Conflict Resolution

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 06:28
As darkness falls, vigilantes armed with automatic rifles emerge to patrol the streets of Bujumbura, a city plagued by killings and violence as Burundi's crisis deepens.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 06:16
Germany is ready to send up to 650 soldiers to Mali to bolster the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the West African country and to help France in the region, Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen said on Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 06:11
South Sudan is at risk of sinking into a cycle of revenge killings on a large scale, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said as he recommended an extra 1,100 peacekeepers be deployed to the world's youngest nation.
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 06:31
For the first time in almost a quarter-century, Somalia has an embassy in the United States.
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 06:28
More than 400 South African soldiers are heading to the Democratic Republic of Congo to beef up the United Nations Stabilisation Mission in Congo (Monusco), a senior official said on Wednesday.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 06:34
A prominent Burundi opposition politician urged the United Nations on Friday to send peacekeepers quickly to help deal with rising violence, after the Security Council discussed ways to boost its presence there.
Monday, November 16, 2015 - 06:20
When US President Barack Obama phoned President Jacob Zuma on Thursday to express his grave concern about the situation in Burundi and to encourage African states to do more, Zuma expressed his support for the mediation efforts of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni.
Monday, November 16, 2015 - 06:11
The U.S. and its allies failed to stop Rwanda from descending into genocide. With Burundi teetering on the brink, they are facing a new and very dangerous test.
Friday, November 13, 2015 - 06:50
Key Western powers and the United Nations are discussing the possible deployment of international peacekeepers to Burundi if the violence in the African country spirals into a full-scale ethnic conflict, diplomats said on Wednesday.
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 06:49
Is integrating ex-rebels and former government forces after war the way toward a stable peace? Policymakers and academics seem to think so; military integration has become an important part of peacebuilding.