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Republic of the Congo : Nation Votes On Presidential Third Term Limit
on 2015/10/26 4:21:11
Republic of the Congo

Polls have opened in Congo-Brazzaville in a referendum on constitutional changes that would allow President Denis Sassou Nguesso to stand for a third term.

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Republic of the Congo : Police shoot three protesters in Congo Republic
on 2015/10/21 20:46:37
Republic of the Congo

Click to see original Image in a new windowPolice in Congo Republic have shot dead three protesters during a demonstration against a constitutional referendum that could open the door for the long-time president to a new term in office.

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Republic of the Congo : Iran condoles with Congo on train crash
on 2014/4/24 16:55:33
Republic of the Congo

Iran has extended condolences to the people and government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) over a deadly train crash which left over a dozen people dead.

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Republic of the Congo : Refugees fleeing Congo fighting swelling: UN
on 2013/10/1 18:35:26
Republic of the Congo

Click to see original Image in a new windowA new UN report says the number of refugees fleeing the violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo has risen by more than 350,000 over the past few months.

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Republic of the Congo : UN deployment of surveillance drone in Congo delayed
on 2013/9/14 20:33:24
Republic of the Congo

The United Nations says the deployment of a spy drone by UN peacekeepers in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo has been delayed by several months

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Republic of the Congo : Congo president gives 10,000 euros to Spanish town
on 2013/9/7 19:46:49
Republic of the Congo

Congo's president has made an impression on a small town in recession-hit Spain -- after relaxing at its thermal baths for a few days he left local residents 10,000 euros ($13,000).

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Republic of the Congo : 12 army officers to be charged with rapes
on 2013/4/14 14:02:37
Republic of the Congo

A dozen senior officers in the Congolese army have been arrested for responsibility for mass rapes committed by several army units in eastern Congo in November 2012, Congolese Justice Minister Wivine Mumba told The Associated Press Saturday.

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Republic of the Congo : Cargo plane crashes in capital of Republic of Congo
on 2012/12/1 18:46:19
Republic of the Congo

A cargo plane crashed in landing in a residential area of the Mselou district in Brazzaville, capital of the Republic of Congo, on Friday night, witnesses told Xinhua.

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Republic of the Congo : Republic of Congo citizens urged to plant more trees
on 2012/11/7 19:04:18
Republic of the Congo

The Republic of Congo's President Denis Sassou N'Guesso is urging his fellow citizens to plant more trees so that the Central African country can achieve sustainable development.

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Republic of the Congo : Republic of Congo to borrow over 1.1 bln USD from China
on 2012/10/27 18:59:14
Republic of the Congo

The Republic of Congo will borrow over 1.1 billion U.S. dollars from China to support her 2013 state budget, the country's Finance Minister Gilbert Ondongo said in a statement published on Friday by a weekly publication, La Semaine Africaine (The African Week).

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Republic of the Congo : Force for Congo faces money, credibility hurdles
on 2012/9/10 19:23:50
Republic of the Congo

20120910
AP
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A proposed "neutral international force" to enforce peace in eastern Congo could be hampered by a lack of money and international credibility, officials and analysts said Sunday.

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Republic of the Congo : Ebola virus spreads in eastern Congo
on 2012/9/9 19:01:57
Republic of the Congo

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AP
GOMA, Congo (AP) — Officials in eastern Congo say the Ebola epidemic has spread to a second center after a woman was contaminated during the funeral of a victim of the disease and travelled back to her home. The health officials say 15 people have died since the beginning of the epidemic.

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Republic of the Congo : Soldiers fighting Congo rebels live in squalor
on 2012/8/11 14:06:39
Republic of the Congo

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AP
RUMANGABO, Congo (AP) — The nest of straw, like something an animal sleeps on, was a Congolese army soldier's bed before rebels seized this military camp. Broken windows were stuffed with grass and the only protection from the frigid night air was a handful of charcoal.

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Republic of the Congo : Congo ruling party wins majority in parliament
on 2012/8/8 15:16:22
Republic of the Congo

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AFP
The ruling Congolese Labour Party of President Denis Sassou Nguesso won a large majority in run-off legislative elections last weekend, with 89 of the 136 seats, final results showed.

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Republic of the Congo : Thousands of Christians march for peace in Congo
on 2012/8/2 21:19:36
Republic of the Congo

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AFP
Thousands of Catholics staged marches in Kinshasa Wednesday to call for an end to the fighting in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Republic of the Congo : Helicopter crash in Republic of Congo kills 2
on 2012/7/18 14:01:41
Republic of the Congo

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AP
BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo (AP) — A local official says a police helicopter crash in the Republic of Congo killed two Ukrainian pilots.

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Republic of the Congo : Republic of Congo holds parliamentary elections
on 2012/7/15 20:18:00
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AP
BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo (AP) — More than two million voters are called to the polls in the Republic of Congo to elect a new parliament.

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Republic of the Congo : Remove munitions from cities, UN official says
on 2012/3/14 13:31:44
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AFP
Countries that stock weapons and ammunition in urban areas should remove them to other places, a UN official said Tuesday, after 223 people died when a munitions dump in Congo exploded.

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Republic of the Congo : Mass funeral for victims of Congo munitions
on 2012/3/12 15:33:53
Republic of the Congo

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AFP
Thousands of people attended a memorial service Sunday for the victims of last weekend's munitions dump blasts in the Congo capital, as authorities announced a new death toll of 223.

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Republic of the Congo : Over 100 buried in Congo mass funeral
on 2012/3/12 15:23:39
Republic of the Congo

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AP
BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo (AP) — Women wearing masks against the odor of death threw themselves over the graves of their dead children, while men had to be restrained to stop them from hurting themselves as more than 100 victims of last week's arms depot explosion were laid to rest in a mass funeral Sunday.

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