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Bangui Mayor Chosen as Interim CAR Leader

Lawmakers in the troubled Central African Republic have chosen the mayor of the capital, Bangui, to serve as the country's interim president. Catherine Samba-Panza will have the task of trying to stop months of chaos and Muslim-Christian violence that have driven more than 900,000 people from their homes. Samba-Panza -- who becomes the CAR's first female president -- replaces former interim leader Michel Djotodia, who resigned under intense international pressure after he...

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