UN peacekeepers

Rwandan soldiers arrive in South Sudan ahead of thousands more extra UN troops

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 killed in fresh Central Africa clashes: Source

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 due in Mali to back Sahel anti-jihad force

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
Three peacekeepers killed in northern Mali attack: UN

Three peacekeepers killed in northern Mali attack: UN

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.
 

Jun 09, 2017, 16:38 PM IST

'India showed commitment to multilateralism via peacekeeping'

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

US threatens UN arms embargo on South Sudan

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

Powerless against genocide: Frustration of a UN peacekeeper

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Jul 11, 2016, 09:21 AM IST