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Hopes of a deal to end DRC's dangerous political crisis before Christmas are faltering after fruitless all-night talks over President Joseph Kabila's refusal to quit power.
Get the latest details as Congolese living in South Africa protest against President Joseph Kabila, who looks set to stay on despite the expiry of his mandate.
Five students have been short and seriously hurt during clashes with police in DRC's capital Kinshasa during protests over tuition fees, a doctor says.
The DRC’s ambassador to South Africa, Bene M’Poko, has expressed concern over the way the United States is handling the political developments in the central African country.
The UN Human Rights Council is strongly condemning recent deadly clashes in DRC amid political turmoil and is calling on the government and electoral commission to establish a calendar for elections "as fast as possible".
The US has ordered families of government personnel stationed in the Democratic Republic of Congo to leave amid fears about escalating violence, the State Department says.
The UN human rights chief is warning that a "large-scale crisis could be just around the corner" in DRC, where dozens of people have been killed this week in protests against a delayed presidential election
The UN rights chief has directed blame at DRC's government for surging political tensions that sparked deadly clashes in the capital Kinshasa this week.
Shops and petrol stations have reopened for business in the capital of DRC but residents kept children from school after two days of deadly clashes between police and protesters.
The headquarters of three DRC opposition parties have been torched, a day after deadly clashes between police and opponents of President Joseph Kabila.
Several Congolese nationals have been arrested after an anti-government protest in front of the Democratic Republic of the Congo embassy in Pretoria turned violent.
Police in the DRC prevented a protest against President Joseph Kabila from taking place in Kinshasa, with officers occupying the square where the planned rally was due to occur, a report says.
The Democratic Republic of Congo opposition parties have reportedly called for a general strike in protest of government's decision to delay next month's election to April 2018.
The Democratic Republic of Congo's ambassador to South Africa, Bene M’Poko, has vowed that the central African country will never experience another civil war, despite the ongoing unrest.
The government of DRC has accused the United States of sowing "chaos", after Washington placed two top allies of President Joseph Kabila on its sanctions blacklist.
The Democratic Republic of Congo's foreign minister insists that elections will take place after technical problems are resolved.
The UN has called on authorities in the DRC to exercise maximum restraint in the wake of deadly anti-government protests, as conflicting reports emerged over the number of people killed in the violence.
Two days of violence in Kinshasa left over 100 people dead, the Democratic Republic of Congo opposition says, their figure more than tripling the police toll.
More than 44 people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo in two days of street clashes between security forces and protesters against a delayed presidential election, HRW says.
A US envoy has reportedly been harassed in the Democratic Republic of Congo after he called for clarity on the presidential elections, which were schedule for November.
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