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  • Source: Southeast Europe Times

    With increasing frequency, Balkan militaries are assigning female soldiers and support personnel to peacekeeping missions where they greatly contribute to the missions' success, officials said. The Macedonian military announced a woman will lead its peacekeeping contingent in the ALTEA mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH).

    News Article | Published 10 weeks 3 days ago
  • Source: All Africa

    Kalma Camp — The leaders of Kalma camp in Nyala locality, South Darfur, have decided that there must be a Unamid protection unit at the camp. They threatened to stop Unamid policemen from their irregular patrolling at the camp, in case the unit is not established within five days.

    News Article | Published 10 weeks 3 days ago
  • Source: Voice of America

    The head of the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali is fiercely condemning the murders of six government officials and two civilians Sunday by separatists in the besieged city of Kidal.   Albert Koenders calls it a totally unacceptable barbaric crime, and said those responsible must pay. The exact circumstances of the killings are unclear.

    News Article | Published 10 weeks 4 days ago
  • Source: Sudan Tribune

    May 17, 2014 (JUBA) – The Ethiopian government has warned it may not continue to provide military support to the peacekeeping mission in the oil producing Abyei region, which is claimed by both Sudan and South Sudan.

    According to an internal report by the United Nations, which Sudan Tribune has seen, the Ethiopian government said it would reconsider its military commitment should both sides to the conflict fail to resolve their differences and take complete responsibility of the area.

    News Article | Published 10 weeks 5 days ago
  • Source: Turkish Press

    ABIDJAN – Niger will send 868 soldiers to join the U.N. peacekeeping force in Ivory Coast, a West African country recovering from a decade of armed conflicts.

    News Article | Published 10 weeks 5 days ago

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