Germany's foreign minister said he did not expect international talks in Vienna to yield a breakthrough on ending the war in Syria.
The second round of Syrian talks that kicked off in Kazakhstan's capital Astana on October 2 has ended with a joint declaration.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin have agreed on a plan to avoid "misunderstandings" in Syria.
The White House said it was open to limited talks with Moscow following the controversial deployment of Russian troops and heavy weapons to war-torn Syria.
Kazakhstan’s Foreign Minister has spoken about the Syrian talks held last week in Astana. The talks ended with signing of a joint declaration.
Syrian opposition groups have signed a joint document after Syrian talks in Astana.
Syrian talks have kicked off in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has discussed partnership in trade and economy with the President of Iran Hassan Rouhani.
China's General Secretary Xi Jinping visits Kazakhstan to negotiate issues of vital importance for bilateral cooperation.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Australia and Europe were in talks on how to stop asylum-seeker boats after the success of his government's controversial polices on the issue.
Iran can play a major role in persuading Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to cooperate in peace talks, EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini said.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan has confirmed that Syrian opposition representatives appealed asking Nursultan Nazarbayev to provide a platform for dialogue on the Syrian conflict. According to the Ministry, Kazakhstan's involvement is quite possible.
Syrian opposition wants to invite Kazakhstan to serve as mediator in resolving the conflict in their country.
The Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Belarus and Belorussian Foreign Minister met to discuss a possibility of talks between presidents of Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus.
Russia voiced confidence that world powers and Iran would be able to reach a comprehensive accord over Tehran's disputed nuclear programme by a June 30 final deadline.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and top US diplomat John Kerry will meet in Geneva this week for talks on Tehran's nuclear programme.
Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev has had a phone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the outcomes of Norman Talks in Minsk, Belarus.
Kazakh political analyst Yerlan Karin speaks about the deal reached at the Ukraine crisis talks in Minsk.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and the Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko have discussed the Normand Talk between Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France in Minsk on the phone.
The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France are expected to meet for a summit on a peace plan to end escalating bloodshed in east Ukraine.