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Dozens of rebels killed in DR Congo clashes, says monitor

Urdu Point 16 Jun 2021
Bunia, DR Congo, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 16th Jun, 2021 ) .Fighting between government forces and an armed group in eastern DR Congo erupted on Wednesday for the fifth day running, local sources said, as a ...
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DR Congo court cuts jail term for ex-presidential aide

Urdu Point 16 Jun 2021
Kinshasa, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 16th Jun, 2021 ) .A former presidential aide in DR Congo who had been sentenced to 20 years in a high-profile corruption case has had his term reduced by seven years on appeal, his lawyer said ... Kamerhe's case became the emblem of the president's proclaimed crackdown on DR Congo's endemic corruption.
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DR Congo seizes militia chief accused of killing 19 wildlife rangers

Urdu Point 10 Jun 2021
Goma, DR Congo, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 10th Jun, 2021 ) .DR Congo's famed Virunga National Park said on Thursday that the head of an armed group had been arrested over a three-year killing spree that had left 19 wildlife rangers dead.
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Notorious DR Congo militia blamed for new civilian deaths

Urdu Point 09 Jun 2021
Beni, DR Congo, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 9th Jun, 2021 ) .At least nine civilians have been killed in the latest attack in eastern DR Congo to be blamed on the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) militia, local sources said.
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Searching for the lost children after DR Congo volcanic eruption

Urdu Point 09 Jun 2021
Goma, DR Congo, June 9 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 9th Jun, 2021 ) .DR Congo's Mount Nyiragongo has ceased to rumble and Goma, the city that lives in its shadow, is in recovery mode ... Unicef's representative in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Edouard Beigbeder, said that ...
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10 killed as hospital torched in DR Congo fighting

Urdu Point 08 Jun 2021
Bunia, DR Congo, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 8th Jun, 2021 ) .Ten civilians were killed and a hospital burned down in troubled eastern DR Congo during fighting between government forces and an armed group, aid groups and local officials said on Tuesday.
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DR Congo diamond mining giant struggles to revive its glory days

Urdu Point 07 Jun 2021
MbujiMayi, DR Congo, June 7 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 7th Jun, 2021 ) .Mbuji-Mayi has seen better days. Once the home of DR Congo's state diamond company MIBA, the town used to be filled with free-spending miners and their families, who brought a giddy touch of prosperity to remote Kasai-Oriental province.
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DR Congo announces 'progressive return' to volcano city

Urdu Point 07 Jun 2021
Goma, DR Congo, June 7 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 7th Jun, 2021 ) .The Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday announced the "progressive return" of residents who fled the city of Goma amid fears of a catastrophic eruption by the nearby volcano Nyiragongo ... "Compared with two weeks ago, the situation in terms of seismic activity has improved.
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Goma airport reopens two weeks after volcanic eruption

Urdu Point 05 Jun 2021
Goma, DR Congo, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 5th Jun, 2021 ) .The international airport in DR Congo's eastern city of Goma reopened Saturday, two weeks after a deadly eruption of a nearby volcano, when the prime minister arrived to take stock of the situation.
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Goma airport reopens two weeks after volcanic eruption: AFP

Urdu Point 05 Jun 2021
Goma, DR Congo, June 5 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 5th Jun, 2021 ) .The international airport in DR Congo's Goma reopened Saturday, two weeks after a devastating volcanic eruption near the eastern city, with the ...
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DR Congo mulls return to volcano city

Urdu Point 03 Jun 2021
Goma, DR Congo, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 3rd Jun, 2021 ) .Authorities in eastern DR Congo said Thursday they were looking at a "progressive return" of inhabitants to the city of Goma, which was evacuated last week over fears of a volcanic eruption.
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UN Catch-Up Dateline Geneva – DR Congo volcano aid operation

United Nations 03 Jun 2021
In this week’s 15-minute UN Catch-Up podcast, we hear from the UN aid team that’s been caught up in the terrifying volcanic eruption in DR Congo’s Goma city. Plus, the week’s top news stories from UN News, covering Ethiopia’s Tigray, COVID in Africa and a global biodiversity regeneration call. With Daniel Johnson and Solange Behoteguy-Cortes ... .
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'Limnic eruption': DR Congo's volcano nightmare

Urdu Point 02 Jun 2021
Goma, DR Congo, June 2 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 2nd Jun, 2021 ) .Orders on Thursday to evacuate Goma, a city lying in the shadow of DR Congo's Mount Nyiragongo volcano, have shed light on a rare but potentially catastrophic risk -- a "limnic eruption," when volcanic activity combined with a deep lake can spew out lethal, suffocating gas.
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Life starts to return to DR Congo's evacuated volcano city

Urdu Point 01 Jun 2021
Goma, DR Congo, June 1 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 1st Jun, 2021 ) .Streets in the eastern DR Congo city of Goma returned to life on Tuesday, five days after residents fled following warnings that the nearby Nyiragongo volcano could erupt again.
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Defying warnings, inhabitants return to DR Congo's volcano city

Urdu Point 01 Jun 2021
Goma, DR Congo, June 1 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 1st Jun, 2021 ) .Streets in the eastern DR Congo city of Goma returned to life on Tuesday, five days after residents fled following warnings that the nearby Nyiragongo volcano could erupt again.
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