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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Fiji retracts claim over release of captured peacekeepers in Golan Heights

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 09:29pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Golan Heights Fijians held hostage by Islamist militants arrive in Israeli-held territory Freed UN peacekeepers reach safety Dozens of Fijian United Nations peacekeepers ... spokeswoman said, without giving any numbers. A witness said that after the peacekeepers crossed over, they were driven away in a convoy of United Nations minibuses. Al-Nusra initially said it held ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1589482/fiji-retracts-claim-over-release-captured-peacekeepers-golan-heights
  2. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    40 Filipino peacekeepers perform 'greatest escape' in Golan Heights

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 04:44am by AFP

    ... rammed their Golan Heights outpost with armed trucks, the Philippine military said yesterday. All 75 soldiers serving with a United Nations peacekeeping force in the Middle East flashpoint zone ... that it would withdraw the 331-strong Filipino contingent serving as part of the United Nations Disengagement Force in the Golan Heights at the end of their tour of duty in October due to the worsening ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1582362/40-filipino-peacekeepers-perform-greatest-escapein-golan-heights
  3. Filipino peacekeepers perform 'greatest escape' from Syrian rebels

    Posted Aug 31st 2014, 02:15pm

    ... Heights outpost with armed  trucks, the Philippine military said Sunday. All 75 soldiers serving with a United Nations peacekeeping force in the Middle East flashpoint zone reached safety after ... a statement thanking the UN force as well as Syria, Israel, Qatar and the United States for  their assistance in the crisis. “It is in our nation’s interest to give priority to (the soldiers’) safety ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1582175/filipino-peacekeepers-perform-greatest-escape-syrian-rebels
  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Besieged by Syrian rebels, Filipino UN peacekeepers vow to fight

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 05:42pm by AFP

    ... group of 43 peacekeepers from Fiji who have been taken hostage by the antiDamascus fighters, officials said. The United Nations Security Council "strongly condemned" the assaults ... release of all the detained United Nations peacekeepers" and urged countries with influence to help. Manila called for the "immediate release" of the Fijian troops ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581786/syria-refugees-top-three-million-rebels-un-face-after-kidnappings
  5. News - Asia - MIDDLE EAST

    Trapped Filipino peacekeepers clash with Syrian rebels after tense stand-off

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:18pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beirut Battle highlights the risk that United Nations faces of being sucked further into the conflict Peacekeepers, Syrian rebels clash in Golan Heights UN peacekeepers ... Filipino peacekeepers were surrounded by rebels of the al-Nusra Front, al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, who ordered them to surrender, said Rami Abdurrahman of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581961/filipino-peacekeepers-being-attacked-syrian-rebels-defence-chief
  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Islamists holding UN peacekeepers hostage set high price for their release

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:12pm by Reuters

    ... Ireland, Nepal and the Netherlands as well as the Fijians and Filipinos who came under attack. The United Nations has said the Philippines will pull out of UNDOF. Austria, Japan and Croatia have ... Islamist fighters who seized dozens of Fijian soldiers serving as UN peacekeepers on the Golan Heights last week are demanding their group be removed from a global terrorism list ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1583899/islamists-holding-un-peacekeepers-hostage-set-high-price-their-release
  7. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1525475/chinas-role-peacekeeper-shows-it-responsible-power
  8. News - China - PEACEKEEPING

    China deploys 700 troops to UN force to protect South Sudan oilfields

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:40am by Teddy Ng and Agencies

    ... troops on South Sudan mission China will deploy 700 troops to a United Nations peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, where the Chinese-invested oil industry has been caught in the crossfire ... resolution in May. "As a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council, China has been actively engaged in UN peacekeeping operations. Our goal is to strictly follow the mandate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1589210/china-deploys-700-troops-un-force-protect-south-sudan-oilfields
  9. News - China - ANALYSIS

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

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

    ... China is less of a threat to it because Beijing contributes peacekeepers to Mali, the answer is almost a guaranteed no." China became one of the five permanent members of the United Nations ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1521454/chinas-growing-peacekeeping-commitment-un-shows-shift-foreign-policy
  10. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1511343/norwegian-general-kristin-lund-first-woman-un-peacekeeping-commander

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