US Closes Embassy in Central African Republic

Country's president seeks help against rebels

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 28, 2012 4:26 AM CST

(Newser) – With rebels advancing in the Central African Republic, the US has evacuated its ambassador and his staff and closed its embassy in the country. Washington is urging Americans not to visit the country, where violence is surging, the AP reports. Rebels have captured 10 northern...   Read full story »

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