Syria ceasefire violated; fighting reported near Army base

In the first major violation of a proposed ceasefire, heavy fighting broke out around a Syrian Army base on the beginning of a four-day Muslim holiday.

`Taliban set to disown al Qaeda, work with US`

A report said that the Taliban is prepared to allow the US to retain several military bases in Afghanistan.

Allies debate Libya ceasefire, China shifts ground

Cracks emerged in the NATO alliance over the air campaign against Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.

Russia, Greece talk to Libya about ceasefire

Russia has criticised West campaign of air strikes against Gaddafi`s forces.