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Democratic Republic of the Congo : DR Congo troops kill 10 soldiers from Burundi who crossed border in hunt for rebels
on 2016/12/27 19:10:36
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Armed forces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) say they have killed 10 Burundian soldiers after they crossed the border from the neighboring country in hunt for rebels.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo : 13 dead in various incidents after panic caused by shooting in DR Congo
on 2016/9/25 19:24:56
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Click to see original Image in a new windowOver a dozen people have lost their lives in various incidents that followed a shooting in the troubled eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, a local official says.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo : DR Congo opposition calls for nationwide strike
on 2016/8/23 20:17:41
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThe main opposition group in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has called for a general strike in the country following the government’s refusal to hold an early presidential election.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo : DR Congo police teargas opposition protesters in Lubumbashi
on 2016/5/14 20:33:58
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Click to see original Image in a new windowPolice fired tear gas to disperse protesters in Lubumbashi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Friday as demonstrators gathered in support of rich and powerful opposition figure Moise Katumbi.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo : DR Congo launches probe into use of US mercenaries
on 2016/5/7 18:58:03
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThe Democratic Republic of Congo has ordered an investigation into the alleged use of foreign mercenaries by the country's opposition leader and potential presidential candidate Moise Katumbi.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo : Car bomb kills 3 in eastern DRC
on 2016/4/16 20:19:13
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Click to see original Image in a new windowAn explosion has struck a vehicle in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), killing all the three occupants.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo : UN says DR Congo rights violations put vote at risk
on 2015/12/9 19:34:13
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThe United Nations has warned the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) that its crackdown on opposition groups ahead of the 2016 presidential election could “compromise the credibility” of the electoral process.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo : 14 aid workers abducted in DR Congo
on 2015/11/2 20:43:17
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Click to see original Image in a new windowFourteen people working for a national aid agency have been kidnapped in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo : Tens of thousands rally in Congo to support president’s bid for longer stay in power
on 2015/10/11 20:41:28
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Click to see original Image in a new windowTens of thousands of people have taken to the streets of the Congolese capital in support of President Denis Sassou Nguesso’s bid to extend his rule.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo : Huge demo in Congo against president extension bid
on 2015/9/28 20:24:13
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThousands of people have held a mass demonstration in the Republic of Congo to protest against plans by President Denis Sassou Nguesso to extend his rule.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo : Uganda rebels kill 7 civilians in DR Congo
on 2015/9/7 20:44:23
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Click to see original Image in a new windowA new attack by Ugandan rebels has left at least seven civilians dead in the restive east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, local officials say.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo : 7 dead bodies found in DR Congo’s restive east
on 2015/5/10 20:08:41
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Click to see original Image in a new windowAt least seven bodies have been found in a town in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, where a Uganda-based rebel group has reportedly been active in the past months.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo : 2 UN peacekeepers killed in east Congo ambush
on 2015/5/6 19:23:20
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Click to see original Image in a new windowAt least two United Nations (UN) peacekeepers were killed and 13 others injured when their unit was ambushed by suspected rebels in eastern parts of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

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Democratic Republic of the Congo : UN drops support for joint DRC operation
on 2015/2/15 20:48:43
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThe United Nations is withdrawing promised support for an anti-militant operation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which was supposed to be jointly carried out with the Congolese military.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo : Rwandan Hutu rebels in DR of Congo pledge to disarm
on 2015/1/31 20:22:17
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Click to see original Image in a new windowRwandan Hutu rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have vowed to disarm following a threat by the Congolese army to launch a fresh attack against them.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo : Congo parliament approves revised electoral law
on 2015/1/26 20:34:20
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThe parliament of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has modified and approved an electoral law following criticism that it was aimed at extending the incumbent president’s term in office.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo : Congo Senate bows to protests, drops reforms
on 2015/1/24 20:51:20
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThe upper house of the parliament, Senate, in the Democratic Republic of Congo has scrapped a proposed change to a controversial election law that would allow President Joseph Kabila to extend his stay in power.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo : Congo police attack protesters in Kinshasa
on 2015/1/20 20:49:03
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Click to see original Image in a new windowPolice forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo have opened fire on thousands of protesters opposing President Joseph Kabila.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo : Congo police killed 51 people in crackdown on gangs: HRW
on 2014/11/18 20:12:33
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThe Human Rights Watch has accused police in the Democratic Republic of Congo of carrying out dozens of extrajudicial killings during an anti-gang offensive.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo : UN calls for investigations into Congo rebel atrocities
on 2014/10/11 23:46:41
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThe United Nations has called on authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo to carry out criminal investigations into acts of violence committed by the former March 23 movement (M23) rebels in the eastern part of the African country between April 2012 and November 2013.

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