• 26 February, 2024
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THE CEASEFIRE IN GAZA : WHO IS LIKELY TO BENEFIT?

Customarily, ceasefire in intense conventional operations is rare. The party undertaking the offensive could hardly be keen to cause a break in the tempo of operations, where the time in…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

Banned TTP, council of Pak tribal leaders reach 3-month ceasefire deal

Peshawar, Jun 4 (PTI) A three-month ceasefire deal facilitated by the Taliban government in Afghanistan has been struck between the banned Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and tribal leaders from Pakistan's restive…

Pak govt, TTP agree to extend ceasefire indefinitely amidst ongoing negotiations to end militancy

Islamabad/Peshawar, May 31 (PTI) The Pakistan government and the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) have agreed to extend the ceasefire indefinitely amidst ongoing negotiations between the two sides to end the…

Mariupol authorities say Russia violates ceasefire during evacuation operation

KYIV (Reuters) - Local authorities in the Ukrainian city of Mariupol accused Russian forces on Friday of opening fire on a car on its way to evacuate civilians from a…

India’s PM Modi calls for ceasefire in Ukraine

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called for a ceasefire in Ukraine and peace talks between Kyiv and Moscow. "We appealed for an immediate ceasefire in…

India calls for cessation of hostilities in Ukraine ahead of PM Modi’s Europe trip

New Delhi, May 1 (PTI) As Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarks on a tour of three European nations, India on Sunday once again called for the cessation of hostilities in…

Russia says it will halt hostilities to let civilians leave besieged steel plant on Monday

(Reuters) - Russia's defence ministry said its troops would halt hostilities to allow civilians to leave the besieged steel plant Azovstal in Ukraine's port city of Mariupol from 1400 Moscow…

Launch pads active across LoC; Pak army uses ceasefire to strengthen its defence

Srinagar, Apr 19 (PTI) The launch pads across the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir valley are abuzz with activities with around 60 to 80 terrorists, believed to be Afghan…

Kremlin says Putin-Zelenskiy meeting only possible once document is agreed

(Reuters) - Russia doesn't reject the possibility of a meeting between President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, but it can only happen once a document has been agreed,…

Ceasefire alone not enough to lift British sanctions, PM Johnson told cabinet

LONDON (Reuters) - A ceasefire agreement between Russia and Ukraine would not be enough to trigger the lifting of British sanctions, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told a meeting of…

Turkey could be among countries to offer Ukraine security guarantees – Kyiv

LVIV, Ukraine (Reuters) - Turkey is among countries that could offer Kyiv security guarantees as part of any deal with Russia to end the war in Ukraine, a senior Ukrainian…

Ukrainian official says he expects no major breakthrough at peace talks

LVIV, Ukraine (Reuters) - A senior Ukrainian official said ahead of talks between Ukrainian and Russian representatives in Turkey that he did not expect any major breakthrough. "I don't think…