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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
82 child soldiers rescued in DR Congo: UN
The children, some as young as eight years old, were forcibly recruited by the Mai Mai Bakata-Katanga armed group.
Last updated: 17 Aug 2013 02:29 GMT
Clashes in eastern DR Congo claim lives
At least 19 deaths reported in latest outbreak of violence that has complicated country's ties with neighbouring Rwanda.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2012 17:48 GMT
Revisiting DR Congo's massacre site
Both justice and peace elude residents of Kiwanja in North Kivu, as rebel group renews assault on government troops.
Last updated: 24 May 2012 11:04 GMT
Congo's flawed but necessary election
The UN and EU's decision not to send election monitors to DRC may place the country's third poll since 1960 in jeopardy.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2011 13:52 GMT
Wanted Congo rebel holds campaign rally
Ntabo Ntaberi Sheka, accused of orchestrating mass rapes, makes pre-vote appearance in eastern town as police look on.
Last updated: 26 Nov 2011 07:09 GMT
'Rebels' kill aid workers in DR Congo
Congolese aid workers and two other civilians killed in ambush blamed on local militia and Burundian rebels.
Last updated: 06 Oct 2011 20:29 GMT
UN mission to probe DR Congo rape claims
Team to be sent after alleged rape of up to 100 women in African country's eastern province of Sud-Kivu.
Last updated: 23 Jun 2011 21:13 GMT
UN: DR Congo troops committing rape
A high-ranking UN official has said that army troops are raping women who already experienced attacks this summer.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2010 17:30 GMT
DR Congo suspends 'conflict' mining
President orders ban on mining in three provinces in effort to stop "mafia involved in minerals exploitation".
Last updated: 11 Sep 2010 08:22 GMT
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