President Ashraf Ghani hopes to showcase unity at the four-day meeting that brings together politicians, tribal elders, many prominent figures and others.
By Kathy Gannon, Associated Press
Afghanistan's National Security Adviser Hamdullah Mohib criticized the Trump administration's handling of peace talks with the Taliban.
By Ali Rogin, Nick Schifrin
For the first time in two and a half years, peace talks are occurring over the conflict in Yemen. Delegations from the Yemeni government and Houthi rebels are meeting with a United Nations envoy in Sweden, where a prisoner swap…
In a positive sign, the U.N. envoy said the warring sides had agreed on a prisoner exchange as a first step toward building confidence.
By David Keyton, Brian Rohan, Associated Press
In our Wednesday news wrap, global markets fell again due to continuing trade tensions between the U.S. and China, though Beijing did say it will abide by a tariff cease-fire. Also, President Trump did not comment on a newly released…
By PBS NewsHour
In the years after Rwanda's genocide, how did women come to make up a large portion of the nation's parliament? Author and activist Swanee Hunt says their women's movement that grew out of necessity. Hunt, a former ambassador and founding…
The Colombian government on Wednesday formally entered peace talks with the second-largest rebel group, the ELN, even as it continued to work on finishing the terms of a peace accord with the FARC guerrillas. One human rights advocate said ELN’s…
After decades of evading the Colombian military, FARC rebels are emerging from the jungle. Special correspondents Nadja Drost and Bruno Federico offer an exclusive look at the FARC perspective amid peace talks to end the world's longest-running conflict.
By Larisa Epatko
After a five-decade-long civil war, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC rebel leader Rodrigo Londono, better known by his alias Timochenko, said they are prepared to declare peace.
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