- Glencore buys oil-explorer Caracal for $1.35B Updated: Apr-14-14 12:03 pm
- US envoy: C. African Republic needs more troops Updated: Apr-09-14 2:11 pm
- Chad troops defend actions in C. African Republic Updated: Mar-31-14 3:13 pm
GENEVA - Swiss-based commodities giant Glencore Xstrata Plc says it is buying oil exploration firm Caracal Energy Inc. for about 800 million pounds ($1.35 billion) in cash.
BANGUI, Central African Republic - The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations on Wednesday urged more support for existing African and French troops in Central African Republic on the eve of a U.N. vote to create a peacekeeping mission.
BANGUI, Central African Republic - The African peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic on Monday defended Chadian soldiers who had killed more than 30 civilians over the weekend, saying the troops had come under attack from Christian militants and were merely defending themselves.