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Trump, Erdogan stress need for Syria, Libya ceasefires: W.House

Trump, Erdogan stress need for Syria, Libya ceasefires: W.House

US President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan underlined Tuesday the need for ceasefires in Syria and Libya during the coronavirus pandemic, the White House said.The two spoke by phone on efforts to "defeat the virus and bolster t

Colombian rebel group calls temporary ceasefire over pandemic

Colombian rebel group calls temporary ceasefire over pandemic

Colombia's last recognized leftist guerrilla group, the ELN, has announced a month-long ceasefire in response to the coronavirus pandemic, a statement released Monday said.The rebels said they would unilaterally suspend military action from April 1 "as a hum

EU announces virus help for Balkans after criticism

EU announces virus help for Balkans after criticism

The EU on Monday announced nearly 40 million euros to help Western Balkan countries deal with the coronavirus, after Brussels came under fire for not doing enough for its neighbours.A further 140 million euros was announced for the European Union's "eastern

Plane catches fire on takeoff at Philippine airport, eight dead

Plane catches fire on takeoff at Philippine airport, eight dead

A Japan-bound plane caught fire on takeoff at Manila airport in the Philippines late Sunday, killing all eight people on board, airport authorities said.The Westwind aircraft was headed for Haneda airport on a medical evacuation mission carrying six Filipino c

North Korea fires two short-range 'ballistic missiles' into sea

North Korea fires two short-range 'ballistic missiles' into sea

North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast on Sunday, the fourth such launch this month as the world battles the coronavirus outbreak.The string of weapons drills come as a prolonged hiatus in disarmament talks