Tagged: ceasefire

Shelling during Ukraine ‘ceasefire’

STORY HIGHLIGHTS A woman is killed in shelling near Mariupol, the local government says Shelling and explosions heard near Donetsk airport, city government says Kiev and pro-Russian rebels have blamed each other for ceasefire breaches...

Ceasefire crumbling in Ukraine?

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Sporadic heavy artillery barrages and machine gun fire heard near Mariupol Poroshenko and Putin talk about ensuring truce lasts, Poroshenko’s office says Russia will respond if new EU sanctions are imposed, state media...

Time running out in Gaza cease-fire

By John Vause and Jethro Mullen, CNN updated 7:44 AM EDT, Mon August 18, 2014 STORY HIGHLIGHTS Palestinian death toll passes 2,000 The current cease-fire expires after midnight (5 p.m. ET) Indirect talks on a...

Israel accepts cease-fire extension

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Israeli government spokesman Mark Regev says Israel accepts truce extension He accuses Hamas of violating the cease-fire overnight with rocket fire A Hamas spokesman had earlier denied responsibility for any rockets launched Israeli...

Israel-Gaza cease-fire ends

STORY HIGHLIGHTS NEW: Israel’s ambassador criticizes the U.N. response to the resumption in fighting A barrage of rocket fire on Friday follows the end of a three-day truce In response, Israel says its military “targeted...