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Stories with subject: Cease fires
  • With warning to US, North Korea marks end of Korean War story has photos
    Updated: Jul-27-15 9:26 am

    PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korean officials warned the United States that another war on the Korean Peninsula would leave no Americans alive to sign a surrender document as the country marked Monday's anniversary of the armistice that ended fighting in the Korean War more than six decades ago.

  • Colombia suspends raids on FARC camps following rebel truce 
    Updated: Jul-25-15 10:43 pm

    BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombia's government is suspending aerial bombings of guerrilla camps in a bid to de-escalate fighting and breathe new life into struggling peace talks.

  • Myanmar ethnic peace talks recess without peace agreement 
    Updated: Jul-24-15 5:20 am

    YANGON, Myanmar - A three-day round of talks between the government and leaders of ethnic rebel groups concluded Friday without a sought-after ceasefire draft agreement to end decades of fighting.

  • Colombia, rebels agree to strive for full cease-fire 
    Updated: Jul-12-15 10:47 pm

    BOGOTA, Colombia - Colombia's government and leftist rebels have agreed to accelerate peace negotiations and will attempt to negotiate a cease-fire even before reaching an agreement to bring an end to the South American nation's five-decade-old conflict.

  • Colombia's FARC rebels announce unilateral cease-fire 
    Updated: Jul-08-15 2:17 pm

    HAVANA - Colombia's largest guerrilla army on Wednesday announced a monthlong, unilateral cease-fire, seeking to ease tensions as it continues long-running peace talks with the government.

  • Cash-strapped UN food agency reduces help to Syrian refugees 
    Updated: Jul-02-15 10:55 pm

    CANBERRA, Australia - The United Nations' food agency is cutting back on assistance to thousands of Syrian refugees after an appeal for a ceasefire to enable Syrians feed themselves went unheeded, World Food Program Executive Director Ertharin Cousin said on Friday.