Munich Security Conference

Russia doubts success of Syrian truce amid "intensified" air campaign

Sergei Lavrov, speaking at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday, said there was a "49-per-cent" chance that a temporary truce between regime forces and the Syrian opposition would succeed....

France unwilling to take on more refugees, prime minister says

France will not take in more than 30,000 refugees, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday.

Merkel gets praise from Kerry for pro-refugee stance

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday commended Angela Merkel and other European leaders for their role in seeking to control the migration crisis, even as the German chancellor campaigned...

Contact group plans consultation on eastern Ukraine elections

Representatives of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France have agreed to work on the best way forward for local elections in eastern Ukraine, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said...