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UN welcomes cease-fire announced by separatist force in Cameroon

The United Nations on Thursday welcomed the temporary cease-fire announced by the Southern Cameroons Defense Forces (SOCADEF) following UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' call for...
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) listens to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during their meeting in Sochi, Russia, on Oct. 22, 2019. Russia and Turkey have adopted a joint memorandum on the situation in Syria after the talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Sochi. According to the memorandum, Moscow and Ankara have agreed to deploy Russian and Syrian forces in zone of the Turkish operation in Syria starting from Wednesday. (Sputnik via Xinhua)

Turkey aims to achieve cease-fire in Idlib in talks with Putin

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that he hoped talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin could yield a cease-fire in Syria's...
Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit (C) attends an emergency meeting of Arab foreign ministers at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, on Feb. 1, 2020. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said here on Saturday that his authority informed the Israeli and U.S. sides that it will "cut all relations" with them over the recently released U.S. peace plan. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Arab League calls for immediate cease-fire in northwestern Syria

Arab League (AL) Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit on Saturday called for "immediate cease-fire" between all warring parties in northwestern Syria, the Cairo-based pan-Arab organization said...
FILE - Smoke rises during a fight between members of the Libyan internationally recognized government forces and Eastern forces in Ain Zara, Tripoli, Libya, May 5, 2019.

Arab League renews calls for permanent cease-fire in Libya

The League of Arab States renewed on Tuesday its call for a permanent cessation of military operations in Libya. In a statement,...

Libyan PM highlights cease-fire as precondition for negotiation

UN-backed Libyan Prime Minister Fayez Serraj on Saturday highlighted the cease-fire as a precondition for any negotiation. "Agreement on lasting cease-fire means...
FILE - Smoke rises during a fight between members of the Libyan internationally recognized government forces and Eastern forces in Ain Zara, Tripoli, Libya, May 5, 2019.

Algeria, Turkey agree to endorse Berlin outcome on Libya

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Sunday said he agreed with his visiting Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, to support the outcome of the...
Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Peace process in Libya possible only if ceasefire holds – Tayyip Erdogan

A political process for resolving the Libyan crisis is possible only if the current truce in the country holds, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan...
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Libyan rivals must adhere to cease-fire – UNSMIL

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Tuesday urged the Libyan rival parties to adhere to the cease-fire announced recently in the...
FILE - Smoke rises during a fight between members of the Libyan internationally recognized government forces and Eastern forces in Ain Zara, Tripoli, Libya, May 5, 2019.

Libyan government welcomes EU call for cease-fire in Tripoli

Libya's UN-backed government on Wednesday welcomed the call by the European Union (EU) for a ceasefire in the capital Tripoli, which is witnessing violent...

E. African bloc denies breaching South Sudan’s cease-fire

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has denied accusations by South Sudan's rebel group that it broke a truce signed late last year. The armed...

NDC’s Defeat: Lets Cease Fire

It is understandable that the members of the great NDC family feel aggrieved, upset, angry and disappointed about the recent defeat of the 2016...
A Syrian man pushes a wheelbarrow past collapsed buildings in the northern Syrian town of Manbij as civilians go back to their homes on August 14, 2016 more than a week after the Arab-Kurdish alliance, known as the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), pushed the Islamic State (IS) group out of the city. (AFP/Xinhua)

Syrian nationwide ceasefire goes into force

The recently agreed upon cessation of hostilities went into force at midnight on Thursday, as declared by the Syrian army. The nationwide...

Evacuation Of Wounded Underway In Aleppo

Rescue groups said they have begun evacuating wounded residents from east Aleppo after being stalled for five hours amid reports of gunfire. The Syrian Red...
A Tupolev Tu-22M3 Backfire long-range bomber hits ISIS targets in Syria's Aleppo, Deir Ez Zor and Idlib governorates. Best possible quality. (Sputnik Photo)

Obama and Putin mention trust as being a hinder to Syrian cease-fire

Obama met with Russian President Vladimir Putin for about 90 minutes Monday, largely discussing the possibility of a truce in Syria. "Given the gaps of...
Syrian soldiers wait in front of buses parked to collect civilians who were evacuated from the rebel-held town of Muadamiyeh, in rural Damascus, capital of Syria, on Sept. 2, 2016. Nearly 300 civilians, who were originally from the town of Daraya for refuge, were evacuated from Muadamiyeh to government-controlled shelters in southern Damascus. (Xinhua file photo/Ammar)

Syria rocked in Lethal bombing after world leaders’ failure to reach truce

The first bombing happened in the central city of Homs at 7.14 a.m. local time (0414 GMT), when a booby-trapped car was detonated after...
A Sukhoi Su-24 fighter jet lands at the Hmeymim air base near Latakia, Syria, in this handout photo

Syria cease-fire: U.S. and Russia says new deal cannot hold for long

Obama, speaking Sunday at the G20 summit in China, said he does not think any new deal would last long enough for a political...
Ex Militants

FG advised against negotiating with Niger Delta Avengers

Oduku, speaking at a briefing in Abuja, stated that such attempt could lead to the upsurge of another militant group. However, he said the best...
Yemeni fighters loyal to exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi wait in their pick-up trucks on a road in the Sirwah area, in Marib province on April 9, 2016. [Xinhua]

Cessation of hostilities began in Yemen

The cessation of hostilities began from 2100 GMT on Sunday to the end of Kuwait peace talks between the warring Yemeni sides which are...

Syrian truce disturbed by random shooting

One day into the long-awaited cease-fire in Syria, truce was largely observed though sporadic shelling still took place, killing and wounding dozens. As main backers...
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the media at the UN headquarters in New York on April 9, 2015. As violence continues to roil in Syria and Yemen, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday urged religious leaders and educators to preach to their followers the "correct meaning of tolerance; the correct meaning of culture and tradition, with mutual respect." (Xinhua/Niu Xiaolei)

Syria Peace Process Under Siege

Over the weekend, Turkey continued to bomb northern Syria, citing needs to counter offensive by Kurdish fighters based in the area. The shelling triggered strong...

Aggrieved parties asked to forgive Alhaji Raji

Alhaji Raji is reported to have told some officials of Aduana Football Club, who got to the grand finale of the GHALCA organized G6...

A cease fire must be called for all primary polls opponents

For example the Minister of Youth and Sports, Dr Mustapha Ahmed who doubled as MP for Ayawaso East and now Ayawaso North has been...

Warring communities in northern Kenya agree on a cease-fire

Two warring communities in northern Kenya on Monday signed an agreement to end hostilities that have led to loss of lives and property. ...
Armoured personnel carriers in Russia move towards the Ukraine border. Photograph: Shaun Walker

Russia takes peacekeeping mission in Donbass a step forward

Moscow is ready to discuss sending peacekeepers to Donbass in next "Normandy format" meeting with envoys from Ukraine, Germany and France, Russian Foreign Minister...

Foreign Ministers calling for extension of cease-fire in Gaza Strip

By?LARA JAKES AP National Security Writer Foreign Ministers from seven nations are calling for an extension of the 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire in the Gaza Strip. French...