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# Truce

This year
Fighting enters third week in Sudan despite new truce
Protesters gathered on O’Connell Street in Dublin today in solidarity with the people of Sudan.
Last year
UN says Yemen’s warring sides agree to renew existing truce for two months
The already four-month-old ceasefire has been the longest nationwide ease in fighting since the country’s war began six years ago.
Yemen's warring parties agree to two-month truce, starting tomorrow
The brutal conflict that has killed hundreds of thousands and left millions on the brink of famine in Yemen.
All time
Armenia and Azerbaijan agree to end fighting over the Nagorno-Karabakh region
The peace deal comes with the deployment of Russian peacekeepers.
Azerbaijan and Armenia report shelling of cities despite ceasefire
Azerbaijani authorities said today that nine civilians had been killed and more than 30 wounded following missile strikes.
French and UK fishermen agree to English Channel 'Scallop Wars' truce
French boats confronted a handful of British rivals in the waters late last month to keep them from the area.
UN aid convoy delivering food destroyed by airstrikes in Syria
A week-long ceasefire came to an end today with “non-stop” bombardment in some areas.
Donald Trump cools feud with presenter he called "highly overrated and crazy"
The billionaire property tycoon had taken exception to tough questioning from Megyn Kelly during Republican debates.
Christmas truce: How football on the front was used by soldiers on all sides
New photos published by the Open University show how soldiers played football throughout the war.
Putin and Poroshenko are meeting next week to try and rescue a truce
The talks will include talks British Prime Minister David Cameron as well as German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Ukraine takes back comments about ceasefire with Russia
The Ukrainian president’s office had said this morning that they two leaders had reached an agreement.
UN chief calls for "durable peace" in Gaza after indefinite truce
The ceasefire provides for the opening of border crossings.
What exactly is in the Israeli - Hamas peace agreement?
There’s a truce, but under what conditions?
Fragile Gaza ceasefire enters second day
Talks are due to take place in Cairo today aimed at securing a permanent ceasefire.
Strike on Gaza market during 'partial ceasefire' kills 17
Hamas earlier denounced the four-hour lull announced by Israel as a publicity stunt, saying it had “no value”.
Israel extends temporary ceasefire to 9pm tonight as Gaza death toll passes 1,000
Today’s ceasefire allowed Palestinian’s to return to what was left of their homes to try to salvage belongings.
Palestinian authority backs Hamas truce demands as two children killed in Gaza
As a solution is sought, fighting continued on the ground, with five more people dead.
Gaza truce efforts ongoing as Egypt mediates discussions
Egypt is mediating discussions of a ceasefire to end seven days of violence.
Ukraine extends truce with pro-Russian rebels
However, the deal is a fragile agreement.
Ukraine and Russia agree a 'temporary' Crimea truce
Citizens in Crimea are voting in a referendum today on whether the region should break away from Ukraine.
Death toll climbs to 60 in Kiev as 67 police officers 'seized'
The death toll from today’s earlier violence stands, unofficially, at 26.
Ukranian president announces ‘truce’, start of peace negotiations
25 people were killed in the violence in Kiev yesterday and the European Union and United States have been considering sanctions against the country.
Marks and Spencer strike for tomorrow called off
Employees voted to accept recommendations by the Labour Court.
US Senate (finally) passes budget deal
The budget deal marks a truce in the fiscal wars between Republicans and Democrats and reduces the likelihood of another government shutdown next month.
North and South Korea confirm talks on family reunions to go ahead
The two countries were in disagreement about where the talks should take place, but a location has now been agreed by both parties.
Palestinian man shot dead near Gaza border
The man was the first casualty since the two sides agreed a ceasefire, with nineteen other Palestinians wounded by gunfire in the incident.
Ceasefire between Israel and gaza militants "close"
Gaza militants said a Cairo-brokered truce in their seven-day war with Israel would be announced later today.
Syria: UN envoy calls on government to start truce
Lakhdar Brahimi said that rebel representatives told him they will also observe the truce if the government takes the first step.
UN observers expected to monitor Syrian ceasefire
The Security Council is likely to vote today and a force of observers could be in Syria within days.
Fragile ceasefire comes into effect in Syria
A truce brokered by UN envoy Kofi Annan appears to be holding, hours after another deadline passed this morning.
Militant Palestinian group calls new Israel truce
A militant Palestinian group has announced a new cease-fire following more than a week of hostilities with Israel, in which more than two dozen people have lost their lives.
Rocket fire from Gaza despite ceasefire
Israel’s Defence Forces say that southern Israel was attacked overnight, after a Hamas official said that a truce had been agreed.
End in sight for NFL lockout (seriously)
A meeting tomorrow is set to determine whether the lockout will be brought to an end, with the season due to start on 7 August.
Thailand, Cambodia reach truce after deadly week of fighting
The neighbouring countries have called a tentative truce after a week of bloody fighting at the border has left 15 people dead.