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100,000 sheltering in UN Mission`s bases in South Sudan

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 04:45

The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has reported that nearly 100,000 people are seeking protection in its bases across the country, and the number is likely to remain high, a spokesperson said Thursday.

UN Security Council renews mission in Somalia

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 05:45

The UN Security Council Thursday extended a UN mission in Somalia for one more year to continue providing "good offices" in the country`s peace and reconciliation process.

Peacekeeper freed after 54 days` capture in Sudan`s Darfur

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 00:13

A peacekeeper in Sudan`s Darfur region has been freed safely after almost two months in captivity, the African Union-UN mission (UNAMID) there said Thursday.

US condemns attack on UN base in South Sudan

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 08:57

The United States has strongly condemned the attack on a UN base in South Sudan by a mob of armed civilians in which 15 people were killed.

UN mission condemns suicide attack in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 02:55

The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) strongly condemned a deadly suicide attack that killed 17 and injured four dozens in the country`s northwest city of Maimana Tuesday, a UN spokesperson said.

UN mission: Mali jihadist spokesman Hamaha killed

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 02:19

The red-bearded jihadist who once warned that "every French national is a target" after France launched a military operation in northern Mali to oust the Islamic extremists from power has been killed by French forces, UN and Malian officials said today.

UN cites evidence of rebel abuses in South Sudan

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 18:39

The UN Mission in South Sudan said it had evidence that rebel forces had murdered civilians, including children, in the key oil hub of Malakal.

UN mission applauds Indian doctors helping civilians in South Sudan

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 13:04

The UN mission in South Sudan has voiced appreciation for the critical work done at military field hospitals in the troubled nation by Indian doctors who have treated hundreds of patients during the fighting between the government and rebel forces.

Second chemical shipment removed from Syria: UN

Last Updated: Monday, January 27, 2014, 21:44

A second shipment of chemical weapons materials has been removed from Syria under a deal to eliminate its arsenal, the joint UN mission overseeing the disarmament said Monday.

Afghanistan blast kills two

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 17:42

Two militants were killed in Afghanistan`s Jalalabad city Friday when a bomb they were making exploded, police said.

Ban wants 5,500 more soldiers for UN mission in S Sudan

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013, 13:17

The UN Security Council will likely send thousands of additional soldiers to violence-wrecked South Sudan to reinforce its mission and help it better protect civilians, diplomats said Monday.

UN says nearly 1,000 Iraqis killed in September

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 18:39

The UN mission in Iraq says nearly 1,000 Iraqis have been killed in violence throughout September, down from July`s monthly death toll but still among the highest recently.