France: Central African Republic on ‘Verge of Genocide’

France says the Central African Republic is “on the verge of genocide,” and that the U.N. may allow French and African troops to intervene.

Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius spoke on France 2 television Thursday, after weeks of reports about fighting, looting and lawlessness across much of the CAR.

He said France, the CAR’s neighbors and the international community are concerned about the unrest, and that the U.N. is considering a resolution that authorizes French and…