The proposed 12,000-member force would not deploy within the next six months, despite spiraling violence between mostly …
Central African Republic
This fragile African nation is witnessing unprecedented sectarian strife. Here’s why.
France and the U.S. have rarely looked closer as President Obama fêted his French counterpart François Hollande with a White House State Dinner
In a shocking scene, Central African Republic troops first stabbed and then lynched a man suspected of belonging to now-disbanded Seleka rebels. The hideous act came just after a ceremony where the crisis-hit country’s new …
Officials say at least 10,000 troops may be needed to end violence
The former mayor of Bangui is the first woman to lead the country
Catherine Samba-Panza is the country’s third leader in just over two weeks
Lawmakers in Central African Republic are preparing to elect a new interim president—their third in about two weeks. Then the hard part begins.
The level of violence against children is “unprecedented,” a UNICEF report says
Announcement comes after meeting with U.S. ambassador to the U.N.
France has deployed 1,600 troops to its former colony already to stabilize a country rocked by sectarian violence
Aid groups say more than 500 dead since Dec. 5 as French troops try to keep the peace
U.S. Africa Command will transport troops in Burundi to Central African Republic