Kurds in Turkey`s Diyarbakir fear return to `dark years`

 With Turkish Air Force F-16s thundering in the night sky and tanks rolling through the streets, many Kurds in Turkey fear a return to war after a devastating bombing left a ceasefire in tatters.

Two Turkish police killed in gun attack blamed on PKK: Reports

Two Turkish police were killed on Friday in a gun attack on police headquarters in the southern region of Adana blamed on Kurdish militants, the official Anatolia news agency reported.

Pakistan violates ceasefire along Line of Control

Pakistan on Wednesday violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Machil sector of Jammu and Kashmir by targeting Indian positions.

Yemen truce stumbles, shelling reported in north, south

A ceasefire struggled to take hold in Yemen on Monday, with multiple breaches reported by residents and pro-government media in Aden and other contested districts in the south, centre and north of the volatile Arabian peninsula country.

Guns on border, mangoes to Modi: Nawaz Sharif's India approach
Guns on border, mangoes to Modi: Nawaz Sharif's India approach

Days after refusing to accept sweets offered by India at the Attari-Wagah joint check post near Amritsar, Pakistan has now resorted to 'mango diplomacy' to lessen the bitterness in ties with India.

Pakistan refuses to accept sweets offered by India on Eid at Wagah border
Pakistan refuses to accept sweets offered by India on Eid at Wagah border

With ceasefire violations increasing tensions between India and Pakistan along the Line of Control and International Border, the Pakistan Rangers on Saturday refused to accept sweets from Border Security Force (BSF) officials on the occasion of Eid at the border checkpost at Wagah in Punjab, news agency ANI reported.

Pakistan Army violating ceasefire to signal opposition to Ufa talks: Lisa Curtis

When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif met in Ufa on July 10, there were hopes of warmer ties between the two South Asian neighbours.

Abrogation of truce by NSCN-K caused pain, concern: Rajnath

The unilateral abrogation of ceasefire by dominant Naga insurgent group NSCN-K "has caused pain and concern" to the people of Nagaland and the state and the central governments, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today.

Eight Ukraine soldiers killed in past 24 hours: Kiev

Eight Ukrainian troops have been killed and 16 wounded in the war-torn east as pro-Russian rebels launched one of their fiercest attacks since the signing of a shaky ceasefire deal, Kiev security officials said on Wednesday.

Colombia says to de-escalate war if rebels uphold ceasefire
Colombia says to de-escalate war if rebels uphold ceasefire

Colombia pledged on Sunday to de-escalate military action against leftist guerrillas if the rebels uphold their unilateral ceasefire, providing a breakthrough in peace talks that had been threatened by an escalation of battlefield violence.

Nagaland CM wants NSCN-K to resume ceasefire

Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang on Saturday urged the central government to convince the NSCN-K to resume the ceasefire to avoid further violence in the state by the militant group.

Yemen truce begins, relief agencies hope to deliver aid

A UN-proposed Yemen humanitarian truce came into effect just before midnight Friday as relief agencies scrambled to rush desperately needed relief supplies to millions threatened of famine amid doubts over the ceasefire success.

Houthi rebels welcome week-long ceasefire in Yemen

Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, the president of the Supreme Revolutionary Committee, the highest authority of the Houthi Shia rebel faction in Yemen, welcomed on Friday the week-long humanitarian truce announced the evening before by the UN.

Houthi rebels welcome week-long ceasefire in Yemen

Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, the president of the Supreme Revolutionary Committee, the highest authority of the Houthi Shia rebel faction in Yemen, welcomed on Friday the week-long humanitarian truce announced the evening before by the UN.

Israel, Palestinians mark one year since Gaza war
Israel, Palestinians mark one year since Gaza war

Israel and Palestinians mark one year since last summer`s devastating war in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, with a ceasefire still largely holding but few of the issues that led to the conflict resolved.

Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K, one BSF jawan killed

A BSF trooper was killed overnight in Pakistan firing on the line of control (LoC) in North Kashmir's Kupwara district.

'NSCN-K abrogated ceasefire under Paresh Baruah's influence'

The Khaplang faction of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-K) abrogated the ceasefire deal with the Indian government under the influence of ULFA leader Paresh Baruah, according to two former leaders of the NSCN-K.

Pakistan should stop ceasefire violations to pave way for peaceful ties with India: Expert

Defence expert Major General (retd) SR Sinho on Monday said that the only way for a peaceful relationship between India and Pakistan is when Islamabad stops its repeated ceasefire violations.

Pakistan violates ceasefire along International Border in Jammu, 1 BSF trooper killed
Pakistan violates ceasefire along International Border in Jammu, 1 BSF trooper killed

A BSF trooper was killed overnight in Pakistan firing on the line of control (LoC) in North Kashmir's Kupwara district.

Colombian government says ready for bilateral ceasefire

The Colombian government is ready to consider a bilateral ceasefire with FARC rebels, even before the end of peace talks, the country`s chief negotiator said in an interview released Sunday.