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UN Approves Foreign Troop Deployment to Stabilize CAR

The United Nations has approved a deployment of combined African and French troops in the violence-ridden Central African Republic, months after a coup there plunged the country into chaos. The decision comes as renewed fighting in the capital, Bangui, has left about 100 people dead. The peacekeeping force is tasked with protecting civilians and restoring humanitarian access to embattled civilians.   Former rebels controlling Bangui drove through the capital Thursday after the...

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