The U.N. chief points to communist guerrillas in the Philippines announcing a cease-fire from Thursday to April 15 in response to his appeal.
By Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press
More than 170,000 people have fled their homes in northern Syria since Turkey launched its offensive two weeks ago. Civilians in the area have lived through years of unrest, including revolution against the Assad regime, the battle to defeat ISIS…
Turkey had threatened to relaunch its offensive if the withdrawal was not carried out.
By Suzan Fraser, Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press
The battleground in northeastern Syria appears to be quieting, after a cease-fire between Turkish forces and Kurdish fighters got off to a rocky start. But will Turkey keep its word -- and was the U.S. pullout from the region appropriate?…
By Amna Nawaz
By Aron Heller, Fares Akram, Associated Press
The cease-fire aims to end the deadliest fighting between the two sides since a 2014 war.
The 3 million people who live in Syria's Idlib province were supposed to be protected under a cease-fire agreement struck this fall by Turkey and Russia. But today many are living without the most basic services and still facing attacks.
Houthi rebels control the critical Yemeni port of Hodeidah, but they are now encircled by fighters loyal to the country’s internationally recognized government. In the ravaged city, fighting between the two sides continued up until a UN-brokered cease-fire took effect…
Shia teenagers were killed by a suicide bomber at an education center in Kabul on Wednesday. Meanwhile, residents of the city of Ghazni began to pick up the pieces after a five-day siege between the Taliban and the Afghan Army.
By Cara Anna, Associated Press
The civil war that erupted in late 2013, just two years after South Sudan won independence from Sudan, has killed tens of thousands and created Africa's largest refugee crisis since the 1994 Rwandan genocide.
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