African Union decides to readmit Morocco

African Union decides to readmit Morocco

The African Union agreed Monday to readmit Morocco 33 years after it quit the bloc, following a difficult debate over the status of Western Sahara, according to presidents attending the summit. “Morocco is now a full member of the African Union. There was a very long debate but 39 of our 54 states approved the […]

France ends military mission in troubled Central African Republic

France ends military mission in troubled Central African Republic

France on Monday formally ended a peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic, hailing it a success despite sporadic outbreaks of violence in its deeply troubled former colony. The move came just hours after about 10 people were killed in clashes between armed groups Sunday in the restive Muslim PK5 neighbourhood of the capital Bangui, according […]

Several killed in Central African Republic as militia attacks refugees

Several killed in Central African Republic as militia attacks refugees

Fighters from Central African Republic’s largely Muslim Seleka militia attacked refugees in the country’s remote north on Wednesday, stabbing or hacking to death 13 people before U.N. peacekeepers repelled them, killing at least 10, officials said. Several people were also wounded in the attack targeting Kaga Bandoro, a town of dirt roads and thatched mud […]