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On Monday, Pakistan had warned New Delhi over its deliberate targetting of civilian populated areas across the LoC, saying ceasefire violations by India may lead to a "strategic miscalculation." "The deliberate targetting of civilian populated areas and troops carrying out maintenance activities is indeed ...
Having been an Oakland resident and pastor for almost 30 years, I have been part of several efforts to reduce the gun violence that wreaks havoc in our community. Oakland ceasefire has been the one effort that involves more than public prayer and political posturing. When there are 75 homicide victims, ...

January 15, 2018 (Juba) - The armed opposition forces allied to former first deputy president Riek Machar has accused the regional peace meditators and international guarantors of indirectly backing attacks and truce breaches on their areas in Jonglei region. In a statement issued Monday the rebel ...
Thousands of Colombians risk being forced from their homes amid renewed violence after the expiry of a ceasefire between the country's ELN rebel group and the government, the United Nations and aid groups warned on Monday. The National Liberation army (ELN) leftist guerrilla group and the ...
More alleged cease-fire violations. The ceasefire has appeared at risk of collapsing as the warring sides continue to trade accusations of violations. Kosti Manibe, a spokesman for another rebel faction, accused South Sudan's current vice president, Taban Deng Gai, of a fresh violation this week. He said ...
"In 2018, the Indian forces have carried out more than 100 ceasefire violations along the Line of Control and the Working Boundary in just 15 days," the statement said. "This unprecedented escalation in ceasefire violations by India is continuing from the year 2017 when the Indian forces committed more ...

Juba, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- South Sudan's main rebel group Sudan People's Liberation army-in opposition (SPLA-IO) on Monday said the international peace partners under Troika and regional leaders were "complicit" in the continued violation of the recently agreed Cessation of Hostilities (CoH). A reliable ...
(RTTNews) - The European Union (EU) has demanded that the National Liberation army (ELN) guerrilla group immediately cease its attacks and "quickly" resume negotiations with the Colombian government to renew the ceasefire that expired on January 9, to "secure the gains of peace." "The EU asks that ...
Juba, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- South Sudan's international peace partners, the United States, Britain and Norway, have condemned ceasefire violations after both parties signed the Cessation of Hostilities (CoH) in December last year. In a joint statement issued in Juba on Saturday, the Troika group of ...
Counted with ceasefire violations along the international border (IB), the total number of violations in Jammu and Kashmir stood at 881. Pakistan, too, hit back at India and claimed that India had violated the ceasefire agreement more than 1,300 times in 2017. So with ceasefire violations becoming the norm ...
The Colombian government's chief negotiator said Thursday that he seeks to resume a ceasefire with ELN guerrillas, but will stay in Bogota until after Saturday. Chief negotiator Gustavo Bell returned from Quito, Ecuador to meet with President Juan Manuel Santos after his predecessor and guerrillas failed ...
"More than a year since the ceasefire was declared, the Mozambican government has not held anyone from its security forces or Renamo accountable," said HRW programme director Iain Levine. The report which offers evidence of torture and abduction by government soldiers, deadly ambushes on public ...
Over the past 24 hours, Armenia's armed forces have 128 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the Azerbaijani ... The military operations finally came to an end when Azerbaijan and Armenia signed a ceasefire agreement in Bishkek in 1994.
Water is wet. the sun rises in the East. The New Hampshire Legislature is debating new gun laws. A year after passing Constitutional Carry, gun rights groups are now pushing the state to overrule local and campus restrictions on firearms. And of course, gun grabbers are back trying to prevent law-abiding ...
(Maputo) - Mozambique's government has failed to hold anyone to account for serious abuses by both state security forces and the opposition Renamo in the year prior to a December 2016 ceasefire, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The 65-page report, "'The Next One to Die': State ...
FILE - In this Nov. 24, 2017 file photo, President Juan Manuel Santos speaks during an event marking one year since the signing of the peace accord with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, at Colon theater in Bogota, Colombia. Santos said new rebel attacks Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 ...
A Defense Ministry statement on January 11 said Russia-backed separatists violated a frequently-breached cease-fire seven times in skirmishes where separatists fired machine guns, grenade launchers, and mortars. The separatists, meanwhile, claimed two civilians were wounded in mortar and rifle ...

Such a statistic can leave a bitter taste, especially when many Chicagoans are working tirelessly to dispel narratives painting their city as a dystopian nightmare void of human decency. Dynamic community groups consistently create events promoting violence prevention. "Stop the Violence" rallies are the ...
Read alsoDonbas war update: One Ukrainian soldier wounded, enemy uses proscribed weapons "Units of the armed forces of Ukraine in the ATO zone ensure the implementation of all measures to maintain the ceasefire along the entire contact line and strictly observe the Minsk agreements," the press ...
"The talks must not be suspended because the ceasefire is coming to an end. On the contrary, the points on the agreed agenda need to be further elaborated," said Nicolas Rodriguez Bautista, known as Gabino, in a video message to the Colombian people on December 29. Gabino is the top Colombian ...
No ceasefire violations were recorded along the contact line in Donbas on January 7, 2018, according to the press service of the Ukrainian army. Read more here. You've reached your article limit. Sign up to read this article or subscribe to get unlimited access. See All Plans. $5.95. Monthly plan.
This latest round of ELN-government ceasefire talks has gained the attention and support of over 150 businesses, activists, academics, artists, union leaders and victims of Colombia's conflict who, along with United Nations secretary general Antonio Guterres, signed a letter urging negotiators to "continue ...
Damazin -- woman leaders in Blue Nile State lauded President of the Republic's decree extending ceasefire. Leader at Democratic Unionist Party, Aaeda Osman said that the President of the Republic used to forward valuable initiatives supporting peace process. She hoped that the gun-holders response ...
Syrian government soldiers celebrate victory against the Islamic State (IS) in the eastern city of al-Bukamal in Syria, Nov. 20, 2017. (Xinhua/Ammar Safarjalani). Moscow, Jan. 7 (Xinhua) -- Russia registered five violations in two Syrian provinces over the past 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry said ...
TRIPOLI, Jan. 6 (Xinhua) -- Forces of the Libyan UN-backed government and the Municipal Council of the western Libyan city of Zuwara on Saturday reached an agreement to stop all military operations carried out by the government's Western Military Zone service in the area. "An agreement was reached ...
The latest violation of the ceasefire deal signed last month happened near the capital of the country, Juba. The deal reached in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa between the government of President Salva Kiir and a myriad of opposition groups had aimed to end a four-year-old war in which tens of ...
Rabat - Morocco has strongly condemned the provocative moves exerted by the Polisario Front in the restricted area of Guerguerat, stating that these moves reflect "the high pressure" put on the separatist group. Moroccan daily Akhbar Al Yaoum discussed the issue with an unidentified Moroccan diplomat, ...
(RTTNews) - One-hundred-seventy people from different political groups signed a public letter addressed to the Colombian government and the National Liberation army (ELN) guerrilla group urging both sides to extend the current bilateral ceasefire to allow the peace process to move ahead.
Khartoum, Jan. 4 (Xinhua) -- Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Thursday issued a decree to extend the ceasefire in all conflict zones for three months, the official SUNA news agency reported. "Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir issued a Republican Decree Thursday extending the declared ...
Several people are reported dead after fighting between government and rebel forces in South Sudan's Yei River state, in the latest violations of a two-week-old cease-fire agreement. Earlier this week, the "Troika" countries of the United States, the United Kingdom and Norway issued a strong warning to ...
South Sudan's warring sides are blaming each other for new fighting outside the capital that violates a recent cease-fire. The fighting erupted Thursday evening between government and opposition forces less than 20 kilometers (12 miles) outside Juba. The U.S. Embassy on Friday issued a travel warning ...
Moscow, January 3. /TASS/. Russian observers registered over past 24 hour ten ceasefire violations in Syria, Turkish representatives - eleven, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a daily bulletin on ceasefire observation, published on Wednesday. "Control groups continue monitoring the ceasefire ...
The United States, Britain and Norway have called on parties in South Sudan's conflict to stop violating a cease-fire signed last month, their heads of ... The ceasefire is also designed to allow humanitarian groups access to civilians caught in the fighting and revive a 2015 peace deal that collapsed in 2016 ...
A ceasefire between South Sudan's warring parties will begin at midnight on Sunday, in the latest bid to end a devastating four year war. government and several armed groups signed a ceasefire deal on Thursday during peace negotiations in Addis Ababa, to begin from 00:01 hours (local time) on 24 ...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia -- South Sudan's warring factions on Thursday signed a new agreement to cease hostilities and protect civilians in the latest effort to calm a devastating civil war. The two sides also signed an agreement to grant humanitarian access to conflict-affected areas after days of talks in ...
Stakeholders to last month's ceasefire agreement in South Sudan on Tuesday expressed fears that several violations of the deal are rendering it precarious.The cessation of hostilities agreement was signed by protagonists to the four-year conflict at a revitalization forum in Addis Ababa in December last ...
Over the past 24 hours, Armenia's armed forces have 134 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said Dec. 29. The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial ...
December 27, 2017 (AWEIL) - Chief of defence of forces of South Sudanese army Wednesday has pledged to implement the ceasefire agreement, urging the international community to restrain rebel forces. Gen James Ajonga Mawut, currently in Aweil for Christmas break, told officers and soldiers that ...
The armed forces of The Philippines (AFP) has accused the communist New People's army (NPA) of violating its own holiday ceasefire when it "harassed" a military patrol base in Compostela Valley on Christmas Day. "The AFP strongly condemns the clear violation of the NPA of their own ceasefire ...
Kiev, Dec. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Ukrainian government said on Wednesday that a Ukrainian army serviceman was killed and five others were injured in six attacks carried out by independence-seeking rebels. This is the first report of a casualty by the government since the start of the new ceasefire.
The Director General (SA & SAARC), Dr. Mohammad Faisal summoned the Indian Acting Deputy High Commissioner and condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations by Indian forces in the Rakhchikri sector on the LoC, that provided a cover for the planting of IEDs by non-state Actors, resulting in the ...
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia -- South Sudan's warring factions on Thursday signed a new agreement to cease hostilities and protect civilians in the latest effort to calm a devastating civil war. The two sides also signed an agreement to grant humanitarian access to conflict-affected areas after days of talks in ...
There was a 230% increase in ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LoC) this year compared with the 2016 figure, the government informed the Lok Sabha on Tuesday. In 2017, Pakistan violated ceasefire 771 times along the LoC while the figure stood at 228 last year. There were 153 violations in ...
MANILA, Philippines -- Despite backtracking on his previous statement, President Rodrigo Duterte's decision to declare a unilateral ceasefire for ... The Senate president stressed that Duterte was merely exercising his authority as commander-in-chief in declaring of a ceasefire with communist rebels.
The SPLA-In Opposition, led by First Vice President, Taban Deng Gai has instructed its forces to observe a ceasefire as talks on the revitalisation of the peace agreement are held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. According to a statement from the spokesperson of the ...
This photo taken on July 30, 2017 shows guerrillas of the New People's army resting among bushes in the Sierra Madre mountain range, located east of Manila. Fuelled by one of the world's starkest rich-poor divides, a Maoist rebellion that began months before the first human landed on the moon plods on ...
Representatives of both armed and unarmed groups met Tuesday at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa to discuss a draft permanent cease-fire. Civil society groups at the forum said the warring parties should first silence their guns. Clashes between government forces and rebel fighters loyal ...
There were 3,000 ceasefire violations between December 11 and 12 alone, and another 1,000 overnight on December 12-13, OSCE claims. OSCE's deputy head monitor in Ukraine, Alexander Hug, revealed the crisis had escalated to its worst point in months. He said: "Last week, we recorded almost ...
Iran, Russia, and Turkey agreed to the temporary cease-fires during peace talks earlier this year in Kazakhstan. By now, the cease-fires are supposed to have come into effect. A sustained reduction in violence in Eastern Ghouta and the other cease-fire zones never materialized. When President Donald ...
But the most significant point of this article goes far beyond military engagements at sea, which is this: In the future, any cease-fire arrangement between two warring parties, whether explicitly negotiated or implied under the circumstances by international law (e.g., the Geneva Conventions), will have to take ...


 

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