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Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warns against abrupt funding cuts by US to United Nations

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres today warned against an abrupt cut to US funding for the UN, saying it will affect the world body's long term reform efforts.

India slams UNSC for 'unimplementable' peacekeeping mandates

India has strongly criticised a "fragmented" UN Security Council for coming up with "unwieldy" and "unimplementable" peacekeeping mandates that put the credibility of the UN and safety and security of peacekeepers at grave risk.

UN peacekeepers asked to use force to 'save lives'

The failure of Dutch peacekeepers to defend Bosnian Muslims in Srebrenica in July 1995 has been a source of shame for the Netherlands, which has recently returned to UN peacekeeping by sending troops to Mali.