Peacekeepers

  • Obama hints at possible military action in South Sudan 24-12-2013 01:39 PM

    US President Barack Obama has hinted at possible military action in South Sudan while the evacuation of peacekeepers will continue. The remark came in the backdrop of the ethnic clashes in South Sudan. ...
  • Indo-Russian war drills in South Sudan-like scenario: Army 24-10-2013 09:33 PM

    Gajner: Troops of India and Russia are engaging each other in war games codenamed exercise "Indra" at the Mahajan range under scenarios and situations resembling South Sudan where Indian troops are presently deployed as part of UN peacekeeping mission and face similar challenges. The joint field exercise between troops of...
  • 'Terrorists be held accountable for attacks on civilians' : United Nations 20-08-2013 12:50 PM

    India has called for holding terrorists and illegal armed groups accountable for attacks against civilians and UN peacekeepers. Addressing a special meeting of the 15-membered powerful body of the United Nations during an open debate on "Protection of Civilians in armed conflict", Indian Ambassador the UN Asoke Kumar Mukerji said...
  • China to send peacekeeping troops to Mali 28-06-2013 04:00 AM

    Beijing: In a first, Chinese armed forces will be sent on a peacekeeping mission in the west African country of Mali, the government has said. According to defence ministry, it is the first time that Chinese armed forces will dispatch its security forces for peacekeeping mission. At the request of...
  • Syria rebels free four abducted UN peacekeepers 12-05-2013 03:25 PM

    Quinetra Crossing: A UN sergeant stationed on the Golan Heights said all Filipino UN peacekeepers abducted last week have been released and are in good condition. The peacekeeper, who gave his name as Sgt Ratton, told the reporters on Sunday that his comrades were freed at 08:30 local time. He...
  • Four United Nations peacekeepers abducted on Golan Heights 08-05-2013 04:56 AM

    United Nations: Four UN peacekeepers, all from the Philippines, were abducted on the Golan Heights on Tuesday by an armed group believed to be the same one to have abducted 21 Filipino peacekeepers two months ago, the United Nations said. The abduction took place "near Position 86", a UN spokeswoman...
  • 6 Indians injured in Central African Republic reach Delhi 15-04-2013 10:00 AM

    New Delhi: The six Indian nationals injured in a shooting in the Central African Republic in March have been brought here this morning and are receiving treatment in AIIMS. The injured were brought in a special French military flights from Chad, where they had been receiving medical treatment earlier, sources...
  • Indian soldiers who died in Sudan fought with bravery: UN 14-04-2013 08:56 PM

    United Nations: Despite being outnumbered, Indian peacekeepers fought with valour and prevented more casualties in the recent attack against a UN peacekeeping convoy that killed five Indian soldiers in South Sudan, a senior UN official said on Sunday. Assistant Secretary General for Field Support, United Nations, Anthony Banbury travelled to...
  • Slain Indian soldiers in South Sudan were outnumbered 12-04-2013 03:43 PM

    Juba: The killers in the tragic ambush of UN peacekeepers in South Sudan, that claimed the lives of five Indian Army personnel on Tuesday, not only outnumbered their target six times over but were also armed with sophisticated weapons, eyewitnesses said. In comparison, the convoy of 35 UN peacekeepers from...
  • 5 Indian soldiers killed in Sudan laid to rest with full state honours 11-04-2013 11:55 PM

    Five Indian Army personnel, including a Lt Colonel were killed and four injured during a UN peacekeeping mission when their 32-member convoy was attacked. ...
  • Proud of them, say families of Indian peacekeepers killed in South Sudan 11-04-2013 11:54 AM

    Five Indian Army personnel, including a Lt Colonel, were killed during a UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan. The bodies of the martyrs arrived in Delhi on Thursday morning and are expected to given military state honours. ...
  • Bodies of 5 Indian peacekeepers killed in South Sudan reach Delhi 11-04-2013 06:29 AM

    New Delhi: The bodies of the five Indian Peacekeepers, who were killed in South Sudan on Monday, have reached IGI Airport in New Delhi on Thursday. The five martyrs are expected to be given military state honours. Five Indian soldiers, including a Lt Colonel, were killed and five, including a...
  • Bodies of Indian peacemakers to be brought back tonight 10-04-2013 12:35 PM

    New Delhi: Post-mortem on the bodies of the five Indian peacemakers, who were killed in South Sudan on Monday, will be conducted on Wednesday, said sources, adding that arrangements were being made to fly the bodies back to India by night. Two of the injured soldiers will also be flown...
  • 'Post-mortem of Army personnel killed in S Sudan to be conducted today' 10-04-2013 11:53 AM

    New Delhi: Post-mortem on the bodies of the Army personnel, who were killed in South Sudan on Monday, will be conducted on Wednesday, said sources, adding that arrangements were being made to fly the bodies back to India. Five Indian soldiers, including a Lt Colonel, were killed and four others...
  • UNSC condemns Indian peacekeepers' killing in South Sudan 10-04-2013 11:50 AM

    New York: Members of the UN Security Council have condemned in the strongest terms the killing of five Indian peacekeepers in South Sudan and asked that the perpetrators be brought to justice. The members condemned the April 9 attack by unidentified armed persons on a UN Mission in South Sudan...
  • PM pays tribute to Indian soldiers killed in South Sudan 10-04-2013 11:15 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday expressed anguish over the killing of five Indian army personnel during a UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan. "I pay tributes to our brave soldiers," Singh said in his condolence message to the bereaved families. A Lt Colonel was among the five...
  • UN chief condemns killing of Indian peacekeepers in South Sudan 09-04-2013 11:16 PM

    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday strongly condemned the killing of five Indian Army personnel in an attack on a convoy of a UN mission in South Sudan, saying that such an act was a war crime and its perpetrators should be brought to justice. Five Indian Army personnel,...
  • Lt Col, 4 other Indian soldiers killed in South Sudan 09-04-2013 05:18 PM

    New Delhi: Five Indian soldiers, part of the peacekeeping force, escorting a United Nations convoy in South Sudan have been killed in an ambush by Sudanese rebels. The five killed includes a Lt Colonel. Four other soldiers have also been injured in the incident, the Ministry of External Affairs confirmed...
  • 4 UN peacekeepers wounded in southern Sudan 11-05-2011 07:52 AM

    United Nations: Four UN peacekeepers have been shot and wounded in southern Sudan while on patrol close to the disputed town of Abyei. UN spokesman Farhan Haq said the Zambian peacekeepers were evacuated for immediate medical treatment after Tuesday's shooting and their condition was not immediately known. He said the...
  • Indian peacekeepers warned over gold trafficking 07-07-2008 02:24 PM

    Melbourne: Current Australian wicketkeeper Matthew Wade does not believe that Brad Haddin’s international career is over and has said that his predecessor may get the selectors' nod for the upcoming Test series against South Africa. I think Hads [Haddin] still has a lot to offer, he's Cricket Australia-contracted so if...
  • UN workers sexually abuse kids in war zones: Report 28-05-2008 01:43 PM

    New Delhi: The Sialkot Stallions' participation in this year's Champions League T20 will set the ball rolling for the resumption of bilateral cricket ties between India and Pakistan, feels former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram. Akram welcomed the BCCI and the tournament oraganising committee's decision to allow the Pakistan T20 champions...
  • BBC reveals tainted past of Indian peacekeeping force 30-04-2008 12:17 AM

    Jamaica: Former West Indies captain Chris Gayle has been left out of their preliminary squad for the limited overs series against Australia in the Caribbean as the Jamaican's row with the regional cricket board rumbles on. The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) plans to meet Jamaica's Prime Minister to discuss...
  • BBC Report: IPKF in Congo traded drugs, gold 29-04-2008 08:01 AM

    Abu Dhabi: Pakistan's Misbah-ul Haq on Tuesday cautioned against a drastic overhaul in personnel after one-day and Twenty20 losses against England, warning that change for change's sake could be damaging in the long-run. Misbah failed to guide Pakistan to victory from a winning position in the third and final T20...