Tag: peacekeepers

Haiti mourns as families bury loved ones killed by hurricane

Haiti mourns as families bury loved ones killed by hurricane

Oct 09, – Mourners beat their fists and screamed, their distress growing more intense as attendants opened the door of the morgue on Saturday to bring out the body of Roberto Laguerre, who was killed next to his 3-year-old daughter when the storm roared through this city in southwest Haiti as a Category 4 storm […]

October 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
U.N. says 43 Golan peacekeepers seized by Syria militants, 81 trapped

U.N. says 43 Golan peacekeepers seized by Syria militants, 81 trapped

Aug 29, – The affected peacekeepers are from the Philippines and Fiji, U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters. Militants fighting the Syrian army have detained 43 U.N. peacekeepers in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and trapped another 81 in the region, and the world body is working to secure their release, the United Nations said on […]

August 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
Austria announces withdrawal of its UN Peacekeepers from Golan

Austria announces withdrawal of its UN Peacekeepers from Golan

June 6, AP VIENNA (AP) — Chancellor Werner Fayman and Foreign Minister Michael Spindelegger say in a statement that “the development … has shown that further waiting can no longer be justified.” Rebels briefly overran a border position near the destroyed city of Kuneitra early Thursday before Syrian government troops retook it. The peacekeepers receive […]

June 6, 2013 | By More