Edith Lederer

Associated Press

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Chief correspondent at the UN for the Associated Press

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The UN Security Council was unanimous today in  agreeing to send 12,000 peacekeepers  to the Central African Republic, where sectarian killings, torture and sexual violence have…

UN to Send 12,000 Peacekeepers to the Central African Republic

The UN Security Council was unanimous today in agreeing to send 12,000 peacekeepers to the Central African Republic, where sectarian killings, torture and sexual violence have…

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