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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

Congo mass jail break-out

Wednesday, January 24th 2007, 14:51
related countries: Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo

Some 200 inmates escape from jail in the Republic of Congo - reportedly in a row over poor food.
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Congo general 'agrees to peace'

Wednesday, January 17th 2007, 19:02

The DR Congo military announces a peace deal with a dissident army general, Laurent Nkunda.
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Congo fury at France death probe

Thursday, January 11th 2007, 15:14
related countries: France France

Congo's President Sassou condemns a French court decision to reopen an investigation into an alleged massacre in 1999.
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France to probe Congo 'massacre'

Wednesday, January 10th 2007, 18:48
related countries: Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo, France France

A French probe into the disappearance of hundreds of people in the Republic of Congo is to be reopened.
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Dissident general in Rwanda talks

Thursday, January 4th 2007, 9:51
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Rwanda hosts talks between representatives of DR Congo's government and dissident army general Laurent Nkunda.
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Kabila appoints DR Congo premier

Saturday, December 30th 2006, 23:57

DR Congo's newly elected President Joseph Kabila names a former opposition figure as prime minister.
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Congo troops clash with rebels

Thursday, December 28th 2006, 10:55

Several dissident soldiers in DR Congo are killed in a clash with government forces in the east.
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Congo activists fined for forgery

Wednesday, December 27th 2006, 15:29
related countries: Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo

Congo-Brazzaville sentences two anti-corruption activists, in a trial criticised as politically motivated.
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DR Congo poll 'will spread peace'

Thursday, December 14th 2006, 13:09

DR Congo's neighbours hail the country's recent elections saying it promises peace for the entire region.
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Kabila hails new era for DR Congo

Wednesday, December 6th 2006, 16:57

Joseph Kabila says his inauguration in DR Congo marks a fresh start for the war-ravaged country.
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Thousands flee DR Congo fighting

Tuesday, December 5th 2006, 20:04
related countries: Uganda Uganda

Thousands of Congolese reportedly flee to Uganda as a renegade general and DR Congo's army clash.
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East DR Congo rebels to disarm

Thursday, November 30th 2006, 1:39

Rebel groups in eastern DR Congo agree to disarm, a move which could bring peace nearer in the troubled region.
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Bemba accepts DR Congo poll loss

Tuesday, November 28th 2006, 18:22

Former Congolese rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba accepts defeat in run-off presidential elections.
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Kabila confirmed as Congo leader

Monday, November 27th 2006, 23:13

DR Congo's Supreme Court confirms Joseph Kabila as the winner of the country's presidential elections.
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DR Congo poll challenge rejected

Monday, November 27th 2006, 18:35

DR Congo's Supreme Court dismisses a challenge to last month's run-off election by losing candidate Jean-Pierre Bemba.
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UN repels dissidents in DR Congo

Monday, November 27th 2006, 16:50
related places: Goma

UN troops backed by helicopters push back troops loyal to a dissident general in eastern DR Congo.
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Fighting flares in east DR Congo

Saturday, November 25th 2006, 19:56

DR Congo's government says troops loyal to a dissident general have attacked army positions in the east.
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UN finds mass graves in DR Congo

Friday, November 24th 2006, 16:00

UN investigators in DR Congo find mass graves with about 30 bodies in an army camp in the east of the country.
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Bemba forces leave Congo capital

Thursday, November 23rd 2006, 12:41
related places: Kinshasa

Forces loyal to a DR Congo presidential candidate start to leave Kinshasa, following an ultimatum.
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DR Congo leader issues ultimatum

Thursday, November 23rd 2006, 11:55

DR Congo President Joseph Kabila gives the forces of his rival 48 hours to leave the capital or face removal.
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Bemba condemns Congo violence

Wednesday, November 22nd 2006, 10:51

The party of the man who officially lost DR Congo's election condemns violence by his supporters on Tuesday.
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Congo court burnt in poll protest

Tuesday, November 21st 2006, 22:53
related places: Kinshasa

DR Congo's Supreme Court is set on fire during protests over alleged fraud in the presidential run-off.
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DR Congo's Bemba rejects result

Thursday, November 16th 2006, 17:15

DR Congo presidential challenger Jean-Pierre Bemba rejects election results that gave victory to Joseph Kabila.
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Kabila calls for calm in DR Congo

Thursday, November 16th 2006, 13:40

President Joseph Kabila appeals for calm in DR Congo as his supporters celebrate his run-off election victory.
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Kabila named DR Congo poll winner

Wednesday, November 15th 2006, 21:33

President Joseph Kabila wins the run-off election in DR Congo, the country's electoral commission says.
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'No cheating' in Congo election

Wednesday, November 15th 2006, 14:41

Allegations of election fraud by ex-DR Congo rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba are unsubstantiated, officials say.
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Bemba rejects DR Congo poll loss

Tuesday, November 14th 2006, 17:57

Supporters of ex-DR Congo's Jean-Pierre Bemba reject results showing he is set to lose a presidential run-off.
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Kabila near to DR Congo victory

Monday, November 13th 2006, 14:42

DR Congo President Kabila has a strong lead over his rival, with 90% of the vote counted from the presidential run-off.
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Clashes erupt in DR Congo capital

Saturday, November 11th 2006, 20:32

Clashes between security forces and supporters of a DR Congo presidential candidate leave two civilians dead.
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Kabila leads DR Congo vote count

Friday, November 10th 2006, 17:01

DR Congo President Kabila has a strong lead over his rival, with most votes counted from the presidential run-off.
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International court in first case

Thursday, November 9th 2006, 14:59

The International Criminal Court starts hearing its first case, against a militia leader from DR Congo.
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'Cheating' in Congo's vote count

Wednesday, November 8th 2006, 20:12

An ally of DR Congo's presidential hopeful Jean-Pierre Bemba says there is evidence of election cheating.
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