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Mali asks UN to send more troops
West African state requests rapid-reaction force to help end a wave of attacks on peacekeepers in the country's north.
Last updated: 09 Oct 2014 01:18 GMT
Mali rebel attack kills UN peacekeeper
Senegalese soldier killed and 10 others injured in rocket attack on joint French-UN military camp in Kidal.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2014 08:55 GMT
Mali clashes leaves more than 30 dead
At least 37 people dead in clashes the army blames on rebel infighting days before peace talks due to start.
Last updated: 14 Jul 2014 10:54 GMT
UN peacekeeping chief wants more drones
Herve Ladsous calls for upgrade of technology used in peacekeeping operations to keep record numbers of staff safe.
Last updated: 30 May 2014 09:17 GMT
UN told CAR being cleansed of Muslims
Bleak assessment to Security Council comes as UN chief asks for thousands of troops to help stop religious violence.
Last updated: 07 Mar 2014 08:50 GMT
US warns both sides in S Sudan over conflict
US call comes as South Sudan government troops try to wrestle back control of the oil producing town of Bentiu.
Last updated: 10 Jan 2014 08:54 GMT
UN pressures DR Congo on soldier 'rapists'
UN gives one-week deadline to take action against soldiers accused 126 rapes or it will set up 'intervention brigade'.
Last updated: 28 Mar 2013 16:22 GMT
UN peacekeepers freed after Syria captivity
Filipino troops captured in the Golan Heights have crossed into Jordan after being set free, officials say.
Last updated: 10 Mar 2013 05:27 GMT
UN troops 'moved to Syria-Jordan border'
Troops captured by Syrian fighters in the Golan Heights are being transferred to the border, abductors say.
Last updated: 09 Mar 2013 13:10 GMT
UN 'finalising' peace agreement in DR Congo
Sources tell Al Jazeera that the UN is close to signing a new peace agreement designed to end crisis in eastern DRC.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2013 17:12 GMT
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