Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday slammed the United States for failing to live up to its obligations under the 2015 nuclear deal, saying Washington has been pursuing a “destructive policy”.
Chancellor Angela Merkel voiced optimism as she opened talks Sunday with Germany's second biggest party on renewing their alliance, in a new attempt at shaking Europe's biggest economy out of paralysis after September's inconclusive elections.
North and South Korea on Wednesday reopened a cross-border hotline which had been shut down since 2016, forging ahead with peace overtures despite taunts from US President Donald Trump who said he has a "much bigger" nuclear button than Kim Jong-un.
The European Union cleared the way Friday for Brexit talks with Britain to move onto the second stage, which will involve wide-ranging — and potentially far trickier — discussions on their future relationship and trade.
The Syrian government’s delegation returned to Geneva in a bid to resume the UN-organized peace talks for Syria with the representatives of the foreign-backed opposition groups, more than a week after Damascus left the negotiations, arguing that the other side had made the road to peace impassable.
A senior member of Germany’s Social Democrats (SPD) said her party would start talks next week with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives on forming a governing coalition, a move that could end a political impasse in Europe’s largest economy.
British negotiators were locked in last-minute talks with their European Union and Irish counterparts on Monday, trying to put together a Brexit deal that Prime Minister Theresa May might agree over lunch in Brussels.
Members of Venezuela’s government and opposition coalition failed to reach a deal in a new round of talks in the Dominican Republic on Saturday aimed at resolving the OPEC nation’s protracted political crisis, but planned to meet in two weeks to try again.
Syria’s top government negotiator said on Friday his team quit UN-led peace talks in Geneva and might not return next week, blaming the opposition’s rejection of any role for President Bashar al-Assad in a transition.