Central African Republic News
Pope Francis Arrives for First-Ever Trip to Africa
As Pope Francis arrives in Africa, shortly after a rash of terrorist attacks in Beirut, Paris and Bamako, there is huge concern for his safety. So, what is His Holiness worried about? “I’m scared of the mosquitoes,” he told reporters traveling with him on the papal plane, cracking a big smile.
US Ambassador Meets Goal _ Visiting 189 UN Missions
Samantha Power has completed a personal goal set when going to the United Nations in August 2013: The U.S. ambassador has visited the missions of the 189 countries her country has diplomatic relations with
No Charges in Inquiry of Child Sex Abuse by French Troops
The Paris prosecutor's office says an investigation into alleged child sexual abuse by French soldiers in Central African Republic has ended without charges
2 Moroccan Peacekeepers Killed in Central African Republic
Authorities say two Moroccan peacekeepers with the United Nations have been killed in the southeast corner of the Central African Republic
Who's Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf?
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES PRIMARY PRIMER: We have three days of primaries this week with six states voting, but today we’ll be watching Kansas, Missouri, Washington, and Michigan, ABC’s SHUSHANNAH WALSHE and CALEB JACKSON note. There’s a marquee match-up in Kansas that’s ...
Africa Leaders Summit: Who Didn't Make the Cut?
More than 45 African heads of state are now in Washington, D.C., for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, the first of its kind. The Obama administration invited nearly all of Africa’s leaders, hoping to strengthen ties between the U.S. and the continent, with an eye on...
U.S. Sends Drone, 80 Troops to Chad for Missing Schoolgirls Search
The United States is sending 80 military personnel and at least one unarmed Predator reconnaissance aircraft to Chad as part of a growing effort to find the more than 275 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamic extremists a month ago. The unmanned reconnaissance aircraft will join...
Remembering Camille Lepage, Photojournalist Killed in Africa
French journalist Camille Lepage is seen in this picture taken in Bangui, Central African Republic on Feb. 19, 2014. (Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty Images) The French government has confirmed the death of Camille Lepage, a 26-year -old photojournalist working in the Central African Republic. The country ...
Samantha Power: Putin's Actions Suggest He Wants Eastern Ukraine
ABC News’ Adam Teicholz reports: In a wide-ranging, exclusive interview with George Stephanopoulos this morning on “This Week,” U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power had harsh words for Russian President Vladimir Putin in the wake of pro-Russian soldiers’ recent takeovers of ...