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More than 30 people were killed and many more wounded when an armed group attacked villages in northwestern Central African Republic, the UN's peacekeeping mission says.
Gabon said it will keep its 444 troops in the UN peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic, reversing a decision to quit after allegations of abuse were made against the contingent.
A peacekeeper was killed and eight others were injured Thursday during an attack on a convoy in the Central African Republic, the UN's MINUSCA force and the Mauritanian army said.
Brazil is ready to send at least 750 peacekeepers to join a United Nations force patrolling the Central African Republic, a Brazilian general says.
Christian and Muslim leaders in Central African Republic, speaking ahead of a visit by United Nations chief Antonio Guterres, have urged the UN to overhaul its strategy for the strife-torn country.
The UN's peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic says it would probe allegations that investigations into sexual abuse by UN soldiers has been disastrously mishandled.
An ambush killed a Moroccan peacekeeper and wounded three others in the Central African Republic, the United Nations says, blaming pro-Christian militias for the violence.
The UN force commander in the Central African Republic is calling for hundreds of peacekeepers from DRC to be sent home for sexual abuse, fuel trafficking and poor discipline, according to a confidential memo released Tuesday.
The president of Central African Republic have called for additional training and equipment for the country's armed forces so they can be deployed to deal with the conflict among groups that is leading to loss of lives "and massive destruction".
People living in a tent city for the displaced near Bangui airport in the Central African Republic have started packing up their belongings and heading home, an AFP journalist says.
Russia has said no sign of torture was found on the bodies of three Russian journalists killed during a reporting trip in the Central African Republic.
A UN peacekeeper from Tanzania has been killed and seven others wounded after their patrol was ambushed by gunmen in the Central African Republic, UN officials say.
The UN mission in the Central African Republic says it has taken back control of Bambari after several institutions in the central city were attacked, leaving eight dead.
The United Nations has opened an independent investigation to determine whether UN peacekeepers responded appropriately to an outbreak of recent violence in the Central African Republic.
Peacekeepers in the Central African Republic have been accused of sexually abusing a teenage girl, the UN says, the latest in a spate of rape claims that have hit the mission.
Renewed clashes in the Central African Republic are early warning signs of genocide, the UN aid chief says, calling for more troops and police to beef up the UN peacekeeping mission in the strife-torn country.
More than 600 troops from DRc serving as UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic will be returning home following allegations of sex abuse and other misconduct, UN officials say.
Chad has strongly objected to a UN report accusing its soldiers of abuses in Central African Republic in an official letter.
Gunmen have killed a Bangladeshi peacekeeper in the restive Central African Republic on the same day that two Moroccan soldiers died in a separate attack, the country's UN mission says.
Clashes between rival armed groups in the Central African Republic have left at least 16 people dead and several thousand civilians displaced, the UN says, warning of "targeted assassinations" against ethnic Fulani.
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