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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

Rwanda aid cut over Congo rebels

Friday, July 27th 2012, 16:30
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Rwanda Rwanda

The UK joins the Netherlands and the US in withholding aid to Rwanda over its alleged backing of rebels in Democratic Republic of Congo.
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UN gunships deployed in DR Congo

Wednesday, July 25th 2012, 17:18

UN helicopter gunships have attacked suspected rebel positions in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, reports say.
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Congo rebels allow gorilla survey

Tuesday, July 24th 2012, 12:46

Fighting groups in DR Congo allow a survey to go ahead to find endangered mountain gorillas not seen since clashes began several months ago.
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Uneasy calm inside Congo's rebel-held territory

Tuesday, July 24th 2012, 11:29

Why Congolese soldiers are defecting to the rebels' cause
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VIDEO: DRC faces crisis as rebels advance

Tuesday, July 24th 2012, 11:25

The Democratic Republic of Congo is facing its most serious crisis for years, as a growing band of mutinous soldiers advances in the east of the country.
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US cuts military aid to Rwanda

Sunday, July 22nd 2012, 11:02
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda, United States United States

The US cuts military aid to Rwanda amid reports it is backing rebels in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Vulture fund's claim is blocked

Wednesday, July 18th 2012, 18:12

The Privy Council has ruled that a "vulture fund" cannot collect $100m from the Democratic Republic of Congo following a Newsnight investigation.
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Rwanda and DRC 'in border deal'

Sunday, July 15th 2012, 20:00
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo have agreed to allow a neutral international force to tackle militias on their borders, reports say.
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VIDEO: DR Congo: Rebels advance on Goma

Saturday, July 14th 2012, 1:54
related places: Goma

Rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo are moving ever closer to the city of Goma.
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ICC issues Congo arrest warrants

Friday, July 13th 2012, 21:57

The International Criminal Court issues arrest warrants for two rebel leaders in the Democratic Republic of Congo for allegedly carrying out war crimes.
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UN attacks Congo rebels positions

Thursday, July 12th 2012, 22:06

United Nations and government helicopter gunships bombard suspected M23 rebel positions in the restive eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Congo 'needs Africa intervention'

Thursday, July 12th 2012, 18:49

A regional force should be created to help fight rebels in the restive eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's, African foreign ministers say.
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VIDEO: Congo rebels threaten Goma city

Wednesday, July 11th 2012, 23:30
related places: Goma

Mutineer soldiers in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have threatened to march on the key city of Goma if attacks against civilians in the city do not stop.
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Congo rebels threaten Goma city

Wednesday, July 11th 2012, 17:40
related places: Goma

Mutineer soldiers in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo threatened to march on the key city of Goma if attacks against civilians do not stop.
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UN 'to protect Goma from rebels'

Wednesday, July 11th 2012, 13:31
related places: Goma

UN peacekeepers are being redeployed to Goma in eastern DR Congo to protect the city from rebel mutineers, the UN envoy to the country says.
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The tactics behind DR Congo's mutiny

Wednesday, July 11th 2012, 10:47

The real motives behind DR Congo's eastern mutiny
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VIDEO: UN troops reinforce DR Congo city

Tuesday, July 10th 2012, 20:48
related places: Goma

The United Nations and DRC government troops are sending reinforcements to Goma, after rebel forces advance towards the Congolese city.
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Congo warlord jailed for 14 years

Tuesday, July 10th 2012, 16:38

Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga is jailed for 14 years for recruiting and using child soldiers, in the first sentence from the International Criminal Court.
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VIDEO: DRC rebels 'advancing on Goma'

Tuesday, July 10th 2012, 3:17
related places: Goma

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has expressed alarm as rebel forces advance towards the country's main eastern city of Goma.
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DRC rebels 'advancing on Goma'

Tuesday, July 10th 2012, 0:37
related places: Goma

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo expresses alarm as rebels advance towards the country's eastern provincial capital of Goma.
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DR Congo rebels seize key town

Sunday, July 8th 2012, 18:00
related places: Rutshuru

Rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo seize the eastern town of Rutshuru after several days of clashes in the region.
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DR Congo troops 'flee to Uganda'

Friday, July 6th 2012, 12:32
related countries: Uganda Uganda
related places: Bunagana

Some 600 Congolese soldiers flee into Uganda after clashes with rebels, who have seized a border town, officials say, as an Indian peacekeeper is killed.
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VIDEO: Okapis killed by DRC rebels

Monday, July 2nd 2012, 15:43

The okapi is only found in Democratic Republic of Congo and it is under threat.
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How DR Congo rebels make their money

Friday, June 29th 2012, 10:21

Secrets revealed of how Congo's militias make their money
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Rwanda 'launched DR Congo rebels'

Wednesday, June 27th 2012, 18:06
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Rwanda has played a key role in creating a rebel group and sustaining a mutiny in neighbouring DR Congo, UN experts say in a leaked document.
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Rwanda anger at DR Congo charges

Tuesday, June 26th 2012, 17:38
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Rwanda's foreign minister hits back at reports that her country is backing a mutiny in DR Congo, saying such allegations are endangering Rwandans' lives.
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US 'blocking report on DR Congo'

Thursday, June 21st 2012, 14:12
related countries: United States United States

The US is covering up information about rebels in the DR Congo, led by a man wanted for war crimes, Human Rights Watch says.
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VIDEO: Intense fighting threatens habitat

Friday, June 15th 2012, 3:03

Renewed fighting in eastern DR Congo is threatening one of the world's largest and most important nature reserves.
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ICC seeks 30 years in Congo case

Wednesday, June 13th 2012, 17:52

Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court seek a 30-year jail sentence for Thomas Lubanga, the Congolese warlord convicted of using child soldiers.
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DR Congo: Where logic ends?

Wednesday, June 6th 2012, 8:57

Why does eastern DR Congo look like heaven but feels like hell?
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Rwanda military 'aids DRC mutiny'

Monday, June 4th 2012, 9:27
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Fresh evidence has emerged that the Rwandan military is aiding rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Human Rights Watch says.
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VIDEO: DRC women self-financing the future

Friday, June 1st 2012, 9:30

A network of savings and loans associations is helping women in rural areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo start their own businesses.
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