NEWS ANALYSIS: The Central African Republic can only succeed if it is given the opportunity to develop, writes David L Smith.
Heavy fighting has erupted near the airport in CAR's capital Bangui, as Christian militia blocked an attempt to evacuate Muslims.
Human Rights Watch has called for a UN peacekeeping mission in the CAR as the country's Muslims are dying by the thousands and more are fleeing.
The ICC will open an examination into crimes allegedly committed in the Central African Republic after another lynching underscored rising violence.
While the political situation in the Central African Republic seems to stabilise after an interim president took over, violence is still rife.
The latest outbreak of violence between Muslims and Christians in the CAR has killed more than 70 people in the past few days, says a police official.
New UN resolutions bring sanctions against illegal wildlife and resource traders who support armed groups committing social atrocities in Africa.
Christian and Muslim leaders have joined forces on a European peace mission to put a stop to the killings in Central African Republic.
New CAR interim president Catherine Samba-Panza has named Andre Nzapayeke as prime minister.
As the CAR's new interim President Catherine Samba-Panza waits to take the oath of office, the UN has warned the country could descend into genocide.
European aid chief Kristalina Georgieva said that CAR could still be saved from becoming another failed state like Somalia.
Despite the challenges faced in adopting a child from the Central African Republic, it remains one of the few ways to help young victims of conflict.
Following a period of sectarian violence in the Central African Republic, a special session of Parliament convened to elect a new interim president.
The CAR's new interim leader has ordered troops in Bangui to shoot troublemakers "at point blank range" in a bid to end months of violence.
Violence and looting broke out overnight in capital city Bangui after Michel Djotodia stepped down as president, leaving at least three people dead.
Michel Djotodia, the rebel-turned-president of the Central African Republic, has quit his position as the country slides further into violence.
A statement issued after a two-day summit in Chad over violence in the CAR says president and Seleka leader Michel Djotodia has resigned.
Refugees at the Bangui airport camp gained some respite in the form of food, buckets and tarpaulins after supplies were cut off for three weeks.
Swept to power as the previous CAR regime crumbled, Michel Djotodia now stands accused less than a year later of letting his country slide into chaos.
In efforts to stem the violence in the Central African Republic, Rwanda says it will send some 800 troops to the country.