Showing posts with label ceasefire. Show all posts
Showing posts with label ceasefire. Show all posts

Friday, March 2, 2018

Libyan government demands cease-fire in southern region

Libyan government demands cease-fire in southern region
Libya's UN-backed government on Thursday demanded an immediate cease-fire in the southern city of Sabha, where a number of civilians were killed and injured in violent tribal clashes.

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Germany, France urge Russia to pressure Syria for 'immediate' ceasefire

Germany, France urge Russia to pressure Syria
The leaders of Germany and France have urged Russia to exert "maximum pressure" on Syria for an "immediate" implementation of a UN ceasefire in the war-ravaged country, Berlin said.

Saturday, February 10, 2018

UN Security Council considers demanding 30-day Syria truce

UN Security Council considers demanding 30-day Syria truce
The UN Security Council is considering a draft resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire in Syria to allow for urgent deliveries of humanitarian aid, according to the text seen by AFP on Friday.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Colombia, ELN rebels agree to ceasefire

ELN rebels
Colombia's government and the National Liberation Army (ELN) rebel group have reached a peace deal after months of negotiations, according to both sides.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Syrian terror/rebels announce freezing peace talks with government

Several terror/rebel groups announced late Monday that they were freezing talks on planned peace negotiations with the Syrian government, citing what it called "major violations" by the government forces to an ongoing cease-fire.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

UN: 72-Hour Truce to Begin in Yemen Wednesday

The United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen announced a 72-hour cease-fire to begin Wednesday night, after he received commitments from all of the country’s warring factions.

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Philippine leftist rebel group declares 7-day unilateral truce

The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) issued Friday night a unilateral declaration of a seven-day ceasefire to "celebrate and bolster" the resumption of formal peace talks with the Philippine government.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Colombia and FARC rebels announce deal on ceasefire

The parties issued a communique in the Cuban capital, Havana, on Wednesday, the seat of the peace process that started in November 2012.
The Colombian government has agreed to a bilateral ceasefire with FARC rebels, a historic agreement that could move towards the signing of a peace agreement.

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Cessation of hostilities agreement comes into effect in Syria

Members of the United Nations (UN) Security Council on Friday unanimously adopted a resolution to endorse the agreement on the cessation of hostilities in Syria.

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

UN mission to monitor Colombia peace deal with FARC

The UN Security Council has approved a political mission to monitor the implementation of a peace deal between the Colombian government and the rebel Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), following a joint request by the parties.

Monday, December 7, 2015

Desperate farm families in eastern Ukraine forced into ‘difficult choices’ to survive – (UN agency)

UN, 7 December 2015 – The absence of financial, physical, social and human resources has left some 700,000 farm households extremely vulnerable in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine, the results of a United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) household survey revealed today, and also warned of food insecurity among those families due to “skyrocketing” commodity prices.

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Hamas rejects Tony Blair's proposal on truce with Israel

Hamas announced on Saturday its rejection of a proposal by former envoy of the Middle East Quartet Tony Blair on reaching a long-term truce with Israel.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

UN observes International Day of Peace

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday called on all warring parties to lay down their weapons and observe a global ceasefire and "stop the killings and the destruction, and create space for lasting peace" as the United Nations observed the International Day of Peace.

Monday, August 17, 2015

Hamas, Israel approach 'comprehensive agreement' on ceasefire, blockade

Yasin Aktay, senior advisor to Turkish Premier Ahmet Davutoglu, revealed that Islamist Hamas movement and Israel are moving towards a "comprehensive agreement" that includes ending the Gaza blockade and a permanent ceasefire.

Monday, July 27, 2015

Yemen tries for third humanitarian truce

A five-day humanitarian truce went into effect in Yemen overnight Monday, hours after forces allied with a Saudi-led coalition fought Houthi militia for control of the country’s largest air base north of Aden.

Friday, July 10, 2015

'Humanitarian Pause' to Begin in Yemen Friday

The United Nations has announced a humanitarian pause in fighting will begin Friday in Yemen, providing a break in Saudi-led airstrikes and fighting with the Houthi militia that will allow aid to reach millions of Yemenis around the country.

Friday, June 19, 2015

Yemen peace talks in Geneva collapse

The Yemen peace talks in the Swiss city of Geneva have collapsed, with the foreign minister of the government-in-exile blaming the Houthi representatives of refusing to meet with them.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.