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Amid growing insecurity, time to reassess UN peacekeeping presence in Mali, Security Council told
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Monday, 22 January 2018
Amid growing insecurity, time to reassess UN peacekeeping presence in Mali, Security Council told
Against the backdrop of worsening security in Mali’s central regions and with presidential elections just six months away, a senior United Nations official on Tuesday said it is time to reexamine the configuration of the UN peacekeeping presence in the West African country to reflect the changing circumstances on the ground.Read Full Article ...
 
Guterres urges Congolese security forces to exercise restraint amid reports six people killed in pro
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Sunday, 21 January 2018
Guterres urges Congolese security forces to exercise restraint amid reports six people killed in pro
Amid disturbing reports that at least six people were killed on Sunday during political protests in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) United Nations S...
 
UN flag no longer offers ‘natural’ protection to peacekeepers, says report on mission casualties
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Sunday, 21 January 2018
UN flag no longer offers ‘natural’ protection to peacekeepers, says report on mission casualties
The United Nations should change the way it does business in high-security risk peacekeeping operations, as the UN flag no longer offers ‘natural’ protection t...
 
Liberia: UN welcomes new President’s inauguration as another achievement on country’s road to succes
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Sunday, 21 January 2018
Liberia: UN welcomes new President’s inauguration as another achievement on country’s road to succes
George Weah was inaugurated on Monday as the new President of Liberia, where the United Nations is set to close its peacekeeping mission in a few weeks after a...
 
Terrorist attack on Kabul hotel 'a moral outrage' – UN envoy for Afghanistan
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Saturday, 20 January 2018
Terrorist attack on Kabul hotel 'a moral outrage' – UN envoy for Afghanistan
Condemning a terrorist attack on a hotel in the Afghan capital, Kabul, the head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in the country (UNAMA) has said that t...
 
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
  • South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities
    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
  • China Hardens Position on South China Sea
    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
  • Erdo?an?s Pyrrhic victory
    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.