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UNSC Approves 'Protection' Force for Workers in C.A.R.

The United Nations Security Council has approved the dispatch of a 250-member force to the Central African Republic, to protect U.N. workers in that increasingly chaotic nation. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon asked for the special force last week. The 15-member Security Council gave its approval in a vote Tuesday. Mr. Ban said the 250-member force will be taken from another U.N. force and will be sent to the C.A.R. capital, Bangui. A similar force was sent to protect U.N. staff in Iraq at ...

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