Keyword: Central African Republic
France, whose troops this year halted an Islamist assault towards Mali's capital, is now in demand from another of its former African colonies.
French troops guarding the airport at the Central African Republic's capital Bangui, to which rebels are advancing, shot dead two Indian nationals.
Paris sends in more troops to secure international airport as rebels clash with government forces in captal of the mineral-rich former French colony.
President François Hollande makes plain that France will not defend Central African Republic’s government against advancing rebels.
France ups security for its citizens in the Central African Republic after its embassy was stoned by crowd demanding it help quash a rebellion.