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CAR President Wants Arms Embargo Lifted

  President Faustin-Archange Touadéra of the Central African Republic, who took office less than a month ago, has said his first tasks will include disarming ex-combatants and rebuilding the military. “Security, peace and national...






No Peacekeepers to Burundi Yet, Says African Union

At the African Union’s 26th Summit in Addis Ababa over the weekend, Burundi was a primary focus of the group’s agenda. During his opening remarks, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon urged action. “In Burundi, I...






African Union Pressed for Peacekeepers in Burundi

ADDIS ABABA U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Sunday that African leaders cannot wait any longer to address violence in Burundi; saying as time passes more people there will be killed. Speaking to reporters at...






S. Sudan Marks 2 Years of Civil War

ADDIS ABABA Tuesday marks two years since the start of the civil war in South Sudan. A peace deal was signed in August but implementation has been slow and complicated by continued disagreements. Peace...






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