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UN Peacekeepers Free 67 Hostages In Central African Republic

Reuters | Posted 10.29.2014 | 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 ...

Violent Clashes Break Out In Central African Republic's Capital

AP | STEVE NIKO and HIPPOLYTE MARBOUA | Posted 12.09.2014 | World

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Clashes in Central African Republic's capital have resulted in "many casualties," the International Committe...

Report: Death Toll In Central African Republic Tops 5,000

AP | KRISTA LARSON | Posted 11.12.2014 | World

GUEN, Central African Republic (AP) — More than 5,000 people have died in sectarian violence in Central African Republic since December, according t...

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 At Risk Of Genocide, Says Human Rights Group

AP | By PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 08.24.2014 | 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 07.28.2014 | World

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

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 ...

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.

Orphans In The Central African Republic Face Lonely Walk To Safety

AP | KRISTA LARSON | Posted 04.27.2014 | World

CARNOT, Central African Republic (AP) — Ibrahim Adamou's parents had just been killed in front of him. He wasn't sure whether any of his five siblin...

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...

Muslims In Peril In Central African Republic

AP | KRISTA LARSON | Posted 04.10.2014 | World

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The violence wracking Central African Republic imperils the future of the country's Muslims, with thousands having been slaugh...

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 R...

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...

Nowhere To Go For South Sudanese In CAR

AP | KRISTA LARSON and REBECCA BLACKWELL | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Ibrahim Abakar sleeps with a machete at his side, terrified the darkness will bring death or disappearance a...

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 house...

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 ...

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...

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 o...

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...

6 Peacekeepers Killed In Central African Republic


BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — The spokesman for the embattled president of the Central African Republic confirmed that assailants had atte...

200 Wounded In 4 Days In Central African Republic


BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Dozens of Muslims marched down the streets of Bangui on Tuesday to demand the departure of French troops, wh...