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Italy's ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Luca Attanasio, was killed on Monday.

At least 47 were killed during clashes between rival ethnic groups in South Darfur.

German professor named to head Sudan <em>UN</em> <em>mission</em>

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German professor named to head Sudan UN mission

A German professor has been called in to lead the UN mission in Sudan.

Sudan: key dates in Darfur war

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Sudan: key dates in Darfur war

A timeline of the decades-long Darfur conflict as the UN and AU's long-running peacekeeping mission came to an end.

<em>Peacekeeping</em> <em>mission</em> in Sudan's Darfur ends, stoking fears

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Peacekeeping mission in Sudan's Darfur ends, stoking fears

Sudan's United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission in Darfur is set to end its 13-year operation on Thursday.

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UN agrees to end Darfur peacekeeping mission

The Council adopted a resolution that hands over responsibility for maintaining security to Sudan's transitional government.

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Traffic resumes at truck stop that sparked WSahara tensions

Truck traffic resumed between Mauritania and Morocco a day after Rabat launched a military operation to reopen a key highway in the Western ...

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UN, AU recommend end of Darfur peacekeeping mission

African Union leaders and the UN recommended ending their joint peacekeeping mission in Darfur, acknowledging the ...

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Rabat deploys army in Western Sahara border zone

Morocco has announced operation in the Western Sahara in response to 'provocations' by the Polisario Front.

Lebanon rejects reform of UNIFIL force on Israel border

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Lebanon rejects reform of UNIFIL force on Israel border

Lebanon and Israel are still technically at war, and the United Nations force, UNIFIL, is tasked with monitoring a cessation of hostilities ...

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Israel pushes for changes in UN's Lebanon peacekeeping force

Israel is allegedly working with UN Security Council members to push for tough changes in the way the peacekeeping force deals ...

<em>UN</em> council at odds over <em>peacekeeping</em> operation in Lebanon

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UN council at odds over peacekeeping operation in Lebanon

US Ambassador Kelly Craft stressed the need for a new mandate at a closed council meeting on the UN peacekeeping ...

Israel violates Lebanese airspace 29 times in 48 hours

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Israel violates Lebanese airspace 29 times in 48 hours

Israel has not responded to the airspace violation claims.

Villagers say India targets civilians in Pakistan Kashmir

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Villagers say India targets civilians in Pakistan Kashmir

Villagers say most people who live along the Line of Control have lost close relatives because of Indian firing in recent decades.

Two <em>UN</em> peacekeepers killed in attack in northern Mali

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Two UN peacekeepers killed in attack in northern Mali

A logistical convoy of the UN peacekeeping mission travelling between the towns of Tessalit and Gao was attacked ...

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Dozens in Sudan protest against new UN mission

The UN Security Council last week approved a new political mission, the Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS), mandating it to help Sudan's transition to democratic rule.

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Darfur war crimes fugitive in ICC custody

Ali Kushayb, also known as Ali Muhammad Ali Abd–Al-Rahman, is wanted on 50 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed between ...

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Trump is being compared to a Middle East dictator

Tear gas, rubber bullets, and attacks on the press: Has the US become an authoritarian state?

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Lebanon extends mandate of UN force along Israel border

The extension of the peacekeeping force, known as UNIFIL, comes as Israel is calling for major changes in the way the mission ...

Hezbollah chief rejects US pressure over <em>UN</em> peacekeepers

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Hezbollah chief rejects US pressure over UN peacekeepers

Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah spoke ahead of a UN Security Council vote this summer to renew the mandate of the UN Interim ...

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UN says 3 peacekeepers killed in Mali attacks

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned the attacks, which may constitute war crimes under international law.

19 killed in South Sudan border attack

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19 killed in South Sudan border attack

At least 19 people were killed in an attack on a village in the disputed oil-rich region of Abyei along the border of South Sudan.

Israel starts to install 'noise-detecting' sensors along Lebanon border

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Israel starts to install 'noise-detecting' sensors along Lebanon border

Israel said work to install noise-detecting sensors would get underway on Sunday at the Israeli kibbutz town of Misgav Am, along the Lebanese ...

Four dead in Al-Shabaab car bomb near Somali capital

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Four dead in Al-Shabaab car bomb near Somali capital

A bomb struck near the town of Afgoye about 30 kilometres (20 miles) west of the capital, killing four people and wounding several others ...

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