Let the Olympic Truce
help spread a culture of peace.
A General Assembly resolution adopted in November 2017 urges UN member states to observe an Olympic truce
throughout the period from the seventh day before the start of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics until the seventh day following the end of the Winter Paralympic Games.
Duterte and the rebels to call a truce
'for the sake of peace, especially in the countryside.
Rajeh Badi, a spokesman for Yemen's exiled government, declined to comment on the proposed deployment of observers but said Houthi violations had made extending the truce
It pointed out that more than 300 breaches have been perpetrated by the armed terrorist groups during the truce
period in all areas through targeting the residential neighborhoods and the sites of the Syrian Arab Army, killing and injuring tens of civilians and military personnel.
The militants have violated the truce
302 times since the ceasefire was enforced, and killed 153 Syrian military men and 63 civilians," Lt.
Lt Gen Viktor Poznikhir, of the Russian military's General Staff, said there have been 23 ceasefire violations by US-backed opposition units since the start of the truce
was reached late Tuesday and officially went into effect Wednesday.
In "The Typhoon Truce
, 1970: Three Days in Vietnam when Nature Intervened in the War" we see how for a brief period during an otherwise vicious war, saving life took precedence over bloody conflict.
Both sides are adhering to the truce
and an eerie silence hangs over the relevant areas.
Hamas leader Khalil al-Haya said: "Talks on a truce
depend on the public opinion.
The Saudi-led coalition re-launched their airstrikes on several Houthi locations in the south after a 5 day truce
Donetsk/Artemivsk (Ukraine): Ukraine's rebels disavowed a new truce
on Sunday hours after it took effect, saying it did not apply to the town where most fighting has taken place in recent weeks.
PHYLLIS Bembridge (Letters, Dec 29) states the Christmas Truce
of 1914 was a myth.
When the sun rose, the soldiers at these battle sites spontaneously and informally agreed to a daylong truce