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At least 50 killed by armed men in CAfrica: locals.

BANGUI, Mar 25 - At least 50 people have been killed and dozens more injured since Tuesday after armed men attacked three villages in the central Bambari region of the Central African Republic, local residents who fled their homes told AFP. Prosper Tchoulekrayo, who escaped from Yasseneme village, said the attackers had ...

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News24.com | At least 50 killed by armed men in CAR: locals.

At least 50 people have been killed and dozens more injured after armed men attacked three villages in the central Bambari region of the Central African Republic, local residents who fled their homes say.

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Lost generation: When armed groups use schools in the Central African Republic.

Source: Human Rights Watch Country: Central African Republic A recent Human Rights Watch research found armed groups living at schools and right next to schools. Thousands of children stopped going to school four years ago due to violence, and many of them may never resume their studies.Soldiers camping out in schools and ...

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News24.com | Armed groups occupy Central African Republic schools.

Armed groups occupy Central African Republic schools; 'We're talking about a lost generation', says a recently released HRW report.

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News24.com | 20 killed as militias clash in Central Africa.

At least 20 people were killed this week as fighting erupted between armed militias in a uranium-rich region of the Central African Republic, a military source has said.

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Raped, injected with poison, entire family murdered: One woman's story in CAR.

The obstacles to justice in Central African Republic are many, especially for women. Might a new hybrid court help?

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Armed Groups Occupy Central African Republic Schools.

The armed group took over the school little by little. One day when a fighter came to collect and burn the students' desks, teacher Thiernd Ouronfei decided he'd had enough. "I said he must put the kids' desks down. They hit me in the head with a knife and I was sent to the hospital for at least a week," he said. Even now, ...

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Armed groups occupy Central African Republic schools.

The armed group took over the school little by little. One day when a fighter came to collect and burn the students' desks, teacher Thiernd Ouronfei decided he'd had enough.

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Armed groups occupy Central African Republic schools.

DAKAR, Senegal " The armed group took over the school little by little. One day when a fighter came to collect and burn the students' desks, teacher Thiernd Ouronfei decided he'd had enough."I said he must put the kids' desks...

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Armed groups occupy Central African Republic schools.

DAKAR, Senegal — The armed group took over the school little by little. One day when a fighter came to collect and burn the students' desks,...

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Armed groups occupy Central African Republic schools.

The armed group took over the school little by little.

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Central African Republic: Armed Groups Using Schools

– Armed groups in the Central African Republic have occupied, looted, and damaged school buildings, preventing children from getting an education, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Expand UPC fighters outside a kindergarten in Ngadja, Ouaka province. The fighters have used the building as a base since ...

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WORLD VIEW : In the grip of a virtually perpetual famine

Once again the media is presenting us with the images of the mother of all famines- stretching from the Yemen to Somalia, to Sudan and South Sudan, to the Central African Republic, to northern Nigeria.

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It's not just Norway – some developing countries are seeing gains in happiness index, too

The World Happiness Report, an index that rates nations based on factors such as income and life expectancy, released its 2017 list Monday at the United Nations. The list doesn't contain any surprises among the happiest or least happy nations, where Norway, Denmark, Switzerland, Iceland, and Finland rounded out the top and ...

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For one war-racked nation, a path to happiness

The world's least-happiest country, the Central African Republic, is also one of its most fragile, a result of violent civil strife. Yet it is also the focus of an international effort to disarm and reintegrate its armed groups, bringing some hope.

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News24.com | Central Africa's transition to peace still elusive

With a spike in militia killings, a deepening humanitarian crisis and the army still in shambles, the Central African Republic's bid for peace and stability remains elusive.

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Half of Central African Republic's people need aid; Security Council discusses peace operations

Senior officials today called for strong political support and adequate resources for the United Nations peacekeeping force in the Central African Republic , where half of the population urgently needs aid, according to the latest United Nations figures.

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Half of Central African Republic's people need aid; UN Security Council to meet on peace operations

The Security Council is today discussing the peace efforts in the Central African Republic , where half of the population urgently needs aid despite a huge funding gap, according to the United Nations humanitarian arm.

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Half of Central African Republic's people need aid, UN reports; Security Council to meet on peace operations

The Security Council is today discussing the peace efforts in the Central African Republic , where half of the population urgently needs aid despite a huge funding gap, according to the United Nations humanitarian arm.

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Half the population in CAR 'in dire humanitarian need'

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Central African Republic In 2016, only 37% of the $531.5 million requested was funded. Thus, CAR has the highest caseload per capita globally given that half of its population needs humanitarian aid. Yaoundé, 16 March 2017 – The humanitarian ...

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Le Coordonnateur humanitaire pour la République centrafricaine appelle au respect du droit international humanitaire

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Central African Republic Un déferlement de la violence aurait un impact dévastateur sur la population centrafricaine alors que 2,2 millions de personnes ont toujours besoin d'une aide humanitaire, a dit Michel Yao. Bangui, le 7 mars 2017 – La ...

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Central African Republic: UN condemns threats by armed group against civilians, peacekeepers

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic is warning a rebel movement against impeding humanitarian access, saying any threats to peacekeepers, aid workers or civilians are “unacceptable” and could be tried as warm crimes.

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Central African Republic: What’s gone wrong?

It was hoped it could be a new beginning for CAR, so why has President Touadéra’s election become a false dawn?

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Central African Republic: Executions by Rebel Group

Expand Children from Bakala in a displacement camp in Grimali, Central African Republic, January 24, 2017. Approximately 10,000 people have fled fighting between the UPC and the FPRC in Ouaka province since late November 2016.  © 2017 Edouard Dropsy for Human Rights Watch – A rebel group in the Central African Republic ...

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