Taliban peace talks to resume?

The leaders of Afghanistan and Pakistan agreed to work together to revive stalled peace talks with Taliban insurgents after meeting on the sidelines of a climate change conference in Paris, officials said.

Fundamentalism 'is not religious'

Pope Francis said that fundamentalism is "a disease of all religions", including the Roman Catholic Church, as he returned from a three-nation tour of Africa.

Clinton vows no US troops in Syria

US Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton said Monday that putting American combat troops on the ground in Syria or Iraq to fight the Islamic State group was a "non-starter."

Mexico probe into missing students

Mexico has created a special unit to investigate the disappearance of 43 students last year, yielding to longstanding demands of irate parents who dismiss the government version of what happened.