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    UN Peacekeeping Deaths Reach 102 in 2013

    by  • January 1, 2014 • Africa, Peace and Security, Security Council • 
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    Bangladesh peacekeeper at UN headquarters in Mali

    The United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations tried to maintain calm in many regions in 2013, but none more so than in Africa. In December alone, it lost numerous peacekeepers in three missions on the continent. By year’s end, the department lost 102 peacekeepers, including those who died from accidents and illnesses, and 36...

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