peacekeeping

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  • noun

Synonyms for peacekeeping

the activity of keeping the peace by military forces (especially when international military forces enforce a truce between hostile groups or nations)

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RAWALPINDI -- The first batch of 1100 Pakistani peace keepers left for Benguai, Central African Republic (CAR) to be part of newly established UN peace keeping mission Multidimensional integrated stabilization in CAR (MINUSCA) to restore peace in one of the most fragile state of Africa.
Rawalpindi -- First batch of 1100 Pakistani peace keepers left for Benguai, Central African Republic (CAR) to be part of newly established UN peace keeping mission Multidimensional integrated stabilization in CAR (MINUSCA) to restore peace in one of the most fragile state of Africa.
Nevertheless, as we have already known, the presence of peace keepers perse will not necessarily prevent the aggression of some of these ruthless fighters such as in the case of Akobo (Jongolei State), where innocent civilians, included peace keepers themselves were dragged out of the UN compound and then bludgeoned to death.
The course is dubbed Turning Professional Police Officers into Competent Peace Keepers.
Meanwhile, a rebel group, Yarmuk Martyrs Brigade, the target of intensified shelling from Syrian President Bashar Al Assad, said in its Facebook account that the four Filipino UN peace keepers who were taken from harm's way, near Al Jamlah.
NNA - 15/12/2011 - Hezbollah vehemently condemned on Thursday what it described as March 14 "treacherous and deplorable" declarations, following the attack which targeted five UN peace Keepers in South Lebanon last Friday.
The Afghan side valued the humanitarian gesture and voiced appreciation for Jordan and the Hashemite leadership for the role played by the Jordanian peace keepers in Afghanistan to preserve peace and stability and provide humanitarian aid to the Afghan people.
The discussions will follow a meeting with United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan on Wednesday to pledge Ireland's continuing commitment to the UN, in particular the supply of troops as international peace keepers.
THE Dutch Eredivisie might have to call in the UN peace keepers if their players keep turning the beautiful game into a street fight.
INTERNATIONAL peace keepers are investigating an alleged plot to kidnap UN workers in the Afghanistan capital of Kabul and hold them for ransom, but have made no arrests, a spokesman said yesterday.
Among the peace keepers taking to the saddle are Gunner Mathew Montrose, 18, from Halewood and Danny McCarthy, 22 from Liverpool.
The Australian peace keepers are part of an 8,000-strong force including the United Nations Transitional Administration East Timor (UNTAET), maintaining a safe environment for the East Timorese who are rebuilding their country after winning independence from Indonesia last year.
In a television interview last evening, Fahmy lauded the Arab states' continuous support to Egypt, affirming that Egyptian Armed Forces would carry on its role peace keepers in the region.
The United Nations has 20,000 peace keepers in DRC including a brigade made up of 2,500 personnel mandated to use force against the rebels and fight alongside the DRC army.
NNA - 12/12/2011 - Hezbollah fervidly condemned on Monday the French Foreign Minister's accusations leveled against Syria and Hezbollah accusing both sides of mastering the attack which targeted UNIFIL peace keepers on Friday.