Peace process

British Prime Minister Theresa May gives her speech at the Waterfront Hall, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Friday, July 20, 2018. Theresa May Friday used a speech in Northern Ireland to tout her latest Brexit plan as providing a “bright future” for Northern Ireland that would protect peace and safeguard jobs. (Charles McQuillan/PA via AP).
July 20, 2018 - 12:57 pm
LONDON (AP) — Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May found little sympathy Friday from the European Union's 27 other nations in her quest for more flexibility in Brexit talks, as the time to negotiate an amicable divorce between Britain and the EU dwindles down. May's government published a...
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Security personnel patrol near a park where a would-be attacker was killed in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, July 16, 2018. A would-be suicide attacker was shot and killed by police in Kabul before he was able to get close to a gathering of supporters of the country's first vice president, Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, according to police spokesman Hashmat Stanekzai. Dostum is currently in Turkey. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
July 16, 2018 - 6:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is open to holding direct talks with the Taliban to encourage negotiations between the militant group and the Afghan government to end 17 years of war, U.S. officials said Monday. That marks a tactical shift by the Trump administration, which has previously only...
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Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki, foreground left is welcomed by Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed upon his arrival at Addis Ababa International Airport, Ethiopia, Saturday, July 14, 2018. To dancing and cheers, Eritrea's longtime president arrived in Ethiopia for his first visit in 22 years on Saturday amid a dramatic diplomatic thaw between the once-bitter rivals. (AP Photo Mulugeta Ayene)
July 14, 2018 - 1:43 pm
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — To dancing and cheers, Eritrea's longtime president arrived in Ethiopia for his first visit in 22 years on Saturday amid a dramatic diplomatic thaw between the once-bitter rivals. "This is a historic day for all of us," President Isaias Afwerki said. "Anyone who thinks...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, speaks during, a press conference with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, July 9, 2018. Pompeo used an unannounced trip Monday to Afghanistan to step up the Trump administration's calls for peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
July 09, 2018 - 10:08 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo used an unannounced trip to Afghanistan on Monday to step up the Trump administration's calls for peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban. Flying into Kabul after visiting Vietnam, Pompeo made the appeal in meetings...
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In this grab taken from video provided by ERITV, Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, centre right is welcomed by Erirea's President Isaias Afwerki as he disembarks the plane, in Asmara, Eritrea, Sunday, July 8, 2018. With laughter and hugs, the leaders of longtime rivals Ethiopia and Eritrea met for the first time in nearly two decades Sunday amid a rapid and dramatic diplomatic thaw aimed at ending one of Africa's longest-running conflicts. (ERITV via AP)
July 08, 2018 - 1:55 pm
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Espousing love between their two countries, the leaders of longtime adversaries Ethiopia and Eritrea agreed Sunday to restore diplomatic relations after nearly 20 years and to open the border between their neighboring Horn of Africa countries. Ethiopia's reformist new...
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In this Thursday, June 21, 2018 photo, provided by Egypt's state news agency, MENA, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, meets with President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner, second left, and Mideast envoy Jason Greenblatt on the latest stop in a regional tour to discuss a blueprint for an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, in Cairo, Egypt. (MENA via AP)
June 24, 2018 - 6:36 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser said in an interview published Sunday that the administration will soon present its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, with or without input from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. In an interview published in the Arabic...
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In this image made from video, blood is seen on the ground after an explosion at a rally for Ethiopia's new Prime Minister, in Addis Ababa, Saturday, June 23, 2018. A witness near the scene of a deadly blast at a huge rally for Ethiopia's new prime minister says the man who tried to throw the grenade was wearing a police uniform. Abraham Tilahun tells The Associated Press that other police officers restrained the man from throwing the grenade as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was waving to the crowd of tens of thousands. (AP Photo)
June 23, 2018 - 2:15 pm
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A thwarted attempt to hurl a grenade at Ethiopia's reformist new prime minister led to a deadly explosion Saturday at a massive rally in support of sweeping changes in Africa's second most populous country. Nine police officials were arrested, state media reported...
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FILE - In this June 18, 2018, file photo, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at an Economic Club of Detroit luncheon in Detroit. The U.N. says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is expected to meet with Pompeo to discuss "issues of mutual concern" that will likely include the Middle East peace process and North Korea. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
June 22, 2018 - 2:22 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is expected to meet with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss "issues of mutual concern" that will likely include the Middle East peace process and North Korea. U.N. deputy spokesman Farhan Haq says the meeting is...
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People bicycle past a giant TV screen broadcasting the meeting of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Kim is making a two-day visit to Beijing starting Tuesday and is expected to discuss with Chinese leaders his next steps after his nuclear summit with U.S. President Donald Trump last week. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
June 19, 2018 - 9:48 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday he hopes Pyongyang and Washington can fully implement the outcome of last week's nuclear summit at which Kim pledged to work toward denuclearization in exchange for U.S. security guarantees. State...
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FILE - In this May 20, 2018 file photo, presidential candidate Ivan Duque acknowledges supporters during a campaign rally in Bogota, Colombia. Uncertainty loomed over Colombia's fragile peace deal on Monday, June 18, 2018, with Duque's victory, one of its most hawkish critics. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara, File)
June 18, 2018 - 5:19 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Uncertainty loomed over Colombia's fragile peace deal on Monday with the victory of one of its most hawkish critics in a bruising presidential runoff that laid bare deep divisions in the South American nation as it emerges from decades of bloody conflict. Ivan Duque, a law-...
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