U.N. Peacekeeping

Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 06:46
Insurgents took responsibility Thursday for a failed mortar attack overnight on Burundi's presidential palace, in one of the first known such attempts in months of anti-government unrest.
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 - 06:11
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.
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 05:56
The United Nations is sending hundreds of extra peacekeepers and its first drones to the Central African Republic to bolster security ahead of elections next month, a UN official said Tuesday.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 18:33
The more the United States commits to peacekeeping efforts, the more powerfully — and efficiently — its influence will reverberate around the world.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 06:54
Burundi's government said on Monday efforts to collect illegal arms were proceeding peacefully, dismissing remarks by Rwanda's president that the nation could be sliding back into ethnic conflict.
Monday, November 9, 2015 - 06:22
Western diplomats and analysts who pay close attention to sub-Saharan Africa are worried that Burundi is on the brink of a major conflict and could explode in violence when a deadline for opposition groups to disarm expires Saturday.
Friday, November 6, 2015 - 06:51
Parties to South Sudan peace agreement are appealing to mediators and international community to raise funds for implementation of the peace agreement signed in August to end months of conflict.