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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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Kenya to deploy 4,600 soldiers in Somalia

March 13th, 2012 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, March 13 (IANS) Kenya will deploy 4,660 soldiers in Somalia as part of the Africa Union peacekeeping force, a top official said Monday.Chief of defence forces General Julius Karangi ... Read more...

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Russia sets conditions on peacekeeping mission to Syria

February 14th, 2012 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An international peacekeeping mission to Syria requires approval from Damascus and, first of all, an end to the ongoing violence, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov ... Read more...

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Iran offers Britain peacekeepers to deal with riots

August 12th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran is ready to send paramilitary volunteers to Britain to help "establish security and stability" in the wake of the widespread riots, Iranian media reported ... Read more...

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New probiotic fights inflammatory bowel diseases

February 1st, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Northwestern Medicine researchers say that a genetically tweaked version of a common probiotic found in yogurt and cheese may be an effective therapy for inflammatory bowel diseases such ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

North Africa at risk of being overrun by al-Qaeda

October 22nd, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 22 (ANI): Al-Qaeda is poised to overrun five states in North Africa and the Middle East, creating terrorist safe havens from which the network can launch attack on the West, ... Read more...

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UN probes firing on Indian troopers by Pakistani officer

June 22nd, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The United Nations is probing an incident of firing by a Pakistani army officer on an Indian paramilitary camp that is part of a peacekeeping mission in ... Read more...

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Bodies of eight Chinese officers found in Haiti

January 17th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 17 (IANS) The bodies of eight Chinese police officers buried under the UN building that collapsed in the devastating earthquake in Haiti were found Sunday, authorities said here. The ministry of ... Read more...

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8 Chinese peacekeepers buried in Haiti quake

January 13th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 13 (IANS) At least eight soldiers from China's peacekeeping force were buried beneath the rubble and over 10 were missing in the aftermath of the 7.0-magnitude earthquake in Haiti, an ... Read more...

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Liz Cheney asks Obama to skip Nobel Prize award ceremony

October 13th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13(ANI): Liz Cheney, the daughter former US Vice President Dick Cheney, has said that Nobel Peace Prize winner President Barack Obama should skip the award ceremony and instead send ... Read more...

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Renewed mandate for UN mission in southern Lebanon

August 28th, 2009 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 27 (DPA) The United Nations Security Council Thursday renewed the mandate of its peacekeeping force in southern Lebanon for another year and called on parties in conflict in the ... Read more...

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UN panel extends mandate for Sudan peacekeepers

July 31st, 2009 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 31 (DPA) The UN Security Council Thursday extended the mandate of UN peacekeeping troops in Sudan's troubled Darfur province for another year. That means that UNAMID, the joint UN and ... Read more...

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Ex-IPKF general accuses India of killing 20,000 Lankan Tamils

June 1st, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): A former major general of the Indian Peacekeeping Force (IPKF) that was sent to Sri Lanka to rein in the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Ealam in the ... Read more...

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Ethiopia completes Somalia pullout

January 25th, 2009 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Mogadishu, Jan 25 (DPA) Ethiopian forces that have been propping up Somalia's government for the last two years have left Somalia completely, reports said Sunday.Ethiopian forces invaded in late 2006 to help ... Read more...

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India sends peacekeeping troops to Lebanon

January 19th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): A unit of the Army contingent left on UN peace keeping mission to Lebanon from here on Monday. Third largest contributor to UN peacekeeping operations, India ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka values Indian help in battle against LTTE

March 25th, 2008 - 9:21 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Colombo, March 25 (Xinhua) The Sri Lankan government said Tuesday that India's help was crucial in the island's battle against Tamil Tiger rebels. "We appreciate the assistance of the Indian government in ... Read more...

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Chinese artful moves in Sri Lanka cut into India’s influence

March 10th, 2008 - 10:19 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 10 (IANS) China is moving artfully in Sri Lanka and eyeing a role in the Indian Ocean even as India's hands are tied over overtly backing the Sri Lankan ... Read more...

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George Clooney officially becomes UN peace envoy

February 1st, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): George Clooney has officially been appointed a United Nations peace envoy after his visit to the organization's headquarters in New York on Jan 31. The Academy Award-winning actor visited ... Read more...

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