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In World
September 5, 2017 11:59 am gmt |
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Colombia and the Marxist ELN rebel group said on Monday (September 4) they have agreed a bilateral ceasefire that will run through mid-January 2018, just two days before Pope Francis arrives for a visit to the Andean country. The National Liberation Army (ELN) rebel group which regularly bombs oil in...
In Africa
June 21, 2017 5:56 am gmt |
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At least 40 people have been killed in fighting in the Central African Republic (CAR), a day after a ceasefire was signed between rebels and the government. The mayor of the town of Bria, north-east of the capital, Bangui, spoke of bodies lying in the streets. The truce, signed in Rome on Monday, inc...
In World
January 25, 2017 7:54 am gmt |
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Russia, Iran and Turkey agreed to bolster a shaky ceasefire in Syria at the end of the two-day talks in the Kazakh capital of Astana on Tuesday. The three main sponsors of the latest negotiations announced in a final statement the creation of a trilateral monitoring mechanism to ensure full complianc...
In India
October 26, 2016 5:22 am gmt |
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At least 11 Indian soldiers were injured and several houses were damaged during the ceasefire violation by Pakistan in R.S. Pura sector of Jammu and Kashmir. Heavy exchanges of gunfire are on for the last 20 hours. In the wake of escalated tension and continued shelling, the border people are asked n...
In Middle East
October 23, 2016 4:30 am gmt |
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Heavy clashes have been reported in the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo after a three-day ceasefire ended on Saturday. The unilateral ceasefire was announced last week by Russia, which has been carrying out air strikes in support of the Syrian government. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Righ...
In America
October 5, 2016 11:38 am gmt |
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The U.S. State Department announced the suspension of ceasefire talks with Russia in war-torn Syria on Monday, which may give rise to further complications, according to Syrian political analysts. Since September 20, the Syrian government’s forces and the Russian air force escalated their actio...
In Middle East
September 13, 2016 10:09 am gmt |
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Two people were killed in Syrian air strikes ahead of a planned cessation of hostilities across the country on Monday (September 12), the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. A nationwide ceasefire brokered by the United States and Russia came into effect at 7 p.m. (1600 GMT) on Monday, the seco...
In India
July 14, 2016 8:04 am gmt |
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Two Indian Air Force (IAF) aircrafts on Thursday (July 14) took off for South Sudan under leadership of junior foreign minister General (retired) Vijay Kumar Singh, to evacuate stranded nationals from the violence-torn country. India has launched the ‘ Sankat Mochan’ (overcome crisis) ope...
In World
May 6, 2016 6:32 am gmt |
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The U.N. said on Wednesday (May 4) it welcomed a statement released by the United States that it had agreed with Russia to extend a cessation of hostilities to include Aleppo, where intense day-long violence between Syrian rebels and government forces killed dozens of people. At a special Security Co...
In Latest Stories
April 11, 2016 7:16 am gmt |
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Yemenis were divided over the prospects of a nationwide ceasefire due to begin at midnight (2100GMT) on Sunday (April 10), with residents in the country’s capital waivering between cautious optimism and outright scepticism. Yemen has been in a civil war for more than a year between supporters o...
In Special News
March 24, 2016 5:11 am gmt |
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Yemen’s warring parties have agreed to a nationwide cessation of hostilities starting next month in an attempt to end the year-old conflict that has killed more than 6,000 people – half that total civilians. The ceasefire will take hold at midnight on April 10, the UN special envoy Ismail...
In India
August 5, 2015 6:39 am gmt |
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Violating the ceasefire for the eleventh time this month, Pakistani troops resorted to heavy firing and mortar shelling on forward posts and hamlets along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district, leaving a woman injured. “Pakistani troops have violated the ceasefire and resorted to unprovo...
In World
July 9, 2015 4:02 am gmt |
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Leftist Colombian rebels said on Wednesday (July 08) they are prepared to call a month-long unilateral ceasefire from July 20, a potential boost to peace talks that have been threatened by increased battlefield violence in recent months. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos gave no immediate sign h...
In World
April 6, 2015 9:55 am gmt |
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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has said that, it hopes to bring vital medical supplies and aid workers into Yemen after receiving approval from the Saudi-led military coalition. Also, it has said on Saturday that there was an urgent need for fighting to halt in the worst-affected...