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Stories with place: Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • International court postpones Congo militiaman's trial 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 12:11 pm

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The International Criminal Court says the trial of former Congo militia leader Bosco Ntaganda has been postponed until September to give defense lawyers more time to prepare.

  • Congo's president calls for dialogue, opposition holds out 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 7:55 am

    KINSHASA, Congo - Congo's president has called for dialogue with the opposition to reduce tensions in the Central African country, a move the opposition and international community fear will delay elections.

  • Congo's president inaugurates new airport terminal, tower 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 11:21 am

    KINSHASA, Congo - Congo's president on Thursday inaugurated a new airport terminal building and control tower at the capital's airport, nearly 60 years after it first opened.

  • Congo army, UN take on rebel group in northeast 
    Updated: Jun-10-15 1:52 pm

    KINSHASA, Congo - Congolese soldiers backed by U.N. forces have launched a military operation against a rebel group in the country's northeast and have killed at least 34 militants, officials said Wednesday.

  • Congo slams US for political 'interference' in elections 
    Updated: Jun-08-15 1:44 pm

    KINSHASA, Congo - The Congolese government has slammed statements by a visiting U.S. official about the ongoing election dialogue as "unacceptable" and "intolerable" interference in the country's internal affairs.