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Indian Army officer posted with UN Peacekeeping Mission in Congo goes missing

Indian Army officer posted with UN Peacekeeping Mission in Congo goes missing

Army sources on Thursday said that Lt Col Gaurav Solanki has been missing since Saturday afternoon after he went kayaking in Lake Kivu. L...Read More

32 missing after boat sinks in Democratic Republic of Congo

32 missing after boat sinks in Democratic Republic of Congo

Thirty-two people are missing, feared dead, after a boat carrying more than 70 passengers capsized on Lake Kivu in the east of the Democr...Read More

Democratic Republic of Congo: 370 dead in Ebola outbreak in Kinshasa

Democratic Republic of Congo: 370 dead in Ebola outbreak in Kinshasa

Kinshasa: The death toll in the deadly Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic (DR) of Congo rose to a whopping 370, since the di...Read More

Congo votes in long-delayed presidential election

Congo votes in long-delayed presidential election

Kinshasa: People in Congo have begun voting in a long-delayed presidential election that could bring the troubled country’s first peacefu...Read More

At least 27 dead after bus, truck collide in Congo

At least 27 dead after bus, truck collide in Congo

Kinshasa: A Congolese health official says at least 27 people are dead after a bus and a truck collided west of the capital, Kinshasa. Dr...Read More

14 confirmed Ebola cases in Congo as emergency meeting held

14 confirmed Ebola cases in Congo as emergency meeting held

Kinshasa: There are now 14 confirmed Ebola cases in Congo’s latest outbreak as health officials rush to contain the often deadly virus in...Read More

Rio Olympics gets underway with colourful ceremony, parade

Rio Olympics gets underway with colourful ceremony, parade

Rio de Janeiro: The 31st Olympics, the first in South America and only the third to be held in the southern hemisphere, formally opened o...Read More

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India among 5 nations that will see high under-5 deaths: UN

United Nations : India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Congo and Angola will account for more than half of global under-five deaths by 2030, accordin...Read More

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Ugandan rebel attack in Congo

Goma (DR Congo) : At least 12 people, including a UN peacekeeper, were killed in an overnight attack by Ugandan rebels in the restive eas...Read More

Over 700 journalists killed in 10 yrs, only one convicted

Over 700 journalists killed in 10 yrs, only one convicted

London : More than 700 journalists have been killed over the past decade for bringing news and information to the public but the sad part...Read More

Earthquake hits eastern Congo, killing 2 children

Earthquake hits eastern Congo, killing 2 children

Kinshasa, (Congo): A government spokesman said that a 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook eastern Congo early today, causing the death of at l...Read More

UN: Peacekeepers ambushed in Congo; 2 dead, 13 wounded

UN: Peacekeepers ambushed in Congo; 2 dead, 13 wounded

United Nations: Suspected rebels ambushed a Tanzanian unit of UN peacekeepers in eastern Congo, killing two and wounding 13, the spokesma...Read More

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