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  • Source: Voice of America

    BAMAKO, MALI—In the past 15 months, more than 30 United Nations peacekeepers have been killed and 90 wounded in attacks in Mali. Drug-running and jihadism are contributing to the deteriorating security situation as the fledgling government searches for ways to consolidate a fragile peace.

    Clashes, deadly attacks and the return of drug traffickers and jihadists have had a heavy impact on the security situation in northern Mali.

    News Article | Published 1 week 4 days ago
  • Source: Xinhua News Agency

    UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 14 (Xinhua) -- The UN Security Council on Tuesday renewed the mandate of the UN peacekeeping mission in the Abyei border region between Sudan and South Sudan.

    News Article | Published 1 week 4 days ago
  • Source: AFP

    BANGUI, CAR : Six UN peacekeepers were injured during an attack by unknown assailants who opened fire on a patrol northeast of the capital Bangui, amid a flareup of violence after months of relative calm.

    The new UN peacekeeping MINUSCA force, in a statement late Saturday, condemned Friday’s attack, which came a day after another UN peacekeeper was killed near Bangui.

    News Article | Published 1 week 5 days ago
  • Source: Radio Dabanga

    El Fasher - (13 Oct.) - Unamid has welcomed a community-based strategic plan to end the use of children as fighters in inter and intra ethnic clashes.

    The plan, initiated by Sheikh Musa Hilal, was endorsed by leaders from the Abbala, Beni Hussein, Fur, Tamma, Gimir and Awlad Janoub tribes in Kabkabiya, El Sareif Beni Hussein, Saraf Umra localities, and the areas of El Waha and Jebel Si in North Darfur, Unamid announced in a press release issued on Monday.

    News Article | Published 1 week 5 days ago
  • Source: The New Dawn

    The Special Representative of the UN Secretary General and head of UNMIL, Ms Karin Landgren, has confirmed here that an international staff of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) has tested positive of the deadly Ebola virus.

    News Article | Published 2 weeks 2 days ago

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