Militia attack kills at least 34 civilians in DRC

2016-11-27 21:03

At least 34 civilians have been killed in ethnic violence in restive eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities say.

UN drops demand for DRC to replace generals

2015-07-15 05:20

The United Nations has dropped a demand for two DRC generals accused of human rights abuses to be replaced before UN peacekeepers can resume operations again.

At least 100 massacred in DRC's restive east

2014-11-24 13:58

At least 100 people were slaughtered last week in the east of the DRC, the latest massacres to shake the restive region, regional deputies say.

UN helicopter shot at in DRC

2013-10-18 21:43

A United Nations helicopter has come under fire in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the second such incident in a week.

DRC army takes on M23 rebels

2013-07-17 22:29

The Congolese army has stepped up an offensive against M23 rebels in the country's volatile east, shelling positions north of the flashpoint city of Goma.

Girls as young as 6 raped by DRC troops

2013-05-08 14:41

DRC troops raped at least 97 women and 33 girls, some as young as 6, in the country’s volatile east after they fled from advancing M23 rebels in late November, a UN report says.


Soldiers killed in attack in northeast DRC

2015-09-10 21:05

Seven DRC soldiers have been killed in a surprise attack by heavily armed assailants in Congo's restive northeast.

UN warns of long fight against DRC militants

2014-12-10 21:51

The head of the UN mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo has warned of a long battle ahead to stop militants who have hacked over 250 people to death.

DRC pounds rebels despite truce call

2013-11-04 11:56

Democratic Republic of Congo's army has pounded the remaining hilltop positions of M23 rebels in the country's troubled east despite a truce call by the beleaguered insurgents.

Fresh Goma shelling kills two

2013-08-24 16:25

Shelling has killed two people in Goma in the restive east of DRC after a newly-formed UN brigade took its first military action to back government troops.

Fighting flares in DRC ahead of Ban visit

2013-05-22 13:21

Fresh fighting has erupted between the army and rebels in the eastern DRC ahead of a visit by the UN chief Ban Ki-moon to the troubled country.

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