Taliban announces ceasefire over Eid holiday for first time

AP 06/09/2018

Kabul, Afghanistan — The Afghan Taliban announced a three-day ceasefire over the Eid al-Fitr holiday at the end of the holy month of Ramadan, a first for the group, following an earlier ceasefire announcement by the government.…

Ghouta reels from strikes, clashes despite ceasefire call

AFP 02/26/2018

DESPERATE civilians trapped in one of the most ferocious assaults of Syria’s civil war awaited aid and medical help Monday after regime air strikes pounded rebel-held Eastern Ghouta despite UN ceasefire demands. More than 500 people have…

Centcom to stay alert amid ceasefire

Benjie Talisic 12/21/2017

AN official of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Central Command revealed in an interview yesterday that the AFP will stay on alert despite President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of unilateral ceasefire against the New People’s Army this…

Fighting resumes as ceasefire ends

Inquirer.net 06/26/2017

MARAWI CITY Fighting between government troops and Islamic State–inspired terrorists resumed in Marawi City on Sunday as soon as an eight-hour ceasefire enforced by the military to allow residents to celebrate the end of Ramadan expired. Civilian…

‘Humanitarian ceasefire:’ AFP halts offensive for four hours in Marawi

Inquirer.net 06/04/2017

THE military on Sunday declared a four-hour “humanitarian ceasefire” in Marawi City to allow relief distribution, rescue trapped civilians, and reach out to those in need. “It’s a humanitarian pause initiated and led by Chairperson Irene Santiago…

Aleppo resumes evacuation of civilians

12/20/2016

BEIRUT — A fragile cease-fire was back on in Syria on Monday, as buses resumed evacuating those still remaining in eastern Aleppo following days of delays and others departed with the sick and wounded from two rebel-besieged…

Duterte restores ceasefire with communists rebels

08/21/2016

President Rodrigo Duterte has restored the government’s unilateral ceasefire with communist rebels ahead of the peace negotiations with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) in Oslo, Norway, next week. Presidential Adviser for the Peace Process…

Central Command welcomes ceasefire

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Carmel Loise Matus 07/26/2016

THE Armed Forces Central Command welcomed yesterday President Rodrigo Duterte’s announcement of a unilateral ceasefire with the New People’s Army (NPA). “If there are people who are happy with ceasefire and peace talks with communist rebels, that’s…

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