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Congolese Warlord Convicted In War Crimes Trial

Reuters | Posted 05.07.2014 | World

THE HAGUE, March 7 (Reuters) - Congolese warlord Germain Katanga was convicted on Friday of being an accessory to war crimes including murder and pil...

UN: Armed Groups With Machetes Slaughter 70 In Congo

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2014 | World

ACCRA, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Armed groups wielding machetes have reportedly executed 70 people in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo "to spre...

U.N. Surveillance Drone Crashes In Congo

Reuters | Posted 03.17.2014 | World

KINSHASA, Jan 15 (Reuters) - An unmanned aircraft used by U.N. peacekeepers in Democratic Republic of Congo crashed on Wednesday near the eastern to...

UN Approves Special Combat Force For Congo

Reuters | Posted 05.28.2013 | World

UNITED NATIONS, March 28 (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council on Thursday approved the creation of a special combat force that is to carry out "tar...

140,000 Congolese Civilians Flee This Month Alone

Reuters | Posted 01.28.2013 | World

* M23's Makenga says pulling back from Masisi, Sake * Rebel military leader says will leave Goma later * Rebels show no ...

PHOTOS: Tens Of Thousands Of Civilians Flee Goma

AP | PETE JONES and JEROME DELAY | Posted 11.23.2012 | World

SAKE, Congo -- Congo's president has suspended the army's chief of staff, following the publication of a United Nations report which reveals that Gen....

U.N.: Congolese Civilians Massacred In 'Incomprehensibly Vicious' Attacks

Reuters | Posted 10.29.2012 | World

By Robert Evans GENEVA, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Rival armed groups may have killed hundreds of civilians in massacres and other "incompreh...

Congo Crisis: Clinics 'Overwhelmed And Running Out Of Supplies'

AP | Posted 05.25.2012 | World

DAKAR, Senegal -- The International Committee of the Red Cross says a new rebellion in eastern Congo has spread to remote and difficult-to-reach areas...

Kabila Leads In Early Results

AP | RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 02.02.2012 | World

KINSHASA, Congo — Congo's president, seeking a second term in a nation reeling from poverty and pummeled by war, was leading Saturday in early r...

Congo Rapes, Violence Linked To UK Companies: Rights Group

The Huffington Post | Susan Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Murders, rapes and major internal displacement in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been linked to a number of multinational companies in a report...