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Wednesday | NEWS.com.au

Gorilla conservationist shot in ambush

GRAVE fears are held for almost 300 passengers after a ferry carrying mostly high school students sank en route to a holiday island in South Korea.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa, Rwanda

Wednesday | WRAL.com

Belgian head of Congo's Virunga park shot

Three gunmen ambushed Emmanuel de Merode, chief warden of Virunga National Park, on Tuesday, according spokeswoman Joanna Natasegara.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

IRIN

Back to Rwanda

The Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda has long been one of the most significant armed groups active in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo , where it has been based ever since its founders fled neighbouring Rwanda after playing a key role in the 1994 genocide.

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Related Topix: World News, Rwanda, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Paul Kagame

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

David Shearer: Children's courage inspiring after horrors of genocide

Twenty years ago this month, I arrived in Rwanda just days after about 800,000 people were slaughtered in a genocide.

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Related Topix: Rwanda, World News, Opinion

National Public Radio

A Reporter Reflects On Rwanda: 'It's Like A Madness Took Over'

A Rwandan woman collapses with her baby on her back on the road near Goma, Zaire, in 1994.

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Related Topix: World News, Rwanda, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi,

Wed Apr 09, 2014

AlertNet

Decades after genocide, Congo fights to remove Rwanda rebels

A Congolese soldier from the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo looks at a burning vehicle after an ambush near the village of Mazizi in North Kivu province, Democratic Republic of Congo, January 2, 2014.

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World Press Freedom Review

Flashback: Why reporters join the fight

A portrait of young boy killed during the 1994 genocide is displayed at the memorial centre in Kigali.

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Related Topix: World News, Rwanda, Africa, Famine, Natural Disasters

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Reuters

Decades after genocide, Congo struggles to dislodge Rwanda rebels

Twenty years after the genocide in Rwanda, a rebel group founded by ethnic extremists who took part in that slaughter still prowls the lush hills of neighboring eastern Congo, defying a renewed threat by the army and U.N. peacekeepers to dislodge it.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Humanitarian worker reflects on time spent in Rwanda during genocide

Rachel Kiddell-Monroe, then a 29-year-old with Doctors Without Borders, remembers feeling like a voyeur during the genocide Rachel Kiddell-Monroe, then a 29-year-old with Doctors Without Borders, remembers feeling like a voyeur during the genocide The morning after Rwandan President JuvA©nal Habyarimana's plane was shot down near Kigali, the ... (more)

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Examiner.com

Florida Film Festival: Mission Congo

I can't imagine seeing a film this year that would make me more angry than Mission Congo .

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Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda

Fri Apr 04, 2014

New Vision

UPDF not in DRC-Ankunda

By David Lumu UPDF has repudiated claims from certain circles that Uganda has deployed troops in the conflict-riddled Democratic Republic of Congo.

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New Vision

As Rwanda marks genocide, no justice for DR Congo massacres

A young woman and man hold the Kwibuka Flame of Remembrance during a procession in Kigali, Rwanda, on April 3, 2014, as the torch makes its way through the countrys thirty districts before being returned to the Kigali Genocide Memorial on April 7. April 7 is the start of a national mourning period and marks twenty years since the 1994 genocide ... (more)

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

WebWire

Food for the Hungry's Revitalization Efforts Continue as Rwandan Genocide 20th Anniversary Approaches

Food for the Hungry continues to help Rwandans recover and rebuild from the horrifying massacre of 800,000 Tutsi people in April of 1994.

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Related Topix: Rwanda, Agriculture, Science

Thu Mar 27, 2014

National Geographic

To Keep Peace, Should the UN Wage War?

Last year the UN adopted Resolution 2098, allowing its troops to attack armed groups in Congo and leading to the defeat of the vicious M23 militia.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Washington Post

Why did Congoa s M23 rebels quit?

One of the most underreported stories about conflict in Africa of the past few months involves the demise of the Democratic Republic of Congo's M23 rebel movement.

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Related Topix: Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa, Rwanda, Paul Kagame

Mon Mar 24, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Congo-Kinshasa: A Woman Working a 'Man's Job' - Mrs Maombi, Bricklayer

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, few people are surprised when a woman drops her apron for a job to help support her household.

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