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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.

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Russia signs on to 48-hour Aleppo ceasefire for aid deliveries

The United Nations has welcomed Russia saying it will support a 48-hour ceasefire in the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo with the first "humanitarian pause" next week.

The United Nations has welcomed Russia saying it will support a 48-hour ceasefire in the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo with the first "humanitarian pause" next week.

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Ceasefire 'urgently needed' in Aleppo - UN

The UN says two million residents have been left without access to running water or electricity after attacks hit civilian infrastructure last week.

The UN says two million residents have been left without access to running water or electricity after attacks hit civilian infrastructure last week.

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'Tense calm' in South Sudan, 36,000 displaced following heavy fighting - UN

Days of heavy fighting in South Sudan’s capital, Juba, have been followed by relative calm after the warring president and vice president ordered their forces to cease…

Days of heavy fighting in South Sudan’s capital, Juba, have been followed by relative calm after the warring president and vice president ordered their forces to cease…

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Both sides blamed for civilian deaths as Syria's Eid ceasefire collapses

Both sides in the Syrian war have been accused of killing civilians on Friday, as a three-day old truce to coincide with the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr…

Both sides in the Syrian war have been accused of killing civilians on Friday, as a three-day old truce to coincide with the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr…

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Fragile ceasefire on Ukraine's frontline

A Euronews reporter visits the Ukrainian army side of the frontline where intermittent clashes with pro-Russian fighters are breaking an uneasy ceasefire.

A Euronews reporter visits the Ukrainian army side of the frontline where intermittent clashes with pro-Russian fighters are breaking an uneasy ceasefire.

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Syrian army announces ceasefire covering entire country for 72 hours

It is a ceasefire in all but name, the Syrian military’s declaration of a 72-hour “regime of calm”, coinciding with the end of Ramadan, that began at one o’clock on Wednesday morning, and will end at

It is a ceasefire in all but name, the Syrian military’s declaration of a 72-hour “regime of calm”, coinciding with the end of Ramadan, that began at one o’clock on Wednesday morning, and will end at

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Celebratory scenes on the streets of Bogota

The signing of the historic ceasefire deal between so-called FARC rebels and the Colombian government marks one of the final steps towards a full peace deal in the…

The signing of the historic ceasefire deal between so-called FARC rebels and the Colombian government marks one of the final steps towards a full peace deal in the…

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Colombia's government and main rebel army sign historic ceasefire deal in Cuba

Latin American leaders and the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon gathered in the Cuban capital Havana have witnessed the historic signing of a ceasefire deal between Colombia’s government and its main

Latin American leaders and the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon gathered in the Cuban capital Havana have witnessed the historic signing of a ceasefire deal between Colombia’s government and its main

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Clashes claim lives in Nagorno-Karabakh

Violence in and around the disputed region continues, despite agreement on the need for a ceasefire in Vienna.

Violence in and around the disputed region continues, despite agreement on the need for a ceasefire in Vienna.

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UN accuses Syrian opposition groups of blocking aid

Fighting has flared up again, just hours after a ceasefire ended in the Syrian city of Aleppo. It is claimed Syrian government forces have been

Fighting has flared up again, just hours after a ceasefire ended in the Syrian city of Aleppo. It is claimed Syrian government forces have been

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Syrian city of Palmyra faces new ISIL threat - reports

It is reported that ISIL militants are advancing towards the Syrian city of Palmyra for a second time. It comes several weeks after the government

It is reported that ISIL militants are advancing towards the Syrian city of Palmyra for a second time. It comes several weeks after the government

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Aleppo truce extended as foreign ministers meet

Against a backdrop of intense international diplomacy, a fragile truce continues to hold in the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo. The fragile

Against a backdrop of intense international diplomacy, a fragile truce continues to hold in the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo. The fragile