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Central African Republic Armed Groups Reach Peace Deal

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After experiencing six years of inter-religious conflict, the Central African Republic government and fourteen armed groups reached a peace deal (AP News). On Saturday, the United Nations and African Union announced the peace deal, which aims to end years of sectarian conflict. (AP News). The Central African Republic’s unrest stems back to 2013 when Muslim […]

Emergency UN Meeting after Syrian Chemical Attack

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On April 5, the United Nations Security Council held an emergency meeting to discuss the recent air raid and chemical weapons attack on Syrian civilians (Al Jazeera; AP; BBC; Reuters; NYT). Russian UN representatives denied Bashar al-Assad’s involvement and reaffirmed Russian support for the Syrian leader, blaming rebels for the attack (Reuters). Russian Defense Ministry […]