UN Peacekeepers

Seven UN peacekeepers killed in fight against DRC rebels

The United Nations says seven of its peacekeepers have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), in a military operation with government forces against rebels in the country’s Ebola-hit northeast. Several DRC soldiers were also killed or wounded in Wednesday’s joint operation targeting Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebels in the Beni region, North Kivu, according[…]

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UN peacekeepers face new sex abuse allegations

Three young females, including a minor, have accused United Nations peacekeepers of raping them in the Central African Republic, the global body has announced, taking the number of allegations to 13 since the UN stationed troops in the country in September. The announcement on Wednesday comes a week after Ban[…]

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Nine UN peacekeepers killed in Mali ambush

Nine United Nations peacekeepers have been killed in Mali in the deadliest attack yet on the UN mission to the West African country, a spokesman for the mission said. The convoy of the peacekeepers, who were from Niger, were attacked in an ambush on Friday and came under fire from[…]

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