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33 killed as DR Congo train carrying fuel derails: report

33 killed as DR Congo train carrying fuel derails: report

Up to 33 people were feared dead Sunday in the Democratic Republic of Congo after a freight train carrying fuel plunged into a ravine.

'Dozens' killed as military plane crashes in DR Congo

'Dozens' killed as military plane crashes in DR Congo

A military cargo plane crashed in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Kinshasa on Saturday, killing the crew, the director of the city's main airport said.

70 prisoners flee in second DR Congo jail break

70 prisoners flee in second DR Congo jail break

Dozens of prisoners escaped from a jail in Democratic Republic of Congo early Friday, less than 48 hours after rebels attacked Kinshasa's main prison, freeing their leader and 50 others.

4,600 people flee their homes in DR Congo daily

4,600 people flee their homes in DR Congo daily

An average of 4,600 people flee their homes every day in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the UN said Monday, warning of a dramatically deteriorating humanitarian situation in the country.

DRC govt under fire for violence after video massacre

DRC govt under fire for violence after video massacre

The Democratic Republic of Congo's government came under pressure Sunday to stem violence after the emergence of a video purporting to show soldiers massacring unarmed civilians.

Two Russian pilots die in army helicopter crashes in DR Congo

Two Russian pilots die in army helicopter crashes in DR Congo

Two Russian pilots and a Congolese officer died when two army helicopters crashed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the military said Tuesday.

Floods in DR Congo kill at least 50

Floods in DR Congo kill at least 50

Floods triggered by heavy rains and a river bursting its banks have killed at least 50 people and left thousands homeless in the southwest Democratic Republic of Congo, a provincial governor told AFP on Thursday.

20 dead in Pygmy-Bantu caterpillar clashes in DR Congo

20 dead in Pygmy-Bantu caterpillar clashes in DR Congo

Pygmy-Bantu clashes over a caterpillar collection tax have left 20 people dead in DR Congo and sparked fears of a new flare-up in trouble that over the past two years displaced tens of thousands of people.

30 civilians killed in troubled east DR Congo: army

30 civilians killed in troubled east DR Congo: army

At least 30 civilians have been killed in an area of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo that has been shaken by violence since 2014, the army said Sunday.

At least 15 dead in inter-ethnic clashes in east DRCongo

At least 15 dead in inter-ethnic clashes in east DRCongo

At least 15 people have been killed in clashes between armed groups in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in a region that has been the scene of heightened ethnic tensions in recent weeks, local authorities said Monday.