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More than 350 child soldiers released by C.Africa armed groups

BANGUI, Central African Republic – Armed groups in strife-torn Central African Republic released 350 child soldiers Thursday, May 14, honoring a deal signed with UNICEF, the United Nations children's agency said. "After two years of heavy fighting, the release of children by these groups ... is a

Central African Republic Militias Sign Peace Deal, Agree to Disarm

Rival militant groups in the Central African Republic agreed to a peace deal on Sunday aimed at ending a conflict that has claimed the lives of thousands of people and displaced nearly a million. The accord called for the disarmament of the groups and their possible prosecution for war crimes commit

CAR government and rebels sign peace deal

Ten armed groups and government sign a peace accord in the capital Bangui requiring the fighting groups to disarm.

Armed groups in CAfrican Republic sign disarmament deal

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) " Rival armed groups in Central African Republic signed a deal Sunday to lay down their arms and end a conflict that has killed thousands, the United Nations said.Lengthy negotiations saw the...

10 Rival Groups Sign Peace Deal in Central African Republic

The government of Central African Republic and 10 armed groups signed a peace deal Sunday aimed at ending two years of fighting that has killed thousands. U.N. Special Representative Babacar Gaye said, "I want to believe that the commitment is sincere and that we will engage in the construction

Rage grows in Central Africa over French troops in 'child rape' scandal

May 02, 2015 2:19 AMM'POKO CAMP NEAR BANGUI, Central African Republic (AFP) - Flimsy tents and filthy corrugated iron huts dot the landscape at M'Poko, the refugee camp at Bangui airport where French troops allegedly raped hungry children in exchange for food.

UN: CAR Risks Becoming Largest Forgotten Humanitarian Crisis

U.N. aid agencies said they are starved for funding and barely able to continue life-saving assistance to millions of victims of war in the Central African Republic, both inside and outside the country. The agencies warned that C.A.R. is at risk of becoming the world's largest forgotten humanitarian

U.N. frees 21 herders enslaved by militia in C.African Republic

BANGUI, April 19 (Reuters) - U.N. peacekeepers have liberated some 21 nomadic Muslim herders, most of them women and children, enslaved by militia groups in ...

Ayala's energy arm receives FIT compliance for N. Luzon wind farm projects

MANILA, Philippines – AC Energy Holdings Inc., the power arm of Ayala Corporation received its certificates of compliance (CoCs) from the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) for its wind energy projects in Ilocos Norte. The feed-in-tariff (FIT) CoCs issued April 13 entitles AC Energy's wind farm

One dead in protest against peacekeepers in C.African Republic

BANGUI, April 10 (Reuters) - One person died and a dozen people were wounded when hundreds of protesters clashed with U.N. peacekeepers in the Central Africa...

Central Africa civil servants moonlight to survive

BANGUI, Central African Republic: Claude Deba is a computer engineer in a government ministry in restive Central African Republic, but his abysmally l

Prosecutor: Central African minister arrested on rape charge

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — A prosecutor says a minister in Central African Republic has been arrested on charges he raped a teenager earlier this year.

Ten mosques reopen in C. African Republic after months of violence

In the Central African Republic, ten mosques have re-opened their doors to Muslim worshipers in the capital after months of sectarian violence. A top cleric in Bangui says the mosques that survived more than a year of fighting have re-opened as Muslims begin to return home. UN figures s

10 mosques in Central African Republic reopen as Muslims trickle home, violence subsides

Ten mosques have reopened in Central African Republic's capital, Bangui, as Muslims begin to trickle back home after months of sectarian violence.

10 mosques in C. African Republic, shut by violence, reopen

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Ten mosques have reopened in Central African Republic's capital, Bangui, as Muslims begin to trickle back home after months of sectarian violence. The vast majority of the country's mosques — 417 out of 436, according to a top American diplomat — were destr

10 mosques in C. African Republic, shut by violence, reopen

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Ten mosques have reopened in Central African Republic's capital, Bangui, as Muslims begin to trickle back home after ...

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[Ticker] EU extends Africa military missions

The EU has launched a military advisory mission in the Central African Republic, with up to 60 staff to be based in Bangui under a French commander. Foreign ministers in Brussels Monday also extended the life of a similar operation in Mogadishu, which has already trained 5,000 troops, until 2017.

EMRE - C. African president: Turkish school will have no trouble in my country

C. African president: Turkish school will have no trouble in my countryCentral African Republic (CAR) Interim President Catherine Samba-Panza has praised a prominent Turkish school's contributions to her country and assured that it will not experience any problems in the CAR as long as it carr

France begins troop drawdown in Central African Republic

France announced on Thursday it was reducing its troop numbers in the Central African Republic as it gradually hands over to a 8,500-strong UN peacekeeping force brought in to contain a deadly sectarian conflict. "We are going to begin a first cutback phase in the following days, going from 2,0