Peacekeeping forces

April 11, 2018 - 7:55 pm
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — The corpses of 17 civilians were laid out in front of the United Nations peacekeeping offices in Central African Republic's capital Wednesday in a furious protest over a new operation against armed groups that has targeted a largely Muslim neighborhood. The...
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In this photo taken Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, Nguli Nzafi who lost his wife and three children following attacks by assailants, stands with others at a camp for displace people in Bunia, Eastern Congo. The assailants attacked under cover of darkness, slaughtering Nzafi 's wife and three children with machetes and arrows. The 71-year-old, who also lost all 40 of his cattle in the violence, was forced to flee on foot some 90 kilometers (56 miles) to safety in the town of Bunia. (AP Photo/Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro)
March 18, 2018 - 8:10 am
BUNIA, Congo (AP) — The assailants attacked under cover of darkness, slaughtering Nguli Nzafi 's wife and three children with machetes and arrows. The 71-year-old, who also lost all 40 of his cattle in the violence, was forced to flee on foot some 90 kilometers (56 miles) to safety in the town of...
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March 18, 2018 - 6:03 am
BUNIA, Congo (AP) — The assailants attacked under cover of darkness, slaughtering Nguli Nzafi 's wife and three children with machetes and arrows. The 71-year-old, who also lost all 40 of his cattle in the violence, was forced to flee on foot some 90 kilometers (56 miles) to safety in the town of...
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China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi speaks during a press conference on the sidelines of the National People's Congress at the media center in Beijing, Thursday, March 8, 2018. China says its proposal for a "dual suspension" of North Korean nuclear tests in return for a halt to war games by South Korea and the U.S. has proven successful. Wang on Thursday told reporters that the suspension of such activities during the recent Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea showed that China's approach "was the right prescription for the problem and created basic conditions for the improvement of inter-Korean relations." (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
March 08, 2018 - 4:20 am
BEIJING (AP) — The world can only benefit as China marches toward "irresistible" national rejuvenation and assumes greater global leadership under President Xi Jinping, China's top diplomat said Thursday as he sought to dismiss concerns about China's rise while also underscoring its inevitability...
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Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta, center-right, laughs with Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, center-left, at the opening ceremony of the African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. The leaders of the United Nations and the African Union urged stronger international cooperation at the opening Sunday of the African Union summit in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)
January 28, 2018 - 6:05 pm
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The leaders of the United Nations and the African Union urged stronger international cooperation at the opening Sunday of the African Union summit in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. "I strongly believe Africa is one of the greatest forces for good in our world,"...
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January 26, 2018 - 11:09 am
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's president held a rare press conference Friday in response to international condemnation of the violent treatment of Catholic church members and activists protesting his prolonged stay in power. President Joseph Kabila called the Central African country's electoral...
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January 23, 2018 - 11:45 am
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Congolese security forces shot at United Nations human rights monitors and used excessive force against anti-government protesters on Sunday, killing at least six people and injuring at least 68 others, the U.N. said Tuesday. Catholic churches and activists had called for the...
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U.N peacekeepers stand behind coffins with the remains of Tanzanian peace keepers killed by rebels, during a memorial ceremony in Beni, eastern Congo, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. The United Nations Deputy Special Representative for Congo says military offenses will be launched against rebels killed at least 15 Tanzanian U.N. peacekeepers last week in eastern Congo. (AP Photo/Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro)
December 11, 2017 - 2:00 pm
DODOMA, Tanzania (AP) — The bodies of 15 United Nations peacekeepers killed last week in eastern Congo arrived home in Tanzania on Monday, as a U.N. official vowed military offenses will be launched against rebels who carried out the attack. The bodies were received in the commercial hub of Dar es...
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December 11, 2017 - 1:38 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military has hosted a delegation of United Nations officials at its main anti-mine facility. The United Nations' delegation was led by Jean-Pierre Lacroix, a French diplomat who serves as the U.N. Under-Secretary-General for peacekeeping operations. The Russian Defense...
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December 11, 2017 - 8:54 am
BENI, Congo (AP) — The United Nations Deputy Special Representative for Congo says military offenses will be launched against rebels who killed at least 15 Tanzanian U.N. peacekeepers last week in eastern Congo. In a memorial ceremony Monday David Gressly said those who staged the assault, which...
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