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Their View | Central African Republic in dire need of help

The unanimity with which the United Nations Security Council approved a peacekeeping force for the Central African Republic early this month attested to the dire situation in that impoverished country.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Voice of America

Study in CAR Links Mental Health and Malnutrition

A sick internally displaced Muslim girl sits next to her mother in a house in the town of Boda, April 15, 2014.

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AlertNet

Central African Republic: "We're passionately humanitarian"

Unfortunately, this is not the first time we have had to work in a difficult security situation, with shooting in the streets for example.

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Nanaimo Daily News

African troops capture junior LRA rebel commander, rescue 10 abductees in central Africa

African troops captured a junior commander with the Lord's Resistance Army and rescued 10 people, mostly children, abducted by the rebels, Uganda's military said Tuesday, the latest blow against the rebel group in an international hunt for its fugitive leaders.

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ABC News

African Troops Capture Junior LRA Rebel Commander

African troops captured a junior commander with the Lord's Resistance Army and rescued 10 people, mostly children, abducted by the rebels, Uganda's military said Tuesday, the latest blow against the rebel group in an international hunt for its fugitive leaders.

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News24

Easter...In Our Day

How closely do your views align with those of the party you are voting for? Try our quiz - the results may shock you.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Yahoo!

UN evacuates 100 Muslims from C. Africa capital

The United Nations has evacuated almost 100 Muslims from the capital of the crisis-torn Central African Republic to "save their lives", according to officials.

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DFW Catholic

Cardinal McCarrick visits Central African Republic, promotes peace

Washington D.C., Apr 21, 2014 / 09:55 am .- Despite the violence currently plaguing the Central African Republic, Cardinal Theodore McCarrick believes the country can recover if it abandons vengeance and focuses on a shared sense of humanity.

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UPI

Bishop Tutu: Central African Republic on 'brink of genocide'

In a statement released by the Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation, the Nobel Peace Prize winner noted , "The country stands on the brink of genocide.

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KAUZ

Christian militia, French forces fight in C Africa

Fighting between a Christian militia and French soldiers in Central African Republic has left several people dead, including some who appeared unarmed, according to a witness.

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Malaysian National News Agency

OIC Islamic Solidarity Fund Executes 2,418 Projects Worth US$207 Mln As At End 2013

KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 -- The Islamic Solidarity Fund , a subsidiary organisation of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation , has executed 2,418 projects in 130 countries worldwide as at end 2013 at a cost of US$207 million .

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

MacLeans

In the shadow of Rwanda

Early on the morning of Feb. 1, fighters with a militia known as "anti-Balaka" descended on the town of Guen in the Central African Republic and killed at least 27 Muslims-mostly women, children and the elderly-with guns and machetes.

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Hispanically Speaking

Pope Francis Deliver Second Eastern Message Calling for World Peace

Pope Francis used his second Easter message as pontiff on Sunday to call for peace and asked for Jesus' help to end "all war and every conflict, whether great or small, ancient or recent."

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Suria

C. Africa's 'sandfishers' fear for...

Sinclair and his comrades have long dived deep into the Oubangui river to dig up sand for the building industry in Central African Republic, but months of conflict have brought near despair.

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The Northern Echo

Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu baptises Beverley Forde outside York Minster

THE ARCHBISHOP of York used his Easter Day sermon to highlight human trafficking, child sex abuse, gender-based violence and tax avoidance.

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The Northern Echo

This morning's service at Durham Cathedral

The dawn service, often called the Dawn Vigil, is the first service of Easter Day and symbolises the point at which it is proclaimed that Jesus is risen and his new light is cast on the world to lift it from darkness.

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Mail & Guardian

Tutu warns CAR 'stands on the brink of genocide'

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has warned that the CAR's struggles for power and resources has "degenerated into anarchy, hatred and ethnic cleansing".

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Economist

Mutual misery

THERE is little medical care in the Muslim quarter of Boda, a mining town 200km south-west of Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic .

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The Chronicle Herald

Kirk MacLeod remembered as 'a bearded warrior poet of the first order'

Even as a young man, the first question Kirk MacLeod asked friends he hadn't seen for a while was, "What are you reading now?" Eulogizing MacLeod earlier this week, one of those friends recalled when Kirk came home from a date with the woman who would become his wife - appropriately enough a librarian named Paige.

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Mail & Guardian

Strife-weary CAR nostalgic for bloody 'emperor'

In strife-torn CAR, many citizens have begun to long for the "good old days" of Jean-Bedel Bokassa, the emperor who became infamous for his brutality.

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