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    # 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

    The 9 at 9: Monday
    # 9 At 9
    # 9 At 9

    The 9 at 9: Monday

    Apr 16th 2012, 8:32 AM 6,273 Views 6 Comments

    Nine things to know this morning…

    # 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 1,114 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 528 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 660 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 796 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 1,061 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 433 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 3 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 369 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.

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