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War-torn Central African Republic bids for peace in key vote

SHAFAQNA - Voters head to the polls in the Central African Republic on Wednesday to seek an end to almost three years of lawlessness in the diamond-producing nation. The presidential and legislative elections were postponed from December…

Amnesty calls for protection of civilians in CAR

SHAFAQNA - Amnesty International on Monday called for civilians in the Central African Republic (CAR) to be protected and for the speedy disarmament of sectarian groups involved in a recent wave of violence that has left dozens dead. “The…