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Top UN official supporting peacekeepers resigns

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 07:39

56. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says Ameerah Haq is stepping down as the UN undersecretary-general in charge of providing logistics and support for the more than 100,000 UN peacekeepers deployed around the world.

Nearly 50 killed in Central Africa since Monday: Peacekeepers

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 14:56

Nearly 50 people have been killed in three days in a fresh surge of sectarian violence in the Central African Republic triggered by a massacre of Muslims by a Christian militia, a peacekeeping officer said.

UN calls for wider use of surveillance drones

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 03:59

UN peacekeeping missions should deploy more drones and state-of the art technology to become more effective, limit boots on the ground and keep aid workers safer, their chief said on Thursday.

South Sudan Army and rebels block UN peacekeepers

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 16:20

Warring forces in South Sudan are continuing to block United Nations peacekeepers as the civil war that has devastated the young nation continues to rage, the UN said Thursday.

13 killed in Somalian bomb blast

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 02:34

At least 13 people were killed and over 20 injured in a car bomb blast in a Somalian town Monday, police and witnesses said.

Central Africa clash left seven dead: UN toll

Last Updated: Sunday, April 27, 2014, 05:30

Clashes between French peacekeepers deployed in the restive Central African Republic and unidentified gunmen earlier this week have left seven people dead, the UN mission in the country has said.

India conveys deep concern to UNSC over attacks in S Sudan

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 13:03

In the wake of last week`s attack on a UN base in South Sudan that injured two Indian peacekeepers, India has conveyed its "deep concern" to the Security Council over the continued hostilities and lack of political dialogue in the troubled nation.

Armed groups surround thousands in C. African Republic: UN

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 23:53

Over 15,000 people in Central African Republic, mostly Muslim civilians in makeshift camps, are surrounded and being threatened by armed militia groups, a spokesman for the UN refugee agency said on Tuesday.

Peacekeepers clash with anti-balaka fighters in C Africa

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 02:26

Rockets and grenade explosions rocked the capital of the Central African Republic on Wednesday as international peacekeepers and militias waged deadly clashes near the city`s airport.

Some nations ready to deploy Syria peacekeepers: Kerry

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 01:57

US Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that some countries might be prepared to send peacekeeping troops to Syria, as the UN leads efforts to bring the warring sides together and end the war.

Three UN peacekeepers wounded in north Mali attack

Last Updated: Sunday, January 12, 2014, 02:11

A spokesman for the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali says three peacekeepers have been wounded while pursuing suspects in an attack near a military camp in the country`s north.

Three UN peacekeepers wounded in north Mali attack

Last Updated: Sunday, January 12, 2014, 01:26

A spokesman for the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali says three peacekeepers have been wounded while pursuing suspects in an attack near a military camp in the country`s north.