The United Nations Security Council Monday acquiesced to the sending of an international force to help Haiti’s authorities get the country back on track amid mounting gang violence. Thirteen of the 15 council members voted for the mission. China and Russia abstained.
Uruguay's Army Sunday reported that its peacekeeping troops in the Golan Heights were in good shape after missile attacks were recorded Saturday in the area they are patrolling. However, the group's mission was temporarily suspended.