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France, AU, Boosting Troop Presence in CAR

France says several thousand more foreign troops will go to the Central African Republic (CAR), where fighting by armed groups has left scores dead. On Saturday, France unexpectedly announced plans to raise its military presence in its former colony to 1,600 troops, 400 more than originally planned.French officials say the African Union will nearly double its peacekeeping force, known as MISCA, to 6,000 troops. French President Francois Hollande said Saturday that his country's forces...

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