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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.
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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.
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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.
In this Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 photo released by Amnesty International, Deputy Mayor Saleh Dido walks with an armful of papers of Quranic texts in Mbaiki, Central African Republic.
Iran plans to dispatch a consignment of humanitarian aid to Muslim refugees from the Central African Republic , who have fled the recent violence at home and are taking refuge in makeshift shelters in southern Chad, Press TV reported.
The Peoples Democratic Party has re-affirmed its criticism of the rival APC's published roadmap as an anarchist document, likening it not just to 'Janjaweed' ideology but also to the "Anti-Balaka and the Seleka of the Central African Republic, whose ideology are completely anarchists''.
Militants have been pushed out of Mogadishu. Political progress is being made. And yet the UN and Somali government are pleading with international donors to help a country they say is still in crisis.
They were fleeing violence, traveling in the back of a truck packed with Muslims and Christians.
The killing occurred in connection with violence in Ndele. Armed men entered the Catholic mission there, where four ICRC staff were quartered, and killed one of them.
Although the security situation seems to have recently improved in some parts of the Central African Republic, we are very concerned about the critical situation prevailing in Boda, a town located some 190 km west of the capital.
Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict, Leila Zerrougui, visiting the Central African Republic in December 2013, where more than 2 million children have had their lives ripped apart by violence.
Spain's government has authorized an increase in a temporary force of U.S. marines and aircraft based at a southwestern Spanish air base as part of a rapid reaction force to deal with crises in Africa.