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  1. News - China

    Japan 'stole' Diaoyu Islands, China tells UN

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 02:34pm by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... China’s Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi sparked angry exchanges with Japanese diplomats at the United Nations by accusing Japan of stealing the Diaoyu Islands. Chinese and Japanese envoys staged a series of attacks during Thursday’s session after Yang heightened tensions over the East China Sea islands and reopened old diplomatic wounds over second world war. The Japanese ...

  2. News - Asia - EAST TIMOR

    Australian police officers leave East Timor as peacekeeping mission ends

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Australian officers serving with the UN Police boarded a Darwin-bound plane from the capital Dili as the United Nations prepares to officially end its peacekeeping mission by December 31. ... Agence France-Presse in Dili Last batch of police officers depart for home as international peacekeeping effort draws to end Australian forces leave East Timor Australia withdrew its last ...

  3. News - Asia - EAST TIMOR

    East Timor bids farewell to peacekeepers after 13 years

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 09:31am by Agence France-Presse in Dili

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dili The UN ends its peacekeeping mission in East Timor on Monday after 13 years of boots on the ground in Asia’s youngest nation following a bloody transition ... election of a new president and parliament. “The Timorese people and its leaders have shown courage and unswerving resolve to overcome great challenges,” United Nations Integrated Mission ...

  4. News - Asia - EAST TIMOR

    UN ends its East Timor peacekeeping mission after 13 years

    Posted Jan 01st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dili The UN ends its mission as Asia's youngest nation faces a future fraught with challenges Peacekeepers leave Timor 13 years on The UN ended its peacekeeping mission in East Timor yesterday after 13 years in Asia's youngest nation following a bloody transition to independence- leaving behind a country facing the task of tackling rampant ...

  5. News - World - DR CONGO

    Ban vows peacekeepers will stay in Goma

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:13pm by Agence France-Presse in Goma

    ... or target MONUSCO [the UN mission] will not be tolerated,” according to a statement released by his office. The United Nations has about 6,700 troops in Nord Kivu province, backing government forces ... units” had been deployed across Goma. After a three-month truce, fighting in the region resumed on Thursday, just two days after the United Nations and the United States imposed sanctions ...

  6. News - World - UNITED NATIONS

    China and emerging powers in deal to increase UN payments

    Posted Dec 27th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... hammered out a new budget deal this week to avoid its own looming fiscal cliff. The boom countries will pay more as economic crises allow other nations such as Britain, Germany, France and Japan ... member of the UN Security Council. UN contributions are worked out according to a country's share of global gross national income (GNI). China will pay an extra 61 per cent in UN fees, ...

  7. News - World - CONGO

    Civilians flee rebel advance in Congo

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sake Fleeing civilians alarm UN officials The United Nations has expressed shock at the sight of thousands of civilians fleeing a rebel advance in eastern Congo and appealed for access to help those caught up in the violence. And in what would be a major first for its peacekeeping operations, the UN said it was considering using drones to monitor the fighting ...

  8. News - Asia

    Portugal's UN police leave East Timor

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of the officers boarded a Lisbon-bound plane in the former Portuguese colony, among the last of 1,200 United Nations peacekeepers to return home before the official end of their mission on December 31. ... conducted peaceful presidential and parliamentary elections this year, and UN peacekeepers last month handed full responsibility for policing back to the nation. ...

  9. News - Asia - EAST TIMOR

    UN hands full police powers to E. Timor

    Posted Oct 31st 2012, 03:54pm by Agence France-Presse in Dili

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dili United Nations peacekeepers in East Timor on Wednesday handed full responsibility for policing to Asia’s youngest nation, Prime Minister Xanana Gusmao announced. The National Police of East Timor “are assuming full responsibility for maintaining law and order”, he said in a statement. In March last year the United Nations Integrated Mission ...

  10. News - World - COURTS

    Serbian ex-leader Radovan Karadzic tells UN court he tried to stop war

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in The Hague

    ... The massacre was carried out by Bosnian Serb troops under the command of wartime general Ratko Mladic, who overran Dutch UN peacekeepers meant to be protecting the enclave. Over a few days, thousands ... has also been charged for his alleged role in taking hostage UN observers and peacekeepers to use them as human shields during a Nato bombing campaign against Bosnian Serb targets in 1995. ...




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