UN Security Council OKs peacekeepers for C.African Republic

By Reuters | Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:37 PM
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By Michelle Nichols and Crispin Dembassa-Kette

UNITED NATIONS/BANGUI, April 10 (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council authorized on Thursday the creation of a nearly 12,000-strong U.N. peacekeeping force in the Central African Republic in a bid to end violence between Christians and Muslims that has threatened to spiral into genocide.

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