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UN PEACEKEEPERS NEWS

India's gift of 200,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses will be sent to UN peacekeepers on March 27

March 26, 2021 10:39 am

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar had announced in February that India will gift 200,000 COVID-19 doses for UN peacekeepers.

Unrealistic to expect UN peacekeepers to protect civilians in conflict situations: Syed Akbaruddin

May 23, 2018 11:11 am

India has said it is "unrealistic" to expect from UN peacekeepers protection of civilians in the absence of clear mandates and suggested developing a "politically attuned" framework for the purpose.

India launches virtual memorial wall to honour peacekeepers in UN missions

May 30, 2015 12:17 pm

The wall was unveiled by India's Ambassador to the UN Asoke Mukerji

Syrian rebels issue demands for captive UN troops; want their names removed from UN terrorist list

September 02, 2014 5:52 pm

The Nusra Front seized the Fijians in Golan Heights, where a 1,200-strong U.N. force monitors the buffer zone between Syria and Israel.

Forty-three UN peacekeepers seized in Syrian Golan Heights: UN

August 29, 2014 11:52 am

UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said it was unclear which group had staged the attacks.

8 Indian soldiers among 106 peacekeepers honoured by UN

May 30, 2014 11:13 am

The symbolic tribute, an initiative by India and a first, was made to honour those who collectively gave their lives in pursuit of international peace and security.

UN condemns killing of Indian peacekeepers in South Sudan

April 10, 2013 2:41 pm

5 Indian Army personnel,including a Lt Colonel,were killed during an ambush against UN convoy.

Syria rebels seize UN peacekeepers,take key city

March 07, 2013 11:23 am

Syrian rebels yesterday abducted the peacekeepers,who are from the Philippines.

Pak UN soldiers jailed for Haiti boy rape

March 14, 2012 12:41 am

Two UN peacekeepers from Pakistan have been sentenced to a year in prison and sacked from the army for raping a 14-year-old boy in Haiti,a media report said

'UN troops in Ivory Coast traded food for sex with underage girls'

September 03, 2011 11:15 am

Parents encouraged their daughters to sleep with peacekeepers so they would provide for them,according to cable.

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