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Central African Republic At Risk Of Genocide, Says Human Rights Group

AP | By PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 06.24.2014 | World

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — In the early hours of Monday morning, a Christian militia swept down on the village of Ardo-Djobi near Bambari in the Central ...

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...

Priest: Militants Attack Church In Central African Republic, Many Dead

AP | STEVE NIKO and KRISTA LARSON | Posted 05.29.2014 | World

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Muslim rebels stormed a Catholic church compound in the capital of Central African Republic on Wednesday, ki...

A Dispatch From Hell On Earth

The New Republic | Posted 05.01.2014 | World

Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), has never been known for the reliability of its public utilities. Most trash is picked thro...

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...

Heavy Looting Wracks CAR Capital

AP | HIPPOLYTE MARBOUA and KRISTA LARSON | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Interim President Catherine Samba-Panza urged fighters to put down their arms as she took the oath of office...

France's 19th Century Foreign Policy Fails in 2014

Daniel Wagner | Posted 03.23.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

Since Operation Sangaris was launched, however, the French military has proven powerless to stop the sectarian violence, which took more than a thousand lives in Bangui last month.

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...

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 ...

The Central African Republic's Coming Genocide

Daniel Wagner | Posted 02.02.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

The chaos in the CAR has potential to negatively impact its neighboring states further, especially given the region's ongoing conflicts and instability.

Why South Africa Is Not Fit to Lead Africa

Daniel Wagner | Posted 09.25.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

President Zuma's domestic record have left him open to criticism. Countries such as Angola and Nigeria are finding it hard to refer to South Africa as a regional leader when its own house is in such a state of disrepair.

The Central African Republic: The Emerging Pakistan of Africa

Daniel Wagner | Posted 08.21.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

The crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR) has deteriorated in recent months with worsening humanitarian conditions, lawlessness and violence between the Christian and Muslim communities.

The Central African Republic: Implications of Africa's "Phantom State"

Daniel Wagner | Posted 06.12.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

The future of the CAR is naturally uncertain. For the country to become capable of controlling its destiny and asserting its sovereignty by preventing armed militias from entering its land, Séléka must avoid the mistakes of its predecessor.

Coup Leader Dissolves CAR Constitution

AP | JOSE RICHARD POUAMBI and RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 05.26.2013 | World

BANGUI, Central African Republic — Aid groups and the international community on Tuesday condemned widespread looting in Central African Republi...

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 ...