Violence simmers in C Africa as peace talks open

July 22, 2014 4:00 PM

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BRAZZAVILLE (AFP): Key players in the Central African conflict launched a fresh round of talks in Brazzaville on Monday to end more than a year of sectarian bloodshed in the direly poor nation.

But even as negotiators huddled in Congo, fresh violence erupted in the capital Bangui with the killing of a former Seleka rebel that sparked an immediate riposte.

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