Hollande: ‘No mercy’ if troops guilty of rape

Hollande: ‘No mercy’ if troops guilty of rape

UPDATED: France has denied any cover-up after allegations its soldiers raped young boys in the Central African Republic. Paris has opened up a formal investigation, with President Hollande promising "no mercy" if the troops are found guilty.

French troops go from heroes to villains in CAR

French troops go from heroes to villains in CAR

France extends CAR mission amid threats

France extends CAR mission amid threats

France asked to keep troops in CAR until 2015

France asked to keep troops in CAR until 2015

French troops out in force in CAR capital

French troops out in force in CAR capital

French army to suspend Nazi slogan soldier

French army to suspend Nazi slogan soldier

Europe to send troops to CAR, France says

Europe to send troops to CAR, France says

French action in CAR is ‘dangerous’: Hollande

French action in CAR is ‘dangerous’: Hollande

France to ask EU allies to fund CAR military force

France to ask EU allies to fund CAR military force

French troops in Bangui after deadly clashes

French troops in Bangui after deadly clashes

French troops killed armed men in CAR: army

French troops killed armed men in CAR: army

Paris to host CAR crisis mini-summit

Paris to host CAR crisis mini-summit

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Paris calls for UNSC meet on Central Africa

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French expats in Central Africa voice fears

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Hollande: no French troops to Central Africa

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French Embassy under attack in former colony

African leader caught smuggling monkey meat

African leader caught smuggling monkey meat