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News in Brief 18 December 2017 (PM)

Mali: Blue helmet wounded by explosive device

A peacekeeper with the UN’s mission in Mali was slightly wounded when the vehicle he was in hit a suspected improvised explosive device.

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Four peacekeepers killed in two deadly attacks against UN mission in Mali

Four United Nations peacekeepers and a member of the Malian armed forces were killed and 21 others were wounded on Friday in what Secretary-General António Guterres called “outrageous” attacks against the UN mission in the country.

News in Brief 21 November 2017 (PM)

UN chief urges support for Caribbean countries hit by hurricanes

Caribbean countries need support to rebuild in the aftermath of recent devastating hurricanes and take effective action on climate change.

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In Vancouver, UN peacekeeping chief outlines ‘very serious challenge’ facing Mali operation

The “very serious challenge” facing peacekeepers with the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) makes it vital that additional efforts are made for the four-year-old operation to fulfil its mandate, the UN peacekeeping chief has said.

Mali: Guterres strongly condemns deadly attack against UN mission convoy

Secretary-General António Guterres has strongly condemned today's attack against a logistic convoy of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), which left three Chadian peacekeepers dead and two injured.

News in Brief 09 October 2017 (AM)

WHO and partners undertake massive anti-cholera campaign in Bangladesh

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Mali continues to make progress, but swift action needed as civilians still face threats – UN envoy

While recent crises threatening the peace process in Mali had been overcome and new agreements reached, progress must be accelerated as the situation remains perilous for peacekeepers and civilians, the head of United Nations peacekeeping efforts in the West African country told the Security Council today.

News in Brief 05 October 2017 (PM)

Security Council: Mali mission chief calls for redoubling of peace efforts

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Mali: Security Council strongly condemns deadly attack on UN peacekeepers

The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned the attack by unknown assailants against a UN mission convoy in the region of Gao, northern Mali, on 24 September, that left three Bangladeshi peacekeepers dead and injured four others.

News in Brief 25 September 2017 (AM)

UN chief condemns deadly attack on blue helmets in Mali

The killing of three peacekeepers in Mali has been condemned by the UN Secretary-General.

The blue helmets from Bangladesh were part of a convoy travelling in the Gao region on Sunday which came under attack.

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