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Pakistan violates ceasefire in Balakote, 1,700 shifted to safer areas

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Balakote, 1,700 shifted to safer areas

Pakistan troops also fired on forward posts and civilian areas last night along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district. 

Heavy shelling, exchange of fire on LoC

Heavy shelling and firing exchanges between Indian and Pakistan troops on the Line of Control (LoC) were on Tuesday evening in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district after Pakistan violated the ceasefire, defence sources said.

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district; 1500 border dwellers shifted to safer areas

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district; 1500 border dwellers shifted to safer areas

Pakistan violated the ceasefire for the third consecutive day on Monday.

Russia tables draft UN resolution on Syria safe zones

Russia said Monday it had tabled a draft resolution at the United Nations Security Council to back up a deal on establishing safe zones in Syria.

Border tension reduces as Pakistan-Afghanistan call ceasefire

After a cross-border fire in the Chaman area that killed nine Pakistanis and injured 40 on Thursday, senior Pakistani and Afghan military officials have reached a consensus to defuse border tension.

2 Jawans martyred in J&K's Poonch as Pakistan violates ceasefire

A unit commissioner officer and a BSF head constable were martyred when Pakistan fired at a forward defence location (FDL) post of the BSF along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu & Kashmir. Firing was done from Krishna Ghati of the district.

Pakistan summons Indian envoy over cross-border shelling that killed civilian

Pakistan summons Indian envoy over cross-border shelling that killed civilian

The Pakistan government has issued a summon to the Indian envoy in Islamabad over a recent cross-border firing that claimed the life of a civilian, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday.

Pakistan violates ceasefire

Pakistan on Monday violated the ceasefire by firing from automatic weapons on forward posts and civilians areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Russia, Turkey, Iran discuss Syria ceasefire implementation in Astana

Experts from Russia, Turkey, Iran and the United Nations have started a technical meeting in Kazakhstan`s capital, Astana, to discuss in detail the implementation of the Syrian ceasefire agreement, Kazakhstan`s Foreign Ministry said on Monday.

Jammu and Kashmir: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Samba, Army retaliating strongly

At about 08:45 am, there was small arms fire from Pakistan`s side and at 09:35 am, small arms and 51 mm mortar fire started.

Philippine Maoist rebels say will end five-month ceasefire, accused President of human right abuses

Philippine Maoist rebels said Wednesday they would end a five-month ceasefire, accusing President Rodrigo Duterte`s government of treachery and human rights abuses.

Syria peace talks start in Astana: Official

Syria peace talks start in Astana: Official

Peace talks gathering the Syrian regime and rebel groups began Monday in the Kazakh capital Astana, although rebels said they would not negotiate face-to-face with the government in the first session. 

Germany says helped broker ceasefire for valley near Damascus

German diplomats helped broker a ceasefire between the Syrian government and rebel forces in a mountainous valley near Damascus, a deal designed to restore water supplies to the capital, the German foreign ministry said on Friday.

Hope as Philippines communist peace talks open: Govt

The Philippines expressed hope Thursday of securing a permanent ceasefire deal with communist rebels waging one of Asia`s longest insurgencies, as peace talks resumed in Italy.

Consequences of Syria war 'too dangerous' for everyone: UN chief

The global threats caused by Syria's civil war have become "too dangerous" to go unresolved, the new UN chief said Wednesday, underlining the need for progress at peace talks next week.

If United States wants Kurds at Syria talks, invite ISIS too, says Turkey

If the United States wants to invite Kurds to the upcoming Syrian peace talks it might as well invite the Islamic State jihadist group too, said Turkey`s foreign minister Saturday whose country views Kurdish fighters in Syria as extremists.

Ready to discuss everything, vows to take back all Syria: President Bashar al-Assad

Ready to discuss everything, vows to take back all Syria: President Bashar al-Assad

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said his government is ready to negotiate on "everything" in proposed peace talks in Kazakhstan but it was not yet clear who would represent the opposition and no date had been set.

Nawaz Sharif says Pakistan paid heavy price for war against terrorism, wants peaceful settlement with India

Nawaz Sharif says Pakistan paid heavy price for war against terrorism, wants peaceful settlement with India

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is on a three-day official visit to Bosnia, on Wednesday said Islamabad wants peaceful settlement of matters with India.

Russia, Iran, Turkey reach agreement on Syria peace talks, back expanding ceasefire in country

Russia, Iran, Turkey reach agreement on Syria peace talks, back expanding ceasefire in country

Russia, Iran and Turkey on Tuesday agreed to guarantee Syria peace talks and backed expanding a ceasefire in the war-torn country, the Russian foreign minister said after talks with counterparts.