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  1. News - World - CONGO

    De Merode, head of Congo’s Virunga National Park, recovering from attack

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 09:49pm by AFP

    ... mountain gorillas. The area is exceptionally rich in biodiversity, but is located in the scarred North Kivu province, tracts of which have been ravaged by successive conflicts for more than 20 ...

  2. News - World - CONGO

    Congo militia leader dubbed the 'Terminator' on trial for war crimes

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 02:11am by Reuters

    ... But defence lawyers responded that the Ituri conflict had not had the ethnic character prosecutors were ascribing to it. "The UPC was not a Hema militia- several commanders belonged to other ... and war crimes including murder and rape, all allegedly committed during a 2002-03 conflict in the east of the country. "Victims were killed by bullets, by arrows, by nail-studded ...

  3. News - World - CONGO

    UN deploys spy drones in DR Congo to monitor border and militias

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 10:54pm by AFP

    ... to monitor the volatile border between DR Congo and Rwanda and movements by militias and armed groups in a region stricken by three decades of conflict. The United Nations has a huge peacekeeping ... where millions have died in conflict over the past decades. The United Nations formed a 3,000-strong intervention brigade this year to operate in eastern DR Congo with a special 'offensive ...

  4. News - World - CONGO

    Rwanda-backed Congo rebels advance on Goma city

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Goma, Congo

    ... Associated Press in Goma, Congo Rwanda-backed militia in clashes with army as it takes frontline to provincial capital Gunfights as Congo rebels close in on city A Rwandan-backed rebel group advanced to within 4 kilometres of Goma, a crucial provincial ca ...

  5. News - World - CONGO

    Congo rebels ready to fight new UN forces

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... aggressive stance will only exacerbate the conflict and their problems. "We have lost so much, lost our belongings and our children already. If the new [UN] force arrives we'll just lose ...

  6. News - World - CONGO

    DR Congo warlord Bosco Ntaganda surrenders in Kigali

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kinshasa Fugitive warlord's surrender marks end to bloody career spanning nearly two decades of conflict Game over for The Terminator Notorious Democratic Republic of Congo rebel Bosco Ntaganda, wanted by the International Criminal Court for a string of alleged atrocities and known as "The Terminator", has surrendered to the US embassy ...

  7. News - World - CONGO

    Civilians flee rebel advance in Congo

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... affairs, Valerie Amos. The conflict was preventing aid workers from delivering even the most basic aid in already badly hit areas, she added. Leila Zerrougui, the UN special representative for children and armed conflict, said children were among the innocent casualties in the recent fighting. "Children have been killed and injured in the crossfire, deliberately targeted ...

  8. News - World - CONGO

    M23 rebels claim control of key Congolese city of Goma

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Goma

    ... Congo's mineral wealth, including diamonds, gold, copper and coltan- used in mobile phones- has inflamed the conflict and little has been spent on developing a country the size of western Europe. ... to Uganda, the mediator in the conflict. Uganda's junior foreign affairs minister, Asuman Kiyingi, said the rebels would not attend the talks. In the capital Kinshasa, security forces used tear ...

  9. News - World - CONGO

    M23 rebels pull out of Congo city of Goma

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... week, eight months after they launched their uprising, sparked fear of a wider war and major humanitarian crisis, their pullout raised hopes it signalled a move back from further conflict ...

  10. News - World - CONGO

    UN says Rwanda and Uganda backed rebel takeover of Goma

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in New York

    ... the two eastern African countries over their role in neighbouring Congo's conflict. Both Rwanda and Uganda have repeatedly denied supporting the M23 movement and have faced little ...



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