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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Suspect in murder of Irish soldiers in Lebanon arrested in Detroit

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:02pm by AP

    ... and killing of two Irish soldiers serving as United Nations peacekeepers in Lebanon 34 years ago. US Immigration and Customs Enforcement last Tuesday detained Mahmoud Bazzi, 71, at his home ... committed to rooting out alleged human rights violators who seek a safe haven in the United States". Before his arrest, Bazzi denied killing Derek Smallhorne and Thomas Barrett, telling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557026/suspect-murder-irish-soldiers-lebanon-arrested-detroit
  2. 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
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A GOOD WEEK FOR ...

    A Good Week for..., May 18, 2014

    Posted May 18th 2014, 03:35am by STAFF

    ... are coming," Modi wrote on Twitter as election results came in.   Major General Kristin Lund The Norwegian was appointed the first woman to command a United Nations peacekeeping force. The 55-year-old, who has served in Lebanon, the first Gulf war, Bosnia and Afghanistan, will replace China's Major General Chao Liu on August 13 as commander of 1,000 peacekeepers in Cyprus. "I think ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1514555/good-week-may-18-2014
  4. 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
  5. News - China - MALI

    Chinese troops bolster UN peacekeeping mission in Mali

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 12:37pm by Agence France-Presse in Bamako

    ... arrived in Mali on Thursday to strengthen the United Nations peacekeeping force in the troubled west African nation’s rebel-infested north, sources said. A foreign diplomatic source in the capital ... last year called MINUSMA “one of the most logistically challenging missions the United Nations has ever launched”. Jihadists in northern Mali were weakened by the French-led military campaign ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1407574/chinese-troops-bolster-un-peacekeeping-mission-mali
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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