U.N. envoy turns to U.S., Russia to give impetus to Syria talks| Reuters
Mar 23, 2016 at 02:46 | Source:
GENEVA The U.N. special envoy on Syria said he hoped a meeting between the U.S. and Russian foreign ministers on Wednesday would give impetus to peace talks where the divisive issue of a political transition is stalling progress. Syria's government d...
Syria peace talks hit impasse, Hezbollah head vows to fight on
Mar 22, 2016 at 13:17 | Source:
Geneva:Syria's peace talks hit a fresh impasse over President Bashar al-Assad Monday, as the head of Lebanon's Hezbollah vowed his Shiite movement would keep fighting alongside the regime until Islamic State jihadists are defeated.The UN's Syria envo...
Maharashtra govt pays more for upkeep of animals than children: BJP MLA
Mar 22, 2016 at 12:35 | Source:
Mumbai: Maharashtra government grants more funds for the upkeep of animals in fodder camps than for children living in orphanages and state-run child homes, a BJP MLA has alleged.The state government pays Rs 70 to a fodder camp for the keep of an ani...
Will increasing politicisation of RSS undermine political autonomy of BJP?
Mar 22, 2016 at 10:43 | Source:
by Nalini R MohantyIt is hardly surprising that the policy-perspective of both the Congress and the BJP, two major political parties of our country, is largely governed by the compulsions of vote-bank politics. But it comes as a surprise when the RSS...
Syrian government refuses to discuss Assad's future| Reuters
Mar 22, 2016 at 02:46 | Source:
GENEVA/BEIRUT The fate of President Bashar al-Assad will play no part in talks to end the Syrian war, the head of the government's delegation said, leading the U.N. peace envoy to warn that lack of progress on the issue could threaten a fragile cessa...
U.N. Syria envoy says political transition must be on table| Reuters
Mar 22, 2016 at 01:16 | Source:
GENEVA The U.N. Syria special envoy said on Monday he was concerned by the slow progress of talks warning that without dialogue beginning on a political transition it would be difficult to sustain the cessation of hostilities and aid deliveries.Speak...