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35 min ago | Cybercast News Service

Millions displaced by religious violence in 2013

Millions of people were forced from their homes because of their religious beliefs last year, the U.S. government said Monday, citing the devastating impact of conflicts in Syria, Iraq and the Central African Republic.

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2 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Muslims mark end of Ramadan with Eid celebrations

Millions of Muslims across the world celebrated the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday Monday, which marks the end of the monthlong fast of Ramadan.

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2 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

U.S. says millions forced to flee for religious beliefs in 2013

More members of religious communities around the world were forced to flee their homes last year than at any time in recent memory, the United States said on Monday, in its annual report on religious freedom.

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3 hrs ago | The Las Vegas Sun

Rebels: C. African Republic ceasefire 'broken'

A spokesman for the mostly Muslim Seleka rebel group in Central African Republic says a ceasefire has been "broken" after its fighters came under attack from the mostly Christian anti-Balaka militia.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

In-depth Africa

The CAR ceasefire: a (very) small step towards stability

News that warring parties in the Central African Republic have agreed on a ceasefire is encouraging but not too encouraging.

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Warring Factions in Central African Republic Sign Ceasefire

A yearlong battle between Muslims and Christians has ended with a ceasefire agreement in Central African Republic .

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The Economist

A pause in the killing

RIVAL Muslim and Christian militias from the Central African Republic signed a ceasefire this week, which they said would protect civilians after 16-months of civil war.

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State Department

U.S. Mission to the United Nations: Statement on the Cease-fire...

I welcome the announcement of a cease-fire agreement for the Central African Republic between ex-Seleka, anti-Balaka, and other armed groups that was signed July 23 in Brazzaville in the presence of the Transitional Government of the Central African Republic, political parties, civil society groups, and religious leaders.

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In-depth Africa

Security Council Press Statement on Central African Republic

NEW YORK, July 25, 2014/African Press Organization / - The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Eugne-Richard Gasana : The members of the Security Council welcomed the signing of a cessation of hostilities and violence agreement between armed groups in the Central African Republic during the Central ... (more)

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In-depth Africa

The African Union welcomes the signing of an Agreement on the...

The African Union welcomes the signing of an Agreement on the Cessation of Hostilities in the Central African Republic / The AU urges the CAR stakeholders to pursue their efforts towards a lasting solution to the crisis in their country The African Union welcomes the signing of an Agreement on the Cessation of Hostilities in the Central African ... (more)

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Foreign Affairs

Empty Acronyms

ANGELA MEYER is board director of the Organisation for International Dialogue and Conflict Management.

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ABC News

UN Urges Quick Implementation of CAR Cease-Fire

The U.N. Security Council is welcoming the signing of a cease-fire agreement between armed groups in the Central African Republic and calling on all parties to immediately implement it.

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United Nations

Senior UN officials welcome signing of Central African Republic ceasefire

A view of thousands of internally displaced people at Bangui's airport, Central African Republic .

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AlertNet

ACT Alliance Alert: Life-saving relief to CAR refugees in Cameroon

Life-saving relief to CAR refugees in Cameroon Geneva, 24 July 2014 1. Brief description of the emergency and impact Due to the conflict in the Central African Republic , there are massive flows of IDPs inside CAR and refugees in neighbouring countries.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Central African Republic's rebels sign cease-fire

Officials have released a sketch of a man suspected of shooting and killing a peacock from his Mercedes-Benz earlier this month in Southern California.

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Central African Republic's rebels sign cease-fire

Officials have released a sketch of a man suspected of shooting and killing a peacock from his Mercedes-Benz earlier this month in Southern California.

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ABC News

Central African Republic's Rebels Sign Cease-Fire

Representatives of the Muslim and Christian factions battling in Central African Republic have signed a cease-fire agreement in Brazzaville, capital of neighboring Republic of Congo.

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In-depth Africa

Central African Republic Sanctions Committee Draws Attentionto...

NEW YORK, July 23, 2014/African Press Organization / - On 21 July 2014, the Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 2127 concerning the Central African Republic drew attention to the recommendation contained in paragraph 113 of the interim report of the Panel of Experts on the Central African Republic dated 1 July 2014 , which ... (more)

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Daily Monitor

Talking Uganda with South African 'comrades' and other African stories

What is happening in the Central African Republic and South Sudan today is, if you think of it, simply murder on a grand scale.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Examiner.com

Food supplies for refugees in Cameroon dangerously low

By taking action now we can save refugees from starvation in Africa . This includes over 100,000 war victims from the Central African Republic who have fled to Cameroon .

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