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2005-08-30 05:19:32

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.

2005-08-15 08:11:03

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.

2005-08-03 07:09:13

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.

2005-08-01 02:15:44

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.

2005-07-25 06:41:15

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.

2005-07-21 03:38:27

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.

2005-07-20 08:54:39

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.

2005-07-17 03:24:46

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.

2005-07-17 02:16:44

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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  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
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