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Ceasefire in eastern Ukraine violated

A Ukrainian tank destroyed in recent battles with the Russian troops is seen on a  road near the village of Dmytrivka, Luhansk region in the eastern Ukraine Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014.  Despite of the declared cease-fire between the separatists and the Ukrainian military in eastern Ukraine occasional shooting has been reported. (AP Photo/Petro Zadorozhnyy)

A ceasefire between pro-Russian separatists and government forces in eastern Ukraine has been violated in the rebel-held city of Donetsk.

Posted: September 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

UN Urges Extension of Gaza Truce

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The UN urged Thursday an extension of the truce between Israel and Hamas to let humanitarian aid reach Gaza, hours before a three-day ceasefire was due to end.

Posted: August 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Israeli army says 2 rockets fired from Gaza

An Israeli army officer walks near a Merkava tank as it advances towards the Israel Gaza border Gaza Strip, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

The Israeli army says that two rockets have been fired from the Gaza Strip just hours ahead of the expiration of the 72-hour ceasefire that ended a month of violence.

Posted: August 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Heavy Gaza fighting ahead of proposed 3-day truce

A man stands in front of a van damaged from a rocket fired from Gaza which landed in the middle of a residential neighborhood in the southern city of Kiryat Gat, Israel, Thursday, July 31, 2014. An Israeli was seriously wounded when a Palestinian rocket exploded in a residential area of the city. Another rocket was intercepted over Tel Aviv by Israel's rocket defense system. Israeli attacks on Gaza continued today, killing many people as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to destroy the Hamas tunnel network. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

Palestinian officials say 17 Palestinians, including 10 members of one family, were killed in Israeli strikes ahead of a planned three-day cease-fire in the Gaza war.

Posted: August 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

AFP declares 5-day ceasefire with NPA rebels in Surigao, Agusan

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Due to the requests from the higher-ups, the Eastern Mindanao Command of the Armed Forces of the Philippines has declared a ceasefire against the New People’s Army in Surigao del Norte and Agusan del Norte.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »