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Central African Republic Begins 15-Day State of Emergency

A 15-day nationwide state of emergency began in the Central African Republic at?midnight Thursday in?response?to?rebel-inspired violence over?last month’s?disputed?reelection of?President Faustin-Archange Touadera.The state of emergency?announcement?Th…

Poverty, Hopelessness Beget Violence in Tunisia’s Suburbs

Protests have swept towns and cities throughout Tunisia for a week, often turning violent as demonstrators denounce what they say are broken promises from the government, which hasn’t been able to turn around an economy on the verge of bankruptcy.Many…

Surging Inter-Ethnic Violence in Sudan’s Darfur Region Leaves Hundreds Dead, Injured

The U.N. Human Rights Office is calling for increased security in Sudan’s volatile Darfur region, where a recent surge in inter-communal violence has resulted in hundreds of deaths and injuries, and mass displacement. Clashes erupted between armed men …