Russia announces resumption of Syria talks with US, regional powers

Russia announces resumption of Syria talks with US, regional powers

Russia on Wednesday said it would hold Syria talks with the US and regional powers this weekend, the first meeting on the conflict since Washington froze bilateral ceasefire negotiations. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry agreed to hold talks aimed at “creating the conditions for the resolution of the […]

Spain’s ruling party maintains majority in regional elections

Spain’s ruling party maintains majority in regional elections

Spain’s regional elections reinforced the centre-right People’s Party (PP) on Sunday while dealing a blow to the opposition Socialists, early results showed, but failed to signal a clear path to avoid a third nationwide vote in December. Two inconclusive general elections in December and June have plunged politicians into months of fruitless negotiations to try […]