Congo

U.N. seeks to locate followers of slain Congo warlord

KINSHASA - The U.N. mission in Democratic Republic of Congo is seeking to locate a group of militia fighters who surrendered to the Congolese army, after their leader was killed in custody.

Congo militia chief 'Morgan' killed in army firefight - government 14 Apr 2014

KINSHASA - A militia leader accused of kidnap, rape and cannibalism in Democratic Republic of Congo was killed on Monday alongside four other people during a firefight as he sought to escape his army captors, the government said.

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Decades after genocide, Congo struggles to dislodge Rwanda rebels 08 Apr 2014

TONGO, Democratic Republic of Congo - Twenty years after the genocide in Rwanda, a rebel group founded by ethnic extremists who took part in that slaughter still prowls the lush hills of neighbouring eastern Congo, defying a renewed threat by the army and U.N. peacekeepers to dislodge it.

AU brands Central African Republic militia 'terrorists' after peacekeeper killed 25 Mar 2014

BANGUI - The African Union on Tuesday branded militia targeting Muslims in Central African Republic as "terrorists" and said they would be treated as enemy combatants, a day after a Congolese peacekeeper was killed.

AU brands Central African Republic militia 'terrorists' after peacekeeper killed 25 Mar 2014

BANGUI - The African Union on Tuesday branded militia targeting Muslims in Central African Republic as "terrorists" and said they would be treated as enemy combatants, a day after killing a Congolese peacekeeper.

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Boat accident death toll in western Uganda rises to 107 24 Mar 2014

KAMPALA - One hundred and seven people have died after a boat capsized in a lake along the border of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ugandan police said on Monday after recovering more bodies.

Boat accident In western Uganda kills at least 19 - police 23 Mar 2014

KAMPALA - At least 19 people were killed and dozens of others were missing on Saturday after a boat carrying mostly Congolese refugees capsized in a lake that runs along the border of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, police said.

Boat accident in Western Uganda kills at least 19 - police 22 Mar 2014

KAMPALA - At least 19 people were killed and dozens of others were missing on Saturday after a boat carrying mostly Congolese refugees capsized in a lake that runs along the border of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, police said.

U.N. and Congolese troops attack Rwandan Hutu rebels 12 Mar 2014

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo - U .N. peacekeepers in Democratic Republic of Congo and government forces have attacked Rwandan Hutu rebels based in eastern borderlands, U.N. and Congolese officials said on Wednesday.

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Congo warlord's conviction brings relief to international court 07 Mar 2014

THE HAGUE - Congolese warlord Germain Katanga was convicted on Friday of being an accessory to war crimes including murder and pillage - only the second conviction in the 12-year history of the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

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Special Report - How the U.S. made its Putin problem worse

WASHINGTON AND NEW YORK - In September 2001, as the U.S. reeled from the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon, Vladimir Putin supported Washington's imminent invasion of Afghanistan in ways that would have been inconceivable during the Cold War.