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At UN, India deplores 'great irony' of troop-contributing countries being kept out of decisions on peacekeeping
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At UN, India deplores 'great irony' of troop-contributing countries being kept out of decisions on peacekeeping

India has demanded that troop-contributing countries should be involved in the decisions by the Security Council on their mandates.

Four United Nations peacekeepers killed in Central African Republic, 8 injured and one missing
World

Four United Nations peacekeepers killed in Central African Republic, 8 injured and one missing

A Christian rebel group in Central African Republic ambushed a UN convoy, sparking a firefight that left four peacekeepers dead, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

Five UN peacekeepers killed in a peacekeeping mission in Mali
World

Five UN peacekeepers killed in a peacekeeping mission in Mali

At least five peacekeepers were killed and one critically injured in an ambush against a convoy of the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali.

UN adopts first ever resolution to confront sexual abuse by peacekeepers; approved by 14-0 vote
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UN adopts first ever resolution to confront sexual abuse by peacekeepers; approved by 14-0 vote

The UN Security Council on Friday adopted a resolution that calls for the repatriation of peacekeeping units whose soldiers face allegations of sexual abuse.

US resolution on sex abuse by peacekeepers triggers debate in Security Council
World

US resolution on sex abuse by peacekeepers triggers debate in Security Council

The UN Security Council convened a meeting on sexual abuse by peacekeepers where a draft resolution pushed by the US has triggered debate

Fiji makes conflicting updates about fate of its troops captured by Syrian extremists
World

Fiji makes conflicting updates about fate of its troops captured by Syrian extremists

Fiji on Wednesday sent mixed messages on whether its 45 United Nations peacekeepers that are being held captive by Syrian insurgents will be freed soon

Syrian rebels list demands in exchange for releasing Fijian peacekeepers
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Syrian rebels list demands in exchange for releasing Fijian peacekeepers

Nusra Front has made three demands for the peacekeepers' release: to be taken off the UN terrorist list; the delivery of humanitarian aid to parts of the Syrian capital of Damascus; and payment for three of its fighters it says were killed in a shootout with UN officers.

Five slain Indian peacekeepers to be honoured by UN
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Five slain Indian peacekeepers to be honoured by UN

Five Indians are among over 100 fallen peacekeepers who will be honoured by the UN for their "bravery" during operations last year across the world.