C Africa

France probes latest rape accusation against soldier in C Africa

French judicial authorities opened a probe late Friday after a teenager in the Central African Republic accused a French soldier of rape in the latest scandal to hit foreign troops deployed there.

Sep 05, 2015, 08:36 AM IST

Violence in C Africa escalating says French minister

Violence in the Central African Republic is becoming "more serious" as a political deadlock inflames tensions between rival Christians and Muslims, France`s Defence Minister warned as he left for the war-torn country.

Jul 07, 2014, 21:23 PM IST

At least 22 killed in clashes in Central African Republic: Witnesses

At least 22 people have been killed in two days of clashes in Central African Republic, witnesses said on Tuesday, as foreign troops struggle to curb cycles of violence between Muslim and Christian communities.

Jun 24, 2014, 19:28 PM IST

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.

May 10, 2014, 04:05 AM IST

Peacekeepers clash with anti-balaka fighters in C Africa

Rockets and grenade explosions rocked the capital of the Central African Republic on Wednesday as international peacekeepers and militias waged deadly clashes near the city`s airport.

Feb 20, 2014, 02:26 AM IST

Four killed, 200 houses torched in C Africa violence

At least four people were killed and seven went missing following an attack in a Central African Repubic (CAR) town, a source said.

Feb 19, 2014, 07:10 AM IST

C Africa president asks France to stay till polls

The leader of the strife-torn Central Africa Republic asked French troops Monday to stay until polls due in early 2015, as unabated sectarian violence wrecked Paris` hope of a quick exit.

Feb 18, 2014, 04:39 AM IST

Peacekeepers disarm militias in C Africa capital

French and African peacekeepers on Saturday launched a major push to disarm militias in the capital of the strife-torn Central African Republic, going house to house searching for weapons.

Feb 15, 2014, 17:19 PM IST

Attacks on Chadians in C Africa will not go `unpunished`: President

Chad`s President Idriss Déby Itno on Friday vowed that attacks on Chadian nationals in the restive Central African Republic would not go "unpunished".

Jan 04, 2014, 00:29 AM IST