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Deadly clashes in run-up to Yemen ceasefire

After 20 months of war, deadly clashes have continued to rage in Yemen ahead of a planned ceasefire.

After 20 months of war, deadly clashes have continued to rage in Yemen ahead of a planned ceasefire.

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Syria crisis: Aleppo fighting intensifies as ceasefire collapses

Fierce fighting and air strikes have broken the third-day of a four-day unilateral ceasefire in the divided Syrian city of Aleppo, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human…

Fierce fighting and air strikes have broken the third-day of a four-day unilateral ceasefire in the divided Syrian city of Aleppo, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human…

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Syria: Aleppo ceasefire begins

Leaflets dropped over rebel-held parts of the Syrian city of Aleppo urged people to take their chance to get out, as a so-called ‘humanitarian pause’ in air strikes formally came into effect on…

Leaflets dropped over rebel-held parts of the Syrian city of Aleppo urged people to take their chance to get out, as a so-called ‘humanitarian pause’ in air strikes formally came into effect on…

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UN-backed truce comes into force in Yemen

Truce begins in Yemen as aid workers hope to use the peace to help parts of the country cut off for months

Truce begins in Yemen as aid workers hope to use the peace to help parts of the country cut off for months

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French president pushes for longer Aleppo ceasefire

Just hours before he meets the leaders of Russia and Germany, French President Francois Hollande said on Wednesday that he’s urgently trying to extend an eleven hour ceasefire planned for tomorrow in…

Just hours before he meets the leaders of Russia and Germany, French President Francois Hollande said on Wednesday that he’s urgently trying to extend an eleven hour ceasefire planned for tomorrow in…

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Yemen's warring sides agree to a truce

The UN has announced a ceasefire between Yemen’s warring parties which is to start Wednesday night local time.

The UN has announced a ceasefire between Yemen’s warring parties which is to start Wednesday night local time.

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Russia calls eight-hour 'humanitarian pause' in Aleppo

Moscow says bombing will stop in the Syrian city on Thursday to allow civilians and rebels to leave. The US dismisses the move.

Moscow says bombing will stop in the Syrian city on Thursday to allow civilians and rebels to leave. The US dismisses the move.

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Colombia ceasefire extended as rebels attempt peace

President Santos of Colombia announces an extension of the ceasefire between the government and Farc rebels will be extended until December 31.

President Santos of Colombia announces an extension of the ceasefire between the government and Farc rebels will be extended until December 31.

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US accuses Russia of air strike on Syria aid convoy

The Obama administration has accused Russian forces of the airstrike on a UN aid convoy, which shattered the fragile peace agreement in Syria.

The Obama administration has accused Russian forces of the airstrike on a UN aid convoy, which shattered the fragile peace agreement in Syria.

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Syrian aid convoy hit by air strikes near Aleppo

An aid convoys which had been trying to reach a remote rebel-held area is hit in an airstrike - 18 of the 31 trucks are struck with many casualties reported, mostly drivers

An aid convoys which had been trying to reach a remote rebel-held area is hit in an airstrike - 18 of the 31 trucks are struck with many casualties reported, mostly drivers

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Syrian ceasefire over

The Syrian Army has announced the end of last week’s ceasefire blaming rebels and citing over 300 violations of the agreement.

The Syrian Army has announced the end of last week’s ceasefire blaming rebels and citing over 300 violations of the agreement.

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Syrian truce at stake

The US/Russian brokered ceasefire which expired at midnight on Monday has not been officially extended.

The US/Russian brokered ceasefire which expired at midnight on Monday has not been officially extended.

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Ukraine: accusations of ceasefire violations hours after truce

Germany’s Frank-Walter Steinmeier and France’s Jean Marc Ayrault visited eastern Ukraine on Thursday, hours after Russian-backed separatists and Kiev agreed to a new unilateral…

Germany’s Frank-Walter Steinmeier and France’s Jean Marc Ayrault visited eastern Ukraine on Thursday, hours after Russian-backed separatists and Kiev agreed to a new unilateral…

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Ukraine will observe Donbass ceasefire, says German FM

Ukraine guarantees to observe a ceasefire in the country’s war-torn eastern region of Donbass for at least seven days, according to Germany’s foreign minister who made the announcement after a meeting

Ukraine guarantees to observe a ceasefire in the country’s war-torn eastern region of Donbass for at least seven days, according to Germany’s foreign minister who made the announcement after a meeting

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Syria truce takes effect but violence erupts in some areas

Reports indicate there has been a reduction in violence in Syria since a ceasefire brokered by the United States and Russia came into effect on Monday evening.

Reports indicate there has been a reduction in violence in Syria since a ceasefire brokered by the United States and Russia came into effect on Monday evening.

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Assad vows to recover all of Syria from 'terrorist groups'

Hours before a US-Russian ceasefire deal was due to take effect, the Syrian president said the Syrian state was determined to recover all areas from terrorist…

Hours before a US-Russian ceasefire deal was due to take effect, the Syrian president said the Syrian state was determined to recover all areas from terrorist…

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Syrian government agrees to US-Russia deal

There has been a mixed reaction to news of the agreement as some hope for a political transition while others fear it may never come to pass.

There has been a mixed reaction to news of the agreement as some hope for a political transition while others fear it may never come to pass.