Thousands flee Central African rebel advance

Many fear peace talks between the government of Central African Republic and rebels may not resolve conflict.

    Thousands of people have fled Central African Republic's capital because they are afraid peace talks being held this week will fail.

    Rebels will reportedly meet the government by Friday. After a month of fighting, the alliance of rebels control most of the country's north. And as Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons reports from the capital Bangui, people there want the rebellion to stop.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    We Are Still Here: A Story from Native Alaska

    We Are Still Here: A Story from Native Alaska

    From Qatar to Alaska, a personal journey exploring what it means to belong when your culture is endangered.