Four-way Ukraine peace talks in Paris Dec 10, 2019 0 190 12345 DPAParisRussian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky on Monday joined French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel for peace talks in Paris.The talks, five years after conflict broke out between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, are a diplomatic test for Macron as well as Zelensky.The Ukrainian leader, elected this year, has reached out to Putin and says resolving the festering conflict is his top priority.Monday’s summit, the first since 2016 in a French- and German-brokered negotiating process, was to shore up progress made in recent weeks, in part due to Zelensky’s efforts to withdraw troops and heavy artillery from the front lines. RELATED ARTICLES Miss South Africa wins 2019 Miss Universe crown Dec 10, 2019 0 2930 North Korea renews verbal attack on Trump despite US military action threats Dec 10, 2019 0 661 Protests over Indian nationality bill Dec 10, 2019 0 850 Pakistan FM boycotts Indian minister’s speech at regional summit in Istanbul tribune.com.pk ISTANBUL Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Monday boycotted the speech of the Indian delegate at a regional conference in the Turkish city of Istanbul. The 8th Ministerial Conference of Heart of .. China says it will continue ‘training’ Xinjiang people Beijing: China on Monday defended its vast network of re-education camps in Xinjiang and said it would continue “training” residents, following explosive government document leaks detailing surveillance and .. 5 dead, many hurt after New Zealand volcano eruption Wellington: Five people were killed, 18 were injured and several more were left stranded after an island volcano popular with tourists erupted unexpectedly in New Zealand on Monday. Police said some 50 people were .. Sri Lanka shakes up intelligence agency after Easter attacks Colombo: Sri Lanka has for the first time named a military officer to head the country’s main intelligence agency, which was blamed for failing to prevent Islamist extremist bombings in April that killed 259 people. The .. Ten killed as truck bombing hits army outpost in southern Afghanistan Kabul: At least ten people were killed after a Taliban truck bomb hit an army outpost in southern Helmand province on Monday, officials said. The attack took place at around 10 am [0530 GMT] in Nad Ali district. A Taliban .. Democrats lay out case for impeachment against Trump AFP Washington Democrats laid out the case for the impeachment of President Donald Trump on Monday as they prepared to issue formal charges against the US leader. Four months after an anonymous whistleblower sparked the ..