Talks / negotiations
European and US authorities are seeking further high level talks with China over its plans to increase regulations on food imports.
The leaders of Cyprus and the self-styled Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus will meet in Geneva next month for a fresh round of talks on reuniting the island.
Colombia's Congress will ratify the revised peace deal with the FARC, but Alvaro Uribe leads opposition calling for fresh popular vote.
There has been a testy exchange of views on human rights and fundamental freedoms between the foreign ministers of Germany and Turkey.
A strong NATO is in the interests of both Europe and the United States, the head of the alliance said on Tuesday, following Donald Trump’s election victory.
The Colombian government and FARC rebel group have agreed new terms to end a deadly 52-year war.
President Barack Obama and his successor Donald Trump have held talks at the White House after the Republican businessman’s shock election victory.
Sergei Lavrov said other participants in peace process are 'sabotaging' it by backing extremist groups
Colombia’s government and FARC rebels have been back at the negotiating table in the Cuban capital Havana.
Colombia’s delayed peace talks with Marxist ELN rebels at the last minute – demanding that a politician, held captive for six months, is freed.
It has taken 10 months, but Spain appears to be finally on the verge of forming a new government.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a daily roundup of stories making headlines in Europe’s de facto political capital.
It comes after ten days of spontaneous protests by French police following an attack which left two officers badly wounded.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has said his recent visit to China was about economics and not security, as he sought to reassure Japan on an official visit to the…
A group of countries, led by Japan, have blocked a move by South American and African states to create a whale sanctuary in the South Atlantic.
The British prime minister has called on the devolved parliaments of the UK to stand united on Brexit.
A huge cigarette merger is in the offing as British American Tobacco aims to roll up the 58 percent of Reynolds American that it does not already own.
The head of the World Trade Organisation says Britain's future terms of membership in the WTO will depend a lot on the Brexit separation negotiations.
Paul Magnette leads the regional government in Wallonia, the French-speaking region of Belgium, where the parliament has refused to provide its backing for the federal government’s move to approve the
A group of migrants said to be of Algerian and Moroccan origin and facing deportation had spent the night on the roof. Conditions in Spanish immigration centres have been criticised.
The parents of 21 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist group Boko Haram have been reunited with their children after over two years of separation.
The United States and Britain have called on the Syrian government and Russia to show mercy amid the on-going bombardment of Aleppo.
The UN’s special envoy to Yemen has said he expects a ceasefire to come into effect within hours in the Arab country if all sides agree.
The so called Brics countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – have vowed to forge closer trade ties at the end of their annual summit in Goa.
Syria peace talks have resumed in Switzerland after the failure of a short-lived ceasefire that led the US to break of diplomatic discussions with Russia.
Countries agree to reduce emissions of Hydrofluorocarbon greenhouse gases in a major milestone for combating climate change.
The US and Russia are returning to the negotiating table in another attempt to secure a truce in Syria.