Possible rewritten title: “Secret talks scheduled between S. Korea and US nuclear envoys spark fears of North Korea’s ominous reply.”

South Korea’s chief nuclear envoy, Kim Gunn, will meet with his US counterpart, Sung Kim, in Washington on Monday to review joint work on disarming North Korea. This comes after Pyongyang failed to launch what it claimed was a military reconnaissance satellite. The launch was believed to be a test of a ballistic missile, which […]

Secret talks between Qatar’s prime minister and the Taliban leader in Afghanistan send shivers down the spine as the world wonders what ominous plans are being hatched.

The Qatari prime minister, Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani, held a secret meeting with the Taliban supreme leader, Haibatullah Akhunzada, this month in Kandahar to discuss resolving tension with the international community. This meeting is the first known one that Haibatullah has held with a foreign leader. The source stated that the US administration was briefed […]

Will elections stalemate finally end? CJP Bandial clings to hope of successful talks.

The Chief Justice of Pakistan, Umar Ata Bandial, has said that negotiations between the coalition government and the opposition Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) could break the deadlock over holding elections in the country. The matter was discussed as a three-member bench of the Supreme Court heard a plea from the Election Commission of Pakistan to revisit its […]

A looming threat arises as Senior Saudi diplomat hints at the resumption of talks between Sudan’s warring parties this Sunday.

Representatives from both sides of Sudan’s conflict will resume talks to work on delivering humanitarian aid and removing troops from civilian areas. The talks will take place in Jeddah, where the parties agreed on a plan to protect civilians on Thursday. The Saudi Arabian government is hosting the negotiations and has invited General Abdel Fattah […]

“FM Bilawal warns India: Conducive environment for talks is onus on you.”

Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has said that it is India’s responsibility to create a “conducive environment” for talks between the two countries, blaming New Delhi’s decision to end the special status of Kashmir. Speaking at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation’s Council of Foreign Ministers meeting in Goa, Bilawal also criticised India’s policies on Kashmir, terrorism, […]