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Oct
31

UN calls for investigations into Congo rebel atrocities

The United Nations has called on authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo to carry out criminal investigations into acts of violence committed by the former March 23 movement (M23) rebels in the eastern part of the African country between April 2012 and…

Oct
31

U.N. warns over DR Congo violence as villagers flee ax, machete attacks

(CNN) — Scores of people have been killed in worsening violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s eastern region, leaving the local population in urgent need of aid, according to the United Nations and Human Rights Watch. The U.N. High Commissioner for…