Peace Negotiations

Monday, October 24, 2016 - 07:00
A government negotiating team meets with rebel commanders in Cuba on Saturday to try and draft a new peace agreement that would be palatable to all sides in this increasingly polarized country, the government’s lead negotiator said in an interview.
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 06:38
President al-Bashir and his ruling National Congress Party (NCP) have the challenge of implementing the recommendations of the National Document signed on October 10 after two years of negotiations.There is optimism within the NCP elite that the US will soon ease more economic sanctions after Washington in early October lifted restrictions on making certain non-commercial bank transactions with Sudan, mainly on humanitarian funding.
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 07:34
Taliban officials and the Afghan government have held new secret talks in Qatar aimed at restarting peace negotiations to end the country's long war, three officials say, though questions remain over which faction of the insurgency is doing the talking.
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 06:26
Several modifications to a peace deal with Colombia's FARC rebels suggested by the country's opposition are "inviable," President Juan Manuel Santos said on Thursday, adding he remains committed to salvaging the accord.
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 07:17
Colombia's ex-president Alvaro Uribe, who led the successful campaign to reject a peace accord with Farc rebels, says he may now be open to talks.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 08:08
The Colombian army launches an attack 10 days before the beginning of peace talks between the government and the Marxist rebels. There is no indication that either side will declare a ceasefire until considerable progress has been made.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 07:46
In an October 19 statement, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid rejected any reports of talks or meetings with the Afghan government, saying, "Our stance about the negotiations has not changed."
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 07:06
The Taliban and representatives of the Afghan government have restarted secret talks in the Gulf state of Qatar, senior sources within the insurgency and the Kabul government have told the Guardian.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 06:54
One of Colombia's most powerful criminal organizations is reportedly asking to be included in an ongoing peace process between the government and the country's main guerrilla group, a decision that may have been influenced by increased pressure from state security forces.
Friday, October 14, 2016 - 06:57
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has extended a ceasefire with FARC rebels. The ceasefire was due to expire at the end of October. President Santos has extended it until the end of the year as he tries to breathe new life into a peace deal that was narrowly rejected by Colombians in a referendum earlier this month.