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UN's elite force raises the stakes in DRC
Allowing peacekeepers to go on the offensive in eastern Congo marks a risky departure, observers say.
Carol Jean Gallo
Last updated: 16 Jul 2013 17:04 GMT
Internal displacement on the rise in DR Congo
More than 2.6 million people have been forced from their homes in the DRC because of intensified fighting.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2013 12:18 GMT
Dozens feared dead in DR Congo plane crash
Governor of North Kivu province estimates 30 to 50 passengers killed by crash near Goma city brought on by bad weather.
Last updated: 04 Mar 2013 20:59 GMT
DR Congo rebels push forward
M23 rebels march on strategic eastern town of Bukavu after seizing provincial capital of Goma earlier this week.
Last updated: 23 Nov 2012 01:03 GMT
UN accuses DR Congo general of selling arms
Senior army commander accused of selling weapons to rebel groups accused of carrying out widespread massacres.
Last updated: 22 Nov 2012 13:07 GMT
East African leaders tell rebels to quit Goma
Presidents of DR Congo, Rwanda and Uganda discuss crisis after M23 rebels capture Congolese city in North Kivu province.
Last updated: 22 Nov 2012 06:36 GMT
DR Congo soldiers surrender to rebels
Thousands of soldiers and police surrender to M23 at a stadium in Goma after the group takes control of the city.
Last updated: 21 Nov 2012 20:35 GMT
DR Congo president's aide killed in crash
Augustin Katumba Mwanke dies in private jet crash in Bukavu, but a minister and the governor of south Kivu survive.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2012 20:39 GMT
DR Congo opposition calls for protests
Etienne Tshisekedi's party calls for demonstrations as US expresses concern over legitimacy of recent presidential vote.
Last updated: 15 Dec 2011 15:56 GMT
Rapes 'surge' in DR Congo
Oxfam report says cases involving civilians in country's east have increased 17-fold.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2010 13:46 GMT
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