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UN police in DR of Congo help arrest 10 suspected of involvement in killings

Civilian police from the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have helped arrest 10 people in connection with a massacre earlier this week in the country's Ituri region.

DR of Congo, Rwanda agree to new mechanism on border issues - Annan

The Governments of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and neighbouring Rwanda have agreed to a joint mechanism to address border security issues, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan announced today.

14 killed, scores of homes burned during attack in DR Congo – UN mission

An apparent dispute between two communities in the Ituri region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has left 14 people dead and 91 homes burned to the ground, according to the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the central African nation.

DR of Congo: Annan hails release of detained UN peacekeeper

Welcoming the release of a United Nations peacekeeper detained last week by one of the factions in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Secretary-General Kofi Annan today called on all sides to bring the peace process in the area back on track.

Security Council briefed on early findings of UN probe into Burundi refugee massacre

Preliminary findings from a United Nations probe into the gruesome massacre of 160 Congolese Tutsi at a refugee camp in Burundi on 13 August show that fighters from Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) were responsible and not only the Burundian rebels who claimed responsibility at the time, the President of the Security Council said today.