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  1. News - World - CONGO

    UN deploys spy drones in DR Congo to monitor border and militias

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 10:54pm by AFP

    ... to monitor the volatile border between DR Congo and Rwanda and movements by militias and armed groups in a region stricken by three decades of conflict. The United Nations has a huge peacekeeping ... Agence France-Presse in New York Move marks major step in surveillance of West African region rich in minerals UN deploys spy drones for the first time The United Nations was yesterday ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Asia must play role in East Timor's future

    Posted Jun 06th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... attention. Under a United Nations mandate, foreign peacekeepers were sent in and for the next 21/2 years, the world body took charge. With the granting of nationhood in 2002 came the scaling back ... East Timor is in an isolated part of Asia, but that is no reason for the region to forget that the young nation exists. With political and ethnic turmoil and gang violence threatening ...

  4. News - Asia - EAST TIMOR

    Australian police officers leave East Timor as peacekeeping mission ends

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Australian officers serving with the UN Police boarded a Darwin-bound plane from the capital Dili as the United Nations prepares to officially end its peacekeeping mission by December 31. ... Agence France-Presse in Dili Last batch of police officers depart for home as international peacekeeping effort draws to end Australian forces leave East Timor Australia withdrew its last ...

  5. News - China

    Missile deal with Turkey highlights China rising Middle East presence

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 11:21pm by Reuters

    ... to the Mediterranean, the PLA has deployed soldiers to be part of United Nations peacekeeper missions in Lebanon. Turkey's decision to spend US$3.4 billion to acquire the Chinese FD-2000 missile defence ... maintains a permanent aircraft carrier presence near the Gulf as well as dozens of other warships and major bases in Turkey, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates- is by far the dominant foreign power ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Talking points

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 03:56am by STAFF

    ... to more violence without resolving the country's increasingly bitter political divide.   Call to fund peacekeeping mission United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is calling on African nations to give full financial support to peacekeeping forces in the Central African Republic when donors meet in Addia Ababa, Ethiopia, on Saturday. He stressed the importance of ensuring ...

  7. News - World - SOUTH SUDAN

    UN Security Council members mull South Sudan sanctions as attacks continue

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 12:14pm by Reuters in New York

    ... fire on the base, killing some 58 people and wounding 98, including two Indian peacekeepers, the United Nations said. Thousands of people have been killed and tens of thousands have sought ... Reuters in New York Security Council meets in closed-door session to consider action against warring factions in South Sudan United Nation Security Council members are considering ...

  8. News - World

    UN has moral responsibility to end Haiti cholera outbreak, Ban says

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 01:45am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York UN has 'responsibility to end cholera outbreak' The United Nations has a "moral responsibility" to help impoverished Haiti end a devastating cholera outbreak some blame on peacekeepers, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says. Ban spoke to The Miami Herald ahead of a visit to the Caribbean nation due to begin yesterday during which ...

  9. News - World - FRANCE

    France says abducted journalists in Mali were shot dead

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 06:53pm by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... asked to be taken there with troops from France’s Operation Serval mission but ended up going with the United Nations MINUSMA peacekeeping force after Serval refused for safety reasons. ... murder. Dupont and Verlon had travelled on Saturday to the northern city of Kidal to interview a spokesman for the Tuareg separatist group the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad ...

  10. 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 ...




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