World Bulletin / News Desk
A motorcycle taxi rider was shot by a soldier without warning after crossing on to the airport runway, the official said on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking to the media.
The killing sparked disturbances in a neighborhood next to the airport that led to another young man being killed on Saturday night.
Lawmaker Sylvain Gonessa witnessed the airport shooting. “Unfortunately, a soldier shot him without warning,” he said. “The population first of all transported the body to the morgue before returning to open hostilities against the military”.
Thousands have been killed in Central African Republic since 2013, when Muslim Seleka rebels ousted President Francois Bozize, leading to a violent backlash by the Christian anti-Balaka militia.
The UN’s 13,000-strong peacekeeping mission, known as MINUSCA, has struggled to restore order. Last week, an Egyptian peacekeeper was killed in an attack in the south, taking the death toll among UN troops to 13 this year.
The UN Security Council recently voted to reinforce the mission with 900 extra troops.
The Muslim community is a frequent target of anti-Balaka attacks and more than 130 people were killed in two attacks in October.
Sectarian violence has left nearly half of the population dependent on humanitarian assistance, according to the UN.
4 bombs exploded near roadside in Kirkuk, at least 10 people were injured
19 reported dead, 103 rescued, 25 missing, rescue operation ongoing in Mediterranean
Under terms of Iraq’s constitution, current assembly’s mandate expired on June 30
In remarks ahead of this weekend's meeting of Group of 20 finance ministers in Argentina, Lagarde said there were signs global growth could begin to decline and called on policymakers to prepare.
Israeli army frequently conducts wide-ranging arrest campaigns in the occupied West Bank
Probe by Israeli rights group B'Tselem concludes that intentional fatal shot was fired at the Palestinian paramedic.
"I accept our intelligence community's conclusion that Russia's meddling in the 2016 election took place," Trump said
Here are five takeaways from the news conference that followed their first summit, in the Finnish capital Helsinki:
An abandoned mining town in California went on sale for $ 1.4 million
Roughly 80 percent of Iraq’s crude oil exports originate from oilfields in Basra province
Kerem Shalom is Gaza's only functioning commercial crossing
More than 130 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since March
Resources strained as thousand crossing into Canada from US
American Civil Liberties Union granted request to halt deportations for one week after reunification
Trump declared that US-Russian relations have turned a corner after a summit with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that he described as "open, direct and deeply productive".
Operation is aimed at restoring confidence after last year’s illegitimate poll on Kurdish regional independence