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UN officially takes over peacekeeping ops in Central Africa

Sep 16, 2014 - 7:12 AM

The 7 600 strong UN force known by its French acronym MINUSCA takes over from a smaller UN Security Council mandated African deployment MISCA

A view of the official hand-over ceremony transitioning peacekeeping responsibilities in the Central African Republic from MISCA to MINUSCA, 15 September 2014, Bangui, Central African Republic. Catianne Tijerina/UN Photo

Nearly 50 killed in new wave of violence in Central Africa

Jun 25, 2014 - 11:09 PM

The deeply impoverished Central African Republic has seen more than a year of unrest with violence between mostly Muslim ex Seleka rebels and largely Christian militias

Residents of C. African capital flee after killings

Apr 01, 2014 - 11:18 PM

A few people decided to stay at home to protect their property against looters

UN proposes 12,000-strong force for Central African Republic

Mar 04, 2014 - 8:43 AM

UN Secretary General Ban specifies that the peacekeeping mission should focus in the initial stage on the protection of civilians as part of a military surge

DISCUSSING C.A.R. In this file photo, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Central African Republic, 20 February 2014 at the United Nations, New York. Eskinder Debebe/UN Photo

Central African president makes fresh appeal for peace

Dec 24, 2013 - 8:40 PM

UPDATED He also banned all illegal demonstrations in Bangui

US urges global help for stricken Central Africa

Nov 22, 2013 - 1:40 PM

The US calls for more international involvement in the Central African Repuiblic to avoid a genocide

MISCA. Soldiers of the International Support Mission for the Central African Republic (MISCA) patrol on October 7, 2013 in a street of Bangui. ISSOUF SANOGO/ AFP FILE PHOTO