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  • Source: Sudan Tribune

    September 27, 2015 (MELLIT) - A soldier of the African Union United Nation Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) was shot dead by unknown gunmen in North Darfur state on Sunday.

    News Article | Published 1 week 5 days ago
  • Source: The Associated Press

    UNITED NATIONS — The divide in U.N. peacekeeping is stark: Mostly developing countries send troops and police to some of the world's most volatile places, and developed countries pay the bill. Here's a look at the top contributors, both in terms of people and money:

    News Article | Published 1 week 6 days ago
  • Source: The Associated Press

    Along a quiet cease-fire line in Cyprus, U.N. peacekeepers handle an increasingly old-fashioned job: actually keeping the peace. The last deadly incident was in 1996. Today's challenges include keeping poachers and rogue farmers out of no man's land. "Most of the time we don't wear weapons," said the force commander, Maj. Gen. Kristin Lund.

    News Article | Published 1 week 6 days ago
  • Source: Council on Foreign Relations

    Few global summits can compete with the opening of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). All the world’s a stage, but the spotlight shines brightest each September in Manhattan, as global leaders gather for UN’s “back to school” night. But while most attention will focus on speeches from the green marble podium, the real action will occur offstage. This year’s most important side event is a special Monday afternoon session on UN peacekeeping, convened by President Barack Obama himself and involving leaders of fifty countries.

    News Article | Published 2 weeks 23 hours ago
  • Source: AFP

    Johannesburg - Dozens of South African peacekeepers serving in the United Nations mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo are being recalled home for security breaches, the military said on Thursday.

    News Article | Published 2 weeks 1 day ago

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