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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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BEIRUT: After a report published in a French newspaper claimed United Nations peacekeepers in Lebanon are unable to operate at night due to tensions with the Army, a U.
UNITED NATIONS, Dhu-AlQa'dah 10, 1437, Aug 13, 2016, SPA -- United Nations peacekeepers in South Sudan have a robust new mandate and thousands of additional troops despite government opposition to the move, raising the possibility of clashes between blue helmets and the country's armed forces, AP reported.
Bamako (Mali), May 30 ( ANI ): Five United Nations peacekeepers have been killed and another seriously injured in an attack in central Mali.
Five United Nations peacekeepers were killed and one other seriously injured in an ambush in central Mali on Sunday, the United Nations said.
BANGUy (CyHAN)- United States (US) Ambassador Samantha Power met with families in Bambari, Central African Republic who were affected by sexual exploitation and sexual abuse of United Nations peacekeepers.
Recognizing the commendable performance of the Pakistan Army contingents as United Nations peacekeepers in Somalia and Cambodia and in other parts of the world, the United Nations requested Pakistan to contribute troops to the United Nations Protection Force in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
It is thought the agreement is a compromise in Israel's favour after Netanyahu resisted calls for United Nations peacekeepers to be stationed at the site.
In 1988, United Nations peacekeepers were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
Kigis, who served with the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) in the Golan Heights, will posthumously receive the Dag HammarskjAaAaAeA ld Medal during the observance of the Internation Day of United Nations Peacekeepers.
The Philippines has so far remained Ebolafree and the government is implementing a policy of quarantine that started with a group of Filipino United Nations peacekeepers.
The Secretary General demands the unconditional and immediate release of all the detained United Nations peacekeepers and calls upon all parties to cooperate fully with UNDOF to enable it to operate freely and to ensure full safety and security of its personnel and assets,'' the statement said.
DAMASCUS (TAP) - Clashes erupted between al Qaeda-linked Syrian rebels and United Nations peacekeepers in southern Syria on Saturday after the militants surrounded their encampment, activists and officials said.
The Islamists were driven out by a French-led military intervention launched last January, but continue to infest the vast northern desert, launching sporadic but deadly attacks on Malian troops and United Nations peacekeepers.
INDIA on Monday evacuated 11 executives of state- owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp oration ( ONGC) from its oil projects in Sudan after violence escalated on December 15, which claimed 500 lives, including two Indian soldiers working as United Nations peacekeepers.
Summary: United Nations peacekeepers took over security duties from African troops in Mali on Monday with .
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