The United Nations envoy to Yemen will visit the rebel-held battleground port city of Hodeida this week, a UN source said Thursday, as he presses warring parties to uphold pledges to join peace talks.
The UN Security Council on Friday urged armed groups in the Central African Republic to lay down their weapons and engage in peace talks following a series of attacks on peacekeepers and civilians.
Mozambique’s President Filipe Nyusi and opposition Renamo leader Ossufo Momade on Wednesday announced an apparent breakthrough in peace negotiations over the integration of former rebels into the police and army.
Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed arrived in Asmara for peace talks on Sunday, embracing Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki before they left for a meeting at the presidential palace in the city, Ethiopian State television reported.
France’s foreign minister said on Wednesday there was no perspective of a political solution for Syria other than U.N.-led peace talks in Vienna, which he said were the “last hope”. “Today, there is no political perspective that presents itself, other than — and it’s the last hope — the meeting that will be held in […]