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  • Source: Voice of America

    UNITED NATIONS—The U.N.’s peacekeeping chief expressed his frustration with South Sudan’s leaders Wednesday, saying President Salva Kiir and his government have denied repeated requests for the U.N. mission there to use equipment needed to protect civilians.

    News Article | Published 2 weeks 3 days ago
  • Source: Associated Press

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The commander of the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali told the Security Council Wednesday that his force is not geared to operate in an environment where troops face attacks from hostile jihadist groups and others.

    News Article | Published 2 weeks 3 days ago
  • Source: The New York Times

    An independent panel reviewing United Nations peacekeeping operations recommended sweeping changes on Tuesday to make the blue-helmeted soldiers more accountable for sexual abuse and other crimes, and urged that they no longer be used in counterterrorism operations.

    News Article | Published 2 weeks 4 days ago
  • Source: Sudan Tribune

    June 15, 2015 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese government said the United Nations has retracted from an agreement reached by the tripartite team on an exit strategy for the hybrid peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID).

    News Article | Published 2 weeks 5 days ago
  • Source: UN News Centre

    15 June 2015 – The United Nations refugee agency reported today that some 14,000 South Sudanese – mainly women and children – have fled into Sudan over the weekend, describing the situation as “an emergency within an emergency.”

    News Article | Published 2 weeks 5 days ago

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