Peacekeeping forces

FILE - In this Friday Nov. 30, 2012 file photo, Two UN soldiers stand guard in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo. Part of President Donald Trump's proposed deep budget cuts in foreign aid could be significant reductions in U.N. peacekeeping missions in some of the world's most dangerous places. On Thursday, April 6, 2017 the U.N. Security Council meets on the issue at the United States' request. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay File)
April 06, 2017 - 1:29 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Part of President Donald Trump's proposed deep budget cuts in foreign aid could be significant reductions in U.N. peacekeeping missions in some of the world's most dangerous places. The U.N. Security Council is meeting Thursday on the issue at the United States' request. Here'...
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FILE - In this Friday Nov. 30, 2012 file photo, Two UN soldiers stand guard in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo. Part of President Donald Trump's proposed deep budget cuts in foreign aid could be significant reductions in U.N. peacekeeping missions in some of the world's most dangerous places. On Thursday, April 6, 2017 the U.N. Security Council meets on the issue at the United States' request. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay File)
April 06, 2017 - 5:59 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Part of President Donald Trump's proposed deep budget cuts in foreign aid could be significant reductions in U.N. peacekeeping missions in some of the world's most dangerous places. On Thursday, the U.N. Security Council meets on the issue at the United States' request. Here's...
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FILE - In this Friday Nov. 30, 2012 file photo, Two UN soldiers stand guard in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo. Part of President Donald Trump's proposed deep budget cuts in foreign aid could be significant reductions in U.N. peacekeeping missions in some of the world's most dangerous places. On Thursday, April 6, 2017 the U.N. Security Council meets on the issue at the United States' request. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay File)
April 05, 2017 - 6:52 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Part of President Donald Trump's proposed deep budget cuts in foreign aid could be significant reductions in U.N. peacekeeping missions in some of the world's most dangerous places. On Thursday, the U.N. Security Council meets on the issue at the United States' request. Here's...
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April 05, 2017 - 6:17 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Part of President Donald Trump's proposed deep budget cuts in foreign aid could be significant reductions in U.N. peacekeeping missions in some of the world's most dangerous places. On Thursday, the U.N. Security Council meets on the issue at the United States' request. Here's...
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April 04, 2017 - 7:11 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Tuesday the Trump administration wants to see "proof" from Sudan's government — not more words — that it is making progress toward peace and protecting civilians in its vast and troubled Darfur region. A review of the 17,000-strong joint United...
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April 04, 2017 - 7:08 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Tuesday the Trump administration wants to see "proof" from Sudan's government — not more words — that it is making progress toward peace and protecting civilians in its vast and troubled Darfur region. A review of the 17,000-strong joint United...
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March 29, 2017 - 8:33 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said Wednesday the United Nations is partnering with a "corrupt" government in Congo and she called for a large cut in the world's largest peacekeeping mission in the troubled African nation. Speaking at the Council on Foreign...
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March 21, 2017 - 7:43 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The U.N. peacekeeping chief says the first units of a long-delayed regional protection force for South Sudan will deploy within a few weeks. Herve Ladsous spoke Tuesday during a visit to South Sudan's capital, Juba. The U.N. Security Council last year approved an additional 4,...
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A portion of President Donald Trump's first proposed budget, focusing on the Department of State, USAID and Treasury International Programs, and released by the Office of Management and Budget, is photographed in Washington, Wednesday, March 15, 2017. The United Nations and dozens of its affiliated agencies are facing deep funding cuts and possibly an end to U.S. contributions, as the Trump administration seeks to trim billions of dollars from diplomacy and development assistance in next year’s budget. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
March 17, 2017 - 3:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United Nations and dozens of its affiliated agencies are facing deep funding cuts and possibly an end to U.S. contributions as the Trump administration seeks to slash billions of dollars in next year's budget. Peacekeeping missions and international organizations that rely...
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March 16, 2017 - 5:59 pm
TRUMP-BUDGET Faint praise from GOP as top Democrats slam proposed budget cuts WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's $1.15 trillion budget is being received with faint praise, at best, on Capitol Hill. House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen of New Jersey reminds: "Congress...
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