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12.30.15

After Years of Bloodshed, the Central African Republic Is Ready to Elect a New Government

Voters cast ballots on Wednesday in presidential and legislative elections that many hope will end more than two years of violence between Christians and Muslims in the country.

12.30.15

Diamonds and Sacrifices (Excerpt from 'United in Hate: Central African Republic')

In this excerpt from 'United in Hate', the coordinator of the anti-balaka movement in Carnot takes VICE News to a diamond mine he oversees, which was reclaimed from Muslim owners during the recent conflict.

12.16.15

Inside PK5 (Extra Scene from 'United in Hate: Central African Republic')

VICE News goes to PK5, a predominantly Muslim enclave of the Central African Republic's capital of Bangui, which has seen some of the most violent and brutal fighting between Muslim and Christian communities since the start of the conflict.

12.13.15

Fighting Erupts in Central African Republic as Rebels Attempt to Disrupt Key Vote

Clashes broke out in the capital Bangui during voting for a constitutional referendum seen as crucial to ending nearly three years of violence.

12.2.15

United in Hate: The Fight for Control in CAR

VICE News goes to the Central African Republic, to witness a brutal fight for economic and political control and find out what's happening to those caught in the middle.

11.30.15

Pope Francis Visited a Muslim Neighborhood and the People Totally Loved Him

The pope made what was arguably his riskiest stop yet in the Central African Republic, visiting the the PK-5 neighborhood in the capital Bangui.

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11.29.15

Celebrations and Tight Security as Pope Francis Lands in a Conflict Zone

Excitement spread through the Central African Republic on Sunday as the pontiff arrived in the capital city Bangui, bringing a message of peace and reconciliation to the African country.

11.28.15

Can Pope Francis Bring Peace to the Central African Republic?

With the violence in the country largely occurring between Christian and Muslim armed groups, the pope is expected emphasize the need for improved relations between religions.

11.27.15

United in Hate: Central African Republic (Trailer)

VICE News goes to the Central African Republic, to witness a brutal fight for economic and political control and find out what's happening to those caught in the middle.

9.30.15

Spiraling Violence Puts Brakes on Central African Republic's Journey to Democracy

The CAR is supposed to hold a presidential election on October 18, which is hoped to end years of violent chaos. But as the death toll from clashes rise, it's feared the vote could just make things worse.

9.29.15

Hundreds Break Out of Prison as Violence Continues in Central African Republic

At least 30 people have been killed and more than 100 people injured in clashes that kicked off on Saturday in the capital city, sparking fears the country's interim president could be overthrown.

8.12.15

Head of the UN's Central African Republic Mission Booted Amid Allegations of Child Rape

The latest accusations against the mission, revealed on Tuesday, include the rape of a 12-year-old girl during security operations in the country's capital, Bangui.

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