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News: Democratic Republic of the Congo

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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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Refugee fears prompt Congo talks

Saturday, November 1st 2008, 16:19
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Concerns grow for the fate of refugees within DR Congo, as European diplomats try to find an end to the conflict.
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DR Congo refugee camps 'burned'

Friday, October 31st 2008, 21:47

Camps sheltering 50,000 displaced people in eastern DR Congo have reportedly been looted and burned, says the UN.
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'Human catastrophe' grips Congo

Friday, October 31st 2008, 12:12

Fierce fighting between government and rebels in DR Congo is causing a humanitarian catastrophe, the Red Cross says.
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Diplomats seek to end Congo crisis

Thursday, October 30th 2008, 23:57

Efforts begin to end a conflict in eastern DR Congo that has forced many thousands of people to flee their homes.
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UN fears grow over Congo unrest

Thursday, October 30th 2008, 17:03
related places: Goma

The UN says it is deeply concerned for tens of thousands of people fleeing a rebel advance in DR Congo.
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UN urges end to DR Congo conflict

Thursday, October 30th 2008, 1:48

The UN Security Council condemns military action by Congolese rebels, as thousands flee fighting in eastern DR Congo.
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DR Congo rebel leader calls truce

Wednesday, October 29th 2008, 19:42
related places: Goma

A rebel leader in the Democratic Republic of Congo whose forces are advancing on the eastern city of Goma declares a ceasefire.
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Congo exodus

Wednesday, October 29th 2008, 18:46
related places: Goma

Thousands flee in terror as soldiers retreat to Goma
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Congo city panics as rebels near

Wednesday, October 29th 2008, 17:36
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Displaced people are pouring into Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo as rebels battling the army approach.
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Rebels 'seize' Congo border town

Wednesday, October 29th 2008, 12:00
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Rebels in eastern DR Congo say they have taken a town near the Ugandan border, as fierce fighting continues.
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Battles rage near key Congo town

Wednesday, October 29th 2008, 3:11
related places: Kibumba

Government troops and UN forces are locked in fierce battles with Tutsi rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Volatile terrain

Tuesday, October 28th 2008, 19:24

How DR Congo's eastern heaven turned into hell
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UN joins battle with Congo rebels

Monday, October 27th 2008, 17:41

UN forces are engaged in heavy fighting against rebels in eastern DR Congo, as at least 20,000 people flee.
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DR Congo rebels seize army camp

Sunday, October 26th 2008, 16:26

Rebel forces in eastern DR Congo seize a key military base and the HQ of a national park housing rare mountain gorillas, as civilians flee.
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Thousands flee DR Congo fighting

Friday, October 24th 2008, 19:15

The UN says fighting in eastern DR Congo has displaced 200,000 people since fighting broke out with rebel forces.
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'Left for dead'

Thursday, October 23rd 2008, 19:05

Congolese chief tells of terror during rebel raids
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Tuesday, October 21st 2008, 15:38

ICC judges say Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga should not be freed but his trial is still halted.
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New rebels attack DR Congo town

Saturday, October 11th 2008, 10:45
related places: Bunia

A new rebel group threatens the key town of Bunia in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Congo president's call to arms

Friday, October 10th 2008, 17:41

DR Congo's leader makes a televised appeal for people in the east to take up arms against rebel general Laurant Nkunda.
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DR Congo rebels capture army base

Thursday, October 9th 2008, 15:32
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda
related places: Goma

The rebel forces of Laurent Nkunda have taken a major army base in eastern DR Congo, the UN confirms.
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Congo rebel 'to expand rebellion'

Thursday, October 2nd 2008, 16:35

Rebel Laurent Nkunda says he wants to "liberate" the whole of DR Congo, expanding his rebellion from the east.
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Congo blasts child soldier claim

Monday, September 29th 2008, 9:51

A DR Congo minister challenges a report claiming a rise in the recruitment of child soldiers and rape.
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Beer and normality in DR Congo

Saturday, September 27th 2008, 11:15

Ben Rawlence finds a small token of every day life has lifted the mood in a city in the Democratic Republic of Congo which once boasted a brewery.
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'Thousands flee' LRA in DR Congo

Thursday, September 25th 2008, 12:52
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Some 75,000 people have fled Ugandan rebels in northern DR Congo, the aid agency Caritas says.
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Appeal for Congo child hostages

Tuesday, September 23rd 2008, 9:31
related countries: Uganda Uganda

The UN appeals for the release of 90 Congolese children it says are being held by Ugandan rebels.
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Clinics 'looted' in Congo clashes

Thursday, September 18th 2008, 11:32

Health centres have been systematically looted by fighters in eastern DR Congo, the UN says.
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UN to unveil DR Congo peace plan

Wednesday, September 17th 2008, 11:09

The UN is to present a plan for rival DR Congo forces to pull back after heavy clashes.
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Football witchcraft deaths probed

Tuesday, September 16th 2008, 9:52

DR Congo is to investigate the deaths of 13 people in a stampede at a football game following claims of witchcraft.
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Call to prevent new DR Congo war

Thursday, September 11th 2008, 16:03

Diplomats make an urgent call for the DR Congo army and rebels to stop fighting in the east.
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Rare okapi captured on camera in DR Congo's Virunga National Park

Thursday, September 11th 2008, 0:10

The rare okapi, under threat from the bush meat trade, has been photographed in DR Congo's Virunga National Park.
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