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Afghan President announces extending truce with Taliban for a week

Afghan President announces extending truce with Taliban for a week

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced extension to the temporary truce between the government and Taliban movement for one week, hoping to agree on a complete ceasefire in the country.

Mobile phone services restored as Afghan truce holds

Mobile phone services restored as Afghan truce holds

Mobile phone services were restored across swathes of Taliban-contested areas of Afghanistan over the weekend as a partial truce with the militants held for a second day.

Eastern Libyan forces conduct air strikes on Tripoli as UN fails to reach truce

Eastern Libyan forces conduct air strikes on Tripoli as UN fails to reach truce

Eastern Libyan forces carried out air strikes on the southern part of Tripoli on Sunday and made progress towards the city centre, residents said, escalating an operation to take the capital ...

Qatar backs US calls for Yemen truce

Qatar backs US calls for Yemen truce

Qatar on Thursday welcomed a call by the United States for a ceasefire in Yemen and considered it an encouraging step towards a political solution and an end to the suffering of the Yemeni people.

Truce village or European capital? Possible Trump-Kim summit venues

Truce village or European capital? Possible Trump-Kim summit venues

US President Donald Trump says that five locations are under consideration for his expected meeting with Kim Jong Un, the leader of nuclear-armed North Korea.

Russia orders five-hour daily truce in Syria's eastern Ghouta

Russia orders five-hour daily truce in Syria's eastern Ghouta

Russia will establish a humanitarian corridor and implement a five-hour daily truce in Syria's eastern Ghouta, it said on Monday, after a UN Security Council resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire across the entire country.

UN demands Syria ceasefire as air strikes pound rebel areas

UN demands Syria ceasefire as air strikes pound rebel areas

The United Nations in Syria appealed on Tuesday for a one-month truce in the conflict to allow aid to reach hundreds of thousands of civilians in urgent need of assistance.

Militants poised to leave Lebanon-Syria border zone under truce

Militants poised to leave Lebanon-Syria border zone under truce

A convoy of buses was deployed on Monday to transport Nusra Front militants and refugees from Lebanon's border region to Syria in exchange for Hezbollah prisoners.

Three-way bid to boost Syria truce after Astana talks

Three-way bid to boost Syria truce after Astana talks

Russia, Iran and Turkey agreed to bolster a fragile truce in Syria Tuesday but a lasting political solution to the conflict appeared distant after two days of talks between Damascus and rebels.

Russia, Iran, Turkey agree on need to widen Syria truce

Russia, Iran, Turkey agree on need to widen Syria truce

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

Yemen clashes rage despite US call for truce

Yemen clashes rage despite US call for truce

Clashes raged in Yemen killing at least 27 people on Thursday, military officials said, despite a truce announced by US Secretary of State John Kerry.

UN to begin evacuations from Aleppo if truce holds

UN to begin evacuations from Aleppo if truce holds

The United Nations hopes to carry out the first medical evacuations from Aleppo on Friday, if a ‘humanitarian pause’ in the Syrian army's Russian-backed assault on the city holds.