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UN peacekeeper killed in armed attack at IDP camp in South Darfur

August 13th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- A peacekeeper was killed Sunday when gunmen opened fire in a United Nations (UN) community policing center in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, the African Union-United Nations Mission ... Read more...

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Three killed Indian peacekeepers to be honoured

May 25th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 27 (IANS) Three Indians who were killed during UN peacekeeping operations will be among over 100 security personnel to be honoured at a ceremony at the UN ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks support for UNSC seat

September 28th, 2011 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 28 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has sought support from the global community for her country's candidature for a non-permanent seat on the UN Security ... Read more...

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India highlights ’severe mismatch’ in UN peacekeeping

August 27th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 27 (IANS) The UN Security Council has reaffirmed its primary responsibility for peacekeeping under the UN Charter with India highlighting the "severe mismatch" between the resources and ... Read more...

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Landmine kills four UN peacekeepers in Sudan’s Abyei

August 2nd, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by BNO News
ABYEI, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- Four peacekeepers part of the newly-established United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) in Sudan were killed on Tuesday when a landmine exploded in the region, ... Read more...

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Indian troops save local woman from rape by Congo rebels

January 24th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Battling a group of rebels in Walikale territory in embattled Congo, Indian peace-keepers serving under the UN flag saved a local woman from being raped allegedly by ... Read more...

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Three Indian U.N. peacekeepers killed in D.R. Congo attack

August 19th, 2010 - 2:09 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday condemned Tuesday night's ambush of a UN peacekeeping base in the troubled far east of the Democratic Republic of ... Read more...

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Indian peacekeepers recognised for services in Congo

February 2nd, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Indian peacekeepers have been decorated for their services in the Democratic Republic of Congo, having played a decisive role in establishing peace in the African nation, an ... Read more...

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UN official underscores zero tolerance for sexual misconduct

August 14th, 2008 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 14 (IANS) As an internal UN probe found evidence that Indian peacekeepers in Congo may have engaged in sexual exploitation and abuse, the mission's Force Commander reiterated the world ... Read more...

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‘Maximum action’ sought against Indian peacekeepers accused of sex abuse

August 13th, 2008 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 13 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has sought "disciplinary action to the maximum degree permitted by Indian law" against some Indian peacekeepers who allegedly engaged in "sexual exploitation and ... Read more...

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Nepal committed to work with UN for world peace: Koirala

June 12th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, June 12 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala has expressed the commitment of Nepal to work in close cooperation with the United Nations to contribute for establishment of peace ... Read more...

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UN marks 60 years of peacekeeping

May 30th, 2008 - 12:19 am ICT by admin
DPA Geneva, May 29 (DPA) Tribute was paid Thursday to UN peacekeepers exactly 60 years after the first operation was authorized. United Nations Under-Secretary-General and head of the UN office at Geneva Sergei ... Read more...

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