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    UN Says It Alone Cannot Remove S. Sudanese Rebels From DRC The U.N. peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo said Wednesday that it could not take sole responsibility for removing 750 disarmed South Sudanese fighters from the country. A spokesman for the mission, known as MONUSCO, said it had flown the South Sudanese to several camps in the...

    China Denies Allegations its Peacekeepers Abandoned S. Sudan Posts China's defense ministry has rejected as "malicious speculation" allegations by a U.S.-based group that Chinese peacekeepers had abandoned their posts in South Sudan in July instead of protecting civilians. Chinese troops are part of a United Nations peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, which has been ravaged by conflict between rival forces loyal...

    Stepping Over the Dead on a Migrant Boat What a photographer saw when a rescue vessel went into action off the Libyan coast.

    Rights Group: UN Peacekeepers Failed in South Sudan United Nations peacekeepers failed in their mission to protect civilians during an outbreak of fighting in South Sudan in July, a rights group said. Peacekeepers abandoned their posts or cowered in place, and then used tear gas on frightened civilians who sought shelter at the U.N. base, the U.S.-based Center for Civilians in...

    Public Boarding Schools in Nigeria's Borno State Set to Reopen Seventeen-year-old Abdulkadir Abdullahi stands in his bedroom looking at his new school uniform — a white, long-sleeved shirt with a button-down collar and navy blue pants. On Monday, he'll put them on, along with a new pair of sparkling white tennis shoes. He'll stuff his new textbooks inside his brand-new...

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