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Indian peacekeepers honoured in Haiti


May 11th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 11 (IANS) As many as 158 Indian peacekeepers have been honoured for their service in Haiti where they conducted regular patrols, secured election materials and helped with ... Read more...

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UN chief condemns Sudan’s continued bombings against S. Sudan


April 24th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by BNO News
BENTIU, SOUTH SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday condemned the continued airstrikes on South Sudan by Sudanese warplanes. It came hours after Sudan bombed a market ... Read more...

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UN, French helicopters attack Gbagbo’s residence


April 11th, 2011 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
Abidjan, April 11 (IANS) UN and French helicopters opened fire at the presidential residence in Abidjan, the largest city of Cote d'Ivoire, Xinhua quoted local residents as saying.The UN peacekeeping ... Read more...

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United Nations officials urge consideration of exit strategy in peacekeeping operations


February 13th, 2010 - 4:28 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations officials on Friday stressed the need to consider the exit strategy of a peacekeeping operation, ensuring that a mission will result in lasting peace and ... Read more...

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CRPF women contingent heads for Liberia UN peace mission


February 8th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
By Shreeraj GudiNew Delhi, Feb 8 (ANI): The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Monday flagged of its fourth women contingent to Liberia for a United Nations Peace Keeping assignment.Addressing the contingent ... Read more...

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Spain takes charge of UN mission in Lebanon


January 29th, 2010 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Naqoura (Lebanon), Jan 29 (IANS/EFE) Spain has taken charge of the UN peacekeeping mission in Lebanon. Currently, more than 2,300 UN soldiers are deployed in the country. Gen. Alberto Asarta, who replaces ... Read more...

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Indian army chief meets Nepal PM


January 21st, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Jan 21 (ANI): Visiting Indian Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor met Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal here today.During the meeting that lasted nearly 30 minutes, they reportedly discussed Indian military aid ... Read more...

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UN renews sanctions against Ivory Coast


October 30th, 2009 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 30 (DPA) The UN Security Council renewed Thursday for another year its arms embargo and financial and travel sanctions against Ivory Coast, citing the persistence in human rights violations. The ... Read more...

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India-US army exercise concludes


October 29th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The joint India-US army exercise, which included the largest deployment of the latter's Stryker armoured vehicles outside Iraq and Afghanistan, concluded Thursday at Babina in Uttar Pradesh. The ... Read more...

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US-Indian Army exercise begins in UP


October 19th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.19 (ANI): About 1,000 military personnel from the Indian and U.S. Army are participating in Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2009.The exercise is taking place from October 12-29, in Babina, Uttar ... 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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Sudan peace agreement in peril, UN warns


February 5th, 2009 - 4:25 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 5 (DPA) The comprehensive peace agreement between the Sudanese government and southern Sudan would unravel unless the two sides take steps to implement it, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon ... Read more...

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German experts to advise Egypt on securing Gaza border


January 14th, 2009 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 14 (DPA) Technical experts from Germany's federal police and interior ministry are to travel to Egypt in the coming days to help Egypt secure its border with the Gaza Strip, ... Read more...

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Bush authorizes airlift into Darfur


January 6th, 2009 - 3:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 6 (DPA) US President George W. has authorized the airlift of equipment to Sudan's Darfur region in support of a UN peacekeeping mission, the White House said Monday.Bush approved US ... Read more...

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UN to keep peacekeeping force in Congo for another year


December 23rd, 2008 - 2:29 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 23 (DPA) The UN Security Council decided Monday to keep its large peacekeeping operation another year in the Democratic Republic of Congo, with the main task of protecting civilians ... Read more...

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UN Security Council imposes sanctions against Somalia


November 21st, 2008 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 21 (DPA) Citing the continued lack of security in Somalia as a threat to international peace and security, the UN Security Council Thursday imposed a travel ban and a ... Read more...

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Taliban influence in Afghanistan growing: Russia


June 26th, 2008 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Brussels, June 26 (RIA Novosti) The Taliban is steadily expanding its zone of influence in Afghanistan, the Russian ambassador to Kabul said Thursday. The Taliban, ousted from power after a US-led ... Read more...

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Turkey unsuitable for UN Security Council: Cyprus


May 21st, 2008 - 5:02 am ICT by admin
DPA New York, May 21 (DPA) Turkey is running for a seat on the UN Security Council, but Cyprus said Tuesday that the presence of Turkey, if it is elected, would be "very ... Read more...

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UN considers peacekeeping deployment to Somalia


May 16th, 2008 - 5:05 am ICT by admin
DPA New York, May 16 (DPA) The UN Security Council decided Thursday to send a political mission to Somalia in advance of a peacekeeping operation in the Horn of Africa nation. South Africa ... Read more...

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US condemns attack by rebels near Khartoum


May 11th, 2008 - 7:32 am ICT by admin
DPA Washington, May 11 (DPA) The US Saturday condemned an attack by Sudanese rebels near Khartoum and warned the aggression threatened efforts by the international community to resolve the country's conflicts. Sean McCormack, ... Read more...

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India denies its peacekeepers smuggled arms in Congo


April 28th, 2008 - 9:52 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi/London, April 28 (IANS) Indian officials Monday denied charges levelled in a BBC programme that its UN peacekeepers in the Congo had smuggled arms to militias in the strife-torn country. "The ... Read more...

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UN disbands ceasefire mission at Eritrea-Ethiopia border


March 7th, 2008 - 6:43 am ICT by admin
DPA New York, March 7 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has instructed the UN peacekeeping operation monitoring the Eritrea-Ethiopia border to repatriate its troops except forces needed to secure equipment, the UN ... Read more...

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Bush calls for end to violence in Sudan


February 15th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Washington, Feb 15 (Xinhua) The US will continue its efforts to end violence in the western Sudanese region of Darfur, President George W. Bush has said. "We will continue to deliver humanitarian ... Read more...

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