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Central Africa set to vote for `president for peace`

The Central African Republic votes Wednesday in presidential polls, in which all leading candidates have vowed to reunite a nation torn and terrified by unprecedented sectarian strife.

Resist `fear of others`, Pope says in strife-torn Central African Republic

In an address at the presidential palace shortly after landing in the capital Bangui, the 78-year-old pontiff called for unity and to avoid "the temptation of fear of others, of the unfamiliar, of what is not part of our ethnic group, our political views or our religious confession."

Ten killed, 38 wounded in Central Africa violence

 Ten people were killed and 38 wounded today in an outbreak of violence sparked by the death of a motorcycle taxi driver in the capital of the Central African Republic, witnesses said.

`Wall` of religious hatred divides Central African town

 The outbreak of violence that plunged the Central African Republic into chaos in 2013 has left a legacy of suspicion, fear and hatred that still plagues places like the southern mining town of Boda.

UN sanctions Central African Republic ex-president

The United Nations has imposed sanctions on the Central African Republic`s former president Francois Bozize and two rebel leaders for undermining peace and fuelling violence in the conflict-torn country.

UN imposes sanctions on C Africa ex-president Bozize

The UN Security Council ordered sanctions against three Central African Republic leaders, including former president Francois Bozize, on Friday.

Central African militia leader arrested in Congo: Police

The self-styled political leader of a militia sowing terror in the Central African Republic has been arrested in north Congo and transferred to Brazzaville, police in the country said Thursday.

Hundreds killed in Central African Republic violence

At least 300 people have been killed in two days of violence in the capital city of the Central African Republic, the Red Cross has said.

30 killed in clashes in Central Africa Republic

At least 30 people died and dozens more were injured in clashes on Tuesday between ex-rebels of the Seleka coalition and local self-defence groups in the Central Africa Republic, a security source said.

60 dead in Central African Republic clashes: Official

A government spokesman in Central African Republic says 60 people were killed during weekend attacks involving fighters believed to be loyal to former President Francois Bozize.

Ousted Central African leader drops bid to fly to S Africa: Adviser

Central African Republic`s toppled president Francois Bozize has abandoned his attempt to fly to South Africa from his home in exile in Cameroon, his adviser said on Friday.

Violence in Central African Republic kills 17

Local Red Cross officials in the capital of Central African Republic say at least 17 people are dead after fighting between rebels and residents.

President flees, chaos in Central African Republic

Central African Republic slid into anarchy after its President Francois Bozize fled to Cameroon on Sunday as rebels in his country seized capital Bangui.

Central African Republic President overthrown by rebels

Rebels who invaded the capital two months after signing a peace agreement overthrew Central African Republic`s president of a decade, as fighters seized the presidential palace and declared him the country`s former leader.

Central African Republic president flees rebel attack

Central African Republic`s President Francois Bozize fled the capital early on Sunday, hours after hundreds of armed rebels threatening to overthrow him invaded the city, an adviser said.

Central African Republic, rebels to hold talks soon

Amidst ongoing clashes, the Central African Republic (CAR) government and rebels have reportedly decided to hold talks “within the next few days.”