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Deploring latest Afghan attack, UN calls for perpetrators to be held accountable

Published August 7, 2015 by UN News Centre
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7 August 2015 – The top United Nations envoy in Afghanistan has condemned the killing of at least eight civilians and the injuring of more than 200 in an attack that took place in Kabul today.

Conference concludes on UN peacekeeping role

Published August 1, 2015 by Viet Nam News
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HA NOI (VNS)— Viet Nam's first international workshop on building a UN peacekeeping force wrapped up yesterday in Ha Noi after five intensive working days.

US willing to support Vietnam’s peacekeeping activities: ambassador

Published July 27, 2015 by Tuoi Tre News
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The U.S. will support Vietnam’s commitments to protecting peace in the region and in the world, Ambassador Ted Osius has said. Ambassador Osius made the statement on Monday while attending a five-day international workshop that kicked off in Hanoi the same day, focusing on the deployment of UN peacekeeping operations.

UN Mission condemns deadly bombing in northern Afghan province

Published July 22, 2015 by UN News Centre
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22 July 2015 – The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) today condemned the bombing that killed at least 19 civilians and injured at least another 28 in the Almar district of Faryab province.

UNMOGIP teams visits Sialkot working boundary

Published July 20, 2015 by Pakistan Today
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A team of United Nations Military Observers Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) has started a fact finding mission regarding unprovoked Indian firing on civilian population inside Pakistani territory near the working boundary, according to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

Afghanistan: UN Mission welcomes establishment of electoral system reform commission

Published July 19, 2015 by UN News Centre
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19 July 2015 – The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) today welcomed the establishment by the National Unity Government of an Electoral System Reform Commission in the country.

Pakistan asks UN observers to investigate border firing by India

Published July 17, 2015 by Gulf Times
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Pakistan’s army yesterday asked the UN military observers to investigate firing and shelling by Indian troops on its side of Kashmir which it claims killed four people this week.The flare-up between the two countries comes days after their prime ministers met in Russia in an apparent sign of a thaw in relations.

Afghanistan: UN envoy condemns deadly suicide attack that killed 27 civilians

Published July 13, 2015 by UN News Centre
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13 July 2015 – The top UN official in Afghanistan today condemned the deadly attack perpetrated on Sunday in the eastern province of Khost.

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.

Afghanistan: UNAMA condemns killing of 16 civilians by improvised explosive device

Published June 21, 2015 by UN News Centre
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21 June 2015 – The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has condemned today the killing of 16 civilians, and injuring of several others, when their minibus hit an improvised explosive device (IED) on Saturday.

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