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UN approves use of force by EU troops in CAR
Security Council passes resolution allowing European Union to send 500 troops to strife-torn Central African Republic.
Last updated: 29 Jan 2014 01:39 GMT
UN officials warn of CAR 'genocide' risk
Security Council briefed on "complete chaos" in Central African Republic, where March coup has resulted in lawlessness.
Last updated: 02 Nov 2013 03:51 GMT
Syrian rebels accused of massacring civilians
Armed group committed war crime in August by killing at least 190 Alawite villagers in Latakia, Human Rights Watch says.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2013 10:44 GMT
Syria inspections continue as war rages
UN inspectors visit three sites linked to chemical weapons, as activists say regime airstrikes hit northern cities.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2013 02:31 GMT
UN votes to boost humanitarian support in CAR
UNSC resolution demands swift move to elections and backs new AU peacekeeping force and possible sanctions.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2013 19:28 GMT
UN approves peacekeeping force for Mali
About 11,000 troops, including 6,000 African soldiers already in Mali, to begin mission in July if situation secure.
Last updated: 25 Apr 2013 21:58 GMT
France seeks UN peacekeepers for Mali
French foreign minister says UN force could be in place by April, incorporating troops from African countries.
Last updated: 07 Feb 2013 03:38 GMT
ECOWAS to deploy troops to secure Mali
West African bloc to send troops as part of international campaign to force al-Qaeda-linked groups from country's north.
Last updated: 12 Jan 2013 13:30 GMT
French troops help Mali retake captured town
Rebels driven out of town of Konna after France launches air strikes to halt advances by fighters.
Last updated: 12 Jan 2013 08:59 GMT
UN urges swift deployment of troops to Mali
Call comes as interim leader Dioncounda Traore appeals for help and as rebels extend their control in country's north.
Last updated: 11 Jan 2013 13:56 GMT
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In Pictures: Residents mourn Aswan violence
Egyptians mourn in Aswan after several days of clan fighting earlier this month left 23 people dead and 40 injured.
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