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Central African militias agree peace deal: Kenya

Warring forces in the Central African Republic have agreed to a ceasefire deal after months of negotiations mediated by Kenya, Nairobi announced on Wednesday. 

Apr 09, 2015, 02:22 AM IST

US urges Central Africa to pick leaders with `integrity`

The United States has called for Central African Republic to hold a transparent vote to choose a new interim president, who could usher in a new period of stability.

Jan 16, 2014, 08:07 AM IST

Violence erupts in Bangui after resignation of ex-rebel leader

Deadly violence including reports of cannibalism and widespread looting erupted in the capital of the Central African Republic after the resignation of its ex-rebel president, who left to Benin Saturday.

Jan 12, 2014, 04:26 AM IST

CAR`s former President Michel Djotodia seeks exile in Benin

Central African Republic`s (CAR) interim President Michel Djotodia who recently resigned after failing to halt the deadly inter-religious violence in the country sought exile in Banjui.

Jan 12, 2014, 03:34 AM IST

Celebrations in Central African Republic as leader resigns

Central African Republic`s interim leaders caved in to international pressure and resigned after failing to halt violence, prompting street celebrations but also questions over who would take charge.

Jan 11, 2014, 19:23 PM IST

France urges swift replacement of Central Africa leader

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Friday called for the swift replacement of Michel Djotodia, the rebel-turned-president of the violence-stricken Central African Republic who has resigned.

Jan 10, 2014, 20:47 PM IST

French tanks deploy around Bangui presidential palace

At least four French tanks were deployed Friday around the presidential palace in Central African capital Bangui, shortly after the chaotic country`s leader Michel Djotodia resigned during a summit of regional leaders in Chad.

Jan 10, 2014, 20:26 PM IST

Central African Republic interim president resigns

Michel Djotodia, the rebel-turned-president of the Central African Republic who has resigned after letting his country slide into chaos and bloodshed, was swept to power as the previous regime crumbled.

Jan 10, 2014, 18:17 PM IST

Central African Parliament meets to decide President`s fate

The Central African President`s fate hung in the balance Friday as regional leaders and his entire Parliament gathered in neighbouring Chad in a bid to end a spiralling cycle of sectarian violence.

Jan 10, 2014, 12:55 PM IST

UN warns of humanitarian disaster in war-torn Central African Republic

The United Nations has warned that the Central African Republic (CAR) is heading towards a humanitarian disaster because of overcrowded camps leading to poor sanitation in the war -torn nation.

Jan 09, 2014, 10:23 AM IST

Rebels suspend Constitution, dissolve Parl in Central African Republic

Soon after the rebels took control of the Michel Djotodia, the rebels leader, reportedly declared that the Constitution of CAR will be suspended and the Parliament will be dissolved.

Mar 26, 2013, 08:41 AM IST