peacekeepers

FROM THE FIELD: Guinean peacekeepers walk a fine line in Mali

A team of Guinean peacekeepers deployed to the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, (MINUSMA) is playing a key role in removing explosives from areas in which the mission is operating.

News In Brief 12 September 2018

  • Cancer “a growing global threat”: IARC
  • Stronger response needed to threats against peacekeepers: UN peacekeeping chief
  • Exposing workers to toxic substances a “vicious form of exploitation”: UN expert
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News in Brief 04 April 2018

  • Mine clearance a ‘matter of urgency’ in Syria: UNICEF representative
  • Salisbury attack lab results expected next week: chemical weapons body (OPCW)
  • CAR urged to investigate deadly attack on MINUSCA peacekeepers
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UN Daily News Programme 08 December 2017

Listen to our daily bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, presented by Matt Wells and Daniel Johnson.

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News in Brief 27 November 2017 (AM)

UN chief condemns Central African Republic attack

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News in Brief 20 October 2017 (PM)

Peacekeepers wounded in Central African Republic 

Two UN peacekeepers were wounded following clashes with so-called anti-Balaka fighters who attacked a town in the Central African Republic (CAR) on Thursday.

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News in Brief 09 October 2017 (PM)

Deadly attack on blue helmet base in eastern DRC

Two peacekeepers have reportedly been killed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the United Nations said on Monday.

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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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News in Brief 04 August 2017 (AM)

IOM data shows rise in migrants deaths at US-Mexico border

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News in Brief 12 July 2017 (PM)

Attacks in Abyei by unknown armed groups condemned by UN

The recent attacks by unknown armed assailants in the disputed Abyei Area have been condemned by the UN Mission in Abyei, UNISFA.

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