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Central African Republic orphan walks 100 km to safety

After seeing his parents killed in front of him and not being sure any of his five siblings had survived an attack on his family, a seven-year-old orphan walked 100 km to safety in the Central African Republic.

Aid organizations warn of market collapse in CAR

Bangui - The continuing violence between the Christian majority and Muslims in the Central African Republic (CAR) has torn the country apart. With the continued exodus of thousands of Muslims from the country, there are now fears of a market collapse.

African states pull citizens from C.A.R. amid growing violence

The continuing violence in the Central African Republic has caused many neighboring states to repatriate their citizens in recent weeks. What started as a trickle is now becoming a mass exodus, as deteriorating humanitarian conditions worsen.

Op-Ed: Man's inhumanity seen as children beheaded in C.A.R.

As new levels of violence are reached in the vicious civil war in the Central African Republic, children are being drawn into the conflict, forced to become soldiers in a fight they know little about, while many more end up suffering unspeakable deaths.

Central African Republic residents flee inter-religious violence

Bangui - Thousands of residents of conflict-ravaged Central African Republic (CAR) attempted to flee inter-religious violence over the weekend, as the death toll from a month of fighting between Christian militias and Muslim separatist rebels passed 1,000.

Human rights groups plead for help in Central African Republic

Human rights groups are seeing first-hand the ravages of war in the Central African Republic (CAR), as gangs of Christians and Muslims rampage through the streets, ignoring peacekeeping forces, mutilating, killing and committing other atrocities.

France increases troops to halt Central African Republic violence

Bangui - The spiralling wave of massacres and reprisal attacks in former French colony of Central African Republic (CAR) has forced France to increase its troop presence under a UN effort to restore law and order.

Hundreds slaughtered in CAR — France deploys 1,600 troops

The white helmeted faces of French soldiers peering from military gun trucks cruising embattled villages in Central African Republic are becoming more commonplace each day in the country marred by fighting between Muslim and Christian factions.

Hollande: Africa must 'ensure its own security'

On Nov. 26, France reported it was sending an additional contingent of troops to help in putting an end to the sectarian violence in Central African Republic (CAR). Continued fighting between Selaka soldiers and Christian militia has since escalated.

France to send more troops to troubled Central African Republic

The U.N. deputy secretary general is warning that the Central African Republic (CAR) is descending into chaos, and urgent help is needed. Strengthening of the African Union-led forces is called for, turning the crisis into a peacekeeping mission.

Central African Republic says Kony is ready to surrender

Central African Republic's government says war criminal Joseph Kony wants to surrender, but US officials doubt that this is true.

Central African Republic coup sparks refugee crisis

The situation in the Central African Republic becomes more dire as thousands flee the widespread lawlessness that has followed the recent rebel victory.

Is Seleka using child soldiers in Central African Republic?

Bangui - Alleged use of child soldiers by rebel coalition Seleka in Central African Republic is making the headlines as South African soldiers are reporting what they witnessed in Bangui.

CAR president turns up in Cameroon after rebels seize Bangui

Bangui - The deposed president of the Central African Republic, who fled the capital Bangui as rebels seized control of the presidential palace on Saturday, has taken refuge in neighboring Cameroon.

Op-Ed: Rebels reported to have seized presidential palace in CAR

Bangui - Rebels in the Central African Republic are now reported to have seized the presidential palace after heavy fighting. Residents reported that gunfire could be heard in a number of parts of the city and that there was extensive looting of businesses.

Rebels in Central African Republic nearing capital

Bangui - Rebels in the Central African Republic have now advanced to within 75km of the capital, Bangui, according to recent reports. The United Nations is evacuating all non-essential staff from the country as the situation deteriorates.

Central African Republic rebels gain key positions in government

On Sunday, the Central African Republic’s (CAR) Prime Minister, Nicolas Tiangaye, unveiled a national unity government as part of a power-sharing agreement with the Seleka rebel coalition.

South Africa sends troops to Central African Republic

Bangui - South Africa has deployed 400 soldiers to the troubled Central African Republic, where a rebellion threatens to overthrow the elected government.

Rebels in the Central African Republic approach the capital

The Seleka rebel coalition in the Central African Republic (CAR) seized the city of Sibut, continuing its rapid advance to Bangui, the capital city.

Rebels in the Central African Republic seize key city

In its offensive against President Francois Bozize, the Seleka rebel coalition in the Central African Republic (CAR) has seized the key city of Bambari on Sunday, situated at a crossroads between diamond mining sites and routes to the east.

Army, Rebels, Clash in Central African Republic

Fighting has broken out between government forces and rebels in the Central African Republic. The Convention of Patriots for Justice and Peace (CPJP) rebels claim they have killed 24 soldiers.

International Criminal Court to Investiagte Crimes in CAR

large number of alleged rapes in Central African Republic (CAR) to be focus.

Central African Republic: Food Crisis Worsens

The United Nations World Food Programme issues appeal for help
 

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Rebels in the Central African Republic
Rebels in the Central African Republic
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Rebels, Central African Republic
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Refugee camp in Bangui, C.A.R.
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A boy in the Central African Republic s Birao town largely burnt down during fighting in 2007
A boy in the Central African Republic's Birao town largely burnt down during fighting in 2007
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A French soldier patrols the villages in Bossangoa  north of the Central African Republic s capital ...
A French soldier patrols the villages in Bossangoa, north of the Central African Republic's capital Bangui, to stop the tit-for-tat violence between Muslim Seleka rebels, who seized power in March, and Christian self-defence militia
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Map of the Central African Republic showing the advance of the Seleka Coalition toward the capital B...
Map of the Central African Republic showing the advance of the Seleka Coalition toward the capital Bangui in December 2012.
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Central African Republic s President Michel Djotodia leaves the presidential palace after speaking w...
Central African Republic's President Michel Djotodia leaves the presidential palace after speaking with civil society members in Bangui, Central African Republic, November 26, 2013
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People on the run earlier this year in Central African Republic.
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People on the run earlier this year in Central African Republic. UNHCR / D. Mbaiorem
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Displaced people in the CAR capital Bangui find refuge in the unfinished church at St. Paul Parish a...
Displaced people in the CAR capital Bangui find refuge in the unfinished church at St. Paul Parish after fleeing clashes, December 21, 2013.
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Security Council Authorizes African Union Mission in Central African Republic. The Council also auth...
Security Council Authorizes African Union Mission in Central African Republic. The Council also authorized support of MISCA by French forces.
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Seleka presidential guard soldiers drive on pickups in Miskine district in Bangui
Seleka presidential guard soldiers drive on pickups in Miskine district in Bangui
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Multinational Force of Central Africa (FOMAC) peacekeepers patrol in Bangui  Central African Republi...
Multinational Force of Central Africa (FOMAC) peacekeepers patrol in Bangui, Central African Republic, November 27, 2013
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Alleged child soldiers in Central African Republic
Alleged child soldiers in Central African Republic
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