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  1. Saving lives

    Posted Feb 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... as the North Korean nuclear issue, and by its willingness to take part in United Nations peacekeeping missions. However, it must also show that it is willing to assume the responsibilities of a major ...

  2. News - World - DR CONGO

    Violence rocks east DR Congo despite rebel pullout

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 09:31am by Agence France-Presse in Mugunga Camp, DR Congo

    ... arrived on Saturday. Alongside United Nations peacekeepers, a few police patrols were seen on the streets of Goma, a city of around one million people that is the hub of the resource-rich area. ... The region has already been the cradle of back-to-back wars that embroiled other nations from 1996 to 2003 fought largely over its vast wealth of copper, diamonds, gold and key mobile phone component ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - military budget

    Military transparency and Asian security

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 06:31pm by Shinzo Abe

    ... anymore. That is why it is incumbent upon us in Japan to reconstruct the legal basis for collective self-defence and international cooperation, including participation in United Nations ... enlarging the number of countries that conclude the Arms Trade Treaty, and improving mutual understanding among national defence authorities are now the paramount issues facing Asia. They should ...

  4. News - World - DR CONGO

    Congo rebels clash with army on outskirts of Goma

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 11:08pm by Associated Press in Goma, Congo

    ... the M23 rebels threatened to take the city of Goma, home to at least 1 million people, as well as an international airport and a major United Nations peacekeeping base. M23 rebel spokesman Col. ... analyst Jason Stearns, a former member of the United Nations Group of Experts, said on his blog that the group is now believed to be composed of 2,500 to 3,000 men. On Saturday, UN peacekeeping ...

  5. News - World - Democratic Republic of Congo

    DRC army repels rebel attacks in Kinshasa, dozens killed

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 11:26am by Reuters in Kinshasa

    ... have died, mostly from hunger and disease. A 21,000-strong United Nations peacekeeping mission (MONUSCO) is stationed in the country. Gunmen briefly seized the headquarters of state radio ... city of more than 9 million people. Some analysts in Kinshasa said the attacks could be linked to Kabila’s recent decision to replace national police chief John Numbi, a powerful political ...

  6. News - World - MALI

    France bombs Islamist hideout as Mali insurgency deepens

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 12:08pm by Agence France-Presse in Gao

    ... and guerrilla fighting show the security problems still facing Mali- and by extension France, which is eager to wind down the operation and hand over to a United Nations peacekeeping mission. Paris ... which will eventually include some 6,000 troops. Chad has pledged an additional 2,000 troops, most of them already deployed. France wants the African force incorporated into a UN peacekeeping ...

  7. News - World - DR CONGO

    DR Congo rebels withdraw from key city of Goma

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 10:14am by Agence France-Presse in Goma, DR Congo

    ... at Goma’s airport alongside similar numbers of government troops, soldiers from neighbouring Tanzania and United Nations peacekeepers. Ugandan Brigadier Geoffrey Muheesi, part of the regional team ... region, rich in valuable minerals and bordering Rwanda and Uganda, has already been the cradle of back-to-back wars that embroiled other nations in the region from 1996 to 2003. “We are happy ...

  8. Asia can help East Timor stand on its own two feet

    Posted Jul 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and police, mainly from Australia but also from Malaysia, New Zealand and Portugal. After the granting of nationhood in 2002 and the departure of United Nations-mandated peacekeepers, the fledgling ... Jose Ramos Horta's first task as the new prime minister of troubled and isolated East Timor is to guide Asia's newest nation towards a fresh start. Political and ethnic turmoil ...

  9. Cultivating a fragile peace on Liberia's bloodied soil

    Posted Aug 14th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... a long-time supporter, has promised to step down by October to make way for an interim government that will lead the country to democratic elections. By then, United Nations peacekeepers will have ... in neighbouring Ivory Coast and Sierra Leone in return for diamonds is the basis for the charges he faces from the United Nations-backed Special Court for Sierra Leone. While many Liberians are putting ...

  10. News - World - SYRIA CONFLICT

    Cameron, Putin discuss Syria amid new push to end war

    Posted May 10th 2013, 08:41pm by AFP

    ... it may quickly withdraw from a United Nations peacekeeping force in the Golan Heights because of security concerns, after Syrian rebels abducted four Filipino troops. Syria has long sought ... that any such sale would be “potentially destabilising” for the region. Earlier this week, Russia and the United States offered to hold an international conference in search of peace in Syria. ...




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