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    Army chief Aziz to return home Friday after 15-day US visit 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:17pm on February 11, 2021

    Bangladesh Army chief General Aziz Ahmed is scheduled to return home on Friday after his 15-day official visit to the United States.  ‘Bangladesh Army chief...

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    Gen Aziz calls for deployment of more Bangladeshi peacekeepers  

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:18pm on February 10, 2021

    Bangladesh Army chief General Aziz Ahmed held meetings with UN undersecretary general for peace operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix and undersecretary general for operational support Atul Khare...

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    MoFA seeks more women in police, military jobs for peacekeeping missions

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:51am on February 08, 2021

    The foreign ministry on Sunday emphasised the importance of employing more women in the armed forces and the police for deploying them under UN peacekeeping...

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    Bangladesh reaffirms commitment to UN peacekeeping

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:39pm on January 27, 2021

    Permanent representative of Bangladesh to the UN Rabab Fatima reiterated Bangladesh’s deep commitment to the peacebuilding and sustaining peace efforts of the UN. She was...

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    Member of UN peacekeeping mission killed in Mali bomb blast

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 09:59am on January 16, 2021

    The United Nations said one of its peacekeepers died when a convoy travelling through northern Mali hit a makeshift roadside bomb on Friday, the fifth...

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    Three UN peacekeepers killed by armed fighters in Central Africa

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:24am on December 26, 2020

    Three Burundian peacekeepers have been killed by ‘unidentified armed combatants’ in the Central African Republic, the United Nations said on Friday...

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    UN agrees to end Darfur peacekeeping mission

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 12:29am on December 25, 2020

    The United Nations Security Council has agreed to end the UN and African Union’s long-running peacekeeping mission in Darfur when its mandate ceases on December...

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    UN ends Darfur peacekeeping mission

    Agence France-Presse. United Nations | Updated at 09:01am on December 24, 2020

    The United Nations Security Council has agreed to end the UN and African Union's long-running peacekeeping mission in Darfur when its mandate ceases on December...

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    Central Africa’s pre-election situation ‘under control’: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Bangui | Updated at 12:03pm on December 21, 2020

    Rebel forces advancing on the Central African Republic’s capital Bangui have been pushed back and the situation is ‘under control’, a spokesman for United Nations...

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    UN peacekeeping chief tests positive for COVID-19

    Agence France-Presse. United Nations | Updated at 10:51am on November 11, 2020

    The UN undersecretary-general for peacekeeping, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, has tested positive for COVID-19 and is self-isolating in Lisbon, he announced Tuesday after a trip to Sudan...

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