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Stories with place: Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Rebels kill at least 7 civilians in attacks in eastern Congo 
    Updated: Oct-12-15 7:07 pm

    KINSHASA, Congo - A representative of civil society groups in eastern Congo says rebels have killed at least seven civilians in two attacks.

  • Poachers kill 4 in anti-poaching patrol in Congo park 
    Updated: Oct-09-15 12:04 pm

    JOHANNESBURG - Poachers killed three rangers and one Congolese military colonel who were part of a 10-man patrol that tracked the satellite collar of a killed elephant to a poachers' camp in a national park in Congo, the park's managers said Friday

  • UN envoy: Congo political tensions high ahead of 2016 vote 
    Updated: Oct-08-15 12:03 am

    UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. envoy for Congo says political tensions are running high ahead of 2016 legislative and presidential elections and human rights violations related to the electoral process are increasing.

  • German court convicts 2 Rwandans over Congo crimes 
    Updated: Sep-28-15 10:48 am

    BERLIN - A German court on Monday convicted two Rwandan men on terrorism charges for playing leading roles in a mostly ethnic-Hutu militia, and found one of them guilty of being an accessory to war crimes committed in eastern Congo.

  • South Africa pulls 50 troops from Congo after violations 
    Updated: Sep-24-15 9:30 am

    JOHANNESBURG - The South African military is withdrawing about 50 peacekeepers from a United Nations mission in Congo because they violated disciplinary codes, a military spokesman said Thursday.