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Smugglers Defy Conflict-Diamonds Ban In Central African Republic

Contraband diamonds are smuggled out of the war-torn Central African Republic, flouting international bans.

March 25, 2015

U.S. ‘Alarmed’ By Central Africa Violence: Kerry

Washington (AFP) – The United States was “alarmed” by violence in Central African Republic, where two days of clashes left dozens dead, Secretary of State John Kerry said in a statement Thursday urging authorities to move quickly to hold elections. “The continued sectarian fighting only deepens the country’s wounds and makes reconciliation more difficult,” Kerry […]

December 27, 2013

Burundi, Chad Peacekeepers Exchange Fire In Central Africa

Bangui (Central African Republic) (AFP) – Burundian and Chadian troops in the African force deployed in the Central African Republic (CAR) have exchanged fire in Bangui, raising new questions Tuesday about the stance of the Chadian contingent of a UN-mandated force sent to tame a country rocked by sectarian killings. The Burundian military reported the […]

December 24, 2013