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In eastern Cameroon an increasing number of people fleeing violence in the Central African Republic are arriving ill, due to hunger and exhaustion during their flight.
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S.RES.375 Latest Title: A resolution concerning the crisis in the Central African Republic and supporting United States and international efforts to end the violence, protect civilians, and address root causes of the conflict.
Last Sunday Red Cross first aid worker Patrick Matede was gunned down in the Central African Republic , collateral damage of a bloody sectarian struggle.
They brought in the bodies one by one, laying them down on a white sheet concealed behind a flimsy black curtain.
With an entire year of bloodshed in CAR, the Security Council should have authorized a UN peacekeeping mission months ago.
BANGUI, 13 March 2014 - The capital of the Central African Republic is usually home to more than 130,000 Muslims, integrated with the rest of the population.
Since civil war ousted longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi in 2011, the experts said "Libya has become a primary source of illicit weapons."
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Shoulder-launched anti-aircraft missiles have been trafficked out of Libya to Chad, Mali, Tunisia, Lebanon and likely Central African Republic, with attempts made to send them to Syrian opposition groups, according to a U.N. report on Tuesday.
As the number of Muslims in Bangui, the Central African Republic capital, dwindles to an estimated 900, the head of a global alliance of churches has urged tackling the conflict from a political rather than a religious angle if the Muslim exodus is to be reversed.
Inquiry head Bernard Acho Muna said he hoped the presence of investigators in CAR would help prevent a genocide.
Seleka fighters have returned to the Bossangoa area to continue their deadly attacks on the local population.
When the crisis in the Central African Republic became acute this fall, thousands, then tens of thousands, then hundreds of thousands fled to area around the international airport in Bangui for relative safety.
MSN New Zeland News March 9 2014 Ivory auction breaks French record French auction of legal ivory broke has broken records with prices reaching up to 1,000 euros a kilogram, according to Alexander Debussy, associate director of auction house Cannes Encheres.
African officials say their U.N. Security Council-mandated investigation of human rights abuses in Central African Republic is getting underway in an effort to head off possible genocide.