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U.S. to fly African troops to Central African Republic to ease violence

By Reuters | Mon, 9 Dec 2013 20:55 PM

By Phil Stewart and David Alexander

WASHINGTON/DOHA, Dec 9 (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Monday that it will fly African forces into Central Africa Republic, responding to a request by France to bolster international efforts to halt the spread of violence between Christians and Muslims.

Two U.S. military C-17 aircraft will fly about 850 troops from Burundi into Central African Republic within...

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