Indo-Pak opinion makers start first peace dialogue
Public representatives and opinion makers of India and Pakistan opened a conference here yesterday to ease tension in volatile South Asia with Indian premier Atal Behari Vajpayee calling for an end to
Maoists seek decisive talks with Kathmandu
Nepal's Maoist rebels are seeking a conclusive round of peace talks with the government to end a seven-year-old revolt that has killed more than 7,200 people, the chief Maoist negotiator said.
Israel to be blamed if truce fails: Abbas
Tel Aviv to go ahead with fencing plan
Israel would be responsible for scuttling the latest Middle East truce after a bloody West Bank raid, Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmud Abbas said in comments published yesterday.