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Mass jail break as DR Congo violence worsens
About 370 prisoners escape when armed men attack jail in Butembo after ten days of gruesome violence in country's east.
Last updated: 19 Oct 2014 12:00 GMT
UN mission admits failure to stop DRC murders
Head of UN mission in DR Congo apologises and admits his troops did not heed alert before armed men killed 30 civilians.
Last updated: 04 Jul 2014 11:18 GMT
Beatings, rape and mass Congo deportation
More than 130,000 DRC citizens have been kicked out of Congo-Brazzaville as claims of physical and sexual abuse continue
Last updated: 28 Jun 2014 07:28 GMT
Scores killed in DR Congo train crash
A government spokesman says at least 57 people have died in a rail accident in the country's southeast.
Last updated: 23 Apr 2014 18:15 GMT
UN and Congo troops attack Hutu rebels
UN and government forces attack Rwandan Hutu rebels based in DR Congo's eastern borderlands.
Last updated: 13 Mar 2014 02:58 GMT
DR Congo risks violence despite rebel defeat
While hopes for peace blossomed after M23 rebel surrender, much work remains after 20 years of war.
Last updated: 07 Jan 2014 08:35 GMT
DR Congo army regains control of capital
Multiple attacks on sites across Kinshasa seen as an attempt to seize power from President Joseph Kabila.
Last updated: 01 Jan 2014 03:22 GMT
DRC leaves Uganda-hosted talks with rebels
Move follows failure of government and M23 to agree on wording of document to end the insurgency officially.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2013 11:47 GMT
DR Congo rebels accused of atrocities
Government soldiers say bodies were found in freshly dug graves after rebels retreated from base near Ugandan border.
Last updated: 03 Nov 2013 05:05 GMT
DR Congo and M23 rebels agree to resume talks
Resumption of talks comes weeks after government troops backed by UN forces launched fresh attacks against rebels.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2013 01:47 GMT
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