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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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    UN chief proposes gradual drawdown of DR Congo peacekeepers

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 10:21am on October 29, 2020

    The decades-old United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo could be reduced in certain areas over the next few years, UN secretary-general...

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    Bangladeshi peacekeeper in Africa killed in road accident

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 08:13pm on October 26, 2020

    One peacekeeper of Bangladesh Army was killed and another two were critically injured in a road accident in Central African Republic on Monday. The deceased...

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    Bangladesh calls for more involvement of women in UN peacekeeping

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:25pm on October 24, 2020

    Bangladesh permanent representative to UN ambassador Rabab Fatima has said increased women’s leadership in peacekeeping would require a holistic approach to women’s role in peace...

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    UN peacekeeper killed in Mali roadside bomb

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 10:32pm on October 16, 2020

    A UN peacekeeper was killed in northern Mali and another seriously wounded after their vehicle hit a roadside bomb on Thursday, the UN mission said....

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    Women peacekeepers from Bangladesh to protect Congo airport

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:58pm on October 02, 2020

    A Bangladeshi female police unit has been assigned to protect the N’djili International Airport at the Democratic Republic of the Congo during their peacekeeping duties...

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    Bangladesh female police peacekeepers to guard Congo airport

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:09pm on October 02, 2020

    The female peacekeepers of the Bangladesh police have been given the responsibility of guarding the Mancuso Airport in DR Congo run by the UN Peacekeeping...

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    180 policewomen leave for Congo to join UN mission

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on September 13, 2020

    Some 180 members of the only Female Formed Police Unit of Bangladesh Police left for Congo to join the United Nations Organisation Stabilisation Mission in...