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  1. Hardline hermit softens stance

    Posted Dec 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in international interaction was its participation in UN peacekeeping operations. China refused to be involved in any discussion of UN peacekeeping activities until Mr Ling announced in 1981 that it would be more flexible on the issue. Critics noted that this pointed to China's realignment with other countries, especially the US. 'In the beginning, we did not take part in any peacekeeping ...

  2. News - World

    Austria announces it is withdrawing UN peacekeepers from the Golan Heights

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 08:59pm by AP

    ... VIENNA (AP) — Austria announces it is withdrawing UN peacekeepers from the Golan Heights. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China's role as peacekeeper shows it is a responsible power

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 03:48am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial China's vital role in peacekeeping China has made a significant contribution to international peace and security in the 25 years it has been taking part in United Nations peacekeeping operations. People's Liberation Army personnel have built and repaired more than 8,000km of roads, defused 8,700 landmines and other explosive devices and treated ...

  4. News - China - ANALYSIS

    China's growing peacekeeping commitment to UN shows shift in foreign policy

    Posted May 30th 2014, 03:57am by Minnie Chan

    ... security profile with peacekeeping missions From declining to join peacekeeping operations in the 1970s and '80s to sending combat forces for the first time to war-torn Mali this year, ... threaten other nations. In the last decade, China has increased its deployment of uniformed personnel to UN peacekeeping missions twentyfold, sending not only engineers but also military ...

  5. News - World

    Official: 7 UN peacekeepers killed in Sudan's Darfur in deadliest ever attack on force

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 01:47am by AP

    ... CAIRO (AP) — Official: 7 UN peacekeepers killed in Sudan's Darfur in deadliest ever attack on force. ...

  6. News - World - UNITED NATIONS

    Norwegian general Kristin Lund is first woman UN peacekeeping commander

    Posted May 13th 2014, 09:12pm by AFP

    ... Associated Press in New York Campaign veteran named as first woman to command peacekeeping force Norwegian general breaks UN glass ceiling UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has appointed the first woman to command a United Nations peacekeeping force, a Norwegian general who has served in Lebanon, the first Gulf war, Bosnia and Afghanistan. Major General Kristin Lund will replace ...

  7. News - World

    Philippines says UN, US worry of 'maximum volatility' in Golan Heights if peacekeepers leave

    Posted Jun 19th 2013, 04:59pm by AP

    ... MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippines says UN, US worry of 'maximum volatility' in Golan Heights if peacekeepers leave. ...

  8. News - World - IVORY COAST

    UN experts allege that Chinese arms on way to Mali peacekeepers went missing

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 09:42pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Abidjan Weapons experts say that Chinese military equipment went missing in Ivory Coast; China insists its peacekeepers in Mali received it all U.N. group alleges missing China guns United Nations weapons experts have raised the alarm after tonnes of weapons that were sent by China to its peacekeepers in Mali allegedly disappeared in transit in Ivory Coast, which ...

  9. News - World - UKRAINE

    Ukraine rebels call for Russian 'peacekeepers' after attack ends truce

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 12:27am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Slavyansk Rebels appeal to Moscow to send peacekeepers after deadly shoot-out in eastern Ukraine Call for Russia help after attack Pro-Kremlin rebels in east Ukraine appealed yesterday for Russian "peacekeepers" after a deadly gunfight killed at least two of their militants, shattering an Easter truce and sparking "outrage" ...


    UN approves peacekeepers to stem violence in Central African Republic

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 09:02pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangui UN to send peacekeepers amid fresh violence The UN Security Council yesterday unanimously approved a nearly 12,000-strong UN peacekeeping force for Central African Republic, as police said fresh sectarian violence had killed at least 30 people. The 10,000 UN troops and 1,800 police will take over from 5,000 African Union soldiers, but not until ...




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