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Twenty civilians killed in northeast DR Congo

Twenty civilians killed in northeast DR Congo

Women and children were among at least 20 civilians murdered in northeastern DR Congo's Ituri province overnight Saturday-Sunday, local officials told AFP.

DR Congo police arrest leader of separatist cult after deadly clashes

DR Congo police arrest leader of separatist cult after deadly clashes

Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday arrested Ne Muanda Nsemi, the self-styled prophet and leader of a separatist religious sect, following heavy gunfire in the capital Kinshasa.

Fighting in east DR Congo kills 14 soldiers, 62 rebels

Fighting in east DR Congo kills 14 soldiers, 62 rebels

Fourteen soldiers and 62 rebels in the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) militia have been killed in the past two weeks around the town of Beni in northeast Democratic Republic of Congo

DR Congo army says 16 militiamen killed in troubled east

DR Congo army says 16 militiamen killed in troubled east

DR Congo's army said Monday it had killed 16 militiamen in a crackdown on armed groups in the troubled east of the vast country.

DR Congo Ebola death toll 2,231 to date

DR Congo Ebola death toll 2,231 to date

A total of 2,231 people have died out of 3,373 declared cases of Ebola in the current epidemic in the DR Congo, according to the agency overseeing the response

24 killed in DR Congo gold mine collapse

24 killed in DR Congo gold mine collapse

Twenty-four people were killed when a landslide engulfed a gold mine in DR Congo's eastern Ituri province after days of torrential rain battered the region, an official said Sunday.

UN repels attack on base in eastern DR Congo

UN repels attack on base in eastern DR Congo

UN forces have managed to thwart an attempted attack on one of their bases in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the UN's MONUSCO peace-keeping mission said on Sunday.

UN peacekeeping chief visits restive eastern DR Congo after protests

UN peacekeeping chief visits restive eastern DR Congo after protests

The United Nations peacekeeping chief arrived on Saturday in eastern DR Congo where anti-UN protests have erupted after militia attacks that have left more than 100 people dead since the start of the month.

Hundreds gather as DR Congo buries massacre victims

Hundreds gather as DR Congo buries massacre victims

The DR Congo town of Oicha on Friday buried 27 victims of the latest massacre in the sprawling country's volatile east, with hundreds paying homage to the dead.

DR Congo, UN announce 'joint operations' after Beni violence

DR Congo, UN announce 'joint operations' after Beni violence

DR Congo and UN peacekeepers will launch "joint operations" to beef up security in an eastern town where massacres by a shadowy armed group sparked angry protests

Plane crashes into homes in east DR Congo city, killing 23

Plane crashes into homes in east DR Congo city, killing 23

At least 23 people were killed Sunday when a small plane crashed into houses in a densely populated area of the city of Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a regional rescue official said.

At least 10 killed in eastern DR Congo by ADF militia

At least 10 killed in eastern DR Congo by ADF militia

At least 10 civilians were killed in two attacks by militia gunmen in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where government forces have vowed to root out armed groups, sources said Wednesday.