People angered by an attack on a church in central Bangui, the capital of the strife-torn Central African Republic, take part in a protest. At least 15 people, including a priest, were killed and several others wounded in clashes on Wednesday, a military source said Read more
An injured man is carried by protesters who were shot at by French soldiers as they blocked a road in Bambari, Central African Republic, on Thursday
Women and children prepare to flee with their belongings following incidents of sectarian violence close to the town of Grimari on Wednesday in the Central African Republic
An internally displaced Muslim boy looks out of a house in the town of Boda in the Central African Republic
A member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, looks on in the village of Zawa, Central African Republic Read more
A Muslim girl takes refuge in a Koranic school in the majority Muslim neighbourhood 5 Kilo, in Bangui, Central African Republic. About 50 Muslims are displaced in the school waiting to be moved to a safer location.
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A boy stands on an airplane in the Christian Mpoko refugee camp during sunset, in Bangui, Central African Republic.
Operation Sangaris French troops man a position at a checkpoint in Bangui’s PK12 area, Central African Republic
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Muslim families seek shelter under an aeroplane at Bangui Airport in Central African Republic (CAR) following the violence which makes ten of thousands of citizens displaced. Read more
A woman runs for cover as heavy gunfire erupts in the Miskin district of Bangui, Central African Republic. In what a French soldier on the scene describes as the heaviest exchange of fire he had seen since early December, Muslim militias engaged Burundi troops who returned fire.