(n.) A cessation of arms for a short time, by convention; a temporary suspension of hostilities by agreement; a truce.
(1) Corbyn to complain to MoD about army chief's ‘political interference’ Read more Meanwhile, Jeremy Corbyn’s political mis-steps over the past 10 days have allowed his views to be dismissed as flaky and irresponsible – even where he is right, as in his warnings about kneejerk responses to terrorist attacks and, indeed, in his Armistice Day strictures about the requirement for the top brass to stay out of politics .
(2) Ever since North Korea’s first atomic test in 2006 (followed by others in 2009 and 2013), the risk of escalation and confrontation in a region where peace only rests on the 1953 armistice has long been obvious.
(3) Dr Wilson will be giving an eve-of-Armistice-Day talk, Monday November 10, 7.30 pm on Siegfried Sassoon at the Old Town Hall, Richmond, Surrey.
(4) In 1953, Kim’s rival Syngman Rhee – the first president of South Korea – refused to sign the Korean Armistice Agreement , he wanted to fight on.
(5) His career in anaesthesia began after the Armistice, when he was posted with Ivan Magill to Harold Gillies's plastic surgery unit at Sidcup.
(6) It warned that the attack was a violation of the armistice that ended the Korean war in 1953.
(7) The armistice never became a fully-fledged peace agreement and therefore North and South Korea technically remain at war.
(8) The 1950-53 war ended with an armistice, but the two Koreas never signed a peace treaty.
(9) Yonhap news agency said the missiles were launched only about 12 miles north of the demilitarised zone (DMZ) that has divided the peninsula since the 1950-53 Korean war ended in a fragile armistice.
(10) No peace treaty was signed after their three-year conflict which ended in an armistice in 1953.
(11) On Armistice Day, she used to watch those veterans and say: "Harry should be there with them."
(12) Hotlines have been cut, the 1953 armistice and later agreements denounced .
(13) But the EU summit in Ypres will also struggle to strike an armistice, with David Cameron and Angela Merkel, who are locking horns over the vexed question of Jean-Claude Juncker .
(14) There, one-half of the Turkish force took up the entrenched position about the city, which it held until after the Armistice.
(15) Clapper's assessment to a Senate committee on Tuesday came as the North Korean state press said people are ready to "rain bullets on the enemy" amid increasing tensions since Pyongyang announced the 1953 armistice with Seoul was at an end.
(16) Ninety years on from the Armistice, we look at the events of 1914-18 and think we are examining our national psychic wound.
(17) Black labour had been welcomed, especially at sea, but "when the armistice was signalled on 11 November 1918, the wartime boom for black labour fizzled out as quickly as it had begun".
(18) North and South Korea are still in a state of war technically because they never signed a peace treaty after an armistice ended the 1950-53 conflict.
(19) The backdrop to Lee's conviction is an ideological conflict whose roots lie in the separation of the peninsula after the Korean war, which ended with an armistice but not a peace treaty.
(20) The prime minister said there would be events in 2014 to mark 100 years since the outbreak of the war and in 2018 for the centenary of Armistice Day, and also on the dates of major battles in between.
(n.) A suspension of arms by agreement of the commanders of opposing forces; a temporary cessation of hostilities, for negotiation or other purpose; an armistice.
(n.) Hence, intermission of action, pain, or contest; temporary cessation; short quiet.
(1) A Palestinian delegation was to hold truce talks on Sunday in Cairo with senior US and Egyptian officials, but Israel has said it sees no point in sending its negotiators to the meeting, citing what it says are Hamas breaches of previous agreed truces.
(2) Access to besieged areas was a condition of a truce brokered earlier this year by the US and Russia , but the Syrian government has continued to ignore requests for aid deliveries, humanitarian officials say.
(3) Mediators have outlined steps that need to be taken to make the truce work, but the parties have not signed up because of the Uganda dispute.
(4) But there was scepticism over whether the more radical elements on either side would obey the ceasefire, and concern in Kiev and western capitals that the truce would effectively "freeze" the conflict and give Moscow de facto control over the disputed chunk of eastern Ukraine that has been ruined by war this summer.
(5) The truce was short-lived, and by the following February, hundreds of Taliban fighters had recaptured the area, prompting the British, aided by the US Army's 82nd airborne division, to conduct a massive operation in late 2007 to wrest back control of the district centre.
(6) The pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic party, accused by the government of being bound to the PKK, called for a renewed truce and an extraordinary parliamentary meeting.
(7) The downgrade followed a week of fighting in Ukraine that appeared to undermine a brand-new truce negotiated between the leaders of Russia, Germany, France, Ukraine and the pro-Moscow rebels.
(8) Kerry also said that Russia would have to change tactics if an agreement struck on Friday for a temporary truce in Syria is to take effect in a week.
(9) The UN said on Friday the Syrian government had effectively stopped aid convoys this month and Aleppo was close to running out of fuel, making a successful truce even more urgent.
(10) In November it emerged that DMGT had sought a truce of some kind with News International, an offer which was rebuffed, and has instead looked at a range of radical options for the Evening Standard.
(11) The idea behind the truce – which was announced on 20 June – was to give pro-Russian rebels a chance to disarm and to start a broader peace process including an amnesty and new elections.
(12) Persistent critic The truce was supposed to allow INM to present a united front to creditors as it tried to renegotiate €1.3bn of debt and €200m worth of bonds, but it was a coup for O'Brien.
(13) Pragmatism, leadership and a willingness to do a deal, even if that involves backtracking on previous positions, will decide whether the truce brings peace at last.
(14) The fragile truce between José Mourinho and Arsène Wenger has finally been shattered after the Chelsea manager denounced his counterpart at Arsenal as "a specialist in failure".
(15) Kaletsky thinks the president, whose power is waxing, can now "dictate the broad terms of a budgetary truce" to Republicans, and that "the approaching budget and debt negotiations should prove surprisingly consensual and calm."
(16) After fierce battles against government troops, Mehsud signed a controversial truce with the Pakistani military in February 2005 and gained breathing space that he used to recruit followers, build up a pool of suicide bombers, kill tribal elders who opposed his rule and cultivate links with senior al-Qaida figures and other extremist groups.
(17) He denied that they showed the truce was void, suggesting that they could have been carried out by opportunist groups other than Boko Haram.
(18) By night the approach roads were filled with masked young men – the football fans swapping scarves to signal a truce in the 100-year hatred between Istanbul's clubs.
(19) Yemeni government officials were not immediately available to comment, but the UN secretary general’s office said before the truce that Hadi had “communicated his acceptance of the pause to the coalition to ensure their support”.
(20) The US has warned it could level “serious sanctions” on Russia within days over breaches of Ukraine’s truce, which is in tatters despite pro-Moscow rebels and government forces exchanging scores of prisoners.