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.
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 …
A human rights researcher tells TIME of horrors in the hinterlands of the Central African Republic as the international community scrambles to send in peacekeepers
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 country’s first Muslim leader steps down along with his prime minister
The level of violence against children is “unprecedented,” a UNICEF report says
France has deployed 1,600 troops to its former colony already to stabilize a country rocked by sectarian violence
International concerns deepen as clashes between Muslims and Christians in the troubled Central African Republic continue. Months of political instability have led to rival militias and factions attacking whole communities. …
Aid groups say more than 500 dead since Dec. 5 as French troops try to keep the peace