- France, AU send more troops to African nation Updated: Dec-07-13 5:30 pm
- UN OKs military action in Central African Republic Updated: Dec-05-13 2:54 pm
- Correction: Somalia-Security story Updated: Nov-29-13 1:37 pm
- C. African Republic: Kony wants to surrender Updated: Nov-21-13 2:56 pm
- International court summit debates Africa issues Updated: Nov-20-13 11:23 am
- UN refuses to delay ICC trial of Kenya's leaders Updated: Nov-15-13 6:58 pm
BANGUI, Central African Republic - France and the African Union on Saturday announced plans to deploy several thousand more troops into embattled Central African Republic, as thousands of Christians fearing reprisal attacks sought refuge from the Muslim former rebels who now control the country after days of violence left nearly 400 people dead - and possibly more.
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council authorized increased military action by France and African troops in the Central African Republican to try to end near-anarchy amid an upsurge in Muslim-Christian violence, killings, torture and rapes.
MOGADISHU, Somalia - In a story Nov. 28 about Somalia's security efforts, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the police used an armored Casper truck. The correct spelling of the word is Casspir. A corrected version of the story is below:
NAIROBI, Kenya - Central African Republic's government said Thursday that Joseph Kony, an accused war criminal hunted by African troops and U.S. advisers, is believed to be in the country's remote southeast and has been talking with the president. U.S. officials and others expressed doubt the reported talks represent a breakthrough in efforts to bring him to justice.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The International Criminal Court's vexed relationship with Africa took center stage Wednesday on the opening day of the annual summit of its 122 member states.