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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.

Strong disciplinary action needed against sexual abuse: UN

The UN has said it is the responsibility of member states to ensure they impose the "strongest disciplinary and criminal sanctions" against any of their peacekeepers found guilty of sexual exploitation.

UN widens probe of fresh Central Africa sex abuse allegations

The United Nations on Wednesday said it has widened an investigation of allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse by foreign peacekeepers in Central African Republic and notified authorities in France, Gabon and Burundi about the charges.

69 sexual abuse cases against UN peacekeepers; no Indians involved

The UN report for the first time has given nationalities of the peacekeepers involved in sexual exploitation cases.

New sex abuse claims against UN peacekeepers in Central Africa

UN peacekeepers are facing fresh allegations that they sexually abused four young girls in the Central African Republic.

Panel blasts UN over handling of Central Africa peacekeeper abuse

13 French soldiers, two from Equatorial Guinea and three Chadian troops were implicated in the alleged abuse of children between Dec 2013 and June 2014.

Three dead in rocket attack on UN base in north Mali

No group had yet claimed responsibility for the attack, which came eight days after a siege at the luxury Radisson Blu hotel in Mali's capital Bamako.