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News: Democratic Republic of the Congo

We have started to collect the most important news related to Democratic Republic of the Congo in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Democratic Republic of the Congo – overview

Democratic Republic of the Congo: news

UN workers killed in DR Congo raid

Sunday, April 4th 2010, 20:55

Militants kill two United Nations workers in Democratic Republic of Congo's restive north-west.
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LRA rebels deny DR Congo massacre

Monday, March 29th 2010, 9:51

A spokesman for the LRA rebels says its fighters did not carry out the massacre of 321 people in DR Congo.
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UN call for new DR Congo strategy

Sunday, March 28th 2010, 23:18

The head of the UN mission in DR Congo says new measures are needed to stop massacres by the Lord's Resistance Army.
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DR Congo rebel massacre uncovered

Sunday, March 28th 2010, 0:48

Evidence of the massacre of at least 321 people by the Lord's Resistance Army in DR Congo is uncovered by the BBC.
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DR Congo mines 'hit by extortion'

Thursday, March 11th 2010, 1:00

Former rebels in DR Congo, now in the army, are running mafia-style extortion rackets in mines, campaigners say.
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UN discussing DR Congo withdrawal

Thursday, March 4th 2010, 10:28

The UN says it is discussing gradually withdrawing troops from its largest peacekeeping mission, in DR Congo.
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DR Congo officer accused of abuse

Monday, March 1st 2010, 22:59

Human rights groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo lodge a formal complaint against a senior army officer.
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Nkunda seeks end to Rwanda arrest

Monday, March 1st 2010, 16:57
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Congolese rebel chief Laurent Nkunda goes to court in a bid to end 14 months of house arrest in Rwanda.
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S Africa seizes 'N Korea weapons'

Friday, February 26th 2010, 15:54
related countries: Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo, North Korea North Korea, South Africa South Africa

South Africa confirms it seized banned military equipment on a ship sailing from North Korea to the Republic of Congo.
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Child 'witch'

Friday, February 26th 2010, 8:35

Congo boy tells how his mother tried to kill him
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In pictures

Thursday, February 25th 2010, 7:42

DR Congo faces a battle on its western front
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Congo war deaths 'exaggerated'

Wednesday, January 20th 2010, 18:51

The number of people killed in a decade of war in DR Congo may be half of the accepted toll of 5.4m, a study suggests.
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Poor DR Congo offers aid to Haiti

Monday, January 18th 2010, 17:39
related countries: Haiti Haiti

DR Congo, beset by poverty and conflict, announces $2.5m of aid to help Haiti cope with a devastating earthquake.
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Volcano erupts in eastern Congo

Saturday, January 2nd 2010, 14:56

Lava from an erupting volcano in a sparsely populated area of DR Congo threatens rare chimpanzees, officials say.
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UN ends criticised Congo campaign

Wednesday, December 16th 2009, 23:01

The UN envoy to DR Congo says a controversial anti-rebel offensive will be concluded at the end of this month.
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UN urged to drop DR Congo troops

Monday, December 14th 2009, 1:57
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Campaign group Human Rights Watch urges the UN to stop supporting a DR Congo campaign against Rwandan rebels.
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DR Congo stays Norway executions

Friday, December 4th 2009, 16:17
related countries: Norway Norway

Norway says it has been assured that two Norwegian nationals held in DR Congo will not be executed.
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Norway pair lose DR Congo appeal

Thursday, December 3rd 2009, 17:58

A military court in DR Congo rejects an appeal by two Norwegians against a death sentence for murder and spying.
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ICC revokes bail on Congo's Bemba

Wednesday, December 2nd 2009, 9:46
related places: Bemba

War crimes judges revoke the bail of DR Congo's former Vice-President Jean-Pierre Bemba, months after freeing him.
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Congo boat sinking leaves 73 dead

Saturday, November 28th 2009, 20:33

A boat accident on a lake in the Democratic Republic of Congo leaves at least 73 people dead, Red Cross officials say.
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UN's Congo policies 'must change'

Wednesday, November 25th 2009, 19:04

Rights groups say the UN must change its policies in DR Congo, after a leaked report claims violence there is worsening.
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UN-DR Congo rebel fight 'failing'

Wednesday, November 25th 2009, 16:18
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

UN-backed forces are failing to stop Rwandan-Hutu rebels in eastern DR Congo, a report seen by the BBC reveals.
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Congo 'warlords' deny atrocities

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 18:46

Two alleged Congolese militia leaders plead not guilty to war crimes and crimes against humanity in The Hague.
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Enabling rhythms

Saturday, November 21st 2009, 17:42

Congo band shines despite disability and poverty
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'Many flee' Congo fishing clashes

Friday, November 20th 2009, 15:41

More than 50,000 people flee DR Congo amid deadly ethnic clashes over fishing rights in the north-west, the UN says.
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The long arm

Wednesday, November 18th 2009, 13:30

Is this feared militia in DR Congo run from Europe?
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Germany arrests top Rwanda rebels

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 17:52
related countries: Germany Germany, Rwanda Rwanda

German police arrest two leaders of the Rwandan Hutu FDLR militia on suspicion of crimes against humanity in DR Congo.
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Congo gold 'still funding' rebels

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 7:08

A senior UN official tells the BBC sanctions breaking is still rife in DR Congo, with rebels using smuggled gold to fund arms.
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Behind rebel lines

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 12:34

Pictures of how Congo's militias take on army might
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Behind rebel lines

Wednesday, November 11th 2009, 12:34

Pictures of how Congo's militias take on army might
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Congo rebel fight 'must continue'

Tuesday, November 10th 2009, 11:54
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

The UN envoy to DR Congo urges support for the government in its battle with Rwandan rebels, despite accusations of abuses.
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