Category Archives: War

03Nov/16

Kenya withdraws from U.N. mission in South Sudan

Kenyan president, Uhuru Kenyatta withdraws troops and disengages fully from the U.N. peacekeeping mission in South Sudan after the sacking of a Kenyan who led the force.
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29Mar/16

Malawi struggles to host thousands of Mozambicans escaping violence.

Hundreds of Mozambicans continue to cross over the border into neighbouring Malawi as they escape fighting between rebels and government forces in the country’s west. The UN is increasing support to cater for a growing number of affected civilians.

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20Mar/16
Former vice president of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Verdict expected on Monday in Bemba war crimes trial at ICC

Jean-Pierre Bemba went on trial at the International Criminal Court over five years ago for war crimes including giving his troops licence to attack civilians, which led to mass rapes, murders and pillaging of civilians in the Central African Republic.

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16Mar/16

France to station troops in Ivory Coast following attack on beach resort – French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve

Paris will station a force of armed gendarmes in the capital of Burkina Faso to react swiftly in the event of another attack in the region and to provide training, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve says.

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06Jan/16
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

No radiation detected from North Korea’s nuclear test – Japan nuclear regulator

Japan’s nuclear regulator says no radiation has been detected from North Korea’s nuclear test, but it is reinforcing monitoring efforts.

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