The United Nations is trimming the number of peacekeepers in Chad following an appeal from the Chadian government. The number of troops currently stationed in Chad, who serve at the U.N. Mission in the Central African Republic and Chad, will be decreased to 1,900, from 3,351. The mission was established two years ago as violence escalated in Darfur and refugees fled to Chad.

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    Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.