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  • UN officials didn't follow up on sex abuse claims for months story has photos
    Updated: May-26-15 2:00 am

    UNITED NATIONS - For months, the U.N.'s top human rights officials knew about allegations of child sexual abuse by French soldiers in Central African Republic, collected by their own staff. But they didn't follow up because they assumed French authorities were handling it, statements marked "strictly confidential" show, even as France pressed the U.N. for more information about the case.

  • Armed groups in CAfrican Republic sign disarmament deal 
    Updated: May-10-15 5:32 pm

    BANGUI, Central African Republic - Rival armed groups in Central African Republic signed a deal Sunday to lay down their arms and end a conflict that has killed thousands, the United Nations said.