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JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia failed to issue an amnesty for some 2,000 jailed members of the Free Aceh Movement (GAM) on Tuesday, despite a pledge to do so.
By Rex Merrifield and Peter Starck HELSINKI (Reuters) - The Indonesian government and rebels from Aceh signed a truce on Monday aimed at ending nearly three decades of fighting in the province devastated by last December's tsunami.
By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - At least 20 people were reported killed overnight in the Sudanese capital as clashes between northerners and southerners extended to a third day on Wednesday after the death of former southern rebel leader John Garang.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia will grant amnesty to rebels from the Free Aceh Movement (GAM) by the end of this month after the signing of a peace agreement, the country's information minister said on Monday. Indonesia is scheduled to sign the agreement with GAM on Aug.
By Andrew Cawthorne NAIROBI (Reuters) - Hailed as a major African success story, the deal to end Sudan's 21-year civil war is under threat from a reluctant ruling party, an unreformed rebel movement and wrangling over oil, a think-tank said on Monday.
By Tomi Soetjipto and Muklis Ali JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's President has told the military to exercise restraint following clashes with rebels in Aceh which broke out after a draft peace agreement was concluded, a palace spokesman said on Thursday.
By Jerry Norton and Telly Nathalia JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia announced on Wednesday a September start for the withdrawal of some of its troops from tsunami-devastated Aceh province, following the unveiling of a draft peace deal to end three decades of conflict with rebels.
By Mantik Kusjanto HELSINKI (Reuters) - Indonesia and Aceh rebels have agreed the formula for a peace deal to end a 30-year-old conflict that has cost 12,000 lives in the province that was laid waste by last December's tsunami, Indonesia said on Sunday.
HELSINKI (Reuters) - The Indonesian government gave the go-ahead on Sunday for a deal with Aceh rebels that will let them run for political office in the province, meaning a draft peace deal can now be signed, an Indonesian minister said.
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