- Congo police fire tear gas at opposition demonstrators Updated: May-26-16 1:24 pm
KINSHASA, Congo - Police in Congo's capital have fired tear gas to break up an opposition march, while one person died and dozens were injured in chaos surrounding similar marches around the country.
- Congo and UN campaign kills 23 rebels in North Kivu Updated: May-26-16 10:17 am
KINSHASA, Congo - A Congolese official says at least 23 rebels have been killed in an operation launched in May to combat rebels in the North Kivu province.
- Rights group: 2 aid workers kidnapped in eastern Congo Updated: May-25-16 4:51 pm
KINSHASA, Congo - A Congo-based organization says two humanitarian workers have been kidnapped in Congo's eastern North Kivu province.
- EU urges Congo authorities to redouble election efforts Updated: May-23-16 9:21 am
BRUSSELS - The European Union has urged authorities in Congo to breathe new life into the electoral process so that political chaos doesn't undermine the chances for free, fair and inclusive polls.
- UN: Bus crash in Congo kills at least 37 people, injures 22 Updated: May-21-16 3:00 pm
KINSHASA, Congo - A United Nations-backed radio station in Congo says at least 37 people have been killed and 22 injured in a bus crash.
- Dorticos beats Kalenga for WBA cruiserweight title Updated: May-20-16 6:16 pm
PARIS - Yunier Dorticos of Cuba used unrelenting uppercuts and impressive accuracy to stop Youri Kalenga in the 10th round and take the vacant WBA interim cruiserweight title in Paris on Friday.
- Congo opposition leader Katumbi flies to South Africa Updated: May-20-16 4:19 pm
LUBUMBASHI, Congo - Congo's top opposition candidate for the upcoming presidential election flew to South Africa for medical treatment Friday, one day after authorities issued an arrest warrant for him on charges his supporters say are politically motivated.
- Congo's political crisis stokes fears of widespread violence Updated: May-20-16 10:18 am
WASHINGTON - A simmering political crisis in Congo that the U.S. and its allies have been unable to defuse is stoking fears in Congress that one of Africa's largest countries is on the verge of slipping into widespread violence.
- Refugee mentors fill family roles Updated: May-14-16 11:08 am
TWIN FALLS, Idaho - Beatrice Bahati warmed herself in the sun at a park Feb. 16, the first day pleasant enough to hint at the return of spring to Twin Falls.
- UN report: Congolese officers got pistols from North Koreans Updated: May-14-16 1:31 am
UNITED NATIONS - U.N. experts say Congolese army officers and police reported receiving pistols from a group of 30 North Korean instructors training their presidential guard and special police forces, which would appear to be a violation of U.N. sanctions banning Pyongyang from exporting weapons or providing military training.
- Congo court says president can stay in office beyond mandate Updated: May-11-16 3:18 pm
KINSHASA, Congo - Congo's constitutional court said Wednesday the president can stay in office beyond his mandate if there is a delay in presidential elections, slated for November.
- Freeport-McMoRan sells mining stake for $2.65 billion Updated: May-09-16 1:32 pm
NEW YORK - Freeport-McMoRan Inc. will sell its stake in TF Holdings Limited to a Chinese mining company for $2.65 billion as it continues to cut costs and sell assets in order to reduce its debt.
- Congo buries its king of rumba, world music star Papa Wemba Updated: May-04-16 3:58 pm
KINSHASA, Congo - Thousands of Congolese attended the funeral Wednesday of Papa Wemba, a musician known around the world as the king of Congolese rumba.