War-Torn Central African Republic Bids for Peace in Key Vote

  • About a fifth of population has fled homes since 2013 coup
  • Voting took place without incidents across the country

Supporters hold a portrait of Central African presidential candidate Anicet Georges Dologuele as they ride in a motorcade during a presidential campaign tour for Dologuele in Bangui, on Dec. 28, 2015.

Photographer: Issouf Sanogo/AFP via Getty Images

Presidential and legislative elections in the Central African Republic on Wednesday concluded without violence as people cast their ballots to seek an end to almost three years of lawlessness in the diamond-producing nation.

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