About 120 Rwandan peacekeepers have arrived in South Sudan, United Nations said on Tuesday, the first detachment of 4,000 extra troops approved by the U.N. last year to help protect the capital of Africa`s newest country.Aug 08, 2017, 19:15 PM IST
At least 15 people died in clashes between UN peacekeepers and former rebels in the centre of the chronically restive Central African Republic, a humanitarian source said on Sunday.Jul 03, 2017, 09:21 AM IST
French President Emmanuel Macron is due in Mali on Sunday to consolidate Western backing for a regional anti-jihadist force, as France beefs up its counter-terror operations in the area.Jun 30, 2017, 09:23 AM IST
The attack is just the latest to target the 12,000-strong force in the west African nation. Guinean and Chadian soldiers make the majority of those at the Kidal camp.
India has provided almost 200,000 troops in nearly 50 of the 71 peacekeeping missions over the past six decades.May 25, 2017, 11:41 AM IST
The United States on Wednesday threatened to push for a UN arms embargo on South Sudan if the government blocks the deployment of a new regional force and impedes the work of UN peacekeepers.Sep 15, 2016, 03:39 AM IST