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Missing From Geneva Talks: a Process That Could Lead to Peace in Syria

Aaron David Miller: For all the international attention to the Geneva process, the conflict in Syria lacks coherent parties who will deliver, a basis for an accord, and mediators with real leverage.

Peace in Syria Extremely Important for Territorial Integrity of Turkey

The aide to Iran’s supreme leader on international issues said that success in the area of the Syrian issue is of the utmost importance and can provide for the territorial integrity of countries in the region, such as Turkey and Iraq, as well as stability and peace in the Middle East.

After Prisoner Deal, Iranian Nobelist Calls on Tehran to ‘Make Peace With Its Own People’

Global Voices Online/ International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran | – – While expressing joy at Iran’s recent release of four imprisoned Iranian-Americans, Nobel Peace laureate Shirin Ebadi has called on…

Marie Dennis, co-president of Pax Christi International, a Public Peace Prize laureate

Marie Dennis, co-president of Pax Christi International, the Catholic peace organization, has been named a Public Peace Prize laureate. The Washington resident learned of the honor last week from the Quebec-based organization sponsoring the honor. “For me the most delightful part of it is that it acknowledges the fact that there are so many peacemakers […]

French Ultimatum Over Palestine — Israeli Leader Rejects France’s “Threat”

On Friday France announced that it will organize an international peace conference to bring together Israel, the Palestinians, the US, EU and Arab states. France didn’t stop there — they have also issued an ultimatum to Israel. France declares that it will take the initiative and “recognize a Palestinian state” if their peace conference fails... Show More Summary

Herbert L. Abrams, a founder of doctors’ anti-nuclear group that won 1985 Nobel Peace Prize, dies at 95

Dr. Abrams, a noted physician and professor, helped found International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War.

Syrian Delegation Coordinates With Russia Ahead of Peace Talks

Russia's envoy to the UN Office and other international organizations in Geneva Alexey Borodavkin told Sputnik on Friday that he had met with head of Syria's government delegation Bashar Jaafari to coordinate ahead of intra-Syrian talks.

Dr. Herbert L. Abrams, Who Worked Against Nuclear War, Dies at 95

Dr. Abrams, an expert in cardiovascular radiology, was a founder of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, which won a Nobel Peace Prize for its work.

Syrian Kurds Vital to ‘Fruitful’ Peace Talks in Geneva - US Institute

Washington Kurdish Institute Director of Media and Policy Yousuf Ismael said that the Kurdish opposition in Syria must have a seat at the negotiating table in Geneva if the international community truly wants the peace talks to be productive.

Netherlands Should Only Bomb Syria If Sure Would Bring Peace - Lawmaker

The Dutch government should only extend its military action from Iraq to Syria, as part of the US-led international coalition, if it is sure the move could help stop the violence in the country, a Dutch lawmaker told Sputnik on Tues...

Pope urges Iran to act for peace in Middle East

Pope Francis on Tuesday urged Iran to back peace efforts in the Middle East as the Islamic Republic's emergence from international isolation took a significant step forward with President Hassan Rouhani's first visit to the Vatican.Show More Summary

Russian Policy Sees Arctic as 'Zone of Peace and Cooperation'

International cooperation in the Arctic is steadily developing and Russia is pursuing an extremely open policy in the region

U.N. Security Council creates mission to verify Colombia peace deal

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council on Monday approved the creation of a U.N. mission of unarmed international observers to monitor disarmament should Colombia's government and leftist FARC rebels reach a deal to end Latin America's longest war.

Kerry meets Gulf Arabs in Riyadh on Syria, Iran nuclear deal

RIYADH (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met Gulf Arab countries in Saudi Arabia on Saturday for talks aimed at pushing the Syrian peace process forward and calming their concern about the international agreement over Iran's nuclear program.

Send Dominic Ongwen of the Lords Resistance Army Home for Real Justice

Co-authored by Travis Rejman, Executive Director of the Goldin Institute and Rt. Rev. Baker Ochola, founding member of the Acholi Religious Leaders Peace Initiative. As the International Criminal Court begins the prosecution of Major General Dominic Ongwen, we call for him to be sent home to face justice. Show More Summary

Uniting to Prevent Violent Extremism

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. UN Photo/Cia Pak Violent extremism is a direct assault on the United Nations Charter and a grave threat to international peace and security. Terrorist groups such as Daesh, Boko Haram and others have...Show More Summary

Syrian FM: Riyadh’s Support for Terrorism Hinders Geneva Peace Efforts

In an interview the Syrian foreign minister told Sputnik that Saudi Arabia's "financial and military support to the terrorists in Syria" will hamper international attempts at resolving the Syrian crisis.

Gaza Peace Agreement May Provide Israel With List of Palestinian Targets

A UN-backed agreement for the reconstruction of Gaza has come under fire by a legal expert who argues that the United Nations is in violation of international law, and may even be indirectly providing the Israeli government with a list of Palestinian targets.

Pyongyang Lawyers Condemn Washington for Refusal to Sign Peace Deal

A committee of North Korean lawyers classified Washington's unwillingness to sign a peace deal with Pyongyang as "an international crime," local media reported Thursday.

U.N. Security Council ‘Strongly Condemns’ North Korea’s H-Bomb Test

A statement called the nuclear test "a clear threat to international peace and security"

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