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CAR one year on

Tuesday 14 February marked a year since elections were held in the Central African Republic. Since then thousands have been driven from their homes by fighting between the Seleka rebels who deposed president François Bozizié and anti-Balaka militias. Show More Summary

French priest gets five years in jail for abusing two boys

A French court sentenced a priest on Thursday to up to five years in jail after finding him guilty of sexually abusing two young boys in the Central African Republic.

Central African Republic Christians, Muslims unite to heal trauma

BANGUI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Blindfolds secured tightly, more than a dozen men and women are led by their partners around leafy plants and trees in the compound of an international charity in the Central African Republic's capital, Bangui.

No charges over CAR sex abuse allegations against French soldiers

No French soldiers have been charged as judges wrap up an investigation into allegations of sexual abuse relating to France's Sangaris operation in the wartorn Central African Republic (CAR). But, after talking to alleged victims and servicemen, an investigative website claims the authorities failed to provide the necessary resources to uncover the whole truth.

Newly formed 3R rebel group inflicts horrors in CAR: UN

UN says new rebel group known as 3R is responsible for rapes and mass displacements in Central African Republic.

New armed group emerges as threat in Central African Republic

DAKAR (Reuters) - A new armed group in Central African Republic has killed at least 50 civilians and displaced around 17,000 in a growing campaign to control parts of the country's northwest, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report on Tuesday.

Rebels targeted ethnic Fulanis in Central African Republic town

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.

Factional Fighting Kills 16 People in the Central African Republic

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

Fighting in Central African Republic kills 16 people

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.

UN base 'targeted' in Central Africa clashes

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

EU Pledges $2.2 Billion to Rebuild War-Torn Central African Republic

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

Donors pledge $2.2 bn for Central African Republic

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.

Central African Republic Can Become a Land of Opportunity

3 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

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

Child marriage threatens future of young Central African Republic refugees in Cameroon

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.

French Peacekeepers Pull Out as New Violence Erupts in the Central African Republic

France just ended it mission in the CAR, leaving the country with scandal-plagued U.N. peacekeepers.

Deadly clashes in CAR as France ends military mission

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 Winds Down Central African Republic Mission As Violence Erupts

4 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

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

Valls promises not to abandon CAR as violence erupts with Sangaris end

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.

Central African Republic: 20,000 stranded at UN base

Humanitarian workers suspend relief efforts amid renewed fighting between militia groups, putting thousands at risk.

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