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New York, Jan 17 (JEN): Voicing serious concern over the continued political impasse and violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United Nations Security Council has called upon all political actors to exercise maximum restraint and to address their differences peacefully.

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Brinkmanship, lack of compromise will only deepen DR Congo political crisis, Security Council told

New York, Jan 10 (JEN): Political brinkmanship and a refusal to compromise will only result in further delays in preparations for elections and deepening of the political crisis in the ...

UN announces special probe into attacks on peacekeepers in eastern DR Congo

New York, Jan 7 (JEN): The United Nations is launching a special investigation into attacks on peacekeepers in restive eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), one month after 1 ...

UN rights office warns DR Congo authorities against use of excessive force when policing protests

New York, Jan 6 (JEN):   Amid ongoing political tension in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), violent actions by the security forces during recent protests in Kinsha ...

DR Congo: UN chief calls for restraint amid reports security forces violently dispersed Kinshasa protests

New York, Jan 2 (JEN): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has called on the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to exercise restraint amid re ...

Sharp rise in refugee arrivals to Uganda as fresh violence flares in DR Congo – UN agency

New York, Dec 23(Just Earth News): Fresh violence in the Ituri province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) forced over 2,650 refugees to cross over into neighbouring Uganda ...

In Tanzania, UN peacekeeping chief pays tribute to ‘blue helmets’ killed in DR Congo

New York, Dec 15(Just Earth News): The head of United Nations peacekeeping operations on Thursday attended a ceremony in the port city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in honour of the coun ...

UN peacekeeping chief visits injured Tanzanian ‘blue helmets’ in DR Congo

New York, Dec 14(Just Earth News): The head of United Nations peacekeeping operations on Wednesday thanked individually peacekeepers who fought to hold off an attack on 7 December in t ...

DR Congo: Over a dozen UN peacekeepers killed in worst attack on 'blue helmets' in recent history

New York, Dec 11(Just Earth News): At least 14 United Nations 'blue helmets' in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have been killed and many more injured, in what the S ...

UN chief condemns attack that leaves at least 14 peacekeepers dead in volatile eastern DR Congo

New York, Dec 8(Just Earth News): At least 14 United Nations 'blue helmets' in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have been killed and many more injured, in what the Se ...