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  • Source: Reuters

    DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Up to 10,000 children have been recruited by armed groups during the conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) despite a U.N.-backed peacekeeping presence, the number rising sharply in the past two years, Save the Children said on Thursday.

    News Article | Published 14 weeks 14 hours ago
  • Source: AFP

    Around 1,000 ex-fighters from a Democratic Republic of Congo rebel group were found in a Ugandan refugee camp Wednesday, a day after fleeing moves to repatriate them, the Ugandan army said.

    News Article | Published 14 weeks 14 hours ago
  • Source: Voice of America

    Rebels have massacred at least 184 civilians in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo since October, according to Human Rights Watch. The violence has been attributed to a rebel movement operating in the area despite U.N. and Congolese army operations against the group

    News Article | Published 14 weeks 2 days ago
  • Source: Reuters

    (Reuters) - Only a few of Rwanda's FDLR rebels operating in eastern Congo have laid down their arms before a January deadline, meaning that U.N. troops will launch operations against the group next month, the U.N.'s peacekeeping chief said on Monday.

    News Article | Published 14 weeks 3 days ago
  • Source: Associated Press

    KINSHASA, Congo—Congo’s president urged the United Nations on Monday to start withdrawing from the enormous country where a peacekeeping mission has been based for 15 years.

    News Article | Published 14 weeks 3 days ago

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