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U.N. Peacekeepers Must ‘Not Fear to Use Force’ to Foil Attacks, Report Says

The report, prepared for the secretary general, blames a lack of leadership and a reluctance to use force for an alarming rise in casualties. NYT > Asia Pacific

Peru’s Pardon of Fujimori Condemned by U.N. Rights Experts

Several aides to President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski have resigned in protest, and more demonstrations are expected. NYT > Americas

Congo Reports Arrest in Killing of 2 U.N. Experts

The experts, Michael Sharp, an American, and Zaida Catalan, a Swede, were investigating crimes associated with a rebellion in the Democratic Republic of Congo. NYT > Africa

In a First, U.N. Evacuates Dozens of Refugees from Libya to Italy

The group of 162 refugees and migrants had been held in detention in bleak conditions. It is the first time the United Nations’ refugee agency has relocated people from Libya

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