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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. 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 ...

  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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - World - SOUTH SUDAN

    Ambush in South Sudan leaves 12 UN peacekeepers and staff dead

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agencies in Juba 'Rebels' kill 12 UN soldiers and staff Five Indian peacekeepers and at least seven United Nations civilian staff were killed yesterday in an ambush in South Sudan, officials said, a day after warnings about spiralling violence. "Five peacekeepers from India with UNMISS (United Nations Mission in South Sudan) were killed in ambush ...

  9. 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

    ... 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 ... articles for daily use. "The above arrived in its entirety in the mission area for the Chinese United Nations peacekeepers in Mali at the end of 2013- none of it went missing," ...

  10. Chinese peacekeepers' deaths were not in vain

    Posted Jan 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... has so far sent to 18 UN peace missions. China now ranks among the top 10 contributors of funds and peacekeeping forces. Through these commitments, the nation is working towards the ideal of lasting world peace. To bring this closer to reality, China and other nations must continue contributions to UN peacekeeping missions and co-operate in global security. The deaths of the eight ...




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