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Al-Qaeda Section Credits Itself Over Attacks on UN Peacekeepers

A branch of Al-Qaeda in Mali has claimed responsibility for an attack that killed 10 Chadian UN peacekeepers. The Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen group launched...
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Al-Qaeda Group Takes Responsibility for Mali Attack

A branch of Al-Qaeda in Mali has claimed responsibility for an attack that killed 10 Chadian UN peacekeepers. The Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen group...
Antonio Guterres

UN secretary General to Visit Peacekeepers in Mali

One fallen civilian peacekeeper from Ghana among those to be honoured at UN Headquarters ceremony -- The United Nations will commemorate the International Day...
UN Photo/Staton Winter: A peacekeeper from Ghana stands guard during a senior UN official’s visit to Cestos City in 2012. Some 16,000 peacekeepers from over a dozen countries served in Liberia from 2003 to 2018.

UN Peacekeepers Leave Liberia After 15 Years of Service

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Liberia will formally cease operations on Friday after aiding the West African nation’s transition from ravaging civil war...
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AU strongly condemns attack against UN peacekeepers, Congolese soldiers in DR Congo

The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has strongly condemned the attack against the United Nations peacekeepers and Congolese soldiers...

CAR: New Evidence Exposes The Wrongdoings of UN Peacekeepers

The United Nations must take firm action in response to credible new evidence that UN peacekeepers drugged and raped a young woman in the...
Over two hundred Nepalese peacekeepers arrive in Juba from the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), to reinforce the military component of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). UN Photo/Isaac Billy

10 UN peacekeepers injured in Sudan’s Darfur region

Ten peacekeepers of the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) have been injured when their vehicle drove over an unexploded ordnance in Sudan's...
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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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Attacks on blue helmets in south Sudan probe head named

The attack against the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) protection of civilians site in Malakal, which took place on Feb. 17-18, also...
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2 army officers of Tanzania perish in DR. Congo

The United Nations said on Wednesday two Tanzanian army officers serving as UN peacekeepers were killed and 13 others were injured after they...

Four gunmen died in clashes with UN peacekeepers in Darfur

A UN mission said on Friday that its peacekeepers have repulsed two attacks by unidentified gunmen, leaving four attackers dead and six peacekeepers wounded....
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Two UN Peacekeepers Die In Helicopter Crash

Two United Nations peacekeepers died Tuesday when their Apache helicopter crashed during a military exercise in northern Mali, news reports said. The two men were...
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Islamists launch new attack in Quneitra

Militants linked to al-Qaeda launched a fresh attack Thursday against posts manned by Syrian government forces in the Golan Heights, as the fate of...
Over two hundred Nepalese peacekeepers arrive in Juba from the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), to reinforce the military component of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). UN Photo/Isaac Billy

UN peacekeepers detained in Syria are safe-Fijian leader

A group of 43 UN peacekeepers from Fiji being detained by militant rebels in Syria is safe, as negotiations with their captors for their...
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Islamic militants freed US Journalist

A US journalist abducted in 2012 and released at the weekend by Islamic militants in Syria, was taken to Israel, it was confirmed on...

UN Peacekeepers Adapting to New Changes

The history of United Nations peacekeeping is one of innovation and adaptation. Until some twenty years ago, UN peacekeeping seemed a more straightforward affair....