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Saturday, June 23, 2018

Ukraine Vows To Save Shaky Truce Despite Rebel Raids

SLAVYANSK (Ukraine) (AFP) – Ukraine’s new Western-backed leaders vowed on Wednesday to stick by their unilateral ceasefire and pursue peace talks despite the downing by pro-Russian militia of an army helicopter in the strife-torn separatist east. The death of nine servicemen outside the rebel bastion of Slavyansk and loss of two troops in sporadic attacks […]

June 25, 2014

Philippines, Muslim Rebels Seal Historic Peace Deal

By Karl Malakunas Manila (AFP) – The biggest Muslim rebel group in the Philippines signed an historic pact Thursday to end one of Asia’s longest and deadliest conflicts, promising to give up their arms for an autonomous homeland. Following four decades of fighting that has claimed tens of thousands of lives, the Moro Islamic Liberation […]

March 27, 2014