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  1. 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
  2. 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," ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1484412/un-experts-allege-chinese-arms-way-mali-peacekeepers-went-missing
  3. Beijing takes bigger role in conflict zones

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

    ... Ng Tze-wei The mainland regained China's seat at the United Nations in 1971, but it did not send troops to participate in peacekeeping missions until 1989. Since then, China has come ... with the Chinese delegation to the United Nations and now a researcher at the China Institute of International Studies. Prior to the late 1980s, China held the conservative view that peacekeeping missions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/664343/beijing-takes-bigger-role-conflict-zones
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. News - China - UNITED NATIONS

    China to send more than 500 troops to Mali to contain Islamist militants

    Posted May 24th 2013, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... in African peacekeeping, a Chinese diplomat said yesterday a decision had not yet been made on whether China would send combat troops to the continent. "China is seriously considering a United Nations' proposal early this year to modernise its peacekeeping operations in Africa," the diplomat said, citing UN plans to deploy a fleet of its own surveillance drones in missions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1244515/china-send-more-500-troops-mali-contain-islamist-militants
  7. News - World - ANALYSIS: AFRICA

    UN peacekeepers toil in South Sudan and Central African Republic

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 05:36am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... of peacekeepers, a key reason for the strife in South Sudan is a refusal by the United States, European and African powers, who played a key role in creating the independent nation, to acknowledge its ... The Washington Post in Nairobi Officials accept limitations of undermanned forces dealing with complex domestic clashes U.N. peacekeepers falling short in conflict hotspots The United ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1397875/un-peacekeepers-toil-south-sudan-and-central-african-republic
  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines may pull peacekeepers from Golan

    Posted May 10th 2013, 06:40pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila The Philippines said on Friday it may quickly withdraw from a United Nations peacekeeping force in the Golan Heights because of security concerns, following ... to expose our people any further, any more than we need to.” Del Rosario said he understood it normally required a three-month notice period to withdraw troops from a United Nations peacekeeping ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1234695/philippines-may-pull-peacekeepers-golan
  9. Peacekeepers struggle to achieve mission impossible

    Posted Apr 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and ensuring human rights than previous missions in other nations. 'The peacekeeping mission continues to ignore not only the spirit but even the explicit prescriptions of its mandate,' ... Reed Lindsay in Port-Au-Prince Latin American nations leading the operation blame a lack of urgency from aid donors Representatives from all 15 members of the UN Security Council visited ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/497091/peacekeepers-struggle-achieve-mission-impossible
  10. News - World - SECURITY

    Twitter sues United States government over disclosure of national security information requests

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 10:55pm by Reuters

    ... to someone outside the United States. In a separate case, a federal appeals court in San Francisco was yesterday due to hear arguments on whether the FBI can gag recipients of national security ... Reuters in San Francisco Internet firm is angry that it cannot reveal information about US national security requests for private user information Twitter sues over snooping disclosure ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1612258/twitter-sues-united-states-government-over-disclosure-national-security

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