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19 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Minnesota family fights to bring children home from Congo

The Zeidlers' adopted Congolese daughter Amida, 4, is in foster care in Congo while they wait for the country to issue exit letters..

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Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Collin Peterson, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Iol.co.za

DRC plotters argue in SA court

Members of a rebel Democratic Republic of Congo group, accused of plotting to overthrow President Joseph Kabila's government while in South Africa, are challenging the validity of local foreign military assistance legislation.

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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Families urge resumption of adoptions from Congo

With the president of Congo coming to Washington for a U.S.-Africa summit, hundreds of frustrated American families are hoping he can be persuaded to lift a suspension that has stalled efforts to adopt children from his troubled country for the past 10 months.

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Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat

ABC News

Families Urge Resumption of Adoptions From Congo

With the president of Congo coming to Washington for a U.S.-Africa summit, hundreds of frustrated American families are hoping he can be persuaded to lift a suspension that has stalled efforts to adopt children from his troubled country for the past 10 months.

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Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Wednesday, July 30

King Wenceslas IV dies of a heart attack upon hearing of the incident. 1907 - Elections are held in the Philippines for the country's first assembly.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Uruguay, World News, Israel, Middle East

Voice of America

DRC Troops Repel Attack on Kinshasa Military Base

Gunmen attacked a military camp in the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital on Tuesday, but the government says the situation was quickly brought under control.

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

The Washington Post

Assailants attack Congo military camp in capital

A Congolese government spokesman says a group of men armed with machetes has been repelled after trying to attack a military compound in the capital.

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Related Topix: Congo, Africa

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Senator Corker, Colleagues Urge President Obama To Personally Engage On Congolese Adoption Delays

In a letter to President Barack Obama, U.S. Senator Bob Corker , ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, joined 167 members of Congress in asking the president for his "personal engagement to resolve over 900 international adoption cases of Congolese children who either have been or are in the process of being adopted by American ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Barack Obama, Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa, Congo, Senator Rob Portman

Mon Jul 14, 2014

United Nations

DR Congo: UN hails appointment of senior adviser on sexual violence, child recruitment

Women sit together outside a dormitory at the Heal Africa Transit Center for victims of sexual violence.

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

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Voice of America

US: African Leaders Should Honor Constitutional Term Limits

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield, right, accompanied by USAID Assistant Administrator for Bureau for Democracy Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance Nancy Lindborg, testifies on Capitol Hill.

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

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Amnesty International USA

DR Congo: Returned ICC witnesses must not face death penalty or torture

The Congolese authorities and the International Criminal Court must do everything in their power to ensure that three men due to be returned to the Democratic Republic of the Congo this weekend do not face the death penalty, torture or other serious human rights violations, Amnesty International said today.

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Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Activism, Amnesty International, Charitable Organizations

Wed Jul 02, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Congo-Kinshasa: Poverty and Gender Violence Will Escalate if Constitutional Review is Accepted

Proposals to review the Democratic Republic of Congo's constitution to permit President Joseph Kabila to seek a third term of office, if accepted, will only plunge the Congolese further into poverty and insecurity, experts warn.

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

Reuters

Congo Catholic bishops urge Kabila to step aside in 2016

The influential Roman Catholic Church in the Democratic Republic of Congo urged President Joseph Kabila on Tuesday to respect constitutional terms limits and not seek reelection in the 2016 presidential election.

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Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Catholic World News

Congo's bishops call for multiparty democracy

Amid concerns that Joseph Kabila, the president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, since 2001, will push for a constitutional change that would allow him to seek another term in office, the nation's bishops have issued a message opposing the change.

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

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