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3 hrs ago | Reuters
European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to cooperate more closely on making falling defense budgets go further, while President Francois Hollande failed to win any promise of EU help to pay for French military operations in Africa.
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7 hrs ago | National Public Radio
U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power made a rare visit Thursday to the chaotic Central African Republic.
11 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com
European Union leaders are seeking to improve their defense cooperation in the face of dwindling military budgets and continued dependence on the United States for common security.
15 hrs ago | The York Daily Record
France's defense minister says he's hoping European partners will pitch in as many troops as possible to help French forces disarm religious militias in the chaotic Central African Republic.
20 hrs ago | KTVN Reno
The Food and Drug Administration says there is no evidence that antibacterial chemicals used in liquid soaps and washes help prevent the spread of germs, and there is some evidence they may pose health risks.
20 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
Samantha Powers said on the eve of her visit she and President Barack Obama were "deeply disturbed" by the killings by rival militias since the government was overthrown in March.
The Prime Minister will use a European summit to push back on proposals for Brussels to be given a greater military role.
Attacks on Christians and mood of fear continue as thousands abandon their homes in the capital Bengui, UN agency says.
An African Union peacekeeper stands on a chair as a small child sits of the floor at an Islamic center where Peul refugees have sought protection in Bangui, Central African Republic, Dec. 18, 2013.
Armed fighters stormed the family's house at 3 a.m., demanding money and taking everything of value.
Details Suffering of Conflict-Torn Nation LONDON, December 16, 2013 - Here is a letter from Bishop Nestor Desire Nogo Aziagbia of the Diocese of Bossangoa, Central African Republic * * * December 16, 2014 Dear friends, Dec.10, 2012-Dec.10, 2013 ... The Central African Republic just celebrated the first anniversary of the rebellion started by the ... (more)
A man cuts a young man's hair at a makeshift barber shop in a camp for internally displaced persons in Bossangoa, a village 300km away from Bangui, on December 17, 2013.
The United Nations refugee agency said today it has deployed additional emergency teams in the Central African Republic , where some 210,000 people have been forcibly displaced by violence in the last two weeks in the embattled capital, Bangui.
Upwards of 2.3 million children have suffered due to the ongoing conflict in Central African Republic according to UNICEF - and there seems to be no end in sight.
Foreign forces may be CAR's only hope, but international peacekeepers bring with them many risks, and the country's experience with intervention in the past has not all been positive.
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