peace

Colombian president urges final push after Nobel Peace Prize win

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Friday called his winning the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize "great recognition" for his country and "the people who have suffered" in its long-running conflict...

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos wins 2016 Nobel Peace Prize

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, who Friday won the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize, said it was a great recognition for his country and "the people who have suffered" in its long-running conflict...

France seeks to revive commitments to Middle East peace process

Diplomats from nearly 30 countries and organizations agreed Friday that "the status quo is not sustainable" in the Middle East, but could do little more than clear a path to possible peace talks...

Dozens of countries gather for Middle East peace conference in Paris

Diplomats from nearly 30 countries were meeting in Paris on Friday to begin talks on peace in the Middle East

Libya peace efforts boosted as unrecognized government quits

International efforts to end Libya's civil strife and install a national unity government received a major boost on Tuesday as a rival administration that claimed control of the capital Tripoli...

Syrian opposition accuses regime of stalling at Geneva peace talks

The Syrian government lacks the will to conduct negotiations on political change in the country, opposition delegates said on the fifth day of UN-brokered peace talks in Geneva.

Need for peace and security before Niger can develop, president says

Niger's presidential election passed without incident on Sunday with President Mahamadou Issoufou saying the country, which is fighting Islamist insurgents on multiple fronts, will need peace and ...

Whistleblower Snowden, Greek islanders tipped in Nobel prize race

US whistleblower Edward Snowden and Greek islanders who have helped migrants fleeing to Europe are among the speculated contenders for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize, which formally nominates its...

Kerry: Initiative in "next day or so" will kick-start Syria talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry says he is confident that Syrian peace talks, originally slated to start Monday, will begin soon.

Syria backs peace talks, but wants list of "terrorist" negotiators

The Syrian government said Saturday that it's prepared to attend UN-sponsored peace talks later this month in Geneva, but wants to see a list of opposition representatives and "terrorists" who...

Pakistan to host road map meeting for Afghan/Taliban peace talks

Talks designed to find a way to get Taliban militants and the Afghan government to the peace table have been set for Monday in the Pakistani capital Islamabad, according to Afghan officials.