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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.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo: news

Congo officers 'suspended over rape'

Friday, April 12th 2013, 11:14

The army in the Democratic Republic of Congo has suspended 12 senior officers in connection with an incident of mass rape in November, the UN says.
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VIDEO: DRC soldiers 'ordered to rape' women

Thursday, April 11th 2013, 13:39

DR Congo soldiers ‘told to rape and kill’ women and children
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SA army 'not scared' of Congo rebels

Monday, April 8th 2013, 10:48
related countries: Central African Republic Central African Republic, South Africa South Africa

South Africa's army is "not scared" of confronting DR Congo rebels, despite the recent killing of its soldiers in the Central African Republic, a spokesman says.
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MI6 and the death of Patrice Lumumba

Tuesday, April 2nd 2013, 15:57

How involved was MI6 in the death of Congo's first prime minister?
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DR Congo rebels reject UN force

Monday, April 1st 2013, 14:45

The main rebel group in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo accuses the UN of choosing "war" following its decision to deploy an attack force.
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Xi wraps up Africa trip in Congo

Saturday, March 30th 2013, 0:29
related countries: Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo

China's President Xi Jinping seals a string of deals and promises to boost ties further as he ends a week-long trip to Africa in the Republic of Congo.
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DR Congo hails UN attack force

Friday, March 29th 2013, 15:59
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

The DR Congo government welcomes the UN's decision to create a special force to attack rebel groups along its border with Rwanda - the strongest such mandate for a UN force.
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New UN force to target Congo rebels

Thursday, March 28th 2013, 21:53

A special combat force is approved by the United Nations for the first time, to be sent to battle rebel groups in the eastern DR Congo.
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DR Congo's Ntaganda appears at ICC

Tuesday, March 26th 2013, 11:52

Congolese war crimes suspect Bosco Ntaganda appears in court at the Hague for the first time after surrendering to the International Criminal Court.
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VIDEO: Jolie and Hague visit DR Congo camp

Monday, March 25th 2013, 22:25

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie and Foreign Secretary William Hague have teamed up in the Democratic Republic of Congo to highlight concerns over sexual violence used during war.
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DR Congo's Ntaganda in ICC custody

Friday, March 22nd 2013, 23:25
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Congolese war crimes suspect Bosco Ntaganda arrives in The Hague from Rwanda and is in the custody of the International Criminal Court.
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Kagame backs 'Terminator' transfer

Thursday, March 21st 2013, 11:41
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Rwanda's President Paul Kagame says he supports the speedy transfer of Congolese war crimes suspect Bosco Ntaganda to the International Criminal Court (ICC).
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US wants swift 'Terminator' transfer

Wednesday, March 20th 2013, 17:07
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda, United States United States
related places: Africa

The US is working for a swift transfer of a Congolese war crimes suspect from its embassy in Rwanda to the ICC, a senior US official for Africa says.
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Could 'Terminator' surrender bring peace to Congo?

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 18:03

Is this choice why Congo's 'Terminator' finally surrendered?
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ICC hails 'Terminator' surrender

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 16:34
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

The International Criminal Court welcomes the surrender in Rwanda of war crimes suspect Bosco Ntaganda, a Congolese rebel known as "The Terminator".
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VIDEO: DRC war crimes suspect in US embassy

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 2:30
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda, United States United States
related places: Kigali

Democratic Republic of Congo war crimes suspect Bosco Ntaganda has handed himself over to the US embassy in the Rwandan capital Kigali, the US says.
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War crimes suspect in US embassy

Monday, March 18th 2013, 22:23
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda, United States United States
related places: Kigali

Democratic Republic of Congo war crimes suspect Bosco Ntaganda hands himself over to the US embassy in Kigali, the state department says.
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UN in DR Congo 'army rape' ultimatum

Friday, March 8th 2013, 10:18

The UN issues an ultimatum to DR Congo's army over allegations of mass rape, saying it will stop working with two units unless there are prosecutions.
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Deadly plane crash in DR Congo

Monday, March 4th 2013, 21:56

A plane crashes in Goma, the main city in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, killing at least five people, officials say.
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DR Congo army 'seizes' eastern towns

Saturday, March 2nd 2013, 14:26

The army in the Democratic Republic of Congo says it has recaptured two eastern towns held for months by the M23 rebels.
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Congolese flee rival rebel clashes

Friday, March 1st 2013, 15:11
related countries: Uganda Uganda

More than 4,000 people flee over night from a border town into Uganda after rival rebel factions fought in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Congo militia in deadly army battle

Thursday, February 28th 2013, 20:13

At least 36 people die in fighting between a militia and the army in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the military and UN say.
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Blair defends Rwanda's role in Congo

Wednesday, February 27th 2013, 19:21
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former UK Prime Minister, Tony Blair, defends Rwanda over its part in the conflict in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Rival DR Congo rebel groups 'clash'

Monday, February 25th 2013, 17:25

At least eight people have been killed in the first clashes between rival factions of the M23 rebel group in eastern DR Congo, sources tell the BBC.
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VIDEO: DR Congo peace accord is signed

Sunday, February 24th 2013, 17:26

Regional African leaders have signed a UN-brokered accord which aims to bring peace to the troubled eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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DR Congo peace accord is signed

Sunday, February 24th 2013, 10:57

Regional African leaders sign a UN-brokered accord which aims to bring peace to the troubled eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Congolese Oscar hopeful gets US visa

Thursday, February 21st 2013, 10:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: Africa, Oscar

Rachel Mwanza, the teenage star of an Oscar-nominated film about child soldiers in Africa, is granted a visa that will enable her to attend the Academy Awards.
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South Africa charges 'rebel' Kabila

Tuesday, February 12th 2013, 16:07
related countries: South Africa South Africa
related places: Kabila

A man who says he is the son of former DR Congo President Laurent Kabila is charged in South Africa with plotting to overthrow the government of Joseph Kabila.
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South Africa charges Congo 'rebels'

Thursday, February 7th 2013, 12:08
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Nineteen suspected Congolese rebels are charged in a South African court with plotting a coup against DR Congo's President Joseph Kabila.
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Congo-Rwanda dispute hits heart of Europe

Wednesday, January 30th 2013, 4:10

How a dispute at heart of Africa has hit heart of Europe
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DR Congo 1-1 Mali

Monday, January 28th 2013, 19:29

Mali come from behind against DR Congo to earn a point and progress to the Africa Cup of Nations last eight.
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UN 'plan to fight rebels in DRC'

Friday, January 25th 2013, 23:55

The UN wants to set up an intervention force to fight rebels fuelling conflict in DR Congo, a UN peacekeeping official says.
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