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Since the recommitment to the ceasefire that took effect on 5 March the security situation in eastern Ukraine has improved. "Last week, the OSCE SMM recorded over 4,800 ceasefire violations. […] It represents a considerable improvement of the situation compares with the one prior to the recommitment ...
"Since the beginning of the day, the occupiers have twice violated the ceasefire, which came into force at midnight today. In the Donetsk sector, the enemy fired small arms at our positions near the town of Avdiyivka and the village of Opytne," spokesman for the headquarters of Ukraine's military operations ...

The local government in Helmand has responded to the demand of “peace convoy” in the province by accepting to agree on a ceasefire with the Taliban as the residents' hunger strike entered the second day on Friday. The peace convoy protestors went on a hunger strike on Thursday after their demands ...
Pakistan violated the ceasefire agreement along the LoC and the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir 633 times in the first two months of this year in ... Union Minister of State for home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir had said 432 incidents of ceasefire violation have taken place along the Line of Control in ...
One month has passed since the United Nations agreed a cease-fire in Syria - and at least 871 civilians, including 179 children, have been killed in the region of Eastern Ghouta alone. The death toll has been calculated by NGO the Syrian Network for Human Rights, which adds that tens of thousands of ...
On Thursday, after the Taliban told them not to come, the activists in the tent said they would instead go on a hunger strike until both sides in the war declared at least two days of cease-fire. “We are not asking for much,” said Iqbal Khaibar, one of the organizers. “Just two days.” Mr. Khaibar said that over the ...

"The Ukrainian troops have strictly observed all agreements on the ceasefire," the press center of the headquarters of Ukraine's military operations reported on Facebook. "However, should there be a threat to life and health of civilians or personnel of the Ukrainian army, any other provocative actions by the ...
March 29, 2018 (JUBA) - South Sudan the Ceasefire and Transitional Security Arrangements Monitoring Mechanism (CTSAMM) Thursday warned the warring parties against the recent clashes and asserted that spoilers would be held accountable. The strongly-worded statement came after reports of ...
After serving 24 years in prison for the murder of a gang rival, Francisco “Smokey” Sanchez claimed to have found a new purpose in life as a violence interrupter with CeaseFire. But federal prosecutors say his job with the controversial anti-violence group was just a facade. Instead of trying to stop the ...
The event leaders hope to create a Ceasefire Wilkes-Barre using strategies from both organizations. Dr. Andrew Wilczak, a professor of Sociology, brought the event to Wilkes University after the Parkland shooting in February. Wilczak is the chair of the outreach and education committee for Action Together ...
Made by the documentary filmmaker Owen Crump with the cooperation of the United States Department of Defense, “Cease Fire” was shot in Korea, during the final months of the war, while the armistice was being negotiated. It was released four months after the cease-fire began. American servicemen ...
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Air strikes hit a rebel-held enclave of Syria's eastern Ghouta region on Friday despite a ceasefire that the area's controlling rebel group had said was agreed to come into force at midnight, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. On Thursday a spokesman for rebel group Failaq ...
Under the terms of the deal, a ceasefire will come into effect on Friday, with an immediate evacuation of wounded people. Then fighters and civilians who wish to leave will do so under the supervision of Russian military police, with the fighters allowed to carry their light weapons and civilians their ...
Air strikes hit a rebel-held enclave of Syria's eastern Ghouta region on Friday despite a ceasefire that the rebel group who controlled the area had said ... and pro-government forces had advanced into a large part of the town of Hezzeh after the midnight ceasefire deadline, according to the Britain-based ...
Colombia's government and the country's last-standing guerrilla group, the ELN, announced on Thursday they are seeking a new bilateral ceasefire in support of ongoing peace talks. In a joint statement, government negotiator Gustavo Bell and ELN negotiator “Pablo Beltran” said that on Monday they will ...
Syrian Army soldiers stand next to a military tank, at the city limits of Harasta, in the eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta, Syria March 22, 2018. — Reuters picBEIRUT, March 23 — A Syrian rebel group which still controls a pocket of the Eastern Ghouta enclave yesterday announced a ceasefire from ...
In this is frame grab from video, Syrian government forces and Russian soldiers oversee the evacuation by buses of rebel fighters and their families, at a checkpoint in eastern Gouta, Syria, Thursday March, 22, 2108. Syrian rebels and their families are expected to leave Harasta, a besieged town in the ...

One of the remaining Syrian rebel groups in the besieged enclave of Eastern Ghouta, outside Damascus, has announced a ceasefire. The Faylaq al-Rahman group said the UN-brokered truce was to begin in the south of the enclave at 22:00 GMT. It said the move would allow talks with the Russian military, ...
The media arm of Lebanon's Hezbollah group and an opposition activist group say the second-largest rebel group in eastern Ghouta has declared a cease-fire in order to negotiate leaving the area. The group's Al-Manar TV and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights say Failaq al-Rahman ...
"Failaq al-Rahman communicated through the U.N. and the U.N. reached a ceasefire deal in principle to begin at 00:00 Damascus time (2200 GMT) on Friday, 23rd March, 2018, so that there will be a final negotiating session ... in order to negotiate with the Russian side about finding a solution to guarantee ...
"In Donetsk region, the SMM recorded more ceasefire violations, including about 80 explosions, compared with the previous reporting period (about 65 explosions)," the monitors said in an update covering the period between 19:30 on March 19 and 19:30 on March 20, which was posted on the OSCE's ...
The decision to not fund the program came after a report by Halifax Regional Council recommended the city integrate some components of the Ceasefire model into its existing youth programs while also looking at external funding options to support crime prevention programs for youth in the city.
veteran. Buy Now. Marine Corps veteran Bob Hilton served during the Korean War and was there when the cease fire was announced. ... When the cease fire was declared, Hilton said no one believed it would last because there had been other declarations to stop fighting in the past and they never lasted.
"This will provide time for the completion of the evaluation of the program and will also give CeaseFire time to work on a sustainability plan that identifies funding resources," Sarah Gillis said in an email to CBC News. CeaseFire works with young men between 16 and 24 who are at risk of being involved in ...
Ericka Bridgeford, the founder of Baltimore Ceasefire, was their featured speaker. When asked how many of these students have lost a loved one to violence, many raised their hands. But these kids are doing something to change things for the future, and it starts with understanding who they are. "I learned ...
Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, decried the pummeling of Ghouta and said Washington was "prepared to act" if the Security Council failed to demand an immediate, 30-day ceasefire. Speaking at a meeting of the UN Security Council meeting on Monday, Haley questioned whether Moscow had ...
Jammu: The last two months, the Line of Control (LoC) and International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir saw a huge spike in ceasefire violations between India and Pakistan. According to statistics from Ministry of Defence, 192 violations had taken place by January 29, killing eight civilians and injuring ...
The Russian government has derided the United States Department of State on Twitter, accusing its top spokesperson of “spamming all of us” with criticism of Moscow's bombings in Syria. The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs tweeted in response to department spokeswoman Heather Nauert's post, ...
UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. humanitarian chief said Wednesday that a 30-day cease-fire across Syria had not been implemented, and he asked the Security Council when it would be put into effect. The council unanimously adopted a resolution on Saturday demanding the monthlong cessation of hostilities to allow aid ...
New York — A ceasefire resolution for Syria has failed to take hold as Syrian forces, backed by Russia, make gains in Eastern Ghouta. The question is arising: What is the UN doing? French ambassador Francois Delattre said the failure to stop the bloodshed in Syria could be "the graveyard of the UN", ...
U.N. Security Council President Karel van Oosterom on Wednesday reiterated a call for all parties in Syria to implement a nationwide cease-fire and expressed concern about Syria's humanitarian crisis. ... So much for Russia's commitment to ceasefire, civilian safety, and humanitarian assistance. Astana ...
Turkey may have to pay a steep diplomatic price for ignoring a UN-ordered cease-fire in Syria. UN Security Council Resolution 2401, passed Feb. 24, calls on parties in Syria to observe a 30-day cease-fire. Ankara initially supported the decision, until realizing the resolution applies to it as well. Russian ...
French President Emmanuel Macron has urged his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, to ensure that Syria accepts "without any ambiguity" a UN resolution calling for a 30-day cease-fire, the French presidency says. Macron's office said he made the call during a telephone conversation on March 5, the ...
After days of wrangling, the United Nations Security Council voted unanimously Saturday for a 30-day cease-fire in Syria to allow aid groups access to areas in desperate need of help. The sprawling Damascus suburb of eastern Ghouta has been under attack by the Syrian government and its allies.
Just days after the U.N. Security Council demanded a 30-day ceasefire across Syria, heavy shelling has resumed in the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta. Meanwhile, according to Russian state media, Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered a "humanitarian corridor" to allow civilians to leave the ...
The United Nations mediator for the Syrian conflict told the Security Council on Friday that its three-week old demand for a ceasefire across the war-ravaged country was still not being implemented, and while progress had been made in Douma in Eastern Ghouta, “the bottom line is, too many civilians are ...
KYIV -- The Ukrainian military has accused Russia-backed separatists in the eastern region known as the Donbas of violating a new cease-fire agreement shortly after it went into force. The cease-fire, agreed by in talks including representatives of Russia, Ukraine, and the Organization for Security and ...
BEIRUT – World leaders called Thursday for an urgent cease-fire in Syria as government forces pounded the opposition-controlled eastern suburbs of the capital in a crushing campaign that has left hundreds of people dead in recent days. The U.N. Security Council heard a briefing from U.N. humanitarian ...
A cease-fire in Eastern Ghouta as part of the Syrian settlement is on the agenda of an upcoming meeting between Russian, Turkish and Iranian foreign ministers in Kazakh capital Astana, said Russia's top diplomat on Friday. The meeting is expected to take place sometime after mid-March. Speaking at a ...
At the United Nations, last-minute negotiations were underway ahead of an expected vote on a Security Council resolution demanding a 30-day humanitarian cease-fire. The new bombings came a day after Syrian army helicopters dropped leaflets over the rebel-controlled areas of eastern Ghouta, urging ...
United Nations diplomats carried out last-minute negotiations Friday in an effort to avoid a Russian veto and adopt a resolution implementing a 30-day cease-fire across Syria and lift sieges on towns, including in the rebel-held eastern Ghouta district. U.N. Security Council members were due to vote at 11 ...
The United Nations Security Council is expected to try again on Friday to approve a draft resolution calling for a 30-day ceasefire in Syria. The cease-fire is meant to allow emergency aid to be delivered and medical evacuations to take place in some of the country's hardest-hit regions, such as Ghouta, the ...
The UN Security Council is expected to vote, probably on Thursday, on a draft resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire in throughout Syria to allow deliveries of humanitarian aid and medical evacuations, diplomats said. Sweden and Kuwait, which drafted the measure, requested the vote "as soon as ...
Indian forces have carried out more than 335 ceasefire violations along the LoC and the Working Boundary so far this year, resulting in the martyrdom of 15 ... The Foreign Office urged India to respect the 2003 ceasefire arrangement and to investigate this and other incidents of ceasefire violations and ...
The ceasefire agreement was reached as part of the National Economic Council (NEC) sub-committee set up by the Federal Government, and being led by the Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi fact-finding mission to Taraba State for the farmers and the herdsmen to return to negotiation table to enable ...
According to ISPR, the military's media wing, the German Ambassador met injured patients due to Indian state terrorism through continued Cease Fire Violations (CFVs). India is continuously violating ceasefire agreement along the Line of Control and Working Boundary and targeting civilians in ...
Pakistani officials say India has so far carried out more than 335 cease-fire violations along the line of control and the working boundaries in 2018, ... On Feb 16, the Foreign Office summoned J.P. Singh to protest “another cease-fire violation” by the Indian forces along the line of control in Battal Sector.
Two opposition groups have joined a ceasefire pact with the Myanmar armed forces (Tatmadaw), restoring some credibility to a complex peace process with an array of ethnic rebel forces that had been stalled for more than two years. The New Mon State Party (NMSP) and the Lahu Democratic Union ...
The ceasefire violations by India are a threat to regional peace and security and may lead to a strategic miscalculation. Foreign Office urged India to respect the 2003 ceasefire arrangement; investigate this and other incidents of ceasefire violations and maintain peace on the LoC and the Working Boundary ...
"We cannot, as leaders, continue to talk about meeting with the different groups, asking them to stop. How do you ask a criminal to engage in a ceasefire? Seriously!? That is craziness! You must treat criminals like the criminals they are. What about the guns they have and the lives they have already taken?".


 

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