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UN official sees genocide threat in Central African Republic

U.N. humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien said Tuesday he saw "the early warnings of genocide" during a recent visit to Central African Republic, which has faced sectarian fighting since 2013. He … Click to Continue »

In their own words: Central African refugees and returnees in Chad

Some came across the border to Chad in 2003; others fled just two weeks ago, trying to escape the violence in their country, the Central African Republic. Many did not arrive unscathed-- whether from physical injuries or psychological trauma- and are scared to return as armed militias continue to act with impunity. Show More Summary

CAR refugees and Chadian locals have access to health clinics, but not medication

The Chadian government, working with the United Nations and various aid agencies, are trying to provide healthcare to the Central African Republic refugees, returnees, and the local population in southern Chad. Typical ailments include malaria, flu, and diarrhea. Health care workers are available for everyone, but medication is in scarce supply.

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

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. SixShow More Summary

While fleeing the Central African Republic, some get caught up in the violence

Central Africans fleeing the violence sometimes get caught up in it. Ex-Seleka and anti-Balaka militias abduct, rape, steal and kill people trying to get across the border to the safety of Chad.

Six Red Cross workers killed in renewed clashes in the CAR

At least 30 civilians have been killed in renewed clashes in the Central African Republic. The death toll includes six Red Cross volunteers who were attending a crisis meeting at a health facility in the south-eastern town of Gambo.

Poignant images capture the Central African Republic

The Central African Republic - a land-locked country bordered by Chad and Sudan - has been embroiled in civil war for decades, with new violence erupting in the past weeks.

Pope slams anti-Christian attacks in Nigeria, CAfrica

Pope Francis on Wednesday denounced "shameful" attacks on Christians in Nigeria and the Central African Republic (CAR), calling for an end to "all hate and violence". "I have been profoundly saddened by the massacre last Sunday in Nigeria,...Show More Summary

Deadly C. Africa clashes raise genocide fears: UN

At least 45 people have been killed in fighting in Central African Republic, aid workers said Tuesday, as the UN said it saw "early signs of a genocide" in the conflict-wracked nation. Twenty-four people including 14 civilians died in...Show More Summary

UN sees early warning signs of genocide in CAR

The UN is calling for more peacekeeping forces to be deployed in the Central African Republic amid renewed clashes.

House Without Windows: a harrowing online graphic novel about the lives of children in the Central African Republic

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My friend and fellow cartoonist Matt Wuerker pointed me to this incredible graphic novel that was just published online. House Without Windows, by cartoonist Didier Kassai and photojournalist Marc Ellison, uses an innovative mixtureShow More Summary

Graphic novel exposes children's plight in wartorn CAR

One of the worst countries in the world to be a child today is in the Central African Republic (CAR). A newly published graphic novel shows how years of conflict have wrecked thousands of young lives.

2 Moroccan peacekeepers killed in Central African Republic

The U.N. peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic says two Moroccan peacekeepers have been killed in a southeastern town where another Moroccan was killed on Sunday. A statement Tuesday says … Click to Continue »

Anti-balaka ambush in CAR kills two UN peacekeepers

Violence prompts many humanitarian groups to suspend activities in the Central African Republic city of Bangassou.

UN: Moroccan peacekeeper killed, three wounded in CAR

The UN blamed pro-Christian armed groups for the shootings in the southern Central African Republic city of Bangassou.

Militias renew attacks in Central African town, kill peacekeeper

DAKAR (Reuters) - Christian militias in Central African Republic have launched several attacks in the town of Bangassou in recent days, attempting to seize a cathedral housing displaced Muslims and killing a Moroccan peacekeeper, the United Nations said on Sunday.

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Also: President Trump will lunch with GOP senators and discuss health care legislation; fresh violence displaces thousands in Central African Republic; and the annual Comic-Con opens in San Diego.

Muslims return to CAR to find their homes are gone

Observers warn that if land and property are not returned, there will be no peace in the Central African Republic.

Warnings as deadly Central African Republic violence returns

Bullet-riddled roofs line the "boulevard of death" in Central African Republic's southeastern town of Bangassou, where almost everyone who enters is seen as an enemy. The city, spared sectarian bloodshed … Click to Continue »

Truck accident in Central African Republic kills 78

Dozens more injured as the heavily-loaded truck crashed outside the town of Bambari on its way to a weekly market.

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