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Stories with place: Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Congo's president inaugurates new airport terminal, tower 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 11:21 am

    KINSHASA, Congo - Congo's president on Thursday inaugurated a new airport terminal building and control tower at the capital's airport, nearly 60 years after it first opened.

  • Former Congo rebel leader's ICC trial to start in July 
    Updated: Jun-16-15 10:14 am

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The International Criminal Court says the trial of former Congo militia leader Bosco Ntaganda will start in July, weighing charges including murder, rape and using child soldiers.

  • Congo army, UN take on rebel group in northeast 
    Updated: Jun-10-15 1:52 pm

    KINSHASA, Congo - Congolese soldiers backed by U.N. forces have launched a military operation against a rebel group in the country's northeast and have killed at least 34 militants, officials said Wednesday.

  • Congo slams US for political 'interference' in elections 
    Updated: Jun-08-15 1:44 pm

    KINSHASA, Congo - The Congolese government has slammed statements by a visiting U.S. official about the ongoing election dialogue as "unacceptable" and "intolerable" interference in the country's internal affairs.

  • US diplomat urges Congo, UN to join forces against rebels 
    Updated: Jun-04-15 3:22 pm

    KINSHASA, Congo - Congo's army and U.N. forces should work together in the fight against rebels in the east, a top U.S. State Department official said Thursday, despite lingering concerns about the human rights records of Congolese generals involved in the campaign.