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Gold, diamonds and drugs: Portuguese peacekeepers suspected of smuggling

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Portuguese police have clamped down on a crime ring that allegedly involved the country's UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic (CAR) using military...

Twenty UN peacekeepers injured in central Mali attack

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Twenty United Nations peacekeepers were injured, including several seriously, in central Mali on Wednesday when their base came under fire, a UN mission spokesman...

UN says two peacekeepers killed in an attack on a convoy...

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Two peacekeepers with United Nations (UN) forces in Mali were killed on Saturday in an attack on their convoy in the north of the...

Guinean peacekeepers in Mali

As the sun rises over the vast Malian desert a group of 20 peacekeepers prepare equipment and line up to receive instructions before their...

Peacekeepers killed in Mali

Unidentified gunmen killed three Guinean members of a UN peacekeeping force in southern Mali in what the force described as a robbery gone wrong,...

African peacekeepers praised by UN Secretary-General

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The support of United Nations African member states and that of the African Union Commission in peace operations on the continent has been noted...

Peacekeepers killed in DR Congo

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At least seven UN peacekeepers were killed in clashes with militias in an area at the centre of the Democratic Republic of...

Making their mark – Guinean peacekeepers in Mali

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As the sun rises over Mali's vast desert, a group of 20 men prepare equipment and line up to receive instructions before...

Low number of women peacekeepers “crippling” UN credibility

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Notwithstanding greater participation of women in building and sustaining peace and recognition of the value they bring, realities on the ground show...

Short sentences for Congo peacekeepers decried

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Three Congo Republic peacekeepers were given sentences of just three years in jail for murdering civilians and are already free, Human Rights...

Guterres on peacekeeping

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An indicator of the difficulties faced by peacekeeping missions in Africa comes from UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, who told the Dag...

Guterres in Mali for International Peacekeepers Day

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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres was in Mali on Tuesday to honour the service and sacrifice of peacekeepers around the world and...

International Day of UN Peacekeepers

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Tomorrow is the International Day of UN Peacekeepers and Africa will be strongly in focus with an event in South Africa and...

International Day of UN Peacekeepers

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Tomorrow is the International Day of UN Peacekeepers and Africa will be strongly in focus with an event in South Africa and...

Three U.N. peacekeepers, one Malian soldier killed during joint operation

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Three United Nations peacekeepers and one Malian soldier were killed and several others were wounded on Friday in an attack by unidentified...

No Canadian peacekeepers for Mali

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Canada will not send hundreds of peacekeepers to support a United Nations mission in Mali in the near future, officials said, a...

Peacekeepers lose large numbers of small arms and ammunition – report

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Peacekeepers internationally as well as in Africa where the majority of the United Nations' peacekeeping missions are have a major problem with...

UN wants more peacekeepers for CAR

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Amid a US push to cut United Nations peacekeeping costs, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres hope the Security Council agrees to send 900 more...

Two peacekeepers killed in CAR

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Suspected Christian militiamen killed two Moroccan peacekeepers from the United Nations mission in Central African Republic in the second fatal attack on...

Three UN peacekeepers killed in Mali

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Militants killed three United Nations peacekeepers in an attack outside their base in Kidal in northern Mali, the UN said in a...

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