In five decades of independence, the country faced civil war and genocide, yet has grown into an economic powerhouse.
14 Jul 2012 14:37 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Congo, Germany, Niger
The Congo election is likely to be won by either Kabila or Tshisekedi, but whoever wins, there is a high risk of unrest.
01 Dec 2011 09:37 GMT | Politics, Congo, Kenya, Rwanda
As OPEC agrees on the first production cut in eight years, we examine the impact on global oil prices.
Business & Economy, Oil Price
Riad Hijab, chief coordinator of the High Negotiations Committee, discusses the prospects for diplomatic deal in Syria.
Syria's Civil War, Middle East, Bashar al-Assad
Inside the people-smuggling rings specialising in getting refugees into Europe.
Refugees, Middle East, Syria's Civil War
Al Jazeera investigates the shocking truth behind a deadly Israeli attack on a US naval vessel.
Israel, Politics, United States