Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 16:38
France`s defence minister warned on a visit to the Central African Republic on Tuesday that the strife-wracked country has no future unless rival factions agree to a ceasefire.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 17:29
The Yemeni air force bombed Shi`ite Muslim fighters north of Sanaa on Saturday in fighting that caused "a large number of casualties", local officials said, after a truce reached last month between the insurgents and government forces collapsed.
Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 11:19
Palestinian militant group Hamas is due to announce a ceasefire with Israel, the BBC reported on Friday.
Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 01:22
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Barack Obama on Thursday urged President Vladimir Putin to obtain a ceasefire from pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine, Merkel`s office said.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 03:52
Crouching behind sandbags next to the bombed out remains of a roadside cafe that once catered for truck drivers and tourists, Ukrainian troops guarded the Dolzhansky border post with Russian.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 00:04
Foreign ministers from Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France meeting in Berlin have agreed on a series of steps for a resumption of the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 19:00
Germany`s foreign minister said Wednesday that a ceasefire was a condition for resolving the Ukraine crisis, ahead of four-way talks held as the ex-Soviet state pursues its offensive against pro-Kremlin insurgents.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 16:20
Russia expressed "regret" on Tuesday over Ukraine`s decision to restart a military operation against separatists and urged its foreign partners to stop using the ex-Soviet country as a pawn in geopolitical games.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 15:51
In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops targeted Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, forcing Indian forces to retaliate effectively.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 14:02
Ukrainian forces on Tuesday went on the attack against pro-Russian insurgents in the separatist east in defiance of European efforts to extend a shaky 10-day truce.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 10:09
Hours after a ceasfire to make way for negotiations with pro-Russian separatists expired, Ukrainian President Petro Pororshenko blamed the rebels for failing to abide by the truce and pledged attacks to “free our country”.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 04:53
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said late Monday he would not extend a truce with pro-Russian rebels in the country`s east, vowing instead to go on the attack.
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