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Africa

CAR protesters place bodies of victims outside UN building

The victims were killed during a recent UN operation.

Education

CAR: 'To live and study in Bangui is a type of torture'

Years of conflict have devastated CAR's educational facilities, severely impacting prospects for the country's youth.

CAR: 'To live and study in Bangui is a type of torture'

Africa

Muslims trapped in Central African Republic church

In the Central African Republic, a nine-month-long ordeal for hundreds of Muslims shows no sign of ending.

Africa

EU forces training CAR soldiers to rebuild army

As part of an international effort to stabilise the country, forces from the European Union have been training soldiers in the Central African Republic in an attempt to rebuild the national army.

Education

CAR conflict: One in three children missing out on education

UNICEF says a third of children are missing out on an education because of the fighting between armed groups. Many schools have been destroyed or are being used as camps for people who have escaped the violence.

Reporter's Notebook

Renewed violence divides CAR along religious lines

Conflict spreading to areas once considered peaceful, with more than half the population in need of humanitarian aid.

Central African Republic

Central African Republic: Half the population needs aid

Thousands of people in CAR have had to flee their homes, and now half of the country is in urgent need of aid.

Health

'One million children die the day they are born'

Pakistan, CAR and Afghanistan are the hardest hit as UN agency says the world is failing newborns.

Central African Republic

CAR violence rises: 'They shot my children and husband'

A woman recounts the moment rebels killed her three children and husband as she saved her newborn, and other scenes.

CAR violence rises: 'They shot my children and husband'

Central African Republic

Displaced CAR residents fear new wave of violence

Thousands of people have flocked to the outskirts of Alindao, where they worry the calm may be fleeting.

Displaced CAR residents fear new wave of violence

Humanitarian crises

A history of violence: Growing up in CAR

A child born from rape and a young gunshot victim grow up amid CAR's cycle of violence.

A history of violence: Growing up in CAR

Witness

Cahier Africain: Documenting War Crimes in CAR

A tattered notebook holds the promise of justice for hundreds of war survivors as violence resurges in CAR.

Central African Republic

Talking to the UN about rape and peacekeeping

Rape, peacekeeping and the UN.

Talking to the UN about rape and peacekeeping

Conflict

Grenade attack on peace concert in CAR

Seven killed, 20 others injured in attack on concert and reprisal violence in Central African Republic capital, Bangui.

Grenade attack on peace concert in CAR

Humanitarian crises

Number of homeless tops record in CAR: UN

UN says that 1.1 million people have lost their homes in a war without end in the Central African Republic.

Number of homeless tops record in CAR: UN