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Central African Republic Rebels

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.

Revenge Killings In Central African Republic Town Leave 75 Dead

AP | HIPPOLYTE MARBOUA and KRISTA LARSON | Posted 04.05.2014 | World

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Clashes between Muslim and Christian residents have left at least 75 people dead in a single town, a local p...

Central African Republic Leader Is Subject Of Summit

AP | Posted 03.11.2014 | World

N'DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — The rebel leader-turned-president of Central African Republic is at a regional summit where he's expected to face renewed pre...

For France, CAR Is No Second Mali

Reuters | Posted 02.08.2014 | World

By John Irish and Daniel Flynn PARIS, Dec 9 (Reuters) - France's intervention to quell violence in Central African Repub...

Dozens Dead In CAR Clashes, France Prepares To Intervene

AP | KRISTA LARSON | Posted 02.04.2014 | World

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Armed Christian fighters who support the country's exiled president assaulted the capital at dawn on Thursda...

UN Considers Authorizing Intervention As CAR Descends Into Near Anarchy

AP | KRISTA LARSON | Posted 02.04.2014 | World

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) -- Heavy gunfire erupted in the capital of the Central African Republic on Thursday and at least 16 people were ...

'We Just Ask The World Not To Forget Us'

AP | KRISTA LARSON | Posted 10.23.2013 | World

DAKAR, Senegal -- The rebels invaded on stolen motorcycles at 5 a.m., shooting into the air to announce their arrival in the secluded village in Centr...

60,000 Face Food Shortages In CAR Aid Crisis

AP | Posted 06.28.2013 | World

DAKAR, Senegal -- Human rights and aid groups say continued insecurity in Central African Republic has compounded a humanitarian crisis affecting the ...

Diamonds Are Seleka Rebels' Best Friend

AP | KRISTA LARSON | Posted 05.06.2013 | World

NDELE, Central African Republic -- Armed with rocket-propelled grenades and Kalashnikov rifles, Seleka rebels who ousted Central African Republic's pr...

Child Soldiers Roam Streets Of Central African Republic

AP | KRISTA LARSON | Posted 06.20.2013 | World

BANGUI, Central African Republic — As fighters in fatigues lounge in the shade of the rebel camp in the capital of Central African Republic, a b...

C. African Republic Rebels Split After Leader Declares Himself President

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 05.25.2013 | World

JOHANNESBURG — The president of the Central African Republic fled the country for Cameroon after rebels overran the capital of the impoverished ...

Rebels Overthrow Central African Republic's President

AP | HIPPOLYTE MARBOUA and KRISTA LARSON | Posted 05.24.2013 | World

BANGUI, Central African Republic — Rebels overthrew Central African Republic's president of a decade on Sunday, seizing the presidential palace ...

Central African Republic Rebels Enter Capital

AP | HIPPOLYTE MARBOUA and KRISTA LARSON | Posted 05.23.2013 | World

BANGUI, Central African Republic — Hundreds of rebels penetrated the capital of Central African Republic on Saturday, posing the gravest threat ...