Latest Ceasefire Stories
International audiences have come to know Iranian cinema as a lyrical but slow-paced genre where horses slog through snowy Kurdish mountain passes and children spend two hours looking for a lost bank note.
By Alireza Ronaghi TEHRAN (Reuters) - International audiences have come to know Iranian cinema as a lyrical but slow-paced genre where horses slog through snowy Kurdish mountain passes and children spend two hours looking for a lost banknote.
By Laure Bretton PARIS (Reuters) - International pressure for a swift ceasefire in Lebanon mounted on Monday, with France saying Israel's pause in air strikes was not enough and Russia calling for an immediate suspension of hostilities.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States believes there should be a ceasefire in the conflict between Israel and militant group Hizbollah in Lebanon as soon as possible, but only "when conditions are conducive," Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Tuesday.
MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine communist rebels said on Thursday they will not observe the traditional Christmas ceasefire and step up attacks in the countryside. "We don't see any basis to declare a ceasefire," rebel spokesman Gregorio Rosal said in a mobile phone text message sent to reporters.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An explosion hit a shopping mall in the Israeli coastal city of Netanya on Tuesday and security sources said there were at least 30 casualties. Army Radio said police suspected it was a Palestinian militant attack.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.