What's behind Central African Republic unrest
March 25th, 2013
03:39 AM ET

What's behind Central African Republic unrest

In just over a day, rebels seized the Central African Republic's capital, forced the president out of the country and declared the nation had "opened a new page in its history."

But no one knows what the next page will say.

Rebels say their takeover opens a bath for peace and democracy.

Yet questions abound over the future of impoverished, landlocked country - and what this uprising means for its 5.1 million residents.

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