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UN warns of 'genocide' in C. Africa, parliament seeks new leader

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The UN has warned that bloodshed in the Central African Republic could turn into genocide as horrors continue to unfold in the country where parliament is preparing to choose a new leader. 

A door gunner keeps watch over the Central African bush during a flight to Bossangoa on January 16, 2014 in a French military helicopter

Violence in the highly unstable country has not let up despite the resignation last week of strongman Michel Djotodia under intense regional pressure, and at least seven more people were killed in the capital overnight.

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