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    5 militia fighters killed in ‘intense’ combat with DRC soldiers

    Agence France-Presse . Bukavu | Updated at 02:57pm on April 11, 2021

    Democratic Republic of Congo soldiers have killed five militia fighters in ‘intense’ combat in the country’s troubled east, the army said on Saturday...

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    24 killed in western DR Congo road accident

    Agence France-Presse . Kikwit | Updated at 04:02pm on April 10, 2021

    Twenty-four people died and more than 20 others were injured in a collision on a major highway in western Democratic of Republic of Congo, a...

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    At least 25 people killed in DR Congo road accident

    Agence France-Presse . Goma | Updated at 10:55am on March 20, 2021

    At least 25 people were killed when a large truck smashed into three vehicles on the road to the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo city...

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    Italy seeks UN probe into DRC envoy’s killing

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 11:11pm on February 24, 2021

    Italy said Wednesday it has asked the United Nations to launch an investigation into the killing of its ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo....

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    Italian ambassador killed in DRC attack

    Agence France-Presse . Goma | Updated at 07:34pm on February 22, 2021

    Italy’s ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo was killed on Monday when a UN convoy came under attack in the troubled east, DRC sources...

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    Lockdown worsens crime situation in DR Congo’s economic capital

    Agence France-Presse . Lubumbashi, DR Congo | Updated at 02:10pm on January 23, 2021

    For women of Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of Congo’s second city, said that a curfew might help fighting the coronavirus, but for many, it came with...

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    46 Pygmies killed in DRC militia attack

    Agence France-Presse . Bunia | Updated at 10:27pm on January 15, 2021

    Forty-six Pygmies have been massacred in eastern DR Congo’s Ituri province by the notorious Allied Democratic Forces militia, local sources said on Friday. ‘ADF rebels...

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    At least 25 killed in east DR Congo, ADF militia blamed

    Agence France-Presse . Beni | Updated at 05:08pm on January 01, 2021

    At least 25 civilians have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo's troubled east, local officials said Friday, blaming the attack on the notorious...

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    UN chief proposes gradual drawdown of DR Congo peacekeepers

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 10:21am on October 29, 2020

    The decades-old United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo could be reduced in certain areas over the next few years, UN secretary-general...

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    Bangladesh female police peacekeepers to guard Congo airport

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:09pm on October 02, 2020

    The female peacekeepers of the Bangladesh police have been given the responsibility of guarding the Mancuso Airport in DR Congo run by the UN Peacekeeping...

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