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UN Peacekeepers Free 67 Hostages In Central African Republic

Reuters | Posted 12.29.2014 | World

BANGUI, Oct 29 (Reuters) - U.N. peacekeepers in the Central African Republic freed 67 hostages who had been seized by militia groups, a spokeswoman ...

Death Toll In The Central African Republic May Be A Lot Higher

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2014 | World

DAKAR, July 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Fighting in Central African Republic may have claimed more lives than previously thought because many ...

Central African Republic Bans Text Messages

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 06.04.2014 | World

While the Central African Republic stands on the precipice of genocide and protests rage in the capital, the government in Bangui has banned text mess...

Deadly Gunbattles Rock Central African Republic

Reuters | Posted 07.06.2014 | World

By Marine Pennetier PARIS, May 6 (Reuters) - French peacekeepers killed several militants during a three-hour battle on Monday after c...

Deadly Attack In Central African Republic Kills Aid Workers And Chiefs

Reuters | Posted 06.27.2014 | World

BANGUI, April 27 (Reuters) - At least 22 people, including 15 local chiefs and three local members of staff from medical charity Medecins Sans Front...

Broke UN Agency Warns Of Catastrophic Situation In CAR

Reuters | Posted 06.16.2014 | World

By Tom Miles GENEVA, April 16 (Reuters) - Inter-communal violence is tearing Central African Republic apart but the conflict is not g...

Hope in the Central African Republic

Erik Solheim | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics
Erik Solheim

Security is crucial and there can be no peace and development while there is violence and fear. France and African Union troops have done a great job, but the current situation is neither viable nor sufficient.

The Central African Republic's Future Depends on New York and Washington

Florent Geel | Posted 05.24.2014 | Politics
Florent Geel

A United Nations peace-keeping mission for Central Africa? This is the ultimate question for the US and the international community as a whole as talks launched in New York on March 6 wend their way to a vote.

Central African Republic Churches Offer Refuge To Muslims

Religious News Service | Fredrick Nzwili | Posted 02.20.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Churches in Central African Republic are caring for thousands of Muslims who have been trapped in a cycle of revenge attacks, perpetrated by a p...

Tit-For-Tat Killings Leave At Least 7 Dead In CAR

Reuters | Posted 03.24.2014 | World

By Emmanuel Braun BANGUI, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Seven people died in inter-religious attacks and reprisal killings in Central African Re...

UN Warns Of Risk Of Genocide In CAR

Reuters | Posted 03.18.2014 | World

GENEVA, Jan 16 (Reuters) - A senior U.N. humanitarian official warned on Thursday of the risk of genocide in Central African Republic without a mass...

Central African Republic Rocked By Shooting, Looting After Leaders' Resignations

Reuters | Posted 03.13.2014 | World

By Paul-Marin Ngoupana BANGUI, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Gunfire rang out, mosques were attacked and Muslim-owned shops and houses were loote...

5 Reasons Why Central Africans Are Living At The Airport

Posted 01.25.2014 | World

Over the past month, fighting between militia groups has devastated Central African Republic. In an effort to rein in the violence, the president and ...

Nearly 1 Million Flee Violence In CAR

Reuters | Posted 03.05.2014 | World

By Paul-Marin Ngoupana BANGUI, Jan 3 (Reuters) - Violence in Central African Republic has uprooted nearly a million people, a fifth of...

Heavy Weapons Fire Spreads Fear In CAR Capital

Reuters | Posted 03.01.2014 | World

By Paul-Marin Ngoupana BANGUI, Dec 30 (Reuters) - Heavy weapons fire rang out in the north of Central African Republic's capital Bangu...

Peacekeepers Clash With Protesters In CAR

Reuters | Posted 02.22.2014 | World

By Paul-Marin Ngoupana BANGUI, Dec 23 (Reuters) - Chadian peacekeepers fired on a crowd demonstrating against their presence in the ca...

French, African Troops Try To Halt Senseless Violence In CAR

Reuters | Posted 02.06.2014 | World

By Emmanuel Braun BANGUI, Dec 7 (Reuters) - The Central African Republic's shaky interim authorities on Saturday ordered all forces ex...