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Southern African Development Community (SADC)

SADC condemns attacks on civilians, peacekeepers in DRC

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The Southern African Development Community (SADC) on Friday condemned the continued attacks on civilians in the town of Beni in the eastern Democratic Republic...
Ghanaian Peacekeepers In South Sudan

South Sudan: Ghanaian Peacekeepers Open Veterinary Clinic

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The Ghana Battalion (GHANBATT) currently serving with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) under the Command of Lt Col Albert Sison Ogaja...
Mali Terror Attacks

Five Peacekeepers Reported Dead in Mali After Attack

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The Chadian contingent of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) was attacked early Sunday morning in Aguelhok, northeastern Mali, by...
Mali Terror Attacks

UNSC Condemns Attacks on Peacekeepers in Mali

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The Security Council on Sunday condemned "in the strongest terms" a deadly attack on the UN peacekeeping force in Mali that killed 10 soldiers...
Mali Terror Attacks

UN Boss Unhappy Over Attacks on Peacekeepers

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Un Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday strongly condemned the attack on a camp of the UN peacekeeping force in Mali that killed 10 soldiers...
United Nation

UN honors 3 Zambian peacekeepers

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The United Nations on Tuesday honored three Zambian peacekeepers, who died last year while on peace keeping missions, with the Dag Hammarskjold Medal of...
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UN condemns attack on peacekeepers in South Sudan

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The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has condemned an armed attack which targeted a convoy of peacekeepers in the country's Unity region on...
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UN redeploys more troops to protect South Sudanese civilians in troubled region

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The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said on Thursday it was rapidly redeploying about 150 peacekeepers to the volatile Unity region to boost...
Antonio Guterres

UN secretary General to Visit Peacekeepers in Mali

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One fallen civilian peacekeeper from Ghana among those to be honoured at UN Headquarters ceremony -- The United Nations will commemorate the International Day...
Rwanda

There must be discipline among peacekeepers

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Panellists at a roundtable discussion on peacekeeping and its challenges have called on participating countries in United Nations Peacekeeping missions to provide adequate orientations...
Over two hundred Nepalese peacekeepers arrive in Juba from the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), to reinforce the military component of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). UN Photo/Isaac Billy

Antonio Guterres Condemns Attack on MINUSMA in Mali

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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned Thursday's mortar attack against peacekeepers in Mali, which left two dead and at least 10 others injured. Stephane...
United Nation

Ghanaian Peacekeepers Commended for Containing Harmful Fire

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Traders at a protection of civilians site in Bentiu have praised United Nations peacekeepers for their speedy response after they put out a fire...
AMISOM

Burundi to pay salary arrears to peacekeepers in Somalia

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Burundian peacekeepers serving in the African Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) are to receive their salary arrears as the European Union (EU) has peacekeepers' salary...
Members of the fourth Chinese peacekeeping force deployed to Liberia offer a skill training to Liberia National Police Training Academy to improve the students’ law enforcement capacity. (Photo by People’s Daily Online)

UN Peace Medal of Honor Awarded to Chinese peacekeepers stationed at Lebanon

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The 410 members of the 15th Chinese peacekeeping force to Lebanon were conferred the United Nations (UN) Peace Medal of Honor on March 8...
Photo taken on March 2, 2016 shows the United Nations Security Council approves new resolution on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), at the UN headquarters in New York, the United States. (Xinhua/Li Muzi) (zw)

UN Security Council condemns deadly attack against peacekeepers in Mali

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The United Nations Security Council Tuesday condemned "in the strongest terms" the attacks targeting peacekeepers in northern Mali, which killed one Chadian blue helmet...

CAR: 2 UN Peacekeepers of Moroccan Descent Killed

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U.N. peacekeepers take a break as they patrol along a street during the presidential election in Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic, December...

China deploys female peacekeepers in South Sudan

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A kick-off party is held on Dec. 2, 2016 as China is set to send an infantry battalion of 700 peacekeepers in South Sudan....
Somali security forces

850 Burkina Faso peacekeepers to join UN mission in Mali

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The Burkinabe soldiers, who are expected to be deployed under the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), completed their training on July...
Over two hundred Nepalese peacekeepers arrive in Juba from the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), to reinforce the military component of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). UN Photo/Isaac Billy

UN officials say blue helmets are discredited over cases of sexual abuse

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UN Undersecretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Herve Ladsous and Undersecretary-General for Field Support Atul Khare also said all stakeholders in peacekeeping missions have responsibilities in...
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Investigation Launched In Fresh Sex Abuses Cases Against Tanzanian Peacekeepers

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The UN peacekeeping mission in DRC said on Friday that it has received allegations of sexual abuse against Tanzanian peacekeepers based in Congo's northeast,...
UN Security Council

UNSC take steps to confront sexual abuse by peacekeepers

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The resolution, drafted by the United States, requests UN Secretary-General to replace all military and police unit of a troop or police contributing country...
Security Council

UNSC debates on US draft resolution on sexual Abuse

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The U.N. Security Council convened a meeting Thursday on sexual abuse by peacekeepers where a draft resolution, pushed by the United States for...

Eastern Africa Standby army likely to join AU peacekeepers

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"If all Burundian parties are brought together to the table and really commit for dialogue, we will have a solution for Burundi," said...

Burundi restricts internet access for its peacekeepers in Somalia

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"The command of the Burundian contingent at the AMISOM has decided to restrict access to private internet networks for Burundian troops to avoid information...
Burundis President Pierre Nkurunziza

Burundi’s president pledges to fight AU peacekeepers

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"The African Union (AU) troops have to respect Burundi's independence and borders. If they break this convention, they will be attacking our country (Burundi)...

DR Congo army, UN forces destroy FRPI militia’s camp

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The commander of DR Congo's 32nd military region General Jean-Pierre Bongwangela said DR Congo forces and UN peacekeepers had launched an attack for over...

AU condemns attack on UNAMID peacekeepers in Darfur

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The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, has learnt with great shock the attack by unidentified armed men...
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

UN boss condemns assaults on peacekeepers in Darfur

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The attack left one South African peacekeeper dead and four others wounded after an exchange of fire, said a statement issued here by Ban's...

Hungry UN peacekeepers had food over sex trade

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The UN currently has about 125,000 peacekeepers deployed around the world The document by the UN Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) says it...

Fallen Kenyan peacekeepers to be honored at UN

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Four fallen Kenyan soldiers are among 126 peacekeepers who are set to be honored later on Friday during the International Day of the United...