Liberal peacekeeping decision paused because of uncertainty around Trump
Much to the frustration of Canada's allies at the United Nations, the Trudeau government postponed the delivery of its long-anticipated peacekeeping plan last month principally because it needed a better read on what the Trump administration expects of ...
UN alarm that most of al-Shabab's force in Somalia are kids
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he is alarmed at reports that children may constitute a large part of the force recruited and used by al-Shabab Islamic extremists in Somalia. Guterres said it is estimated over half its ...
The 5 previous West African military interventions
The West African intervention force, which has up to 11,000 men in Sierra Leone, officially winds up its mission in May 2000 and is replaced by the UN peacekeeping force, formed to guarantee the Lome peace accord of July 1999, which ended the civil war.
Indonesia to send 140 personnel for peacekeeping mission in Sudan
The National Police are set to deploy a task force consisting of 140 personnel to Darfur, Sudan, as part of a United Nations (UN) peacekeeping mission. The task force, which will replace a previous team that has been on mission in Darfur for one year ...