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  1. News - Asia - EAST TIMOR

    UN ends its East Timor peacekeeping mission after 13 years

    Posted Jan 01st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dili The UN ends its mission as Asia's youngest nation faces a future fraught with challenges Peacekeepers leave Timor 13 years on The UN ended its peacekeeping mission in East Timor yesterday after 13 years in Asia's youngest nation following a bloody transition to independence- leaving behind a country facing the task of tackling rampant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1116931/un-ends-its-east-timor-peacekeeping-mission-after-13-years
  2. News - World - FLIGHT MH17

    United Nations aviation body denies it can close global air routes

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:36am by Reuters

    ... structure as a United Nations body with 190 members, said John Saba, a lecturer at McGill University's Integrated Aviation Management Programme in Montreal. "The political constraints ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1556693/united-nations-aviation-body-denies-it-can-close-global-air-routes
  3. News - World - DR CONGO

    Ban vows peacekeepers will stay in Goma

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:13pm by Agence France-Presse in Goma

    ... or target MONUSCO [the UN mission] will not be tolerated,” according to a statement released by his office. The United Nations has about 6,700 troops in Nord Kivu province, backing government forces ... units” had been deployed across Goma. After a three-month truce, fighting in the region resumed on Thursday, just two days after the United Nations and the United States imposed sanctions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1086009/ban-vows-peacekeepers-will-stay-goma
  4. Only the United Nations can bring peace to Iraq

    Posted Sep 07th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The United States' call for international help to bring stability to Iraq is welcome acknowledgment after five months of escalating, factious violence that its efforts have been inadequate. Only the United Nations can provide a remedy, but it should do so only with the understanding that it has complete control of peacekeeping and reconstruction operations. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/427095/only-united-nations-can-bring-peace-iraq
  5. News - World - UKRAINE

    Nato chief flies to Ukraine amid fears over Russian troop build-up

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 11:56am by Agence France-Presse in Donetsk

    ... emanating from Moscow suggesting a role for Russian “peacekeepers” in Ukraine, the White House said. At the United Nations in New York on Tuesday, Russia’s representative deplored the “disastrous” ... in weeks. Some 1,300 people have been killed since April, according to the United Nations. Civilians have been hit hardest, with more than 285,000 fleeing their homes over the past few months, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1568164/nato-chief-flies-ukraine-amid-fears-over-russian-troop-build
  6. US efforts a relief for Liberia and the world

    Posted Aug 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The cries for help from Liberia's war-ravaged people will soon be answered by multinational commitments. Although belated, the combined effort by the United States, the United Nations ... a US-sponsored resolution to contribute a peacekeeping force showed that despite the debacle over Iraq, the world body can still perform its intended role. While the US insisted that peacekeepers accused ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/423692/us-efforts-relief-liberia-and-world
  7. Four mainland police officers to join Haiti peace force

    Posted Jan 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Beijing with a prime opportunity to burnish its image as a responsible world power. They said United Nations peacekeeping missions would provide a useful stage for a central government ... Kristine Kwok in Beijing The mainland is sending four police officers to bolster its peacekeeping force in Haiti, where a devastating earthquake claimed eight of their colleagues last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/704344/four-mainland-police-officers-join-haiti-peace-force
  8. News - World - CONGO

    Congo rebels ready to fight new UN forces

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... attack by the United Nations' first offensive force. In March, the UN Security Council renewed the mandate of the UN mission in the Congo (Monusco) and approved the creation of a 3,000-strong "intervention brigade". The force, which will include troops from South Africa, Tanzania and Malawi, will be equipped with an artillery unit and attack helicopters, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1231600/congo-rebels-m23-ready-battle-un-intervention-brigade
  9. Why the UN welcomes Chinese peacekeepers

    Posted Mar 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the 43 men and women of his Chinese unit provide medical backup for 4,000 United Nations peacekeepers struggling to restore calm in eastern Congo after a war that has ... it will also be key to the peaceful entry of China onto the world stage. David Harland is chief of the United Nations Peacekeeping Best Practices Unit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/447583/why-un-welcomes-chinese-peacekeepers
  10. News - China - TAIWAN

    Taiwan-mainland affairs official sacked for ‘national security breach’

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:09pm by Agencies in Taipei and Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Agencies in Taipei and Zhuang Pinghui Cross-strait council claims to have evidence against former deputy chief Chang Hsien-yao Official accused of breaching national security A former deputy chief of the government agency in Taiwan that handles relations with the mainland is under investigation for alleged breaches of national security. The Mainland Affairs Council ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1576896/taiwan-mainland-affairs-official-sacked-national-security-breach

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