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Fresh deadly clashes hit central Africa, over dozen killed

There were also clashes on Tuesday and Wednesday in Bria, a central town.

Aug 19, 2017, 22:54 PM IST

Death toll from central Africa clashes rises to around 100: Local officials

The death toll from clashes in Central African Republic has surged to around 100.

Jun 21, 2017, 18:37 PM IST

Militia chief, two henchmen among four killed in central Africa flareup

A militia chief and two of his henchmen were shot dead in clashes in Bangui, Central African Republic's capital, sparking a backlash in which a pastor was also killed, police said today.

Feb 08, 2017, 20:59 PM IST

16 killed in new clashes in Central African Republic: Police source

Sixteen people were killed in two days of clashes between Fulani herdsmen and the mainly Muslim Seleka militia in northern Central African Republic, a police source told AFP on Tuesday. 

Jun 21, 2016, 14:08 PM IST

Central African Republic: Ex-PM Touadera wins presidential vote

A former prime minister who placed second in the first round of balloting has won Central African Republic's presidential runoff vote, the national election body announced on Saturday, inheriting the enormous task of trying to restore order in a country where heavily armed rebel groups still control large swaths of territory.

Feb 20, 2016, 23:48 PM IST

Pope Francis's Central Africa trip still on cards despite violence

The Pope is expected in the chronically unstable former French colony from November 28 to 29.

Nov 03, 2015, 11:00 AM IST

At least two killed in CAfrica violence ahead of polls

In sectarian violence in the capital of the Central African Republic two people were killed on Saturday.

Nov 01, 2015, 04:15 AM IST

Central Africa violence leaves 36 dead, forces 27,400 to flee since Saturday: UN

 A wave of violence gripping the Central African Republic has killed at least 36 people and forced nearly 30,000 to flee their homes in a matter of days, the United Nations said Tuesday.

Sep 29, 2015, 16:06 PM IST

At least 20 dead in Central Africa clashes

More than 20 people have been killed and around 100 injured in clashes in the capital of the Central African Republic, a military doctor said on Sunday.

Sep 27, 2015, 21:05 PM IST

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.

Sep 27, 2015, 03:30 AM IST

Peacekeepers committing crimes must be punished: UN official

 International peacekeepers who commit crimes must be punished, the UN human rights chief said on Friday following the revelation of yet another sexual abuse allegation in Central African Republic.

Sep 04, 2015, 21:48 PM IST

UN peacekeepers accused of death, rape in African mission

Amnesty International is accusing UN peacekeepers of indiscriminately killing a 16-year-old boy and his father and raping a 12-year-old girl in separate incidents in Central African Republic.

Aug 11, 2015, 23:52 PM IST

UN peacekeeper killed in clashes in Central African Republic's capital: Spokesman

At least one soldier with the UN peackeeping mission in Central African Republic was killed on Sunday during clashes with armed assailants in a northern neighbourhood of the capital Bangui, a spokesman for the mission said.

Aug 02, 2015, 16:06 PM IST

C.Africa reconciliation forum calls for elections to be delayed

 A forum seeking to restore peace in the Central African Republic on Monday called for the country`s upcoming presidential and legislative elections to be delayed to give the transitional authorities more time to organise the closely-watched polls.

May 12, 2015, 09:33 AM IST

Central Africa civil servants moonlight to survive

Claude Deba is a computer engineer in a government ministry in restive Central African Republic, but his abysmally low wage means he can`t put food on the table unless he moonlights as a farmer.

Apr 04, 2015, 09:10 AM IST

UN staffer freed after new Central African kidnapping

Armed men from the mainly Christian anti-balaka militia released a UN employee in the Central African Republic after holding her briefly on Tuesday, a military spokesman said.

Jan 21, 2015, 00:50 AM IST

French aid worker kidnapped in Central African Republic

Two aid workers, including a 67-year-old French woman, were kidnapped on Monday in the capital of the strife-torn Central African Republic, the French government said.

Jan 20, 2015, 03:04 AM IST

Top militia chief arrested in Central African Republic

A powerful vigilante leader in the Central African Republic, accused of masterminding a massacre of some 300 minority Muslims in December 2013, has been arrested, prosecutors said Sunday.

Jan 18, 2015, 23:09 PM IST

18 killed in fresh wave of violence in Central Africa: Official

At least 18 people have been killed and dozens injured in fresh attacks in the Central African Republic, where dozens have died in a new flare-up in inter-ethnic violence, officials said on Tuesday.

Dec 23, 2014, 22:37 PM IST

At least 20 killed in Central Africa clashes: Police

 At least 20 people have been killed and dozens injured in the latest clashes between armed groups in the Central African Republic, authorities said on Monday.

Dec 22, 2014, 15:47 PM IST