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Stories with place: Central African Republic
  • Candidates promise unity in Central African Republic vote story has photos
    Updated: Feb-12-16 2:47 pm

    BANGUI, Central African Republic - For more than two years, even going to the cemetery to bury a loved one could get a mourner killed in Central African Republic. The threat of attacks from Christian militia fighters was once so high that Muslims here began burying their dead at home.

  • US Africa Command: Senior LRA rebel commander defects in CAR 
    Updated: Feb-12-16 2:41 pm

    DAKAR, Senegal - A senior commander with the rebel group Lord's Resistance Army has defected to villagers in Central African Republic, the U.S. Africa Command said Friday.

  • US peacekeeping expert to coordinate sexual abuse response 
    Updated: Feb-08-16 6:25 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - Jane Holl Lute, a U.S. security expert who has held top posts in U.N. peacekeeping, was appointed by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday to coordinate improvements in the United Nations' response to allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse by peacekeepers.

  • Court confirms Central African Republic runoff candidates 
    Updated: Jan-25-16 11:56 am

    BANGUI, Central African Republic - Central African Republic's constitutional court has certified results from the first round of the country's long-awaited presidential vote, confirming that two former prime ministers will compete in a runoff.

  • UN seeks $820 million for crises in Central, West Africa 
    Updated: Jan-25-16 9:23 am

    DAKAR, Senegal - The United Nations and partners are appealing for more than $820 million to help refugees and others affected by violence in Cameroon, Nigeria and Central African Republic.

  • UN: Central African Republic facing hunger crisis 
    Updated: Jan-20-16 9:37 am

    BANGUI, Central African Republic - The United Nations is warning of a hunger crisis in Central African Republic that is affecting half the country's population.

  • Whistleblower cleared in CAfrican Republic sex abuse case 
    Updated: Jan-18-16 7:49 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations' internal justice system has cleared a whistleblower who leaked information to French authorities in 2014 about a U.N. investigation into accusations that French soldiers in Central African Republic had sexually abused some children they were sent to protect.