ABIDJAN (Reuters) - The United Nations' top genocide official said on Friday he had reports that militia fighters in Central African Republic hunted down and massacred members of the Fulani ethnic group during violence that killed 85 civilians this week.
Fighting between two ex-factions of a mainly Muslim rebel coalition in the Central African Republic (CAR) has left 16 people dead and displaced thousands, according to the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the country. The fighting...Show More Summary
BANGUI (Reuters) - Two days of fighting between armed groups in Central African Republic has left 16 people dead including civilians while 10,000 have fled their homes, the U.N. peacekeeping mission MINUSCA said on Wednesday.
The UN peacekeeping force in Central African Republic (CAR) said Tuesday one of its bases had come under fire during clashes between rival groups, prompting its troops to respond. The violence erupted on Monday between rival factions...Show More Summary
European donors have pledged 2.06 billion euros ($2.2 billion) to help rebuild war-torn Central African Republic (CAR), which is struggling to emerge from three years of ethnic conflict. The European Union and CAR government held anShow More Summary
International donors on Thursday pledged $2.2 billion in aid for strife-torn Central African Republic, one of the world's poorest countries, officials said. "The positive response you have given... will galvanise our efforts and make sure our recovery plans bear fruit," Central African Republic President Faustin-Archange Touadera said after a donors' conference in Brussels.
Three years ago Central African Republic (CAR) was on the brink of collapse. But today, the country has changed course. The people of Central African Republic have chosen to turn the page through free and democratic elections. The international community has accompanied each step of the transition, so that the crisis can be overcome for good. Show More Summary
GADO-BADZERE, Cameroon (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Alone, hungry and traumatized having watched her parents die in war-torn Central African Republic, 14-year-old Koulsoumi believed the worst was behind her when she was taken in by a family in Cameroon after fleeing across the border last year.
France just ended it mission in the CAR, leaving the country with scandal-plagued U.N. peacekeepers.
Central African Republic: The Central African Republic’s capital was rocked by deadly overnight clashes as France’s defense minister was due Monday to formally end a military operation there, hailing it as a “success.” Local sources said about 10 people had been killed in a settling of scores between armed groups Sunday night in Bangui’s restive
France is pulling 2,000 of its troops out of Central African Republic (CAR) as a three-year military mission comes to an end, despite violence intensifying in the country in recent weeks. French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian arrived...Show More Summary
Violence hit the Central African Republic (CAR) capital, Bangui, on Sunday eveing as France's Sangaris peacekeeping operation wound up. French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has told RFI that France will not abandon the CAR.
Humanitarian workers suspend relief efforts amid renewed fighting between militia groups, putting thousands at risk.
French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian headed to the Central African Republic on Sunday to formally end Operation Sangaris, begun three years ago to halt mass killings there but which failed to disarm militias terrorising the population.
Armed militias were reported to be gathering in the Central African Republic (CAR) ahead of Monday's withdrawal of French troops of Operation Sangaris, which started three years ago to halt bloodletting that followed a sectarian civil war.
French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian heads to the Central African Republic on Sunday to formally end Operation Sangaris, begun three years ago to halt mass killings there but which failed to disarm militias terrorising the population. Show More Summary
France's Operation Sangaris will formally end on Monday, almost three years after the military mission was launched in December 2013 to quell inter-ethnic unrest in Central African Republic (CAR). The operation initially ran alongside...Show More Summary
BANGUI (Reuters) - Clashes between militia groups in the Central African Republic have killed 25 people including six gendarmes caught in an ambush, the U.N. peacekeeping mission to the country, MINUSCA, said on Saturday. MINUSCA condemned...Show More Summary
BANGUI (Reuters) - Clashes between militia groups in the Central African Republic have killed 25 people including six gendarmes caught in an ambush, the U.N peacekeeping mission to the country, MINUSCA, said on Saturday.
Twenty-five people were killed, six of them gendarmes, in two days of violence around the town of Bambari in the troubled Central African Republic, the UN force MINUSCA said Saturday. Six police and four civilians were killed in an ambush...Show More Summary