Fears of fresh violence in CAR as France ends military mission

Fears of fresh violence in CAR as France ends military mission

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian headed to the Central African Republic on Sunday to formally end Operation Sangaris, begun three years ago to halt mass killings there but which failed to disarm militias terrorising the population. The formal end to the French mission comes as a fresh wave of bloodshed shook the troubled nation, […]

France to end military operations in Central Africa in October

France to end military operations in Central Africa in October

  President Francois Hollande announced on Wednesday that France would end its military mission in the Central African Republic in October. “Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will go to the Central African Republic next October to officially declare the end of Operation Sangaris,” Hollande said at a reception at the defence ministry. Operation Sangaris was […]