Deadly attack on U.N. base in northern Mali

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    In this edition: A U.N. base is attacked in northern Mali, Kenyan Vice President William Ruto wins a battle at the International Criminal Court, and it’s two days to go until elections in the Central African Republic.
    A U.N. base in northern Mali comes under mortar fire and an attack by a car bomb, in what is the latest in a series of attacks in the country. Malian forces are also attacked in Timubktu in an ambush.
    Meanwhile, Kenyan Vice President William Ruto wins a battle at the International Criminal Court in the Hague. Recanted testimony will be barred in his trial, in a blow for prosecutors.
    And campaigning closes in the Central African Republic ahead of Sunday’s second round of voting. The poll is being billed as a chance for a fresh start in a country ravaged by conflict and poverty.

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    In This Story: Central African Republic

    The Central African Republic, or Centrafrique, is a landlocked country in Central Africa.

    It is bordered by Chad to the north, Sudan to the northeast, South Sudan to the southeast, the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the south, the Republic of the Congo to the southwest and Cameroon to the west. The CAR covers a land area of about 620,000 square kilometres (240,000 sq mi) and had an estimated population of around 4.7 million as of 2018.

    As of 2020, the CAR is the scene of a civil war, ongoing since 2012.

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