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  1. Rebels kill 32 people in Central African Republic town - HRWRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... and UPC are former members of the mainly Muslim Seleka rebel alliance that united to oust then-President Francois Bozize in 2013, sparking backlash from Christian anti-balaka militias. But the two groups have since fallen out over competition for ...

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  2. Central African Republic: UN Helicopter Kills Four Militants in CARRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | AllAfrica.com

    ... in the CAR and were a part of the mostly Muslim rebellion known as Seleka which overthrew then President Francois Bozize in 2013. Elections in 2016 have led to relative calm in the CAR between Muslims and Christians with the UN attempting to keep ...

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  3. UN air strikes in Central African Republic kill severalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | The Otago Daily Times

    ... is the largest group within a mostly Muslim rebellion formerly known as Seleka which ousted then-President Francois Bozize in 2013. Months of reprisal killings between Muslims and Christians ensued, resulting in thousands of deaths, until elections ...

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  4. UN air strikes in Central African Republic kill several - militiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Jerusalem Post

    ... is the largest group within a mostly Muslim rebellion formerly known as Seleka which ousted then-President Francois Bozize in 2013. Months of reprisal killings between Muslims and Christians ensued, resulting in thousands of deaths, until elections ...

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  5. Militia chief among 4 killed in Central Africa flareupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Daily Monitor

    One of the world's poorest countries, Central African Republic was plunged into civil war in 2013 following the overthrow of former president Francois Bozize, a Christian, by Muslim rebels from the Seleka militia. PK5, once a Muslim rebel bastion, is now home to several armed groups that have taken advantage of the weakness of the state since the end of a sectarian conflict pitting mainly Muslim against Christian militias.

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  6. Interfaith voices preach faith over fear in Central African RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Campus Bread

    ... could respond to help define a path away from violence. Their first action was to meet with then-President Francois Bozize to convince him to cease the anti-Muslim rhetoric that only served to inflame the conflict by pitting the religious ...

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  7. These 5 Countries Prove the Refugee Crisis Isn't Just About the Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Time

    ... coup took place in March 2013, when rebel leader Djotodia led his Seleka forces to overthrow President Francois Bozize and install himself as the country's first Muslim president (about of Central Africans are Muslims, 50 percent Christian). ...

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  8. Central African Republic: CAR Launches Plan to End Humanitarian, Financial CrisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    ... is illness. Often there is also death." The nation plunged into violence following the ousting of President Francois Bozize by the Seleka rebels in 2013. The Christian Anti-balaka militia sprung up to counter the Seleka rebels, escalating the ...

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  9. Amnesty: unpunished war crimes in CAR call for rebuilding of justice systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Jurist

    ... Violence has persisted in the CAR since the predominately Muslim-based Seleka rebels ousted former president Francois Bozize [BBC profile] in March 2013. In November UNICEF [official website] called for [press release] aid to approximately 1.2 ...

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  10. Central African Republic: Gunmen kill Bangladeshi peacekeeperRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | The Daily Star

    ... to emerge from a brutal civil war that erupted in 2013 following the overthrow of former president Francois Bozize, a Christian, by Muslim rebels from the Seleka coalition. The 12,500-strong MINUSCA peacekeeping mission was deployed in December that ...

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  11. Third peacekeeper killed in Central African Republic: UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | The China Post

    ... to emerge from a brutal civil war that erupted in 2013 following the overthrow of former president Francois Bozize, a Christian, by Muslim rebels from the Seleka coalition. The 12,500-strong MINUSCA peacekeeping mission was deployed in December that ...

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  12. .com | Third peacekeeper killed in CAR: UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | News24

    ... to emerge from a brutal civil war that erupted in 2013 following the overthrow of former president Francois Bozize, a Christian, by Muslim rebels from the Seleka coalition. The 12 500- strong Minusca peacekeeping mission was deployed in December ...

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  13. UN Condemns Killing of 2 Peacekeepers in Central African RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Voice of America

    ... 2013 when primarily Muslim rebels took control of the majority Christian nation and ousted then-President Francois Bozize. In December of that year, the U.N. dispatched about 13,000 peacekeepers to the country with the primary responsibility of ...

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  14. Central African Republic: Newly Formed 3D Rebel Group Inflicts Horrors in CAR - UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    ... in March 2013 when Muslim-led Seleka rebels seized power in the majority Christian nation. Former President Francois Bozize was deposed in a move that prompted a series of reprisal attacks from Christian and animist militia. Both Anti-Balaka and ...

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  15. Newly formed 3R rebel group inflicts horrors in CAR: UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | Al Jazeera

    ... year did little to solve the underlying issues that have allowed armed groups to take hold Former President Francois Bozize was deposed in a move that prompted a series of reprisal attacks from Christian and animist militia. Both Anti-Balaka and ...

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  16. New armed group emerges as threat in Central African RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | Reuters

    ... 2013 when mainly Muslim Seleka rebels seized power in the majority Christian nation, ousting then-President Francois Bozize and sparking a backlash from Christian anti-balaka militias. Since France ended a 3-year peacekeeping mission in October, ...

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  17. .com | 1000s living in CAR airport to go 'home for Christmas'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | News24

    ... the camp by the airport during a civil war that erupted in 2013 following the overthrow of former president Francois Bozize, a Christian, by Muslim rebels from the Seleka coalition. The area near the airport was deemed safe because French soldiers ...

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  18. Central African Republic violence worsening despite vote - UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... in 2013 when mainly Muslim Seleka rebels seized power in the majority Christian nation, toppling President Francois Bozize and sparking a backlash from Christian anti-balaka militias. Touadera was sworn in as president in March, raising hopes for ...

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  19. Central African Conflict-Diamonds Entering Legal Supply Chain, Group SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Global Logistics/Supply Chain

    Conflict diamonds from the Central African Republic are crossing into neighboring Cameroon and the legal supply chain because of corruption, smuggling and poor controls, Partnership Africa Canada said. The Central African Republic, which the U.S. Geological Review ranked the world's 10th-biggest diamond producer by value four years ago, has been riven by unrest since rebels overthrew President Francois Bozize in 2013.

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  20. .com | At least 100 killed in CAR since August - UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | News24

    ... is struggling to emerge from a civil war that erupted in 2013 following the overthrow of former president Francois Bozize, a Christian, by Muslim rebels from the Seleka coalition. The coup led to the formation of "anti-Balaka" (anti-machete) ...

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