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US Envoy In C. Africa In Bid To End Brutal Violence

United Nations envoy Samantha Power flew into Central African Republic Thursday on a surprise visit to urge its leaders to help end the brutal violence and inter-religious fighting.
US Envoy In C. Africa In Bid To End Brutal Violence
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Via AFP:

The US envoy to the United Nations was in Central African Republic Thursday to urge political and religious leaders to end brutal violence, warning the people were "in profound danger".

Samantha Power is the highest-level US official to visit the CAR, which has plunged into anarchy with sectarian violence that has killed hundreds of people.

Power, who was a journalist and vocal human rights activist before joining the US administration, said US leaders were "deeply disturbed" by atrocities which have forced some 400,000 people to flee their homes.

"The people in Central African Repub...

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