Politics

Rebels accuse South Sudan of breaking truce

Rebels say their positions attacked by government forces hours after peace deal was signed.

Politics

Nigeria says ceasefire agreed with Boko Haram

Government says it reached a deal to secure the release of abducted girls, but some observers doubt the breakthrough.

War & Conflict

Ukraine troops and rebels 'begin withdrawing'

Both sides begin to pull back from front line buffer zone, says Ukraine's military, following earlier truce.

War & Conflict

Ukraine clashes continue despite truce

Ukrainian army and pro-Russia separatists continue fighting despite signing truce to create buffer zone.

War & Conflict

Ukraine truce deal shaken by shelling

Deadly shelling in Mariupol and blasts in Donetsk raise fears that ceasefire deal signed on Friday could collapse.

Politics

Blame traded over Ukraine truce 'violations'

Government and pro-Russian rebels accuse each other of minor violations but ceasefire agreement largely holding.

Politics

Ukraine ceasefire with rebels takes hold

Ceasefire between pro-Russian separatists and government forces in eastern Ukraine went into effect on Friday evening.

Politics

Obama arrives in Estonia for defence talks

US president's trip comes one day ahead of a NATO summit in Wales, where military alliance will discuss Ukraine crisis.

Politics

Ukraine says ceasefire agreed with Russia

Kiev says leaders of two nations have come to an agreement to end fighting in east, but Putin spokesman denies deal.

Politics

Russia urges 'immediate ceasefire' in Ukraine

Russian foreign minister says peace talks should be devoted to agreeing on an immediate ceasefire without conditions.

Inside Story

Gaza truce: Is there a winner?

Israel and Hamas agree an indefinite ceasefire but discussions on key demands are delayed.

Politics

South Sudan rivals sign new ceasefire deal

Warring leaders sign new truce agreement amid threat of sanctions after three previous deals collapsed.

Politics

Gaza truce extended by 24 hours

Israeli and Palestinian leaders agree to extend ceasefire despite differences in indirect talks for permanent truce.