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UN Approves New Peacekeeping Force for CAR

The U.N. Security Council has approved an expanded peacekeeping force for the Central African Republic.The 15-nation Council unanimously approved a U.N.-led force of 10,000 soldiers and 1,800 police.The force will become operational in September and replace an African Union peacekeeping mission.The 6,000 African soldiers and 2,000 French troops have been unable to contain inter-religious violence that has killed thousands of people and forced one million from their homes.Thursday's...

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