Central African Republic

UN chief condemns attack against ‘blue helmets’ in Central African Republic

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, on Thursday condemned an attack against UN peacekeeping troops in southeastern Central African Republic (CAR) that claimed the life of one peacekeeper, and wounded eight others – all from Mauritania.

‘Never forget children,’ UNICEF warns of escalating violence in Central African Republic

At least 350,000 children in the Central African Republic (CAR) are out of school and lack access to health and other basic services, including nearly 29,000 who have fled escalating violence this year, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned, urging warring parties to stop the fighting. 

News in Brief 09 May 2018

  • Iran deal represents ‘significant verification gain’ – UN atomic energy chief
  • ‘Climate risk’ insurance pays off for vulnerable African farmers
  • Unrest and ‘worrying hate speech’ roil Central African Republic: Zeid
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News in Brief 03 May 2018

  • On international day, UN chief upholds ‘invaluable’ role of a free press
  • UN chief ‘optimistic’ over peace efforts to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula
  • CAR authorities urged to investigate recent deadly violence
  • UN agencies appeal for global support to save lives in the Sahel
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UN chief condemns violence in Central African Republic capital Bangui

Voicing concern over inflammatory rhetoric in the wake of widespread violence in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called on all actors to remain calm and to work together to bring peace to the country.

Central African Republic: UN urges calm in wake of violence in capital Bangui

The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic (CAR) has appealed for calm following fresh violence in the capital Bangui which claimed the lives of several civilians, including a religious leader.

News In Brief 11 April 2018

  • UN chief calls for investigation into peacekeeper killing in CAR
  • WHO appeals for access to Syrian city following alleged chemical attack
  • UNHCR report documents change in ‘Desperate Journeys’ to Europe
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UN chief condemns attacks against peacekeepers in Central African Republic

The United Nations chief has condemned the latest killing and wounding of the world body’s peacekeepers in the Central African Republic (CAR) during an exchange of fire with armed groups on 10 April.

‘Blue helmet’ killed in Central African Republic; UN mission condemns attack

One United Nations peacekeeper was killed and 11 others were wounded early Tuesday morning when the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) was attacked by rebel fighters.

Growing new lives for rural women in Sudan & CAR aid chief

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