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BANGUI, Central African Republic, December 13 - The UN refugee agency on Friday said the humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic continues to deteriorate with tens of thousands seeking shelter from the violence.
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More than 600 people have been killed and 159,000 displaced in sectarian violence between Christians and Muslims that has ravaged the Central African Republic in the past week, according to the UN's refugee agency.
9 hrs ago | The Daily Star
GENEVA: Twenty-seven Muslims were killed Thursday in an attack by militias in a village in the west of the Central African Republic, the UN's human rights agency said Friday.
Justin Forsyth , chief executive of Save the Children, talks to displaced people outside the airport in Bangui, Central African Republic 'I met a little girl who is six years old, a little girl called CA©line,' said Justin Forsyth, chief executive of Save the Children.
As UN humanitarian organisations agree to further mobilise resources in response to the humanitarian crisis in Central African Republic , MSF has released an open letter addressed to Valrie Amos, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, expressing that this decision has to be urgently translated in reality.
A Ugandan soldier tracking down Lord's Resistance Army fugitive leaders takes position behind a machine gun at a forest bordering Central African Republic , South Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo, near river Chinko, .
With the civil war deepening, world powers need to pile pressure on the regime's backer, Iran, while planning responsible humanitarian intervention In 2005 the United Nations made a highly significant proclamation with its "responsibility to protect" doctrine, which permits military intervention in a conflict on humanitarian grounds.
Women at high risk of developing breast cancer because of family history or bad genes have a new option to help prevent the disease.
Exercise might help women beat breast cancer. A study finds it can ease the achy joints and muscle pain that lead many patients to quit taking medicines that treat the disease and lower the risk of a recurrence.
People walk with their belongings in the area around Sinujiif as they evacuate on November 14, 2013 after a ferocious storm and days of heavy floods in Somalia's northeastern Puntland region.
French troops fought gunmen in Central African Republic's capital, as they searched for weapons in an operation to disarm rival Muslim and Christian fighters.
Two French soldiers died as a wave of deadly revenge attacks involving rival Christian and Muslim groups has left the Central African Republic in chaos.
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The United States on Tuesday announced that it would be providing $60 million worth of defense equipment to international forces attempting to restore peace in the Central African Republic, a much-needed boost for the troops currently on the ground.
The country's economy will out -perform its Central African peers, averaging 4.8% real GDP growth between 2014 and 2017.
United Nations agencies are scaling up efforts to assist the scores of civilians uprooted by the surging violence in the Central African Republic , reported to number over 100,000 in the capital alone, bringing the total number of those displaced since the conflict began a year ago to over half a million.