Men with bows, arrows and knives in Bangui
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Rivals 'embrace' in Central African Republic truce hopes

13 January 2014 Last updated at 06:41 GMT

Rival militiamen have embraced each other in a district of the Central African Republic capital Bangui after the French military brokered a truce.

Gunmen laid down arms in the city's southern district of Bimbo after days of bitter fighting there between Muslim and Christian groups.

Talks are due to begin on Monday on electing a new, acting president. Alpa Patel reports.