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#Ceasefire

# ceasefire - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

# ceasefire - Monday 7 May, 2012

Who can become a UN observer?
# Observers
# Observers

Who can become a UN observer?

May 7th 2012, 8:30 AM 7,778 Views 1 Comment

And what dangers do they face on the ground?

# ceasefire - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Four students killed in assault on Syrian college
# Syria
# Syria

Four students killed in assault on Syrian college

May 3rd 2012, 3:43 PM 1,245 Views 6 Comments

Activists say government forces stormed dorms at Aleppo University.

# ceasefire - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

VIDEO: Syrian government forces accused of war crimes in Idlib
# Syria
# Syria

VIDEO: Syrian government forces accused of war crimes in Idlib

May 2nd 2012, 11:36 AM 714 Views 0 Comments

Human rights group says soldiers carried out summary executions and targeted civilians.

# ceasefire - Monday 30 April, 2012

'Together we can make it': UN observer chief appeals for Syrian ceasefire support
# Syria
# Syria

'Together we can make it': UN observer chief appeals for Syrian ceasefire support

Apr 30th 2012, 8:34 AM 687 Views 2 Comments

Major General Robert Mood says both sides of the Syrian conflict have to work to end violence.

# ceasefire - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Killing of Syrian activists "totally unacceptible" - Annan
# Syria
# Syria

Killing of Syrian activists "totally unacceptible" - Annan

Apr 25th 2012, 9:06 AM 635 Views 2 Comments

Kofi Annan told the UN of his concerns over reports of Syrian troops firing on civilians in Hama after UN observers left.

# ceasefire - Monday 23 April, 2012

Syrian forces kill dozens after UN monitors' visit
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian forces kill dozens after UN monitors' visit

Apr 23rd 2012, 10:03 PM 2,193 Views 9 Comments

Government troops reportedly opened fire on the streets of Hamas, killing dozens and raising fears the regime is targeting opponents emboldened to protest by the UN monitors.

# ceasefire - Thursday 19 April, 2012

UN chief: Syrian government failing to comply with peace plan
# Syria
# Syria

UN chief: Syrian government failing to comply with peace plan

Apr 19th 2012, 7:54 AM 640 Views 2 Comments

Ban Ki-moon says he is “deeply concerned”, but optimistic that progress can be made on Syrian peace plan.

# ceasefire - Monday 16 April, 2012

# ceasefire - Sunday 15 April, 2012

UN approves first observers for Syria
# Syria
# Syria

UN approves first observers for Syria

Apr 15th 2012, 6:45 AM 715 Views 8 Comments

The UN Security Council last night united behind a legally binding resolution calling for violence to end immediately and peace talks to begin in Syria.

# ceasefire - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Nine dead as Syrian troops shell Homs ahead of UN resolution vote
# Syria
# Syria

Nine dead as Syrian troops shell Homs ahead of UN resolution vote

Apr 14th 2012, 3:23 PM 1,119 Views 0 Comments

The reported bombardment came as the UN prepared to vote on a resolution authorising the deployment of the first wave of military observers to monitor the ceasefire.

# ceasefire - Friday 13 April, 2012

UN observers expected to monitor Syrian ceasefire
# Syria
# Syria

UN observers expected to monitor Syrian ceasefire

Apr 13th 2012, 9:16 AM 530 Views 1 Comment

The Security Council is likely to vote today and a force of observers could be in Syria within days.

# ceasefire - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Fragile ceasefire comes into effect in Syria
# Syria
# Syria

Fragile ceasefire comes into effect in Syria

Apr 12th 2012, 7:59 AM 664 Views 1 Comment

A truce brokered by UN envoy Kofi Annan appears to be holding, hours after another deadline passed this morning.

# ceasefire - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

Syrians report heavy shelling - one day after ceasefire deadline
# Syria
# Syria

Syrians report heavy shelling - one day after ceasefire deadline

Apr 11th 2012, 7:48 AM 681 Views 3 Comments

There is no sign of action on a ceasefire that was scheduled to begin yesterday.

# ceasefire - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

No sign of Syrian pullback as UN ceasefire deadline passes
# Syria
# Syria

No sign of Syrian pullback as UN ceasefire deadline passes

Apr 10th 2012, 8:31 AM 735 Views 6 Comments

The deadline for Syrian troops to withdraw from populated areas has passed amid reports that forces have attacked two towns. A TV journalist was killed on the Lebanon-Syria border yesterday.

# ceasefire - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Clashes continue in Syria despite UN statement
# Syria
# Syria

Clashes continue in Syria despite UN statement

Mar 22nd 2012, 6:06 PM 800 Views 0 Comments

The UN Security Council has called for a ceasefire to allow dialogue aimed at resolving the crisis and to allow humanitarian aid in.

# ceasefire - Sunday 25 September, 2011

Former UVF leader Gusty Spence dead at 78
# Gusty Spence
# Gusty Spence

Former UVF leader Gusty Spence dead at 78

Sep 25th 2011, 4:28 PM 1,119 Views 15 Comments

Spence, who was jailed for the murder of a Catholic man in the sixties, later was at the forefront of the UVF ceasefire.

# ceasefire - Monday 22 August, 2011

Rocket fire from Gaza despite ceasefire
# Israel
# Israel

Rocket fire from Gaza despite ceasefire

Aug 22nd 2011, 8:14 AM 372 Views 13 Comments

Israel’s Defence Forces say that southern Israel was attacked overnight, after a Hamas official said that a truce had been agreed.

# ceasefire - Thursday 28 April, 2011

Thailand, Cambodia reach truce after deadly week of fighting
# Southeast Asia
# Southeast Asia

Thailand, Cambodia reach truce after deadly week of fighting

Apr 28th 2011, 1:55 PM 435 Views 0 Comments

The neighbouring countries have called a tentative truce after a week of bloody fighting at the border has left 15 people dead.

Rival Palestinian groups Hamas and Fatah reach unity agreement
# Palestine
# Palestine

Rival Palestinian groups Hamas and Fatah reach unity agreement

Apr 28th 2011, 7:05 AM 313 Views 0 Comments

The agreement comes four years after Hamas seized control of the Gaza strip in a violent takeover. Israel and the US appeared to reject the deal given Hamas’ stated goal of destroying the Jewish state.

# ceasefire - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

Gbagbo reported to have offered to surrender amid Ivory Coast ceasefire
# Ivory Coast
# Ivory Coast

Gbagbo reported to have offered to surrender amid Ivory Coast ceasefire

Apr 5th 2011, 7:06 PM 371 Views 0 Comments

President who had maintained a hold on power despite appearing to lose the election last year reported to be asking UN for protection.

# ceasefire - Friday 25 February, 2011

Battles rage in Ivory Coast between rebels and government forces
# Ivory Coast
# Ivory Coast

Battles rage in Ivory Coast between rebels and government forces

Feb 25th 2011, 3:14 PM 405 Views 0 Comments

Tens of thousands of refugees are said to have fled into neighbouring Liberia as the violence worsens.

# ceasefire - Monday 10 January, 2011

Basque separatist group Eta declares permanent ceasefire
# Basque Country
# Basque Country

Basque separatist group Eta declares permanent ceasefire

Jan 10th 2011, 12:32 PM 244 Views 0 Comments

The separatist group has vowed to abandoned its violent campaign for independence and engage in peaceful dialogue.