Thursday 29 June 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-06-29

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AFP - 6/28/17

The governor of Congo's restive eastern province of Nord-Kivu urged the army Wednesday to beef up operations against a spate of militia attacks there, saying all-out...

AFP - 6/28/17

Parliament in the Democratic Republic of Congo has authorised the state prosecutor to probe alleged involvement by a former minister in violence rocking the Kasai...

AFP - 6/27/17

The training pitches and classrooms are fit for one of Africa’s most illustrious football clubs, but the political battles rife in Democratic Republic of Congo have...

AFP - 6/26/17

The UN on Monday criticised a decision by a Congolese military tribunal not to prosecute seven Democratic Republic of Congo soldiers for crimes against humanity....

AFP - 6/23/17

Clashes between militants and government troops on Thursday left 16 dead in the restive east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the army said.

The fighting...

AFP - 6/21/17

The UN accused DR Congo on Tuesday of backing a militia that has mutilated toddlers and hacked pregnant women in the troubled Kasai region as the Catholic Church put...

AFP - 6/16/17

The International Committee of the Red Cross said Thursday two staff kidnapped when armed men attacked their convoy in the troubled eastern DR Congo last week had...

AFP - 6/16/17

"Some people have even eaten sand to try and prevent starvation," says Paulin Kiyankayi, a grim-faced doctor at Kikwit general hospital in DR Congo.

He is...

AFP - 6/15/17

The United Nations has documented dozens of cases of serious child abuse including rape and kidnap in five days of violence by Congolese militias, it said Wednesday...

AFP - 6/14/17

The Democratic Republic of Congo said Tuesday it has asked Chinese and Spanish bidders of a colossal dam project to join forces and submit a joint bid.

The...

AFP - 6/13/17

A Democratic Republic of Congo military court held a second day of hearings Monday in the trial of a man and a teenager accused of killing two UN experts in March,...

AFP - 6/12/17

Eleven people were killed and more than 900 inmates escaped Sunday after unidentified assailants attacked a jail in DR Congo's restive east, an official said.

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Reuters (Eng) - 6/12/17

At least 11 people were killed and 930 prisoners escaped on Sunday when unidentified assailants stormed a jail in Democratic Republic of Congo's northeastern town of...

AFP - 6/11/17

A police officer was killed in an attack on a court compound in Democratic Republic of Congo, a judicial source said Saturday, weeks after a mass jailbreak from...

AFP - 6/9/17

The International Committee of the Red Cross on Thursday urged the release of two of its staff kidnapped after armed men attacked their convoy in the troubled eastern...

AFP - 6/8/17

DR Congo authorities on Thursday rebuffed a UN warning to launch an international probe into violence in the central Kasai province following the discovery of dozens...

AFP - 6/7/17

Democratic Republic of Congo's former police chief John Numbi, believed by regime critics to be the prime suspect in the murder of a key rights activist, has been...

AFP - 6/5/17

A man and a teenager went on trial in a military court in Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday, accused of killing two UN experts in March, their lawyer said.

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AFP - 6/1/17

International and local rights groups called on the UN on Thursday to open an urgent inquiry into the months-long violence that has swept central Democratic Republic...

AFP - 5/30/17

The Democratic Republic of Congo has approved using an experimental Ebola vaccine to combat an outbreak of the virus in the northeast, the government said Monday....

AFP - 5/27/17

A cow carried on a stretcher as an offering plus a choir chanting effervescent songs of praise while a brass band plays.

It could only be Christmas, Congolese...

AFP - 5/21/17

Two men are to go on trial in the Democratic Republic of Congo for the kidnap and murder of two UN experts, a military prosecutor said Saturday, denying security...

AFP - 5/20/17

Dozens of prisoners escaped from a jail in Democratic Republic of Congo early Friday, less than 48 hours after rebels attacked Kinshasa's main prison, freeing their...

AFP - 5/18/17

Rebels from an outlawed political-religious group attacked Kinshasa's central prison on Wednesday, breaking out their leader and about 50 other prisoners, the...

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