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Congo, U.N. troops fire live rounds amid protest against killings
By Kenny Katombe BENI Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Congolese troops and United Nations peacekeepers fired live rounds to disperse hundreds of people protesting outside a U.N. base in the eastern Congolese town of Beni on Wednesday, a Reuters witness said. Crowds gathered at the U.N. base calling for peacekeepers to leave the town after two people were shot dead on Tuesday during a ...(10/22/2014 8:55:42 AM)
Congo, UN troops fire live rounds amid protest against killings
By Kenny Katombe BENI Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Congolese troops and United Nations peacekeepers fired live rounds to disperse hundreds of people protesting outside a U.N. base in the eastern Congolese town of Beni on Wednesday, a Reuters witness said. Crowds gathered at the U.N. base calling for peacekeepers to leave the town after two people were shot dead on Tuesday during a ...(10/22/2014 8:58:17 AM)
Congo: Doctor wins top EU prize
A doctor who has devoted years to aiding gang-rape victims in the conflict-torn Democratic Republic of Congo has been awarded Europe's top human rights award, the Sakharov Prize.(10/22/2014 8:16:27 AM)
Brave healer of DR Congo's most horrific wounds
KINSHASA (AFP) - Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege, who won the Sakharov human rights prize Tuesday, has been dubbed "Doctor Miracle" for helping tens of thousands of gang rape victims in the Democratic Republic of Congo.(10/21/2014 5:22:35 PM)
Research and Markets: The Insurance Industry in the Republic of the Congo, Key Trends and Opportunities to 2018
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "The Insurance Industry in the Republic of the Congo, Key T(10/21/2014 1:06:00 PM)
DR Congo doctor wins Sakharov prize
A doctor from the Democratic Republic of Congo has won Europe’s top human rights prize for helping thousands of gang rape victims in the country. Denis Mukwege was announced the winner of the Sakharov prize by the European Parliament in Strasbourg. The 59-year-old gynaecologist told the BBC the prize would make rape survivors in DR...  [Read More...](10/22/2014 4:10:08 PM)
DR Congo's Mukwege wins EU Sakharov human rights prize
Strasbourg (France) (AFP) - Doctor Denis Mukwege won the European Parliament's prestigious Sakharov human rights prize on Tuesday for his work in helping thousands of gang rape victims in the Democratic Republic of Congo.(10/21/2014 3:42:12 PM)
U.N. condemns top human rights official's expulsion from Congo
By Mirjam Donath UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday condemned the expulsion of the top U.N. human rights official in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and called on the U.N. Security Council to consider possible action. The U.N. chief also expressed deep concern over recent threats against other staff at the U.N human rights office in the Congo ...(10/22/2014 2:18:53 AM)
DR Congo: Ban deplores expulsion of UN rights officer
Secretary -General Ban Ki-moon has condemned last week’s decision by the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to expel from the country its top United Nations human rights official, saying that doing so can “only be harmful for the country’s progress” and urged the Government to reconsider its position.(10/21/2014 4:47:23 PM)
DR Congo: UN Mission comes under attack, steps up security
The United Nations Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, known as MONUSCO, has stepped up its security following several attacks on its bases in North Kivu, including one this morning, when a large number of youths converged on the premises, and another yesterday which required the evacuation of 12 staff members.(10/22/2014 5:15:19 PM)
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