Peace treaties

Greek Cypriot leader, Nicos Anastasiades, left, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, center, and Turkish Cypriot leader, Mustafa Akinci, right, pose for a group picture during a new round of the conference on Cyprus under the auspices of the United Nations, in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, Friday, June 30, 2017. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
June 30, 2017 - 7:25 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday joined high-level talks to reunify ethnically-divided Cyprus in a bid to brush aside obstacles standing in the way of a peace deal. Guterres said in unscripted remarks that "the emotional and rational" Mediterranean sides of...
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U.N peacekeepers guard some Greek and Turkish Cypriots supporters of peace who entered inside the buffer zone during a protest to call on the rival leaders of the two communities for peace on the island, at Ledras main crossing point inside the U.N buffer zone that divides the Greek and Turkish Cypriot controlled areas, Nicosia, Cyprus, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Several hundred Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots gathered in the divided capital's medieval center at a checkpoint along the U.N.-controlled buffer zone to voice their support for peace. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
June 30, 2017 - 6:41 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday joined high-level talks to reunify ethnically-divided Cyprus in a bid to brush aside obstacles standing in the way of a peace deal. Guterres said in unscripted remarks that "the emotional and rational" Mediterranean sides of...
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U.N peacekeepers stand guard at a gate after some Greek and Turkish Cypriot supporters of peace entered inside the buffer zone during a protest calling on the rival leaders of the two communities for peace in the island, at Ledras main crossing point inside the U.N buffer zone that divides the Greek and Turkish Cypriots controlled areas, in Nicosia, Cyprus, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Several hundred Greek and Turkish Cypriots gathered in the divided capital's medieval center at a checkpoint along the U.N.-controlled buffer zone to voice their support for peace. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
June 30, 2017 - 5:16 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has joined high-level talks aimed at reunifying ethnically divided Cyprus amid hopes he can help nudge rival sides toward a breakthrough. Two days of talks at the Swiss resort of Crans-Montana have made no real progress on the core...
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Supporters of the peace process hold placards at the beginning of a new round of the conference on Cyprus under the auspices of the United Nations, in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
June 28, 2017 - 10:57 am
GENEVA (AP) — Rival sides in Cyprus' decades-old dispute have exchanged some "creative ideas" on bridging differences over future security arrangements that could help reunify the east Mediterranean island, United Nations officials said Wednesday. Overcoming these clashing views is a key objective...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 file photo UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, center, speaks next to Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades, right, and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci during a press conference after the Conference on Cyprus, on the sideline of the Cyprus Peace Talks, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. The rival leaders of the ethnically-divided island will be meeting at the secluded Swiss resort of Crans-Montana for a week-long summit starting on Wednesday, June 28, 2017. The talks will likely determine whether a deal to reunify Cyprus is possible. (Laurent Gillieron/Pool Photo via AP, File)
June 26, 2017 - 6:33 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — It's back to Switzerland for Cyprus peace talks. This time the rival leaders of the ethnically-divided island will be meeting at the secluded Swiss resort of Crans-Montana. Previous summits were held in Mont Pelerin and Geneva. The talks kick off Wednesday and are due to last...
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June 19, 2017 - 7:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jared Kushner is traveling to the Middle East this week to work toward a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians. A White House official said the senior aide and son-in-law to President Donald Trump will arrive on Wednesday for meetings in Jerusalem and Ramallah. Jason...
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June 01, 2017 - 10:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to temporarily delay moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem (all times local): 10:50 a.m. A senior Israeli official is expressing disappointment over Trump's decision against relocating the embassy to Jerusalem and is...
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2014, file photo, Khaled Mashaal leader of the Palestinian Islamic militant movement Hamas, that has governed Gaza since a 2007 takeover, speaks during a speech held in Katara in Doha, Qatar. The Islamic militant Hamas has unveiled a new, seemingly more pragmatic political program, Monday, May 1 2017, that the group hopes will help it end years of international isolation. The five-page program, a result of four years of internal deliberations, was presented at a news conference in Doha, Qatar, by outgoing Khaled Mashaal, the Hamas leader in exile. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal, File)
May 02, 2017 - 3:14 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Islamic militant Hamas on Monday unveiled what had been billed as a new, seemingly more pragmatic political program aimed at ending the group's international isolation. With the new manifesto, Hamas rebrands itself as an Islamic national liberation movement, rather...
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April 26, 2017 - 1:11 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — At least 25,000 people were displaced after fighting in the town of Kodok, according to a spokesman for the humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders, one day after the top United Nations official in South Sudan warned of a government offensive on the town. The fighting has...
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April 26, 2017 - 12:18 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — At least 25,000 people were displaced after fighting in the town of Kodok, according to a spokesman for the humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders, one day after the top United Nations official in South Sudan warned of a government offensive on the town. Phillippe Carr...
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