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#Peace Talks

# peace-talks - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

From The42 Finn Russell looks set for Scotland return – but not in time for the Ireland game Peace Talks

Finn Russell looks set for Scotland return – but not in time for the Ireland game

Scotland coach Gregor Townsend says every player has to ‘accept’ and ‘live up’ to team standards.

# peace-talks - Sunday 8 September, 2019

Taliban say US 'will be harmed more than anyone' after Trump halts talks

Trump’s announcement draws a fresh question mark on whether the United States will leave Afghanistan anytime soon.

# peace-talks - Thursday 4 October, 2018

From The42 'The conversation between them was excellent, they've put it right and I'm delighted' Peace Talks

'The conversation between them was excellent, they've put it right and I'm delighted'

Roy Keane and Harry Arter have patched up their differences, according to Ireland manager Martin O’Neill.

# peace-talks - Sunday 9 September, 2018

84 dead following vicious fighting in Yemen after peace talks fail

11 coalition soldiers and at least 73 Huthi rebels have died.

# peace-talks - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Independent Alliance won't be travelling to North Korea

Minister of State John Halligan has had a briefing with the Department of Foreign Affairs about the situation.

# peace-talks - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

"You must do something for the children of Syria" - 7-year-old Bana writes open letter to Trump

The Syrian child came to prominence by describing life in besieged Aleppo.

# peace-talks - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Russia and Turkey 'have agreed to a Syria ceasefire plan'

The ceasefire is expected to begin at midnight tonight.

# peace-talks - Sunday 14 August, 2016

At least 10 children have been killed in an airstrike on school in Yemen

Aid group Doctors Without Borders condemned the attack, saying that all of the children killed were between eight and 15 years old.

# peace-talks - Sunday 5 June, 2016

300,000 dead, 11 million refugees, but nobody can get in a room to talk about peace

The civil war in Syria has gone on for five years.

# peace-talks - Monday 1 February, 2016

Islamic State triple bomb kills 71 as 'terrorists' in peace talks cause friction Syria This post contains videos

Islamic State triple bomb kills 71 as 'terrorists' in peace talks cause friction

Russia is objecting to the Army of Islam group being part of negotiations.

# peace-talks - Saturday 7 February, 2015

'If these talks fail, we know what will happen - war'

Talks are under way to find a solution to the fighting in Ukraine.

# peace-talks - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Amid tensions in Jerusalem, Israel announces 1,000 new settler homes in the city

Ireland has joined the US and others in condemning the move.

# peace-talks - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

US to be involved in upcoming Northern Ireland peace talks

The Foreign Affairs minister called for the continued strong US support for the Peace Process in Northern Ireland.

# peace-talks - Friday 5 September, 2014

Ukraine expresses "careful optimism" ahead of peace talks with Russia and rebels

Nato are expected to announce fresh sanctions on Russia later today.

# peace-talks - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Palestinians flee homes with bags of clothes and mattresses as Israel raids start over

Truce designed to buy time for peace talks in Cairo was extended by a day within minutes of last night’s deadline.

Gaza truce extended by one day within minutes of deadline

Five-day truce was extended very shortly before last night’s ceasefire deadline to allow further talks aimed at ending the violence.

# peace-talks - Monday 18 August, 2014

Opinion: Israel’s use of force in Gaza reflects an entrenched but unsustainable colonial logic

International lawyers are in agreement that Israel’s military actions went far beyond the pale of legality during Operation Protective Edge.

# peace-talks - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Gaza peace talks resume in Cairo

In Gaza, citizens are begging for “basic human rights”.

# peace-talks - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Five more days of peace: Israel and Hamas agree to extend ceasefire

The previous 72-hour cessation ended at 9pm.

# peace-talks - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Palestianian 11-year-old shot dead in West Bank as Israel refuses to return to peace talks

“Israel will not engage in negotiations under fire,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

# peace-talks - Saturday 2 August, 2014

End in sight? Israel says it's safe to return to some parts of Gaza Operation Protective Edge This post contains images

End in sight? Israel says it's safe to return to some parts of Gaza

While in Ireland, thousands rallied to protest against the conflict.

# peace-talks - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Unionist parties all walk out of Stormont talks in protest over parade block

They called the talks “fruitless” after a contentious parade in north Belfast was blocked.

# peace-talks - Friday 6 June, 2014

Ceasefire call sparks hope for peace in south-eastern Ukraine

Both Russian and Ukrainian leaders have jointly called for an end to violence in the region.

# peace-talks - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Israeli and Palestinian leaders agree to Pope's attempt to revive peace talks

Pope Francis has invited Mahmoud Abbas Shimon Peres to the Vatican.

# peace-talks - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Column: We have a duty to share our peace-building skills with the world

Ireland has seen first-hand the benefits a third party can bring to a peace process; it owes it to the forgotten conflicts throughout the world to help, writes Colm Bergin.

# peace-talks - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Both sides in Syrian dispute told: 'Spend some time apart'

Talks in Geneva have ended with no agreement and no date for a third round of negotiations set.

# peace-talks - Monday 27 January, 2014

Google and Samsung call truce with cross-license patent deal

The agreement between the two companies will cover the firms’ existing patents as well as those filed over the next ten years.

Dictatorship to democracy: Syrian opposition wants Assad to leave power

Opposition forces wants a transitional government to be formed, but Assad’s regime says his role in not up for debate.

# peace-talks - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Despite walk-out threats, Syria foes set to meet face-to-face

The delegations were due to meet yesterday, brought together by the United Nations.

# peace-talks - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Rough start to Syria talks as both sides dig in but have yet to meet

Syrian officials branded the opposition as traitors and insisted Assad will not give up power.

# peace-talks - Monday 20 January, 2014

UN cancels Iran invite to Syria talks, Iran says they weren't going to go anyway

A surprise UN invite to Iran had thrown the talks into doubt.

# peace-talks - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Gilmore: Dublin may get involved if there’s no progress on Haass

The Tánaiste says there may be a joint intervention by the Irish and British Governments if parties are unable to make progress.

# peace-talks - Saturday 4 January, 2014

South Sudan: Peace talks open as battles rage in capital

The talks are aimed at ending three weeks of fighting that have led to the deaths of thousands.

# peace-talks - Friday 3 January, 2014

South Sudan peace talks open as battles rage

The violence has forced around 200,000 people to flee their homes, while 57,000 are seeking refuge with UN peacekeepers.

# peace-talks - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Israel frees 26 Palestinian prisoners under peace talks

The 26 inmates had served 19 to 28 years for killing Israeli civilians or soldiers.

# peace-talks - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Gilmore to meet with Palestinian legislator in Dublin

Mustafa Barghouthi will also meet with representatives of all political parties.

# peace-talks - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Israel cancels plans to build 20,000 settler homes in the West Bank

Prime Minsiter Benjamin Netanyahu said the plan had created “unnecessary confrontation with the international community” after the US expressed “deep concern”.

# peace-talks - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Explainer: What do the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks mean?

The talks are due to last up until the middle of next year so let’s have a look at the progress so far.

# peace-talks - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was poisoned by radioactive polonium

Tests revealed at least 18 times the normal levels of radioactive polonium in his remains according to new station Al-Jazeera.

# peace-talks - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Enda Kenny tells the Seanad: ‘I come in peace, not in war’

“Well, I come in peace, not in war,” Kenny told members in the upper house this afternoon.

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