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Central African Republic guards wound 10 UN peacekeepers

Nov. 02, 2021 13:52 PM EDT

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Central African Republic’s presidential guard opened fire on United Nations peacekeepers in the capital, wounding 10 of them, the U.N. mission said Tuesday. One person was struck and killed by a U.N. vehicle as it fled the scene. ...

Central African Republic leader: Cease-fire aims for peace

Oct. 18, 2021 20:46 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Central African Republic’s leader on Monday called his unilateral cease-fire announcement a new effort to restore peace to his crisis-wracked country. And he and strongly defended his decision to ask Russian instructors and Rwandan forces to help counter rebels...

Central African Republic leader offers cease-fire to rebels

Oct. 15, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — President Faustin Archange Touadera declared a unilateral cease-fire Friday with the armed rebel groups that have threatened to overthrow him once already this year in Central African Republic, though it was not known whether militants would hold...