The Seleka rebel coalition has taken Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic, amid fighting. And president Francois Bozize has fled.
A militia leader from the Central African Republic has been extradited to the International Criminal Court in The Hague. Alfred Yekatom will face trial on charges of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Human rights organizations have for years urged a resolution of the war crimes cases in Central African Republic. The Special Criminal Court is expected to begin its work in this regard next month.
Three reporters investigating a Russian security firm's activities in CAR, were killed at a roadblock. The 'Wagner Group' was the name of the paramilitary organization operating in one of Africa's poorest nations.
Moscow says there's no evidence to suggest three Russian journalists killed in the Central African Republic this week were tortured. The reporters had been investigating a story about Russian mercenaries.
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