The peacekeepers built built a stone embankment to check flood water, which was strong enough to shift people & vehicles from affected area.
'Peacekeepers be imparted necessary training, equipment and better health facilities'
UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations has honoured seven Pakistani soldiers who lost their lives while serving in the global body's peacekeeping operations during the year 2017, ARY News reported on Friday. At a solemn ceremony marking the annual International Day of Peacekeepers, the UN awarded the Dag Hammarskjöld Medal posthumously to the peacekeepers who sacrificed their lives for the cause of peace, during the preceding year. Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi,…
GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo: Suspected Ugandan rebels killed at least 15 Tanzanian UN peacekeepers and wounded 53 others in a raid on a base in Congo that UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called the worst attack on the organisation in recent history. Tanzania’s President John Magufuli said he was “shocked and saddened” by the deaths, which come amid rising violence against civilians, the army and U.N. troops in Democratic Republic of Congo’s eastern borderlands. The U.N. chief said the attack…
The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers is being observed today.
The United Nations will set up a board of inquiry to investigate the death a week ago of a Spanish peacekeeper during an exchange of fire on the Israeli-Lebanon border, a senior UN official said Wednesday.
NAIROBI: African Union (AU) peacekeepers in Somalia rape women seeking medicine on their bases and routinely pay teenage girls for sex, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Monday.