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VIDEO: Colossal peat bog discovered in Congo

Tuesday, May 27th 2014, 7:22
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

A huge peatland has been discovered in a remote part of the Republic of Congo. Studying it could shed light on thousands of years of environmental change.
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Colossal peat bog discovered in Congo

Tuesday, May 27th 2014, 4:07
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Brazzaville

A huge area of peatland is discovered in a remote part of Congo-Brazzaville, scientists report.
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Congo explosions: Soldiers jailed

Tuesday, September 10th 2013, 16:01
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Six soldiers are jailed by a court in the Congo-Brazzaville for explosions at an arms depot that killed nearly 300 people in March 2012.
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Congo general arrested in France

Friday, August 23rd 2013, 11:48
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo, France France

A general from Congo-Brazzaville is arrested in France and put under formal investigation for crimes against humanity, court officials say.
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Congo soldiers tried for depot blast

Tuesday, August 6th 2013, 14:58
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Twenty-three soldiers go on trial in Congo-Brazzaville over the 2012 arms depot explosion which killed at least 240 people.
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JAY Z changes spelling of his name

Friday, July 19th 2013, 10:37

The rapper drops the hyphen from his name but no reason is given by his record label, Roc Nation.
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Xi wraps up Africa trip in Congo

Saturday, March 30th 2013, 0:29
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic 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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Plane crash in Congo-Brazzaville

Saturday, December 1st 2012, 11:37
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic 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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Congo blast victims' funeral held

Sunday, March 11th 2012, 18:55
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

A mass funeral is held in the Republic of Congo for some of the victims of last week's explosion in the capital.
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VIDEO: Congo blast site still unsafe

Tuesday, March 6th 2012, 4:22
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
related places: Brazzaville

The area where ammunitions stockpiles exploded in Congo's capital, Brazzaville, is still too unsafe to enter according to rescue workers.
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