNITED NATIONS — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is recommending an increase of nearly 3,700 military and police to bolster the U.N. peacekeeping force in Central...

NATO chief dismisses early pullout of Afghan troop trainers

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BRUSSELS — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday that the military alliance will only leave Afghanistan when security conditions allow, as a deadline for...

Cuban official asks Biden’s gov’t to reconsider sanctions

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HAVANA — A top Cuban official said on Thursday that declassified U.S. documents pointing out deficiencies in the response to health issues reported by...

Greece says Turkey’s 2-state model for Cyprus a non-starter

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NICOSIA, Cyprus — Greece’s prime minister said on Monday that it’s unlikely “substantial” talks to reunify ethnically split Cyprus could resume if Turkey and...

Iran summons Belgium envoy over sentencing of diplomat

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TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has summoned Belgium’s ambassador in response to the 20-year prison sentence given an Iranian diplomat convicted of planning a thwarted...

UN urges foreign fighters and mercenaries to leave Libya

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UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council called the establishment of a transitional government in Libya “an important milestone” Tuesday and urged all countries...

UN: Bring home kids from Syria with possible extremist links

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UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. counter-terrorism chief on Wednesday urged the repatriation of tens of thousands of women and children suspected of links to...