Peacekeeping forces

October 31, 2019 - 7:43 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Security Council voted unanimously Thursday to keep the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Darfur for another year in hopes the new civilian-led transitional government can restore peace, and the troops can be replaced by civilians who focus on the country's...
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October 31, 2019 - 4:07 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Security Council has voted unanimously to keep the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Darfur for another year in hopes the new civilian-led transitional government can restore peace, and the troops can be replaced by civilians who focus on the country's...
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Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, at the U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 27, 2019 - 3:42 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly's annual gathering of world leaders (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto has railed against what he called the "dangerous phenomenon" of migration in a speech that reflected the country's nationalist...
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Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, at the U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 26, 2019 - 7:59 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly's annual gathering of world leaders (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto has railed against what he called the "dangerous phenomenon" of migration in a speech that reflected the country's nationalist...
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Saudi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Bin Abdulaziz Al-Assaf addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, at the United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 26, 2019 - 7:50 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly's annual gathering of world leaders (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Saudi Arabia is calling on the world to apply "utmost pressure with every tool available" to end Iran's aggressive conduct, and says the best way to control Tehran is by...
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Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, at the U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 26, 2019 - 6:57 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly's annual gathering of world leaders (all times local): 6:55 p.m. Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz is reaching out to Arab Gulf states, saying they face a common threat from Iran. Katz told the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday that...
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Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky visits the site of the 9/11 terror attacks at ground zero in New York, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. Zelensky made specific stops at the names of victims that were born in Ukraine. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
September 26, 2019 - 5:07 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly's annual gathering of world leaders (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has visited the Sept. 11 memorial in New York, viewing the commemorative pools where the World Trade Center's twin towers once stood...
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Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, European Union, addresses the United Nations General Assembly at United Nations headquarters Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen).
September 26, 2019 - 3:14 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly's annual gathering of world leaders (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Two days after U.S. President Donald Trump told world leaders the future belongs to "patriots" and not "globalists," a top European official is countering that "the...
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Smoke rises from Israeli army shells that landed in the southern Lebanese border village of Maroun Al-Ras, Lebanon, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019. The Lebanese army says Israeli forces have fired some 40 shells on the outskirts of several border villages following an attack by the militant Hezbollah group on Israeli troops. (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)
September 01, 2019 - 3:07 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Hezbollah militants on Sunday fired a barrage of anti-tank missiles into Israel, prompting a reprisal of heavy Israeli artillery fire in a rare burst of fighting between the bitter enemies. Although the shooting quickly subsided without casualties on either side, the situation...
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Smoke rises from Israeli army shells that landed in the southern Lebanese border village of Maroun Al-Ras, Lebanon, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019. The Lebanese army says Israeli forces have fired some 40 shells on the outskirts of several border villages following an attack by the militant Hezbollah group on Israeli troops. (AP Photo/Mohammed Zaatari)
September 01, 2019 - 1:36 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Hezbollah militants on Sunday fired a barrage of anti-tank missiles into Israel, prompting a reprisal of heavy Israeli artillery fire in a rare burst of fighting between the bitter enemies. Although the shooting quickly subsided without casualties on either side, the situation...
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