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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1049388/japan-stole-diaoyu-islands-china-tells-un
  2. Hardline hermit softens stance

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

    ... volumes about the octogenarian's hectic but interesting life as a diplomat representing China at the United Nations just as the country opened its doors to the world. The moments were ... gone from an outcast to an influential voice in the United Nations since its seat was restored by a resolution of the 26th General Assembly on October 25, 1971. It is an outspoken champion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/664344/hardline-hermit-softens-stance
  3. News - World - SUDAN

    Seven Tanzanian peacekeepers with United Nations die in Darfur ambush

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 10:21am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Khartoum Seven UN peacekeepers die in Darfur ambush Seven Tanzanian peacekeepers were killed during an ambush on Saturday in Sudan’s Darfur region, the African Union-UN Mission (UNAMID) said, the worst-ever losses in the five-year history of the operation. The attack near the peacekeepers’ base at Manawashi, north of the South Darfur state capital Nyala, adds ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1282365/seven-un-peacekeepers-killed-darfur-ambush
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. News - China

    China offers 500 troops to UN Mali force

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 07:57pm by AFP

    ... will also play a positive role in this regard,” he said. China rejected UN peacekeeping missions as an unwarranted interference when it joined the United Nations in 1971. It contributed its first ... The United Nations has acknowledged that the peacekeeping force will probably face attacks. “Mali is a high-risk mission,” said Gowan. “There’s a high chance of attacks on UN forces by Islamist ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1244305/china-offers-500-troops-un-mali-force
  9. 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
  10. 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

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