Despite the presence of the forces, clashes between rival militias were reported in Bossangoa, about 190 miles north of the capital
Syria's warring government and opposition are to meet for the first time in an attempt to halt the fighting that has killed more than 100,000 people.
Death toll expected to exceed 10,000 as four million people have been forced to leave their homes since disaster
A transport plane filled with heavy duty vehicles and medical supplies has left an RAF base as part of Britain's response to the disaster
Welfare cuts and the economic downturn send soaring numbers of people to soup kitchens and food banks across Europe
The head of the country’s Red Crescent tells Robert Fisk about the horrors he has seen
Insurgents demanding money for neglected Islamic regions
New money to be spent on medical training and equipment for gas attack survivor
Aid group Doctors Without Borders is pulling out of Somalia after 22 years because of attacks on staff.
TaxPayers' Alliance says countries with space programmes should not be receiving money from UK mean to be going to world's poorest
Charities commission claims disproportionate wages risk bringing 'the wider charitable world into disrepute'
An unexpected boom in the number of jellyfish swarming around our coasts has prompted an unusual warning from the British Red Cross – don’t pee on a jellyfish sting.
It’s been a rocky month for Ikea. The flat-packer’s flat-packer-in-chief – founder Ingvar Kamprad – left the company at the beginning of the month, a few days after British customers had been complaining in their droves (well, 50) about the firm’s spooky gnome advert.
The charity have teamed up with photographer Moises Samen to capture children and their families crossing boarders into neighbouring countries as part of today's World Refugee Day
A British minister who visited tens of thousands of Muslim refugees in Burma said he believes they will be forced to remain in squalid emergency camps for at least another 12 months as there is no quick-fix solution to the crisis.
Loyalists could have a future in a new Syria if they topple their President