Four killed in CAR protest against UN peacekeepers

Four killed in CAR protest against UN peacekeepers

Four civilians were killed and 14 other people injured in Central African Republic on Monday when UN peacekeepers exchanged fire with armed men during a protest against the UN military presence, the United Nations said. The clashes occurred as hundreds of protesters gathered to call for troops from the UN mission (MINUSCA) to leave the […]

Canada pledges more UN peacekeepers in bid for UN role

Canada pledges more UN peacekeepers in bid for UN role

Canada has announced it will step up its contribution to UN peacekeeping operations, a stark departure from previous government policy, which shunned international involvement. The government has said it will commit 600 troops and Can$450 million (US$350 million) over three years to United Nations (UN) peacekeeping operations around the world. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said […]