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Chaos and violence have gripped the Central African Republic since March when a coup by Muslim rebels and former mercenaries installed the country's first Muslim leader and then went on a rampage.
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Heavy and small arms fire rang out in the capital of Central African Republic on Thursday morning, a Reuters correspondent in Bangui said.
The United Nations Children's Fund is urgently calling for greater international awareness to help deal with what Souleymane Diabate is calling the "forgotten crisis" in the Central African Republic .
The African Union is gravely concerned about the deteriorating security situation in the Central African Republic following violence that has forced thousands to flee after the overthrow of President Francois Bozize last March, says Erastus Mwencha, deputy AU chairman.
Since a coup last spring, the Central African Republic has spiraled towards chaos.
Swazi MPs have reportedly been banned from divorcing and those who are currently in the process of getting a divorce have been urged to hold off until their term of office ends.
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At least 12 civilians were killed and 30 wounded, including children, in an attack northwest of the capital of the Central African Republic, the United Nations mission there said on Tuesday.
Maria Malagardi reports from the Central African Republic News Blog that President Michel Djotodia is increasingly isolated [fr] from his allies as the crisis deepens in his country and a French military intervention is in the works : Certains de ses proches de passage A Paris ne savent mAame pas A qui il faut s'adresser A l'ElysA©e ou au Quai ... (more)
Fighters loyal to the Lord's Resistance Army pose with their rifles inside the forest near River Mbou in the Central African Republic in this handout picture dated April 4, 2012.
The country is often referred to as a failed state. Sometimes it is referred to as a non-state surrounded by other countries.
A growing body of evidence collected by U.N. investigators points to the involvement of senior Syrian officials, including President Bashar Assad, in crimes against humanity and war crimes, the U.N.'s top human rights official said Monday.
Torture victims undergo rehabilitation at the African Centre for the Prevention and Resolution of Conflicts, in Senegal.
A UN peacekeeper sits atop an armoured personnel carrier on the outskirts of Goma in the Democratic Republic of the Congo As Americans gave thanks over the past few days, one thing they should have expressed gratitude for is how increasingly peaceful the world is.
Reports of rapes, killings and other horrors are growing in the Central African Republic.