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Nov 29, 2017
UN peacekeeping mission employee in war-torn Darfur arrested for sexually abusing minorA Sudanese civilian employee of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in war-torn Darfur has been arrested and charged with sexually abusing a minor.
Jun 29, 2017
United Nations buckles to US pressure, cuts nearly $600 million from peacekeeping budgetA deal on cutting nearly $600 million from the UN peacekeeping budget was reached following weeks of negotiations over US demands for sharp cost reductions.
May 20, 2017
Sudan president Omar al-Bashir will not attend Saudi summit with Donald TrumpCairo: Sudan's state news agency says Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir, who has been indicted for war crimes by the International Criminal Court, will not attend the Islamic Summit in Saudi Arabia where US president Donald Trump is the guest of honour.
Feb 04, 2017
US envoy targeting UN peacekeeping for reform, diplomats sayUnited Nations: Nikki Haley, in her first week as US ambassador, has made reform of the United Nations' far-flung peacekeeping operations a top priority, diplomats said. The missions cost nearly USD 8 billion a year and Haley said in her Senate confirmation hearing last month that she wants to look at all 16 to see which are succeeding in maintaining peace and which aren't.
Oct 21, 2016
South Africa's withdrawal from International Criminal Court could spark a domino effectSouth Africa announced Friday that it would withdraw from the International Criminal Court, dealing a major blow to a troubled institution set up to try the world's worst crimes.
Jun 22, 2016
Sudanese refugee who walked through Channel Tunnel walks free after nine monthsA Sudanese man who walked through the Channel Tunnel last year in an extreme example of the desperate measures some refugees are prepared to take to reach Britain, was sentenced to nine months' jail on Wednesday but will walk free because of the time he has already spent in detention.
Apr 07, 2016
Sudan's 13-year conflict rages on: UN says 138,000 people displaced in new fighting in DarfurAn escalation in fighting in Darfur has forced 138,000 people to flee their homes since mid-January and there is no end in sight to the 13-year conflict in Sudan's vast western region, the UN peacekeeping chief said Wednesday
Mar 17, 2016
US accuses Islamic State of genocide against Christians, Yazidis and Shi'itesThe government also added that acknowledging that Islamic State has committed genocides would not result in any legal obligation for the United States.
Jun 30, 2015
UN approves one year extension for peacekeeping force in SudanThe Security Council on Monday unanimously approved a one-year extension of the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Sudan's western Darfur region where conflict is intensifying, rejecting the Sudanese government's demand that the troops leave.
Feb 26, 2015
George Clooney demands end to genocide, 'torture rapes' in SudanHollywood star George Clooney has called upon the US government and the international community to return their attention to the ongoing conflict in Darfur.