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Car bomb wounds 15 UN peacekeepers in north Mali

Car bomb wounds 15 UN peacekeepers in north Mali

A car bomb in northern Mali has wounded 15 UN peacekeepers, the United Nations said on Friday, in the latest attack in the war-torn Sahel state.

Three UN peacekeepers killed in C.Africa ahead of national polls

Three UN peacekeepers killed in C.Africa ahead of national polls

Three UN peacekeepers have been killed by unidentified combatants in the Central African Republic, the United Nations said, as the country prepares for a general election and fighting continues between rebels and government forces

UN peacekeepers deploy to stop communal violence in South Sudan

UN peacekeepers deploy to stop communal violence in South Sudan

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said Tuesday it had re-deployed 75 troops to halt a cycle of communal attacks and revenge killings that have left 79 dead.

DR Congo, UN announce 'joint operations' after Beni violence

DR Congo, UN announce 'joint operations' after Beni violence

DR Congo and UN peacekeepers will launch "joint operations" to beef up security in an eastern town where massacres by a shadowy armed group sparked angry protests

Four UN troops killed in central Mali mine blast

Four UN troops killed in central Mali mine blast

Four UN peacekeepers were killed on Wednesday when a mine exploded under their vehicle in central Mali in a deliberate attack, capping a bloody week for civilians and security forces in the West African nation.

Fourteen peacekeepers, five Congo soldiers, killed in Congo attack

Fourteen peacekeepers, five Congo soldiers, killed in Congo attack

Suspected militiamen killed at least 14 U.N. peacekeepers and five Congolese soldiers in an attack on a United Nations base in eastern Congo on Thursday night, the U.N. mission said on Friday.

Burundians will fight against any AU peacekeepers -president

Burundians will fight against any AU peacekeepers -president

Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza said on Wednesday that Burundians would fight against any peacekeepers sent into the country by the African Union, in his first public response to the AU's plan to deal with an escalating political crisis.