Muslims worldwide celebrate an Eid unlike any other

Muslims worldwide have begun celebrating the Eid al-Adha festival, with measures to protect against transmission of Covid-19. Afghanistan is marking the event with a three-day ceasefire between the Taliban and government forces. However, the truce was nearly derailed when a car bomb exploded in the country’s east, killing dozens of people. Subscribe to France 24 … Read more Muslims worldwide celebrate an Eid unlike any other

Cease(fire)? | ‘World’s policeman’ struggles to keep peace on its own streets

Oregon’s leaders call for a truce just hours after Donald Trump threatened to send in more federal troops to the stricken city of Portland, prompting ‘city officials’ to say that the president has gone too far. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK … Read more Cease(fire)? | ‘World’s policeman’ struggles to keep peace on its own streets

Full, comprehensive ceasefire begins in Ukraine

Ukraine’s military is accusing Russian-backed separatists of violating a ceasefire that has come into effect in the country’s war-torn east. Monday’s truce is backed by leaders in both Moscow and Kyiv. There is a sense of cautious optimism among some who hope the ceasefire will hold and things will get better, while others are angry … Read more Full, comprehensive ceasefire begins in Ukraine

Fragile Truce| Ukraine ceasefire comes amid reports of separatists’ breach

A ceasefire has come into effect after six years of conflict in eastern Ukraine, but the country’s military chiefs claim the peace has been broken already after Ukrainian soldiers were shot at by forces from the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic. The separatists deny the claims. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com … Read more Fragile Truce| Ukraine ceasefire comes amid reports of separatists’ breach

Libya: Tripoli press gains despite Egypt truce offer

Tripoli press gains despite Egypt truce offer. FRANCE 24’s Sanam Shantyaei tells us more. 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 to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/France24_en

Libya’s GNA forces press ahead after failed truce offer by Egypt

Libya’s UN-recognised government has vowed to take back the country’s east, starting with the strategic city of Sirte. They are hoping to build on a series of victories against renegade commander Khalifa Haftar’s forces. Al Jazeera’s Malik Traina reports from west of Sirte, Libya. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: … Read more Libya’s GNA forces press ahead after failed truce offer by Egypt

Libya conflict: Tripoli forces press gains despite Egypt truce offer

Tripoli forces press gains despite Egypt truce offer. FRANCE 24’s Robert Parsons tells us more. 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 to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/France24_en

Is another peace deal in Colombia possible? | Inside Story

The National Liberation Army, better known as the ELN, says it’s resuming its five-decades-long armed activity after declaring a ceasefire exactly one month ago. The country’s largest rebel group says it agreed to a truce to alleviate the humanitarian crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic and as a gesture of peace. More than 6,500 people … Read more Is another peace deal in Colombia possible? | Inside Story

Libya’s renegade general Haftar announces Ramadan truce

The Libyan renegade military commander, Khalifa Haftar, has announced a ceasefire during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. His forces have been engaged in a campaign to take control of the capital, Tripoli, for a year. Al Jazeera has also learned that senior officials from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) flew to Sudan to discuss … Read more Libya’s renegade general Haftar announces Ramadan truce

UN envoy expects Yemen’s warring sides to agree truce soon

The United Nations envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths says he expects the country’s two warring sides to agree to a nationwide ceasefire and a resumption of political talks. Negotiations have been taking place for the past two weeks after the Saudi-led coalition announced a unilateral ceasefire because of the threat of the coronavirus. Al Jazeera’s … Read more UN envoy expects Yemen’s warring sides to agree truce soon

Should Trump go for ‘trade truce’ amid global pandemic? | RT News

Medical supply firms in the U.S. say matters are being made worse by tariffs on Chinese products. And they’re urging President Trump to lift the restrictions. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram … Read more Should Trump go for ‘trade truce’ amid global pandemic? | RT News

How coronavirus inspired a gangland truce – BBC News

An unprecedented truce has broken out in the notorious, gang-infested townships around Cape Town, as rival gang leaders stop their endless turf wars and instead bring food to struggling households. With South Africa currently in the middle of a lockdown to try to control the spread of coronavirus, many people in poor communities are struggling … Read more How coronavirus inspired a gangland truce – BBC News

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