Colombian govt suspends ceasefire with ELN guerrillas

The Colombian government has decided to suspend ceasefire with the National Liberation Army (ELN), after the guerrilla group denied it was part of a bilateral ceasefire agreement announced by President Gustavo Petro on New Year's Eve, a top official said.

Ceasefire between Israel, Palestinian militants comes into force

The ceasefire, which both sides had confirmed, came into force at 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, and followed a targeted Israeli military operation that killed several high-ranking PIJ members in the Gaza Strip, including military chief Taisir al-Jabari and Islamic Jihad's southern commander, Khaled Mansour, reports dpa news agency.