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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 envoy to meet DR Congo rebels

Sunday, November 16th 2008, 2:35

UN special envoy Olusegun Obasanjo is due to meet rebel leader Laurent Nkunda to try to halt fighting in eastern DR Congo.
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Congo to help fight Rwanda rebels

Friday, November 14th 2008, 18:46
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

DR Congo agrees to allow Rwandan intelligence teams over its border to help eradicate Hutu rebels blamed for the genocide.
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DR Congo army pushes rebels back

Friday, November 14th 2008, 17:01
related places: Goma

Government forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo push rebels back at the key front line north of Goma city.
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Congo refugees 'have to be moved'

Friday, November 14th 2008, 1:02

Thousands of refugees at a camp in eastern DR Congo must be moved before they are caught up in fighting, aid officials warn.
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Foreign troops 'drawn into Congo'

Thursday, November 13th 2008, 17:12

Eyewitness evidence that foreign forces are being drawn into the conflict in the east of DR Congo is growing.
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Young fighters

Wednesday, November 12th 2008, 23:57

Entire schools targeted in Congo rebel recruitment
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Food aid reaches Congo rebel town

Wednesday, November 12th 2008, 22:28

A food aid convoy crosses the frontline to reach a rebel-held town in eastern DR Congo, the UN says.
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Uphill struggle

Wednesday, November 12th 2008, 19:29

Why the UN's peacekeepers in DR Congo are failing
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UN appeals for DR Congo back-up

Wednesday, November 12th 2008, 12:03

A top UN official calls for 3,000 more peacekeepers to be sent to the east of DR Congo to deal with a mounting crisis.
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Congo troops 'looting villages'

Tuesday, November 11th 2008, 23:08

Army troops have been looting and targeting civilians in villages in eastern DR Congo, a UN spokesman says.
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DR Congo angry at rebel demands

Tuesday, November 11th 2008, 8:22

A senior government official in DR Congo calls the country's rebel leader "a killer" and refuses to agree to his demand for talks.
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High ambition

Tuesday, November 11th 2008, 0:06

DR Congo rebel leader talks to the BBC about his aims
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Talk or go, DR Congo rebel warns

Monday, November 10th 2008, 19:34

Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda tells the BBC he will topple the government if it refuses to talk to him.
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African troops to back Congo army

Monday, November 10th 2008, 14:47

Southern African leaders say they are ready to support DR Congo's army in its fight against rebel forces.
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Cholera threatens DR Congo camps

Monday, November 10th 2008, 3:01

Aid agencies warn of the risks of disease in DR Congo refugee camps, as fresh fighting breaks out across the country.
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DR Congo tragedy

Sunday, November 9th 2008, 19:09

A mother grieves for her youngest child
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UN alleges war crimes in DR Congo

Saturday, November 8th 2008, 18:24

A rebel general's troops and pro-government militia committed war crimes during clashes this week, the UN alleges.
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Summit demands action on DR Congo

Friday, November 7th 2008, 16:25

African leaders meeting in Nairobi call for an immediate ceasefire and for UN peacekeepers to be given greater powers.
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Fighting as DR Congo talks begin

Friday, November 7th 2008, 12:37

Fresh fighting breaks out between rebels and government troops in DR Congo, as regional leaders meet for crisis talks.
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DR Congo 'civilian deaths' probed

Friday, November 7th 2008, 2:23

The UN investigates reports that Congolese rebels killed civilians in their homes, as Kenya prepares to host a regional summit.
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Congolese rebels make new gains

Thursday, November 6th 2008, 21:47

Rebels in eastern DR Congo seize control of another town, forcing government forces and residents to flee, the UN says.
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Long walk home

Thursday, November 6th 2008, 14:31

Congolese trudge away from camps despite risks
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Rebels force Congo town clearance

Thursday, November 6th 2008, 13:08
related places: Goma

Thousands are forced to flee after rebel forces take a town from pro-government militia in eastern DR Congo.
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UN caught in new DR Congo clashes

Tuesday, November 4th 2008, 17:53
related places: Goma

Peacekeepers have been caught up in renewed clashes in DR Congo after days of relative calm, the UN says.
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'I saw them die'

Tuesday, November 4th 2008, 17:20

Congo mother tells how she fled fighting for camp
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UN's Ban takes on DR Congo crisis

Tuesday, November 4th 2008, 9:54

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is to travel to DR Congo to push forward efforts at ending the conflict there.
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Call to boost UN DR Congo powers

Monday, November 3rd 2008, 21:29
related countries: France France

France calls for a stronger UN mandate in DR Congo, as civilians caught in the conflict are in urgent need of aid.
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Aid convoy reaches Congo refugees

Monday, November 3rd 2008, 15:16

A UN aid convoy takes medical supplies to rebel-held areas in DR Congo, where fighting has displaced thousands.
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In pictures

Monday, November 3rd 2008, 12:06

DR Congo crisis leaves thousands displaced
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EU envoys call for Congo action

Sunday, November 2nd 2008, 19:52

The British and French ministers urge a swift end to the crisis in DR Congo, as the UN prepares an aid convoy to rebel-held areas.
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In pictures

Saturday, November 1st 2008, 20:18

Images of the humanitarian crisis in DR Congo
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UK calls for urgent aid for Congo

Saturday, November 1st 2008, 18:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK foreign secretary says the need for aid is "absolutely pressing" for thousands displaced by fighting in eastern DR Congo.
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