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The Sinn Féin leader was speaking on the 10th anniversary of the formal end to the IRA’s armed campaign.
Nigerian’s government claims a ceasefire has been agreed.
Petro Poroshenko has said that there are now “good prospects for the peace initiative”.
Western powers have been reactive rather than proactive in their approach to the situation all summer, writes Jack Lahart.
Ukraine, Russia and Moscow-backed separatists signed the ceasefire deal on Friday, but there’s been reports of fresh violence this weekend.
Adams was in The Guardian to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1994 IRA ceasefire.
“I would urge dissident republicans still committed to armed actions to take that same step,” McGuinness said, as he marked the anniversary of the 1994 ceasefire in Derry.
The ceasefire provides for the opening of border crossings.
A long-term truce was signed today that will see an easing of the blockade on the enclave.
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The woman was nine months pregnant but medics were unable to save the foetus.
Truce designed to buy time for peace talks in Cairo was extended by a day within minutes of last night’s deadline.
The previous 72-hour cessation ended at 9pm.
A 72-hour ceasefire has held overnight which will allow talks to resume in Cairo.
The Palestinian interior ministry said Israeli jets destroyed three mosques, at least two of which were considered close to Hamas.
Israel says that two rockets were fired at the southern city of Ashkolon.
“Right now there is uncertainty”.
The Hamas deputy leader said, “There is no agreement to extend the ceasefire.”
Talks are due to take place in Cairo today aimed at securing a permanent ceasefire.
62 people have been killed on the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah today after the collapse of a US and UN brokered ceasefire
Hamas earlier denounced the four-hour lull announced by Israel as a publicity stunt, saying it had “no value”.
IDF says the temporary cessation of violence “does not apply to areas where IDF soldiers are operating”.
This followed a statement by Israel that it would resume its raids on Gaza.
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The US and UN are pushing for a seven-day halt in the violence, which has now killed more than 850 people.
The Tánaiste said that “viable ceasefire” is needed in the Middle East after a weekend of violence.
The US reaffirmed its strong support for Israel’s right to defend itself.
The stoppage will allow aid reach Gaza.
Militia strikes that have been at the heart of insurgency came to an abrupt halt in the late afternoon.
Petro Poroshenko’s initiative follows his announcement on Friday of a week-long unilateral ceasefire in the government’s 10-week campaign against pro-Russian rebels.
Russia has demanded an apology after a customs officer was wounded at a border checkpoint.
A quick ceasefire is now not going to be an option as face-to-face talks between warring parties are delayed.
While the outbreak of violence in the Middle East is nothing new, Hillary Clinton’s willingness to engage with Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood leadership certainly is, writes Dr Vincent Durac.
The man was the first casualty since the two sides agreed a ceasefire, with nineteen other Palestinians wounded by gunfire in the incident.
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Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohammed Kamel Amr announced that a truce has been agreed and a ceasefire will begin at 7pm GMT.
Israel is pushing for a long-term solution to the crisis as attacks on both sides of the Gaza border continued overnight.
The death toll for what was supposed to be a four-day ceasefire exceeded 500.