Annan urges Kigali, Kinshasa to end conflict in eastern DR of Congo

Secretary-General Kofi Annan today urged the leaders of Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to use their influence to stop the ongoing armed conflict in eastern DRC, which he said threatens to undermine the peace process.

DR of Congo: UN mission reports intensified fighting in eastern region

Fighting by various factions, including foreign troops, is escalating in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), according to the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the country.