Quest For Taliban Peace Talks Reaches A Key Juncture

Taliban Peace Talk

The Taliban’s willingness to open a political office in Qatar represents a critical point in the United States’s attempt to negotiate an end to the Afghanistan war.

Sections:  news   u.s.   world   
  • Germany: Chancellor Merkel on visit to Afghanistan
    Germany says its leader is in Afghanistan to on a surprise visit to the nation's troops serving with NATO's force in a war against Taliban insurgents. More
  • Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers
    The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
  • Iran president still a force even as his era endsIran president still a force even as his era ends
    When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
  • Kerry: Russia sells missile defense to Syria
    Secretary of State John Kerry says the transfer of advanced missile defense systems from Russia to Syria would be a "destabilizing" factor for Israel's security. More
  • U.S. believes Syria used chemicalsU.S. believes Syria used chemicals
    The United States has evidence that the chemical weapon sarin has been used in Syria on a small scale, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday. But numerous questions remain about the origins of the chemicals and what impact their apparent use could have on the ongoing Syrian civil war and international involvement in it. More
  • Mobile, Airbus Highlight Bentley's Quest for New Jobs
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WPMI) Governor Robert Bentley took the oath of office Monday, promising to execute his duties as governor and to continue his pledge to create jobs in Alabama. The state's finances will loom large during the governor's second term. "We ...
    01/18/2015 - 6:12 pm | View Link
  • In The Quest To Make A Difference, 'A Path Appears'
    Everyone wants to "make a difference" but with an overwhelming array of charitable causes and organizations, the question is: how? Journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn set out to find the answer in their new book, A Path Appears. They profile a ...
    09/13/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Karzai to visit Pakistan in quest for Taliban peace
    Afghan President Hamid Karzai is to hold key talks with Pakistan’s newly elected government ... Karzai insists that his government should take a central role in any peace talks, but the Taliban refuse to open contact with him or his appointed negotiators ...
    08/25/2013 - 10:57 am | View Link
  • Fire-hit cruise ship carrying 100 Britons finally reaches land after drifting for 24 hours in pirate-infested waterswaters
    The waters in that area are key hunting grounds for pirates and the Abu Sayyaf, a deadly Islamic militant group. The Abu Sayyaf wants an independent Islamic nation in the south of Roman Catholic Philippines, and has been responsible for high profile ...
    03/31/2012 - 5:00 am | View Link
  • More
  • Taliban
    News about the Taliban. Commentary and archival information about the Taliban from The New York Times.
    01/27/2015 - 4:19 pm | View Website
  • NEWS ON AIR : News On AIR brings the Latest & Top Breaking ...
    Kurds drive Islamic State militants out of Syria's Kobane. Kurdish fighters in Syria have wrested control of the Syrian town of Kobane from the Islamic State group ...
    01/27/2015 - 3:15 pm | View Website
  • United Nations News Centre
    United Nations News Centre with breaking news from the UN News Service
    01/27/2015 - 3:41 am | View Website
  • Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan
    Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP; Urdu: تحریک طالبان پاکستان; "Taliban Movement of Pakistan"), alternatively referred to as the Pakistani Taliban, is ...
    01/25/2015 - 8:47 pm | View Website
  • Taliban
    The Taliban (Pashto: طالبان ‎ ṭālibān "students"), alternative spelling Taleban is an Islamic fundamentalist political movement in Afghanistan.
    01/23/2015 - 2:23 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More News