Deadly Violence Hits CAR's Capital

The interim government has accused supporters of former president Francois Bozize of launching attacks in at least three parts of Bangui.

  • Central African Republic:  Deadly Violence Erupts in Capital

    Voice of America, 5 December 2013

    Heavy fighting is reported in the capital of the Central African Republic, as the U.N. prepares to authorize deployment of more troops to the troubled country. read more »

Bangui Shopping District in CAR

  • Central African Republic:  France Begins Military Operation in CAR

    Deutsche Welle, 6 December 2013

    France has begun its military operation in the Central African Republican. The military deployment comes a day after the UN Security Council adopted resolution authorizing French ... read more »

  • Central African Republic:  Amnesty International Expresses Worry Over CAR Violence

    Voice of America, 5 December 2013

    A senior crisis response adviser at the United Kingdom-based Amnesty International has expressed concern about the security situation in the Central African Republic following ... read more »

  • Central African Republic:  U.S. State Dept. on Situation in the Central African Republic (document)

    United States Department of State, 4 December 2013

    Statement by Marie Harf, Deputy Spokesperson on the Deteriorating Situation in the Central African Republic read more »

  • Central African Republic:  UN Approves Foreign Troop Deployment to Stabilize CAR

    Voice of America, 6 December 2013

    The United Nations has approved a deployment of combined African and French troops in the violence-ridden Central African Republic, months after a coup there plunged the country ... read more »

  • Central African Republic:  Gunfire in Bangui Ahead of UN Resolution On AU-Led Force

    Deutsche Welle, 5 December 2013

    Gunfire in the Central African Republic's capital has left several dead ahead of a UN resolution that would authorize an African Union-led force in the country. The nation has been ... read more »

  • Central African Republic:  Dozens of People Killed in Bangui Violence As UN Votes for French Force

    Tunis Afrique Presse, 5 December 2013

    At least 60 people have been reportedly killed in fierce fighting in the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), Bangui. read more »

  • Central African Republic:  Clashes Kill Dozens in Capital

    Radio France Internationale, 5 December 2013

    In New York the 15 member UN Security Council has given French troops the green light to help restore order in Central African Republic. French President François Hollande ... read more »

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