Tuesday

28th Mar 2017

Ticker

EU to have 800 troops in CAR by mid-June

The EU expects to have more than 800 troops on the ground in the Central African Republic by mid-June, AP reports. Operation commander Maj. Gen. Philippe Ponties said that the force would take control of parts of the capital Bangui before handing over to UN forces in six months.

Analysis

Lukashenka: End of an era?

The political spring in Belarus ended just as the actual season began, but greater changes loom after 23 years of dictatorship.