Dozens of people have been killed in a new massacre in two villages in the Democratic Republic of Congo's troubled northeastern Ituri region, say local officials and residents.
French peacekeepers in the troubled town of Bunia in war-torn northeast Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday killed at least five ethnic militia fighters.
The UN Security Council authorised a French-led international peacekeeping force to try and protect refugees from tribal massacres in Bunia, a remote town in the northeast region of the Democratic Republic of Congo
An uneasy calm has settled on the town of Bunia in eastern Congo following days of ethnic killings and looting as a ceasefire entered its second day Sunday.
Killings and kidnappings continued on Saturday despite the signing of a ceasefire accord between Joseph
The regional capital of the Ituri district in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been captured by the Union of Congolese Patriots (UPC).