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Indian peacekeeping forces repulse frontal assault by 30-member militia in Congo

Indian peacekeeping forces repulse frontal assault by 30-member militia in Congo

The attack on the peacekeepers' post was carried out on Friday in Lubero by the Mai Mai group which have recently been targeting Congolese Army positions.

Oct 09, 2017, 19:23 PM IST

At least 3 peacekeepers killed in Mali attack: UN

At least three UN peacekeepers were killed today during an attack on their convoy in Mali, the UN mission to the conflict-torn country said, without specifying their nationality.

Sep 24, 2017, 20:04 PM IST
UN to deploy security force to guard its base in Libya

UN to deploy security force to guard its base in Libya

The military unit would probably consist of around 150 people, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, told a news briefing in Geneva.

Sep 08, 2017, 17:48 PM IST

UN inquiry finds peacekeepers failed to defend S Sudan base

UN peacekeepers abandoned their posts and questioned an order to use force to repel heavily armed soldiers who stormed their base in South Sudan six months ago.

Aug 06, 2016, 04:15 AM IST

UN reports two more sexual abuse cases in CAR peacekeeping mission

The United Nations on Monday reported two new sexual abuse cases allegedly involving peacekeepers in the Central African Republic, one implicating a contingent from Burundi and the other a Moroccan soldier.

Mar 29, 2016, 02:32 AM IST

UN chief slams deadly attacks on peacekeepers in Mali

 UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday condemned a deadly attack on United Nations peacekeepers in Mali earlier in the day, stressing "the urgent need to bring the perpetrators of this attack to justice".

Nov 29, 2015, 05:48 AM IST

Kiev says Putin open to peacekeeping mission in east Ukraine

The Ukrainian presidency today said Russian President Vladimir Putin was open to the deployment of a peacekeeping mission in war-torn eastern Ukraine, after the leaders of both countries spoke by phone with their French and German counterparts.

May 01, 2015, 00:48 AM IST

Three killed in suicide attack on peacekeepers in Mali: UN

A suicide bomber attacked a UN barracks in northern Mali on Wednesday, the United Nations said, killing three civilians and wounding 16 people, including several peacekeepers.

Apr 15, 2015, 23:29 PM IST

Ukrainian President calls for peacekeepers to enforce ceasefire

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called for deploying international peacekeepers in the war-torn eastern Ukraine to observe the implementation of a ceasefire deal between government troops and pro-independence rebels.

Feb 20, 2015, 02:04 AM IST
Ukraine calls for peacekeepers after rebels take key town

Ukraine calls for peacekeepers after rebels take key town

Ukrainian President Poroshenko on Wednesday called for European peacekeepers to enforce a shattered ceasefire deal in east Ukraine after a flashpoint strategic town fell to a fierce assault by pro-Russian rebels.

Feb 19, 2015, 07:40 AM IST

UN peacekeepers attacked in Sudan

United Nations peacekeepers were attacked by unidentified armed men in two separate incidents in Sudan, authorities said.

Jan 07, 2015, 10:34 AM IST

Fiji to stop sending peacekeepers to Liberia

Fiji will stop sending peacekeepers to Liberia in the face of the Ebola crisis in Africa, a police official said Wednesday.

Oct 15, 2014, 12:50 PM IST

Nine peacekeepers killed in northern Mali: UN

Men on motorbikes ambushed a convoy of UN peacekeepers in northern Mali on Friday, UN officials said, killing nine in the deadliest attack yet on the force.

Oct 03, 2014, 23:33 PM IST

UN peacekeepers ordered to pull back from Syrian Golan

The United Nations has pulled back its peacekeepers in the Golan to the Israeli side after Syrian fighters advanced near their positions, a UN spokesman said Monday.

Sep 15, 2014, 22:35 PM IST

UN says China not yet deploying peacekeepers in South Sudan

China will send 700 soldiers to a U.N. peacekeeping force in South Sudan later this year to protect civilians amid a rebellion in the African country, a U.N. official said on Wednesday, denying a report they were already being deployed.

Sep 10, 2014, 15:19 PM IST

Philippine troops pull 'greatest escape' in Golan

Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers escaped their besieged outpost in the Golan Heights after a seven-hour gunbattle with Syrian rebels, Philippine officials said on Sunday. Al-Qaida-linked insurgents still hold captive 44 Fijian troops.

Aug 31, 2014, 22:54 PM IST

Top UN official supporting peacekeepers resigns

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.

Jul 16, 2014, 07:39 AM IST

Nearly 50 killed in Central Africa since Monday: Peacekeepers

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.

Jun 25, 2014, 14:56 PM IST

Peacekeepers clash with anti-balaka fighters in C Africa

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.

Feb 20, 2014, 02:26 AM IST

Some nations ready to deploy Syria peacekeepers: Kerry

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.

Jan 24, 2014, 01:57 AM IST