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  • UN envoy: Congo political tensions high ahead of 2016 vote 
    Updated: Oct-08-15 12:03 am

    UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. envoy for Congo says political tensions are running high ahead of 2016 legislative and presidential elections and human rights violations related to the electoral process are increasing.

  • German court convicts 2 Rwandans over Congo crimes 
    Updated: Sep-28-15 10:48 am

    BERLIN - A German court on Monday convicted two Rwandan men on terrorism charges for playing leading roles in a mostly ethnic-Hutu militia, and found one of them guilty of being an accessory to war crimes committed in eastern Congo.

  • South Africa pulls 50 troops from Congo after violations 
    Updated: Sep-24-15 9:30 am

    JOHANNESBURG - The South African military is withdrawing about 50 peacekeepers from a United Nations mission in Congo because they violated disciplinary codes, a military spokesman said Thursday.

  • Official: 3 injured in attack on Congo opposition rally 
    Updated: Sep-15-15 3:29 pm

    KINSHASA, Congo - Three people were injured Tuesday when men armed with stones and batons descended on an opposition rally in the capital that was demanding that President Joseph Kabila leave office when his term expires next year, a government spokesman said.