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On Monday, the UN announced that the kidnapped staff had been safely released a week after their kidnapping. Rebel fighters in South Sudan kidnapped 31 members of the UN peacekeeping mission last week, 18 Bangladeshi...

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The U.N. special envoy to the Great Lakes region has quit his role facilitating talks between rival factions in Burundi’s political crisis but is staying on in his broader regional position, according to a U.N....

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SUDAN: Quo Vadis?

November 27, 2014

Caught in a forgotten war between rebels and government forces and beset by bandits who roam the lawless roads, villagers in Darfur say their lives can scarcely get any worse if Sudan insists on international...

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For the first time, a UN special committee on human rights has voted overwhelmingly to charge the North Korean regime for crimes against humanity. But the resolution must first get through the Security Council. By...

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Since gaining its independence from France, in 1960, the Central African Republic (CAR) has been the scene of constant coup d’etats and power struggles leading to wars ......

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According to Al Jazeera, the UN is preparing to impose sanctions on some prominent Yemenis, to include the former President, Ali Abdullah Saleh. Several United Nations’ experts found that these people were undermining the democratic...

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On March 28th, the UN Security Council finally approved to enhance the mandate of MONUSCO, by adding an intervention brigade capable to respond efficiently to the constant acts of violence. This comes to tail Bosco...

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At the proposition of the UN, 11 African states met to discuss the possibility of peace in Addis Ababa, on the 24th of February. They all agreed to work for the normalization of the situation...

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The 20th of December 2013 welcomed the emergence of a new revolutionary group in Bukavu, the capital of the South Kivu province, the UFRC (The Union of Revolutionary Forces of Congo). According to the Declaration...

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The Syrian National Coalition (SNC) failed to agree upon forming a transitional government as an alternative to the Assad regime. This is seen by analysts as a major pull-back to the fight against the Syrian...

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