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# Peace Talks

This year
Rumoured talks between Zelenskyy and Xi may be sign of 'wider support' for Ukraine, Ryan says
Chinese President Xi Jinping is also due to travel to Russia next week to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin
Putin says he's ready for Ukraine talks if Kyiv accepts 'new territorial realities'
A Russian church leader has also called for a ceasefire in order to celebrate Orthodox Christmas tomorrow.
Last year
War in Ukraine enters 'protracted phase': Defence minister
Putin says Europe’s oil sanctions are ‘economic suicide’
Kremlin says nothing 'too promising' came from Russia-Ukraine peace talks in Istanbul
Moscow’s lead negotiator described talks in Istanbul on Monday as “meaningful”.
Russia says it will cut back operations near Ukrainian capital following ceasefire talks
The announcement has been met with scepticism from the US and other nations.
Russia and Ukraine set for face-to-face peace talks
The talks are set for Turkey.
Peace talks prove unsuccessful as Ukraine vows it will not surrender
Representatives of the two nations met in Turkey today.
Russia says 'some progress' being made in peace talks with Ukraine
Officials have been meeting on the Belarus-Poland border for talks.
All time
Afghan delegation and Taliban to meet for peace talks in Qatar
Two officials said the two side are due to meet in Doha, possibly on Friday.
'Solutions are possible, but we are lacking political will': Is there any hope that Israel and Palestine could reach a peace agreement?
Violence has escalated between the two sides in recent weeks.
IRA did not want Sinn Fein to get involved with backchannel peace talks with the British
State papers reveal that IRA chiefs did not like the socialism of Sinn Fein’s “urban-based leadership”.
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.
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.
'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.
84 dead following vicious fighting in Yemen after peace talks fail
11 coalition soldiers and at least 73 Huthi rebels have died.
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.
"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.
Russia and Turkey 'have agreed to a Syria ceasefire plan'
The ceasefire is expected to begin at midnight tonight.
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.
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.
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.
'If these talks fail, we know what will happen - war'
Talks are under way to find a solution to the fighting in Ukraine.
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.
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.
Ukraine expresses "careful optimism" ahead of peace talks with Russia and rebels
Nato are expected to announce fresh sanctions on Russia later today.
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.
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.
Gaza peace talks resume in Cairo
In Gaza, citizens are begging for “basic human rights”.
Five more days of peace: Israel and Hamas agree to extend ceasefire
The previous 72-hour cessation ended at 9pm.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Israeli and Palestinian leaders agree to Pope's attempt to revive peace talks
Pope Francis has invited Mahmoud Abbas Shimon Peres to the Vatican.
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.
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.
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.
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.