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Patrick Fort

Patrick Fort

    French troops deployed in CAR following deadly violence
    French troops deployed in CAR following deadly violence
    French troops received a triumphant welcome as they deployed in strife-torn Central African Republic on Saturday, with thousands cheering their...
    Human skeletons found beneath Bozizé's CAR home
    Human skeletons found beneath Bozizé's CAR home
    At the house in Sassara, on the outskirts of the capital Bangui, Colonel Ali Garba – one of the Seleka rebels whose coalition toppled
    Seleka rebel convoy receives mixed reactions in CAR
    Seleka rebel convoy receives mixed reactions in CAR
    The convoy of 40 men, led by Colonel Djouma Narkoyo, left the capital Bangui for Mbaiki, about 80km to the south, with a mission to find out what...
    Tall task to get CAR back in business
    Tall task to get CAR back in business
    Despite the government's promise, getting the Central African Republic's economy back on its feet will be no easy task,...
    CAR strongman commits to handing over power in three years
    CAR strongman commits to handing over power in three years
    Djotodia spoke at a rally of up to 3 000 supporters in the riverside capital Bangui, as the United States condemned his "illegitimate seizure...
    Looters rampage in CAR as strongman set to unveil government
    Looters rampage in CAR as strongman set to unveil government
    Looters were on the rampage in the capital Bangui after Djotodia's Seleka rebel coalition seized control in a rapid-fire weekend assault that...
    Jeers for Sarkozy at Gabon president's funeral
    Jeers for Sarkozy at Gabon president's funeral
    Onlookers jeered French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Tuesday at the state funeral for Gabon's President Omar Bongo Ondimba which was attended by...
    Chadian army claims 'decisive' win over rebels
    Chadian army claims 'decisive' win over rebels
    Chadian troops have routed rebel forces advancing from the country's east to the capital, the army chief said on Wednesday as Ndjamena again...
    'It's dangerous to play tennis' in Iraq
    'It's dangerous to play tennis' in Iraq
    Multimillionaires Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal may be upset over the reforms on the ATP circuit, but their problems are nothing compared with...
    Saddam's grand palaces live on
    Saddam's grand palaces live on
    Saddam Hussein is dead, but memories of the grandiose excesses of his 24-year reign live on in his resplendent palaces still used by the United...
    Baghdad's weapons traders making a killing
    Baghdad's weapons traders making a killing
    Sporting a beige jacket, starched pink shirt and polished shoes, Haider looks like any other young businessman about town, not a sly gunrunner who...