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Rwanda 'backing DR Congo mutiny'

Monday, May 28th 2012, 9:46
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

The UN says it has evidence that a rebellion in the Democratic Republic of Congo is being fuelled by recruits and support from neighbouring Rwanda.
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VIDEO: Rwanda 'fuels DR Congo rebellion'

Monday, May 28th 2012, 4:35
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

The United Nations says it has evidence that a rebellion in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is being fuelled by recruits and support from neighbouring Rwanda.
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Congo warlord's 'days numbered'

Thursday, May 17th 2012, 3:11

The International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor tells the BBC he believes the net is closing around Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda.
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DRC rebel 'still recruits youth'

Wednesday, May 16th 2012, 12:22

Renegade general Bosco Ntaganda, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court, is still forcing youngsters to fight for him in the Democratic Republic of Congo, campaigners say.
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ICC seeks Congo arrest warrants

Tuesday, May 15th 2012, 9:19

The International Criminal Court's prosecutor seeks arrest warrants for what he says are the two "most dangerous" rebel leaders in DR Congo.
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DR Congo mining's reputation in tatters

Monday, May 14th 2012, 23:00

The Congo's reputation in tatters
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Congo clashes as deadline expires

Friday, May 11th 2012, 16:02

Heavy fighting breaks out in eastern DR Congo as a deadline expires for army mutineers loyal to the warlord known as the 'Terminator' to surrender.
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Havoc as Congolese flee the 'Terminator'

Friday, May 11th 2012, 0:32

Congolese fear rape and forced recruitment after army mutiny
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'Terminator' arms cache found

Wednesday, May 9th 2012, 19:07

A massive arms cache is uncovered in DR Congo on the farm of renegade soldier Bosco Ntaganda, known as "The Terminator", the army tells the BBC.
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My Business: Diamond deals in the Congo

Tuesday, May 8th 2012, 23:02

Selling diamonds on a street market in the DRC
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Congo fighters 'sack Terminator'

Tuesday, May 8th 2012, 13:52

Army mutineers in eastern DR Congo loyal to Bosco Ntaganda, a warlord known as "The Terminator" and wanted by the ICC, replace him as their leader.
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Congo 'regains towns from rebels'

Monday, May 7th 2012, 9:04
related places: Masisi

The DR Congo army says it has regained control of the entire eastern area of Masisi from rebels loyal to warlord Bosco "Terminator" Ntaganda, wanted by the ICC.
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'Terminator' wanted for mutiny

Thursday, May 3rd 2012, 10:15

Renegade General Bosco Ntaganda, known locally as the 'Terminator' is wanted for leading an army mutiny in the east of Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities say.
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'Terminator' takes DR Congo towns

Monday, April 30th 2012, 16:40
related places: Goma

Troops loyal to Bosco Ntaganda, wanted by the International Criminal Court, take control of two towns near Goma in eastern DR Congo after fierce fighting.
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DR Congo's Kabila appoints new PM

Thursday, April 19th 2012, 9:38
related places: Kabila

DR Congo's President Joseph Kabila, appoints respected Finance Minister Augustin Matata Ponyo as prime minister, ending months of political deadlock.
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Panorama: Glencore mines probe

Monday, April 16th 2012, 17:31
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Glencore, the multi-billion pound commodity giant, stands accused of profiting from child labour in a mine in the Congo, and paying the associates of paramilitary killers in Colombia.
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Thriving trade in illegal ivory

Thursday, April 12th 2012, 0:46
related countries: China China

Tracing the secret trade from Congo to China
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Congo seeks 'Terminator' arrest

Wednesday, April 11th 2012, 18:01

President Joseph Kabila calls for the arrest of ex-rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda, wanted by the International Criminal Court for war crimes - but says he will be tried in DR Congo.
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Congo 'Terminator' troops defect

Thursday, April 5th 2012, 17:23

Hundreds of Congolese troops loyal to alleged war criminal Bosco Ntaganda have defected from the army, diplomats tell the BBC.
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DR Congo planes to be destroyed

Tuesday, March 27th 2012, 16:17

A Congolese airline is to destroy six planes that belonged to the suspended airline company from which they were formed, its chief executive says.
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In pictures: Rebuilding the Democratic Republic of Congo

Wednesday, March 21st 2012, 0:36

Pictures as Congo tries to move on from conflict
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'Killings followed' DR Congo poll

Tuesday, March 20th 2012, 16:57

Security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo carried out a wave of killings and arbitrary arrests after elections last year, a UN report says.
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Samba is upset by Russian racism

Monday, March 19th 2012, 14:45
related countries: Russia Russia

Congo's Christopher Samba, who had a banana thrown at him while playing for Russians Anzhi Makhachkala, laments the fact that the incident happened so close to children.
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ICC finds Congo's Lubanga guilty

Wednesday, March 14th 2012, 20:27
related places: Lubanga

The International Criminal Court finds Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga guilty of recruiting and using child soldiers - the court's first verdict.
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Congo's Lubanga trial verdict due

Wednesday, March 14th 2012, 9:02
related places: Lubanga

The International Criminal Court is set to deliver its first ever verdict, in the case of DR Congo's Thomas Lubanga. accused of using child soldiers.
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Congo blast victims' funeral held

Sunday, March 11th 2012, 18:55
related countries: Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo

A mass funeral is held in the Republic of Congo for some of the victims of last week's explosion in the capital.
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Congo's capital picks up pieces after arms depot blasts

Tuesday, March 6th 2012, 15:40

Congolese city picks up pieces after deadly arms depot blasts
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VIDEO: Congo blast site still unsafe

Tuesday, March 6th 2012, 4:22
related countries: Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo
related places: Brazzaville

The area where ammunitions stockpiles exploded in Congo's capital, Brazzaville, is still too unsafe to enter according to rescue workers.
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Congo blast site still dangerous

Monday, March 5th 2012, 19:00
related countries: Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo
related places: Brazzaville

It is still too dangerous to enter the area where ammunition stockpiles exploded in Congo's capital, Brazzaville, killing at least 146 people, rescue workers say.
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'Bad wiring' caused Congo blasts

Monday, March 5th 2012, 17:03
related countries: Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo
related places: Brazzaville

Blasts at an arms depot, which killed at least 146 people in Congo's capital Brazzaville, were caused by a short-circuit that led to a fire, officials say.
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'Scores killed' in Congo blasts

Sunday, March 4th 2012, 16:55
related countries: Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo
related places: Brazzaville

At least 200 people are reported killed and hundreds more injured after accidental explosions at a munitions dump in Congo's capital Brazzaville.
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VIDEO: Munitions blasts 'kill scores' in Congo

Sunday, March 4th 2012, 16:40
related countries: Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo
related places: Brazzaville

At least 146 people are reported to have been killed following huge explosions at an arms dump in Congo's capital Brazzaville.
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VIDEO: Why do people believe in witchcraft?

Friday, March 2nd 2012, 12:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The murder of Kristy Bamu has raised concerns about the spread of a belief in Kindoki from DR Congo to migrant communities in the UK and elsewhere.
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