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Central Africa says Boris Becker's diplomatic passport is 'fake'

Bangui - The Central African Republic (CAR) said on Tuesday that a diplomatic passport that tennis star Boris Becker claims entitles him to immunity in bankruptcy proceedings in Britain "is a fake.

Central Africa says Boris Becker's diplomatic passport is 'fake'

Bangui - The Central African Republic (CAR) said on Tuesday that a diplomatic passport that tennis star Boris Becker claims entitles him to immunity in bankruptcy proceedings in Britain "is a fake.

'They whipped and raped her': victims recall raids by Bemba's men

Bangui - "They tied up my younger sister, whipped her and raped her," says Ghislain Bertrand Bouanga, recalling the day when former Congolese rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba's brutal militia raided his home."She has been disabled ever since.

Aid groups sound alarm over C.Africa conflict victims

Bangui - International aid organisations sounded the alarm over a spike in violence in Bangui, the capital of the perennially restive Central African Republic, saying they had no access to the injured and the dying.

19 killed in clashes between UN and militia in C.African capital

Bangui - The Central African Republic, one of the world's poorest and most unstable countries, was rocked on Wednesday after 19 people, including a UN soldier, were killed and more than 100 wounded in clashes between peacekeepers and militias in a flashpoint Mu...

S.Sudanese flee only to find unrest across the border​

Obo - Refugees seeking safety from the atrocities of South Sudan's unending conflict cross the border only to find themselves in one of Africa's most war-torn and poorest countries.

Down but not out: Lord's Resistance Army haunts C. Africa

Obo - Every morning, Joseph gets on his motorbike to tend to his field of manioc, in the thick bush surrounding the Obo, in southeastern Central African Republic.This day, though, is not ordinary. Joseph is tense with worry.

Hundreds flee clashes in C.Africa

Bangui - Hundreds of people in northwest Central African Republic have fled their villages following fresh violence between armed groups, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Sunday.

Calls for stronger role for UN force as Guterres ends C.Africa trip

Bangui - United Nations chief Antonio Guterres on Friday came under pressure to overhaul the role of UN peacekeepers in Central African Republic as he wrapped up a visit to the conflict-torn country.

UN chief to meet Cameroon leader over anglophone unrest

Bangui - UN chief Antonio Guterres said he would meet President Paul Biya of Cameroon late Friday to discuss the troubles in the country's anglophone regions.

UN chief visits besieged town in war-torn C.Africa

Bangassou - UN chief Antonio Guterres travelled to the strife-ravaged town of Bangassou on Wednesday for a first-hand look at a notorious hotspot in Central African Republic's bloody conflict and to pay tribute to UN troops who have died.

Surviving 'the corridor' - CAR's treacherous road of bandits

Bangui - "Finally in Bangui, and without incident," said Evelin Bokassa, a truck driver from the Central African Republic (CAR) who has just arrived in the landlocked capital city after completing a treacherous five-day journey from the west coast of Cameroon.

'I was among the dead and injured': horror in C. Africa

Bangassou - Jonas Ngobo can still clearly see the bloodshed and devastation left when rebels attacked a Red Cross health centre in the Central African Republic where he worked."I was among the dead and injured", the 54-year-old Ngobo said.

Around 100 killed in C. Africa after truce deal

Bangui - The death toll from clashes in Central African Republic has surged to around 100, local officials said Wednesday of violence that erupted hours after the government signed a truce with rebel groups.

Clashes erupt in C. Africa a day after peace deal

Bangui - Intense fighting in the Central African Republic killed at least 40 people Tuesday and injured dozens more, dashing hopes for stability in the strife-torn country the day after the signing of a ceasefire deal.

At least 40 killed in C.Africa day after ceasefire agreed: aid source

Bangui - At least 40 people were killed in clashes on Tuesday in the Central African Republic, aid and security sources said, the day after the signing of a ceasefire deal.

C. Africa govt inks peace deal with rebel groups

Bangui - The Central African Republic's government on Monday signed an "immediate ceasefire" deal with rebel groups at a meeting in Rome aimed at ending violence in the strife-torn country.

UN details horrific rape, murder in Central Africa

Bangui - A damning United Nations report on Tuesday alleged horrific crimes in the Central African Republic including rape, murder, torture, kidnapping and the use of child soldiers, which could amount to war crimes and even genocide.

Four UN peacekeepers killed in C.Africa

Bangui - Three more UN peacekeepers have been found dead after an attack on a convoy in the Central African Republic, UN officials said Tuesday, bringing the death toll to four.

At least 50 killed by armed men in CAfrica: locals

Bangui - At least 50 people have been killed and dozens more injured since Tuesday after armed men attacked three villages in the central Bambari region of the Central African Republic, local residents who fled their homes told AFP.
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