Voters in the Central African Republic will go to the polls to elect a new president and parliament. After years of sectarian violence - and amid a growing humanitarian crisis - the country is striving to restore democratic rule.
UN peacekeepers have not adequately protected Central African citizens from brutal attacks. But Prime Minister Simplice Sarandji praised their mission in an exclusive DW interview and voiced hope for reconciliation.
Two decades after Yugoslavia broke apart in wars, the Western Balkans are still struggling with violence, poverty and financial crises. But the small EU member state Slovenia bucks the trend with its growth and success.
As the situation in the Central African Republic deteriorates, Archbishop Nzapalainga says the conflict isn't between Muslims and Christians. Rather faith is being manipulated in the struggle for power.
The government of the Central Africa Republic plans to hold further peace talks with rebel factions. But rights group, Human Rights Watch, wants rebel leaders to be held accountable for war crimes.
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