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August 31, 2013
Forces from the Democratic Republic of Congo, backed by the United Nations, take up positions previously occupied by the M23 rebels.
June 14, 2013
Stuart Butler explores the Congo's beaches, pristine rainforests and gorilla camps by foot, boat, car and air.
May 9, 2013
Democratic Republic of Congo troops rape at least 97 women and 33 girls, some as young as 6, in the country's volatile east after fleeing from advancing M23 rebels, according to a new UN report.
March 5, 2013
At least five people are killed when a twin-propeller plane crashes as it tries to land in bad weather in the eastern Congolese town of Goma.
December 3, 2012
Business have reopened in Goma, a day after M23 rebels ended their occupation of the Democratic Republic of Congo city.
November 22, 2012
Thousands of Congolese soldiers and policemen defected to the M23 rebels yesterday, as rebel leaders vowed to take control of The Democratic Republic of Congo.
November 22, 2012
Congo and Rwanda have been at this stage before.
November 20, 2012
M23 rebel fighters capture city and airport in resource-rich eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
August 17, 2012
The miners were digging for gold in shafts up to 100 metres underground when the accident occurred in Mambasa territory in Orientale Province.
August 6, 2012
A child who miraculously survived a bullet that exited through the top of her head and a mother whose arm was blown off as she rushed to help the child whose head was blown away are among patients at Congolese hospital.
March 5, 2012
A fire inside a weapons depot set off a series of explosions so violent that they flattened houses, businesses and churches, killing hundreds and trapping countless others under the falling debris.