Africa

Sudan firm on UNAMID's exit from country

Published July 7, 2015 by Kuwait News Agency
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KHARTOUM, July 7 (KUNA) -- The Sudanese government insisted on Tuesday that the UN Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) had to leave Sudan.

South Sudan: UN Mission deplores killing of civilian in Organization compound

Published July 7, 2015 by UN News Center
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7 July 2015 – The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has condemned “in the strongest terms” the fatal shooting of an internally displaced person (IDP) at one of its 'protection-of-civilians' sites – the second attack of its kind to strike the African nation and the Organization in less than a week.

Six UN peacekeeping soldiers killed in Mali

Published July 2, 2015 by Anadolu Agency
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Six UN peacekeeping soldiers were killed Thursday in Mali's restive northern desert, the United Nations Mali mission said.

Somalia: AMISON Withdraw Base Near Mogadishu After Al Shabaab Attack

Published June 30, 2015 by Dalsan Radio
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African Union peacekeeping troops in Somalia also known as AMISOM have withdrawn from three bases outside Mogadishu.

S.Sudan rebels attack UN base in possible "war crime": UN

South Sudan rebels opened fire on a UN peacekeeping base sheltering 30,000 civilians, killing one and wounding six in a possible war crime, the UN said late July 1.

Fighters in the rebel-held northeastern town of Malakal, capital of the key oil-producing Upper Nile state, opened fire on the UN base, with peacekeepers returning fire.

Peacekeeping Support Training Centre Inaugurated In Addis

Published June 29, 2015 by Bernama
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ADDIS ABABA, June 29 (BERNAMA-NNN-ENA) -- A Peacekeeping Support Training Centre (PSTC), built at cost of more than 123 million Birr (about US$5.96 million), has been inaugurated in Addis Ababa.

Sudan accuses UNAMID of delaying demobilization of ex-combatants

Published June 28, 2015 by Sudan Tribune
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June 28, 2015 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese government accused the hybrid peacekeeping mission known as (UNAMID) of procrastinating the demobilization of the former combatants from the government side.

Indian Army punishes 2 soldiers for sexual abuse in UN missions

Published June 29, 2015 by The Hindustan Times
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The Indian Army has punished two of its soldiers and is investigating a third for sexual abuse and misconduct during UN peacekeeping missions in two African nations.

UN troops help 'neutralise' DRC militia

Published June 25, 2015 by News24
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Kinshasa - The United Nations said on Wednesday that around a quarter of Congolese militia group the Patriotic Revolutionary Forces of Ituri (FRPI) had been "neutralised" after a three-week military operation.

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