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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

DR Congo rebels declare ceasefire

Tuesday, January 8th 2013, 19:05
related countries: Uganda Uganda

M23 rebels declare a unilateral ceasefire ahead of a new round of peace talks with the government of Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Rebel threat to quit Congo talks

Thursday, January 3rd 2013, 23:37

The M23 rebel group threatens to pull out of peace talks with the Democratic Republic of Congo unless President Joseph Kabila signs a ceasefire.
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UN imposes sanctions on DRC group

Tuesday, January 1st 2013, 0:15

The UN Security Council imposes sanctions against leaders of the M23 rebel movement in DR Congo.
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Africa gets 'homegrown' smartphone

Thursday, December 27th 2012, 17:02

A company based in the Congo says it is the first to launch a smartphone and tablet fully designed and engineered in Africa.
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Congo robbers 'held in Rwanda'

Wednesday, December 19th 2012, 19:46
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Three men who allegedly stole about $1m in a Congolese city are arrested across the border in Rwanda, a UN official says.
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ICC frees Congo militia leader

Tuesday, December 18th 2012, 18:24

The International Criminal Court orders that a former Congolese militia leader should be freed after he was acquitted of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
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'Refugee numbers up' in DR Congo

Saturday, December 15th 2012, 0:18

Humanitarian agencies warn of a sharp rise in refugees in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo as a result of recent fighting.
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DR Congo's rebel kaleidoscope

Wednesday, December 5th 2012, 1:45

Living in the shadow of DR Congo's armed groups
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Congolese army returns to Goma

Monday, December 3rd 2012, 18:03
related places: Goma

As Congolese troops return to Goma, M23 rebels say their withdrawal could be short-lived if the government fails to enter negotiations.
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DR Congo rebels pull out of Goma

Saturday, December 1st 2012, 20:36
related places: Goma

M23 rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo complete their withdrawal from the key city of Goma under a regionally-brokered deal.
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VIDEO: DR Congo rebels pull out of Goma

Saturday, December 1st 2012, 17:01
related places: Goma

There are reports that rebels in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have finished the pullout from the strategic city of Goma.
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Plane crash in Congo-Brazzaville

Saturday, December 1st 2012, 11:37
related countries: Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo
related places: Brazzaville

A cargo plane crashes near the airport in the Republic of Congo's capital, Brazzaville, killing at least three people, officials say.
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UK stops £21m payment to Rwanda

Friday, November 30th 2012, 18:02
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK suspends aid to Rwanda worth £21m, amid concerns about the country's role in the conflict in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Congo police land in rebel city

Friday, November 30th 2012, 17:03
related places: Goma

A contingent of Congolese police arrives by boat in Goma, which rebels say they will now leave by Sunday, as looting is reported in the city.
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VIDEO: 'Rwanda backing DR Congo rebels'

Friday, November 30th 2012, 11:21
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Rwandan support for rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo may be even more widespread than previously thought.
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Fighters reveal Rwanda's Congo meddling

Thursday, November 29th 2012, 18:09
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Is Rwanda's support for rebellion in east DR Congo more widespread?
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VIDEO: 'Rwanda backing DR Congo rebels'

Thursday, November 29th 2012, 18:05
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Rwandan support for rebels in Democratic Republic of Congo may be even more widespread than previously thought.
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Rwanda 'wanted new Congo front'

Thursday, November 29th 2012, 15:02
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Rwandan support for DR Congo rebels may be more widespread than previously thought, the BBC hears from ex-rebels offered money to set up a new front.
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Congo rebels 'will leave Goma'

Wednesday, November 28th 2012, 19:43
related places: Goma

The military commander of M23 rebels in eastern DR Congo says his troops will begin to withdraw from Goma and surrounding towns recently captured.
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Congo rebel pull-out conditional

Tuesday, November 27th 2012, 22:24
related places: Goma

DR Congo rebels set conditions for the withdrawal from the eastern city of Goma after earlier reports that they would pull out by Tuesday afternoon.
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AUDIO: Hollywood actor inspired by DR Congo

Monday, November 26th 2012, 17:13
related places: Goma

M23 rebels in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo are facing international calls for their withdrawal from the city of Goma, which they captured last week.
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DR Congo rebels 'in new talks'

Monday, November 26th 2012, 14:57
related countries: Uganda Uganda
related places: Goma

The military commander of DR Congo's M23 rebels is reported to have flown to Uganda for talks as a deadline looms for them to leave the city of Goma.
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DR Congo rebels urged to stop war

Saturday, November 24th 2012, 21:39
related places: Goma

A summit of four African heads of state tells M23 rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo to end their war and leave the eastern city of Goma.
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Refugee fears in DR Congo crisis

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 18:02
related places: Goma

UN aid agencies warn of a worsening humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where rebels recently seized the city of Goma.
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DR Congo's army chief suspended

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 12:21

The head of the army in DR Congo is suspended over claims he sold weapons to armed groups, as the government says it has seized back a town from rebels.
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PM urges Rwanda action on militia

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 1:08
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda, United Kingdom United Kingdom

David Cameron says the UK "cannot ignore the evidence" of Rwanda's involvement with militia which have taken control of parts of neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Is DR Congo's cycle of chaos unbreakable?

Thursday, November 22nd 2012, 13:15

What next after rebels seize DR Congo city?
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Congo rebels reject pull-out call

Thursday, November 22nd 2012, 12:50
related places: Goma

Rebels in resource-rich Democratic Republic of Congo reject a call by regional leaders to withdraw from the main eastern city of Goma.
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DR Congo to study rebel demands

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 22:16

DR Congo's president says he is prepared to study the grievances of rebels who have made rapid advances in the east of the country.
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DR Congo rebels lap up Goma cheers

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 17:57
related places: Goma

DR Congo militia lap up cheers after the capture of Goma
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Congo rebels threaten new advance

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 17:06
related places: Goma, Kinshasa

Rebels in DR Congo threaten to advance to the capital, Kinshasa, after capturing the eastern city of Goma as regional leaders hold crisis talks.
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UN condemns rebel seizure of Goma

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 9:10
related places: Goma

The UN Security Council backs a resolution calling for sanctions against leaders of rebels in DR Congo, hours after they seized the eastern city of Goma.
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