Taliban travel from Afghanistan to Uzbekistan for talks

Taliban travel from Afghanistan to Uzbekistan for talks

Islamabad:  In a rare diplomatic foray and the strongest sign yet of the Taliban's increasing political presence in the region, the head of the militant group's political office led a delegation to Uzbekistan to meet senior Foreign Ministry officials, Uzbek and Taliban…

Lauren Cohan: The Walking dead star talks movies and money

Lauren Cohan: The Walking dead star talks movies and money

If you're not familiar with the TV drama The Walking Dead, you might not recognise American-born, English-bred actor Lauren Cohan, who plays feisty zombie apocalypse survivor Maggie Greene on the hit series. “It was just time to say that gender shouldn’t matter…

Dicey Topics: Courtney Barnett talks death, sex and religion

Dicey Topics: Courtney Barnett talks death, sex and religion

Courtney Barnett: “As a kid, I always got weirdly stereotypical versions of things.” Each week, Benjamin Law asks public figures to discuss the subjects we're told to keep private by getting them to roll a die. The numbers they land on are…

J.D. Washington Talks About Playing ‘Badass’ Yet ‘Honest & True’ Cop In ‘BlacKkKlansman’

J.D. Washington Talks About Playing ‘Badass’ Yet ‘Honest & True’ Cop In ‘BlacKkKlansman’

John David Washington is balling out, but this time, not on ‘Ballers.’ He’s portraying real-life cop Ron Stallworth in ‘BlacKkKlansman,’ & revealed to HL what it was like to play such a ‘badass’ character! Spike Lee‘s highly-anticipated film BlacKkKlansman tells the real-life story of…

Dominic Raab gives Brexit rallying cry ahead of crunch talks with Michel Barnier to press EU to approve PM’s Chequers deal

Dominic Raab gives Brexit rallying cry ahead of crunch talks with Michel Barnier to press EU to approve PM’s Chequers deal

The new Brexit Secretary will hold a joint press conference with the Brussels negotiator after talks as he tries to shift focus away from the escalating preparations for exiting without a deal. He said he will travel to the Belgian capital for…

Gorillaz's main man Damon Albarn talks new about his 'fresh' album The Now Now – from politics to melancholic tunes

Gorillaz's main man Damon Albarn talks new about his 'fresh' album The Now Now – from politics to melancholic tunes

I make my way to the top floor and glimpse the Westway scything through Ladbroke Grove on its way into central London. Emerging from the kitchen area is the mercurial music maker, sporting a pale pink polo shirt, black jeans and baby…

Pies to start talks with de Goey

Pies to start talks with de Goey

Jordan De Goey has not yet re-signed with Collingwood, but his management will begin discussions with the Magpies in coming weeks. De Goey’s manager moved to quash speculation that his client had already signed with Collingwood. Jordan de Goey had another outstanding…

Bellamy talks continue, Storm sweat on Origin stars

Bellamy talks continue, Storm sweat on Origin stars

NRL fans still wonder where Craig Bellamy will coach next season but the current Melbourne Storm boss has a more pressing issue heading into today’s clash with Brisbane Broncos. That question is who will be in his team when the Storm run…

Government in talks to bring Thunder back to Canberra

Government in talks to bring Thunder back to Canberra

Canberra's biggest summer of cricket could get even bigger, with the ACT government in talks with the Sydney Thunder to bring the Big Bash League back to Manuka Oval. Manuka's already set to host an historic first Test match, between Australia and…

Demons open talks with free agent Jetta

Demons open talks with free agent Jetta

Having re-signed Tom McDonald, Melbourne have opened contract talks another of their highly rated free agents. Having toiled for years before establishing a regular spot in the Demons’ side, Neville Jetta has emerged as one of the AFL’s best small defenders over…

Rafa Benitez demands Newcastle sort his future out before end of season with talks over one-year extension dragging on

Rafa Benitez demands Newcastle sort his future out before end of season with talks over one-year extension dragging on

Talks about extending the remaining 12 months on his three-year deal have been ongoing for weeks. But Benitez, 58, wants assurances from owner Mike Ashley about significant transfer deals this summer before he puts pen to paper. The Toon boss missed out…

Acting Armenian PM rejects talks with opposition leader, protests…

Acting Armenian PM rejects talks with opposition leader, protests…

YEREVAN (Reuters) – Armenia’s acting prime minister, Karen Karapetyan, rejected a proposal by opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan to hold talks on Friday to defuse a political crisis engulfing the small south Caucasus nation. Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan sattends a news conference…

CIA director Mike Pompeo 'met Kim Jong-un in secret' as Donald Trump confirms direct talks with North Korea at 'extremely high levels'

CIA director Mike Pompeo 'met Kim Jong-un in secret' as Donald Trump confirms direct talks with North Korea at 'extremely high levels'

Unconfirmed reports from the US claim CIA Director Pompeo met with the North Korean leader over the Easter weekend. "We've also started talking to North Korea directly," he said at a photo session with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the American…

U.S.’ Haley rules out one-on-one talks with Syria’s Assad

U.S.’ Haley rules out one-on-one talks with Syria’s Assad

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said Sunday that the United States will not have any one-on-one talks with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. FILE PHOTO: United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks during…