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Two armed groups who last year joined an agreement aimed at bringing peace to the Central African Republic have clashed in a key northeastern town, the UN says.
Russia backs lifting an embargo on diamond exports from the Central African Republic, the deputy finance minister says, as Moscow is preparing to chair a global scheme regulating the gem trade.
The death toll of militiamen killed in rival group fighting in the Central African Republic at the weekend has risen to 38, according to an internal United Nations report
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.
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said that a slew of peaceful elections and truces in Africa were signs of a "wind of hope" on the continent.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on countries to back a peace deal signed between the government of the Central African Republic and armed groups that control most the country's territory.
The UN Security Council is set to open the door to an easing of the arms embargo on the Central African Republic, five years after the country stood on the verge of genocide.
The chief of Central African Republic's soccer federation has appeared for the first time at the International Criminal Court following his arrest in France on charges of crimes against humanity and war crimes in his home country.
War crimes suspect who is also head of Central African Republic's soccer federation transferred to the International Criminal Court, where he faces allegations of leading a mainly Christian militia that targeted Muslims in deadly interreligious fight
Thirteen people were killed in a weekend attack in the west of Central African Republic, just days before the opening of peace talks, local and UN sources have said.
A veteran leader of one of the militias that control most of the Central Africa Republic has been arrested in neighbouring Chad, the CAR government says.
The worst flooding in two decades in the Central African Republic has left at least 28 000 people homeless, the country's Red Cross says, with the government calling the disaster a "huge natural catastrophe".
In the rainforests of the Central African Republic is Dzanga Bai, a remote clearing where a tall canopy of trees - full of the hum of insects and calls of wildlife - gives way to soft mud and pools of water.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame, who led an active, reformist tenure as African Union chair, on Sunday passes the baton to Egypt, seen as more likely to focus on security issues than expanding the powers of the body.
Several parties to the Central African Republic's peace accord have yet to sign the much-trumpeted deal, a minister has said.
The Central African Republic's government and 14 militias that hold sway over most of the country have inked a peace agreement in Khartoum - the eighth since violence broke out in 2012.
Central African Republic's government and militias who control most of the country have held their first face-to-face talks since the country's crisis erupted in 2012, as fresh violence claimed 13 lives.
Peace talks to end chronic violence in the Central African Republic began in Khartoum, attended by representatives of the government and 14 armed groups, the UN peacekeeping mission in the CAR has said.
The leader of an international aid group says Central African Republic "is steering toward a catastrophe" unless a new round of peace talks in Sudan this week succeed.
The African Union says that long-awaited peace talks between the government of the Central African Republic and militia groups would take place in Khartoum this month.
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