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Syrian opposition asks Russian to pressure Assad for peace talks

GENEVA – 29 November 2017: Syria's opposition wants Russia and other states to put real pressure on President Bashar al-Assad…
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Assad negotiators expected at Syria peace talks

GENEVA – 29 November 2017: Syrian government negotiators are expected to arrive in Switzerland on Wednesday for UN-backed talks aimed…
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Truce near Damascus mostly being observed before Syria talks begin

BEIRUT – 29 November 2017: The Russian-proposed ceasefire in the Eastern Ghouta area of Syria has been widely observed, a…
Politics

UK says seeking to build on “momentum” for Brexit talks breakthrough

LONDON – 29 November 2017: Britain is seeking to build on the "recent momentum" in the Brexit divorce talks with…
Politics

Syrian gov’t team to arrive in Geneva for peace talks on Wed

BEIRUT/GENEVA – 28 November 2017: A Syrian government delegation will arrive in Geneva on Wednesday, a day later than expected,…
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Syrian government to arrive in Geneva tomorrow for peace talks

BEIRUT – 28 November 2017: A Syrian government delegation will arrive in Geneva on Wednesday to attend peace talks this…
Politics

The main players in the Geneva talks on Syria

Beirut – 28 November 2017: A new round of talks to solve Syria's nearly seven-year conflict starts on Tuesday in…
Politics

UN restarts Syria peace talks but Assad regime absent

Geneva – 28 November 2017: The United Nations reopens its Syria peace talks on Tuesday but the Damascus government's last…
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Lebanon’s Aoun holds talks on Hariri government

BEIRUT – 27 November 2017: President Michel Aoun held talks on Monday with other Lebanese political leaders over the future…
Politics

Merkel vows ‘serious’ coalition talks with SPD

Berlin – 27 November 2017: Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday her party was ready to hold serious talks with the…
Middle East news

Syrian government delegation postpones departure to Geneva talks

BEIRUT – 27 November 2017: The Syrian government delegation has postponed its departure to U.N.-backed peace talks that are due…
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Pardew holds talks about taking over as West Brom boss

27 November 2017: Alan Pardew has held talks about taking over as West Bromwich Albion boss after the Premier League…
Middle East news

AL follows with concern talks between downstream states: Abul Gheit

CAIRO– 26 November 2017: Arab League (AL) Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit said Sunday that the AL follows with concern…
Politics

New chief negotiator prepares Syria opposition for Geneva peace talks

Syria’s main opposition group selected a new chief negotiator on Friday ahead of a new round of United Nations-backed peace…
Economics

Ireland will block Brexit talks unless border issue agreed

LONDON – 26 November 2017: Ireland’s EU commissioner said Dublin would “continue to play tough” over its threat to veto…
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