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Fresh allegations of sexual abuse against UN peacekeepers in CAR

The United Nations says it is gathering information concerning fresh allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation against its peacekeepers in the

The United Nations says it is gathering information concerning fresh allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation against its peacekeepers in the

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DR Congo's former VP Jean-Pierre Bemba guilty of war crimes

In what is being described as a historic decision, the International Criminal Court (ICC) has found the Democratic Republic of Congo’s former vice

In what is being described as a historic decision, the International Criminal Court (ICC) has found the Democratic Republic of Congo’s former vice

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Touadera hopes to heal rifts after winning CAR presidential poll

Reconciliation and recovery are the huge tasks facing the Central African Republic’s new President Faustin-Archange Touadera, named the winner of a

Reconciliation and recovery are the huge tasks facing the Central African Republic’s new President Faustin-Archange Touadera, named the winner of a

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Polls close in Central African Republic presidential run-off vote

Voting has ended in Central African Republic’s (CAR)presidential election second-round run-off. Sunday’s vote will bring to an end two years of

Voting has ended in Central African Republic’s (CAR)presidential election second-round run-off. Sunday’s vote will bring to an end two years of

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CAR: voters go to polls in crunch elections

Voters have been casting their ballots in Central African Republic, in elections seen as crucial to restoring democratic rule and ending years of

Voters have been casting their ballots in Central African Republic, in elections seen as crucial to restoring democratic rule and ending years of

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CAR: UN official emotional as new child sex abuse allegations revealed

European soldiers and United Nations peacekeepers are facing fresh accusations of child sexual abuse in Central African Republic. The United Nations

European soldiers and United Nations peacekeepers are facing fresh accusations of child sexual abuse in Central African Republic. The United Nations

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CAR: former prime minister takes slim lead in presidential poll

A former prime minister of Central African Republic has taken a slim lead in the country’s presidential election. With all votes in the capital

A former prime minister of Central African Republic has taken a slim lead in the country’s presidential election. With all votes in the capital

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Counting underway after peaceful CAR election

Counting is underway in the Central African Republic after an election which voters hope will end a period of Christian-Muslim violence that has cost

Counting is underway in the Central African Republic after an election which voters hope will end a period of Christian-Muslim violence that has cost

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Central African Republic polls to proceed despite dangers

Central African Republic is braced to hold long-postponed presidential and legislative elections this Wednesday. This is in a country carved up by

Central African Republic is braced to hold long-postponed presidential and legislative elections this Wednesday. This is in a country carved up by

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Voters in Central African Republic decide on new constitution

Voters in the the Central African Republic have cast their ballots in a constitutional referendum considered crucial to restoring peace in the

Voters in the the Central African Republic have cast their ballots in a constitutional referendum considered crucial to restoring peace in the

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Pope Francis heads to Africa with a message of religious tolerance

Pope Francis is on his way to Africa for his first papal visit to the continent. First trip in Africa for Pope Francis has begun! AZ4000 has taken

Pope Francis is on his way to Africa for his first papal visit to the continent. First trip in Africa for Pope Francis has begun! AZ4000 has taken

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Sectarian bloodletting returns to the Central African Republic

An upsurge in violence in the Central African Republic has seen hundreds flee the capital Bangui. The increase in bloodletting has prompted Pope

An upsurge in violence in the Central African Republic has seen hundreds flee the capital Bangui. The increase in bloodletting has prompted Pope

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CAR: calls for army to be redeployed

Two days of violent clashes in Central African Republic have led to calls for the army to be redeployed. At least 21 people have died and 100 have

Two days of violent clashes in Central African Republic have led to calls for the army to be redeployed. At least 21 people have died and 100 have

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DRC to investigate rape allegations against its UN peacekeepers

The government of the Democratic of Republic Congo (DRC) said on Thursday that it would investigate three of its soldiers accused of rape while

The government of the Democratic of Republic Congo (DRC) said on Thursday that it would investigate three of its soldiers accused of rape while

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UN peacekeepers accused of underage rape in CAR

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic (CAR) has been rocked by fresh allegations of rape by peacekeepers. One of the

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic (CAR) has been rocked by fresh allegations of rape by peacekeepers. One of the

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CAR: UN peacekeeping chief resigns amid fresh abuse allegations

The head of the UN peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic has resigned. It comes amid a fresh round of allegations of sexual abuse and

The head of the UN peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic has resigned. It comes amid a fresh round of allegations of sexual abuse and

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UN peacekeeper killed in CAR violence

At least one United Nations peacekeeper was killed on Sunday in clashes with armed insurgents in the Central African Republic. It happened early in

At least one United Nations peacekeeper was killed on Sunday in clashes with armed insurgents in the Central African Republic. It happened early in

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EU boosts CAR aid

The EU is to increase financial aid to the Central African Republic, officials said on Tuesday. The European Commission announced an extra 72 million

The EU is to increase financial aid to the Central African Republic, officials said on Tuesday. The European Commission announced an extra 72 million

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French aid worker freed in Central African Republic

A French aid worker abducted last Monday in the Central African Republic has been freed. Claudia Priest, who is 67, worked for a charity providing

A French aid worker abducted last Monday in the Central African Republic has been freed. Claudia Priest, who is 67, worked for a charity providing