Congo

At least 37 killed in Congo train crash - sources

KINSHASA - At least 37 people were killed in a train crash in Democratic Republic of Congo's Katanga province on Tuesday, a witness and a local official said on Wednesday.

Uganda says Islamist rebel leader has fled eastern Congo 22 Apr 2014

KAMPALA - The leader of a Ugandan Islamist rebel group has fled his hideout in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo after a U.N.-backed offensive destroyed several camps belonging to his militia, Uganda's military said on Tuesday.

U.N. seeks to locate followers of slain Congo warlord 15 Apr 2014

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.

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Ukraine's leaders say have U.S. backing to take on 'aggressors'

KIEV - Ukraine's government relaunched a security operation to crack down on pro-Russian armed groups after an Easter pause on Wednesday and said it had the backing of the United States. | Video