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DR Congo: UN chief calls for probe into deadly armed attacks on mining site

New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres has urged authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to investigate deadly armed group attacks in Djugu Territory, Ituri Province, on Sunday.

Nepal peacekeeper killed; UN strongly condemns attack in DR Congo

New York: The UN chief on Tuesday together with the Security Council, strongly condemned an attack by suspected militia members, on peacekeepers serving in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which left one Nepali ‘blue helmet’ dead.

Thousands escape to Uganda following violent clashes in DR Congo

New York: Recent violent clashes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have forced thousands to escape to neighbouring Uganda, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, reported on Friday.

DR Congo: UN envoy calls for strategy to address root causes of conflict

New York: Amid deteriorating security in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the top UN envoy in the country has called for a comprehensive political strategy that includes measures to address the structural causes of the conflicts.

UN’s top court orders Uganda to pay $325 million to DR Congo

New York: Uganda must pay the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) $325 million in reparations related to the brutal conflict between the two nations from 1998 to 2003, the UN’s highest court ruled on Wednesday.

UN rights office warns of risk of further attacks on displaced camps in DR Congo

New York: Authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) must ensure civilian protection in the wake of recent deadly raids on camps for internally displaced persons (IDPs), the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said on Tuesday.

DR Congo: More peacekeepers deployed in wake of deadly camp attack

New York: Peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have stepped up their presence in the area around a camp for displaced people in Ituri province following a deadly attack this week, the United Nations said on Thursday.

DR Congo: At least 50 dead following militia attack on camp

New York: At least 50 people, including women and children, were killed in an attack on Tuesday night at a site for internally displaced people in Savo, Ituri Province, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the UN said on Wednesday.

Following DR Congo murder trial, UN calls for death penalty moratorium to remain

New York: Following a verdict in the case of the brutal murder of two its experts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) nearly five years ago, the UN on Tuesday urged authorities to uphold their moratorium on the death penalty.

DR Congo: Suicide attack in restaurant leaves 5 dead

Beni: At least five people died as a suicide bomber struck a restaurant in the Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern city of Beni on Saturday.

Thousands head home voluntarily from Zambia to DR Congo

New York: Nearly 5,000 refugees who fled violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) four years ago, are opting to head home voluntarily from Zambia over the coming months, with the first 100 people setting out on Tuesday.

DR Congo: Limitations to ‘strictly military approach’ to stem violence, mission chief warns

New York: The Special Representative of the Secretary-General in the Democratic Republic of the Congo told the Security Council on Monday that “a lasting solution” to the violence “requires a broader political commitment to address the root causes of conflict.”

Series of appalling deadly attacks on displaced people in DR Congo

New York: The UN refugee Agency, UNHCR, is “appalled by a series of deadly attacks” on displaced people in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the agency’s spokesperson told journalists on Tuesday in Geneva.

DR Congo: Five Chinese kidnapped in armed attack on Congo mine

Five Chinese nationals were kidnapped when armed people attacked a gold mine in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Sunday, media reports said on Sunday.

Thousands flee DR Congo fighting for Uganda: UNHCR

New York: Fighting in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has forced at least 11,000 people to flee to neighbouring Uganda since Sunday night, representing the largest refugee influx in a single day for more than a year, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday.