Oil Truce in Doubt Over Signs U.S. Won’t Join Any Deal

Bloomberg Markets posted this report, which suggests an “oil truce” may be doubtful because there are signs that the “U.S. won’t sign any deal” during this call with chief oil analyst from Energy Aspects, Amrita Sen. Apr.06 — Progress is being made toward an agreement between the world’s top oil producers on output curbs, according … Read more Oil Truce in Doubt Over Signs U.S. Won’t Join Any Deal

Cameroon Anglophone crisis: Women bear the brunt of violence

The United Nations secretary-general is repeating his appeal for a global ceasefire during the coronavirus pandemic. Some armed groups have answered that call, including separatists in Cameroon. But a temporary truce is not enough for the million people forced from their homes during the country’s three-year conflict. Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque reports. – Subscribe to … Read more Cameroon Anglophone crisis: Women bear the brunt of violence

UN urges immediate truce in five-year conflict in Yemen

Yemen’s warring parties have welcomed United Nations calls for an immediate truce, as the conflict enters its sixth year. The UN secretary-general has urged an end to hostilities, to focus on fighting the coronavirus pandemic. There has been a recent escalation in violence in Yemen, which is already facing the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Al … Read more UN urges immediate truce in five-year conflict in Yemen

Who stands to gain or lose from US-China trade deal? | Inside Story

After more than two years of escalating tarrifs and a seemingly never-ending trade war, the US and China have agreed on a first step towards a truce. If it holds, it could be a boost for U.S. President Donald Trump in an election year. But who will benefit the most from this initial phase of … Read more Who stands to gain or lose from US-China trade deal? | Inside Story

US-Taliban truce begins, raising hopes of peace deal

The first day of a weeklong “reduction in violence” agreement between the Taliban and the United States appears to be largely holding. More than 100,000 civilians have been killed or injured by the war in Afghanistan in the past 10 years. Al Jazeera’s Nicola Gage reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us … Read more US-Taliban truce begins, raising hopes of peace deal

Afghans take to the streets to mark start of week-long partial truce

A week-long, partial truce came into effect across Afghanistan on Saturday, with jubilant civilians celebrating in the streets to mark a potentially historic turning point in the war, even as isolated attacks threatened to undermine the process.  Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit … Read more Afghans take to the streets to mark start of week-long partial truce

US-Taliban truce begins, raising hopes for a peace deal

An agreement that is supposed to usher peace in Afghanistan has come into effect. The Taliban and the United States have begun what they are calling a week-long “reduction in violence”. With a thousand Afghans dying every month, the pause has offered some hope. But the unaccustomed silence has also raised some awkward questions. Al … Read more US-Taliban truce begins, raising hopes for a peace deal

US and Taliban reach truce deal, US official says, paving way for peace talks

A senior U.S. official said Friday the United States and the Taliban have reached a truce agreement that will take effect “very soon” and could lead to withdrawals of American troops from Afghanistan. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe … Read more US and Taliban reach truce deal, US official says, paving way for peace talks

China halves some tariffs on US imports in first phase of trade war truce

China said on Thursday it will halve additional tariffs levied against 1,717 products imported from the United States last year, following the signing of a Phase 1 trade deal that brought a truce to a bruising trade war. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN … Read more China halves some tariffs on US imports in first phase of trade war truce

Are hopes fading for a peaceful end to Syria’s war? I Inside Story

Syria’s government is stepping up its campaign to retake the last rebel-held province. On Monday, five Turkish soldiers and a military officer were killed by shelling on Idlib in the northwest. Ankara backs opposition groups and had sent reinforcements to counter President Bashar Al Assad’s offensive. Turkey and Syria’s biggest ally, Russia, negotiated a ceasefire … Read more Are hopes fading for a peaceful end to Syria’s war? I Inside Story