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The French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has arrived in the Central African Republic where it has been announced the African Union has followed
Despite the arrival of 1,600 French troops, and patrols by the FOMAC African peacekeepers, the situation in the capital of the Central African
The Central African Republic has been in turmoil since a March coup d’etat overthrew President Bozizé.
Following this coup, the country slipped to
French soldiers are continuing their mission on the front line in Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic.
Troops are patrolling
French President François Hollande began a visit to the Central African Republic capital Bangui on Tuesday.
While there, he will meet with French
French president François Hollande has confirmed that two soldiers were killed in overnight fighting in the Central African Republic.
Two French soldiers were killed in overnight fighting in Central African Republic, President Francois Hollande’s office said on Tuesday.
French troops have arrested several suspected gunmen as part of their mission to disarm rival Muslim and Christian fighters in the Central African
French troops are on patrol and on guard in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic. In their mission to disarm former militias they have
French troops have traded fire with rebels in the Central African Republic who have refused to lay down their weapons.
It is reported many fled
French troops arrived to a hero’s welcome in the Central African Republic, as France announced that 1,600 soldiers will be deployed to keep the peace
More than 300 people are now known to have died in the outbreak of violence in the Central African Republic, which the French and African Union are
France say it’s UN-backed military operation is underway in the Central
African Republic (CAR).
The former French colony has slipped into chaos
President Francois Hollande announced on Thursday that French-led troops will be deployed immediately to Central African Republic.
The UN security
The UN Security Council has approved military action by French and African troops in the Central African Republic.
The resolution authorises them
More than 20 people have been killed and dozens wounded in the capital of the Central African Republic, Bangui, on Thursday after some of the
France is preparing to send military forces to Africa again. Operation Serval dislodged Islamist militants in Mali around a year ago. The new one
France is to increase its military presence in the Central African Republic after warnings the country is descending into chaos and at risk of
The number of child soldiers in war-ravaged Central African Republic has swelled to around 6,000, says UNICEF.
The revelation comes as France and
Recent clashes in Central African Republic have left bodies littering the streets, burnt out villages and thousands displaced.
The most recent
The World Food Programme has stepped up its efforts to bring aid to the people of the Central African Republic.
The aid agency says it is currently
Images have been released by the UNHCR showing the living conditions of refugees who have fled the conflict in the Central African Republic to camps
The Central African Republic’s new leader Michel Djotodia has declared himself defence minister of the caretaker government. He seized power on March
Central African Republic’s new leader and self proclaimed president Michel Djotodia has proposed a three year transition period leading to elections
Pope Francis has used his first public audience to call for peace in the Central African Republic.
After opting not to live in a lavish apartment
Michel Djotodia, the self proclaimed president of Central African Republic, has pledged to name a power-sharing government.
It is believed the