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Five Peacekeepers Reported Dead in Mali After Attack

The Chadian contingent of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) was attacked early Sunday morning in Aguelhok, northeastern Mali, by...

Security Council tasks Mali to bring terrorists to justice

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack against the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali...

2 fallen peacekeepers from Nigeria to be honoured at IDUNP ceremony

The United Nation Headquarters will observe the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers on Wednesday, 24 May. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will lay a wreath...

Terror in Mali jeopardize the fragile peace agreement

Almost two years after its signature, the Peace agreement of 20 June 2015 is today jeopardized by the strategy of armed jihadist groups, which...
Forces of the UN Peacekeeping mission in Mali receive their blue berets in Bamako. Photo: MINUSMA/Blagoje Grujic

June 30 world news summary at GMT 0030

WASHINGTON -- After the deadly attack at the Ataturk Airport in Istanbul, Turkey, U.S. Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan warned in an interview...
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UN slams central Mali killings of 5 peacekeepers

Five UN peacekeepers were killed in an ambush in central Mali earlier Sunday, with another blue helmet seriously injured, according to preliminary information reported...
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Two UN peacekeepers killed by tornado in Mali

A strong tornado that lasted for about half an hour left two UN peacekeepers dead and several others injured on Sunday at a camp...

UN Mission in Somalia loses two more soldiers

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called Guinean President Alpha Conde to offer condolences, Farhan Haq, the deputy UN spokesman, said at a daily news briefing...

UNSC condemns attack on UN mission in Mali

Six peacekeepers from Guinea were killed and many others injured in the complex assault, which targeted the camp of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization...
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Feb. 12 world news summary at 1530 GMT

PYONGYANG -- The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is ending investigations into Japanese abductees in the country in response to Japan's expanded sanctions...
Forces of the UN Peacekeeping mission in Mali receive their blue berets in Bamako. Photo: MINUSMA/Blagoje Grujic

UN mission in Mali doesn’t need mandate to fight terrorists – mission chief

"The best way to fight terrorism is to implement the Mali Peace and Reconciliation Agreement," he said, adding that "there was need to make...

Government to equip GAF

Government has arranged a financing package for the procurement of new or complementary equipment for all the missions of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF). For...
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UN to give Mali US$1 billion to implement peace process

Speaking on Thursday in Bamako during the agreement signing ceremony, head of the UN Peacekeeping Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) Mongo Hamdi said with this...
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African countries discuss beefing up peace in Sahel region

Military chiefs and defense ministers from the Sahel region are meeting in Bamako to discuss the creation of an intervention unit in the Sahel...
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Conflicts between armed groups in Mali kills 15

Rival armed groups in northern Mali clashed in Anefis town over the weekend, leaving 15 fighters of the rebel group Coordination of Azawad Movement...
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Contingent of 850 Nigerien soldiers to depart for Mali

A contingent of 850 Nigerien soldiers is set to leave for Northern Mali under the auspices of the UN Integrated Mission for Stabilization of...

UN to honor four fallen Ghanaian peacekeepers

Four Ghanaian peacekeepers who lost their lives in 2014 will be honored posthumously with the Dag Hammarskjold medal in New York at a solemn...

Nigerien president to witness signing of Mali peace deal

Nigerien President Mahamadou Issoufou left Niamey on Friday morning to attend the signing of the Peace Agreement for Northern Mali between the Malian government...
Cambodian peacekeepers prepare to leave for Mali and South Sudan, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, April 7, 2015. Cambodia sent 461 military personnel on Tuesday, including 29 females, to join a United Nations peacekeeping mission in the conflict-torn West African nations of Mali and South Sudan. (Xinhua/Sovannara)

UN mission hails Mali peace pact

Head of the United Nations Mission for Mali (MINUSMA) Mongi Hamdi said he was "encouraged" by Thursday's signing of the Algiers Agreement for Peace...
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Emergency session called over rising tension in Northern Mali

Mediators in Mali's peace process have called for an emergency session of the Joint Technical Security Commission of the Algiers mediation process to discuss...
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1 UN peacekeeper and 2 civilians die in rocket attack in Mali

At least three people died and 12 were injured in a rocket attack on a UN base in northern Mali, officials said Sunday. The UN...
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Mali’s latest attacks gets Security Council condemnation

The UN Security Council on Saturday condemned "in the strongest terms" a deadly terrorist attack in Mali, and called for a swift investigation in...