Ethiopia and the rebel group Tigray People's Liberation Front have laid out conditions for possible peace talks.
The last time Russia hosted similar talks was in March when a war raged between the Taliban and Kabul government.
Israeli occupation reduced one of the Middle East’s oldest cities, with at least 4,000 years of history, into a packed Palestinian enclave besieged from all sides — sea, land and air.
Afghanistan government and Taliban meet briefly on Saturday in Doha to renew their commitment to finding a peaceful end to the war.
Fighting between Afghan government and Taliban has increased after peace talks failed to progress despite international calls to reduce violence.
Washington-backed Afghan peace conference in Istanbul is postponed until celebrations for holy month of Ramadan end in mid-May, Ankara says.
Top diplomats of Russia and Pakistan discuss Afghanistan, bilateral trade, and coronavirus vaccines in Islamabad.
Mediators in Moscow urge the Taliban not to launch a spring offensive as international efforts for a peace deal intensify ahead of a deadline for US troops to withdraw from Afghanistan.
Just six weeks before a deadline for the US to pull out troops that have been in Afghanistan for nearly 20 years, Washington sent a senior official for the first time to participate in regional peace talks convened by Russia.
Although the alliance put off making a decision on the fate of NATO's 9,600-strong support mission, they opted to expand a training mission in Iraq to "around 4,000" personnel.
The incoming president should make America's longest war his first foreign policy priority.
Visit comes as Taliban unleashes a wave of deadly attacks in Afghanistan, striking northern Baghlan and southern Uruzgan province.
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