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11 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

CAR Muslims feel 'abandoned' by government

Muslims who have been displaced by conflict in the Central African Republic have accused the transitional government of abandoning them during the month of Ramadan.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, World News, Africa, Fasting, Health

17 hrs ago | IRIN

Briefing: Targeting CAR's predators

The UN sanctions committee unveiled a report on 11 July detailing the alleged involvement of named individuals and armed groups in major human rights violations in the Central African Republic .

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21 hrs ago | News24

.com | CAR peace talks open in Congo

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's closest ally has reportedly praised the country's war veterans leader Joseph Chinotimba who led the 2000 controversial farm invasions.

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Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, Denis Sassou-nguesso

Sun Jul 20, 2014

AlertNet

CAR refugees dying in Cameroon hospitals

REFUGEES fleeing violence in the Central African Republic are continuing to die in significant numbers after reaching the relative safety of Cameroon, reports children's charity Plan International.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Congo,

Sat Jul 19, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Africa: Women in Conflict Zones At Risk of Violence, Discrimination

U.N. Human Rights experts are expressing concern about the widespread violence and discrimination to which women in conflict-ridden Central African Republic and Syria are subjected.

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Daily Journal

Kony's rebels change tactics to evade hunt

Knives, ropes, tarpaulins, AK-47s, and gun lubricant. These are some of the items handed over to the Ugandan army by three fighters who defected last month from Joseph Kony's rebels, the Lord's Resistance Army, in Central African Republic.

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Related Topix: Africa, Joseph Kony

Fri Jul 18, 2014

United Nations

UN, European officials concerned at deliberate attacks on civilians in Central African Republic

"These attacks are intolerable violations of international law and the perpetrators must be held accountable," UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Valerie Amos and European Union Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Kristalina Georgieva urged in a joint statement.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

United Nations

UN officials urge greater investment to boost Africa's development prospects

In the Central African Republic, where the on-going fighting has destroyed infrastructure, UNDP will fix water reservoirs, bridges and clinics through a new emergency work scheme.

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ThinkProgress

The Death Toll In The Central African Republic Is Worse Than Previously Thought

Last winter, thousands of Muslim families living in the Central African Republic abandoned their homes and fled across the border into neighboring Chad and Cameroon in just one month.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, US News, Liberal Political News

EurActiv.com

EU launches first-ever development fund for CAR

The European Commission has announced a fund to link relief, rehabilitation and development in the Central African Republic, an initiative which will be financed by France, Germany, the Netherlands and private donors.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

United Nations

Central African Republic: Security Council briefed on roll-out of UN peacekeeping mission

Babacar Gaye, Special Representative and head of MINUSCA, arrives for a meeting with ex-Seleka leaders in Bangui.

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AlertNet

Refugee survey suggests higher death toll in C.African Republic

Fighting in Central African Republic may have claimed more lives than previously thought because many Muslim victims were never taken to state hospitals and families buried their dead at home because of security fears, according to aid workers.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Francois Bozize

AlertNet

Central Africa Republic death toll higher than thought-survey

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Washington Times

HUSAIN: Counting violent Muslim deaths by country in 2014

More than 37,000 Muslims have been killed in protracted violence in 2014 alone, despite the fact that five months remain in the calendar year.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa

Walta Information Centre

EU makes new funding of 750 mln available to support peace, security...

Addis Ababa, 15 July 2014 - The European Union has adopted an action program that will provide up to 750 million during the period 2014-2016 to support peace and security in Africa.

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Related Topix: Africa

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Humans Rights Watch

Central African Republic: Sectarian Violence Escalating

Sectarian violence is moving eastward, engulfing new communities.The limited numbers of French and African Union peacekeepers deployed in Bambari are unable to adequately protect civilians and end the killings - although without their presence, the bloodshed would likely have been worse.

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Interfax

Forty Russian KAMAZ trucks to be delivered to Central African Republic

MOSCOW. July 14 - The UN World Food Program has started an operation to deliver Russian KAMAZ trucks to the Central African Republic, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.

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MacLeans

The Interview: Romeo Dallaire on peace, child soldiers and retirement

RomA©o Dallaire came to world attention as commander of a tragically under-resourced United Nations mission in Rwanda when genocidal violence broke out there in 1994.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

IRIN

Donors giving more but needs are greater than ever

Humanitarian funding reached a record US$22 billion in 2013, yet almost a third of needs remained unmet, according to data recently released by the UK-based think tank Global Humanitarian Assistance Programme's Development Initiatives.

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Related Topix: Africa

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Scientific Blogging

Smell You Later - Scent And Social Signals In Arousal

Mammals communicate socially through visual, auditory, and chemical signals. The chemical sense is in fact the oldest sense, shared by all organisms including bacteria, and some studies suggest that humans also participate in social chemical signaling.

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