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CAR interim President Michel Djotodia resigns

10 January 2014 Last updated at 16:51 GMT

Central African Republic's interim President Michel Djotodia has resigned, at a regional summit aimed at ending the violence that has engulfed his country.

PM Nicolas Tiengaye also resigned at the meeting in Chad.

In response, thousands of people took to the streets in CAR's capital, Bangui, most of them celebrating the news.

Mike Wooldridge reports.