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Bodies of two UN investigators found in Congo - govt.

Villagers in Democratic Republic of Congo have discovered the remains of two UN investigators and their Congolese interpreter who went missing this month in an area engulfed in a violent uprising, a government spokesman had said.

- RTE - IE

Bodies of two UN investigators found in Congo -- government.

Villagers in Democratic Republic of Congo discovered the remains of two U.N. investigators and their Congolese interpreter who went missing this month in an area engulfed in a violent uprising, a government spokesman said on Tuesday.

- GMA News - PH

Bodies of suspected UN workers in DRC found.

Three bodies discovered - including a decapitated woman's - during search for Congolese, American, and Swedish UN staff.

- Al Jazeera - QA

DRC tense as police clash with anti-Kabila protesters.

Police and demonstrators battle in Kinshasa as talks between President Kabila's government and opposition fall apart.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Bodies of 2 Missing U.N. Experts Are Said to Have Been Found in Congo.

The missing experts, an American man and Swedish woman, had been monitoring enforcement of United Nations sanctions imposed on the country.

- New York Times - US

Bodies of missing UN officials in DR Congo reported found.

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed that two kidnapped UN experts have been killed. One of the victims had been decapitated.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Bodies found in area where American, Swede disappeared.

U.N. experts Michael Sharp of U.S., Zaida Catalan of Sweden disappeared in Congo's Central Kasai province

- CBS NEWS - US

Kasai unrest: Bodies found in hunt for UN Congo experts.

US and Swedish citizens went missing two weeks ago investigating unrest in the central Kasai region.

- BBC - UK

Bodies found of two UN experts missing in DR Congo.

The remains of two UN investigators who went missing earlier this month have been identified among bodies discovered by villagers in central Democratic Republic of Congo.

- RTE - IE

News24.com | DRC police accuse rebels of killing 39 officers.

Congolese national police have accused rebels of massacring 39 of their officers in the violence-wracked Kasai region.

- News24.com - ZA

Bodies found in Congo likely those of UN investigators, say missing man's father.

ABIDJAN, March 28 — Two bodies found in central Democratic Republic of Congo are highly likely to be those of United Nations investigators who went missing earlier this month, the father of one victim said today. Michael Sharp, a US citizen,...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Bodies discovered in central Congo are U.N. investigators - government | Reuters

ABIDJAN Democratic Republic of Congo's government confirmed on Tuesday that two bodies discovered by villagers were those of two U.N. The post Bodies discovered in central Congo are U.N. investigators - government | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Congo finds 2 Caucasian bodies in area where UN experts lost

DAKAR, Senegal — Three bodies, including those of a male and female Caucasian, have been found in Congo's Central Kasai province two weeks...

- Townhall.com - US

Congo's main opposition calls for mass anti-Kabila protest

KINSHASA - Congo's main opposition alliance called on Tuesday for a mass protest to be held on April 10 against President Joseph...

- Townhall.com - US

Congo finds 2 Caucasian bodies in area where UN experts lost

Congo's government says the bodies of two Caucasians and a Congolese have been found in the Central Kasai region where two U.N.

- FOX News - US

Congo finds 2 Caucasian bodies in search for missing U.N. experts

Three bodies, including those of a male and female Caucasian, were found in Congo's Central Kasai province.

- Washington Post - US

Bodies Found in DRC Could Be Missing UN Investigators

Two bodies found in the central part of Democratic Republic of Congo are likely the remains of missing U.N. investigators, according to a government spokesman. Lambert Mende told VOA French to Africa on Tuesday that two Caucasian bodies, one male and one female, were found in Kasai Central province. Mende said the bodies ...

- Voice of America - US

For Congo's Pygmies, Pot Can Be a Life-or-Death Crop

In the impoverished Democratic Republic of the Congo, members of the indigenous people commonly referred to as Pygmies have turned to a surprising line of work: dealing pot. As National Geographic reports in an in-depth feature, the marijuana they cultivate illegally in the forest represents one of the few ways...

- Newser - US

DR Congo police accuse rebels of killing 39 officers

The victims were killed in an "ambush" and buried in a mass grave.

- Daily Nation - KE

US Wants Quarter Cut to UN Congo Troop Cap, Others Warn Wrong Time

The United States wants to cut by a quarter the troop cap for the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Democratic Republic of Congo, said diplomats, despite warnings by France and others against drastic changes to the world body's largest and most expensive operation. The mandate for the $1.2 billion mission in the central ...

- Voice of America - US

Police in Kitengela arrest Congolese over man's stabbing

Officers rescue suspect from angry mob and lock him up at Kitengela Police Station.

- Daily Nation - KE

U.S. wants quarter cut to U.N. Congo troop cap, others warn wrong time

UNITED NATIONS - The United States wants to cut by a quarter the troop cap for the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Democratic Republic of Congo, said diplomats, despite warnings by France and others against drastic changes to the world body's largest and most expensive operation.

- Reuters - US

Congolese rebels behead 42 police officers in dramatic escalation of conflict

The group is also suspected of having kidnapped an American man, a Swedish woman and four Congolese working with the United Nations to investigate recent clashes between the militia and government forces.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Congolese rebels behead 42 police officers in dramatic escalation of conflict

The group is also suspected of having kidnapped an American, a Swede and their local counterparts who were investigating the violence.

- Washington Post - US

Congolese rebels behead 42 police officers in dramatic escalation of conflict

Violence in the Kasai region of Congo appears to be escalating significantly, as reports emerged over the weekend of the decapitation of 42 police officers tasked with fighting a regional militia known as Kamuina Nsapu.The group...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Congolese rebels behead 42 police officers in dramatic escalation of conflict

The group is also suspected of having kidnapped an American, a Swede, and their local counterparts who were investigating the violence.

- Washington Post - US

Olunga brace lifts Harambee Stars past DRC in Machakos

Michael Olunga struck a brace as Harambee Stars stunned Democratic Republic of Congo 2-1.

- Daily Nation - KE

Congolese militia decapitates nearly 40 police officers captured in ambush

The tribal militiamen let off six policemen who could speak the local Tshiluba language.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Congo says militia has decapitated more than 40 police

A Congolese militia group has decapitated 42 policemen after ambushing them in Central Kasai province, which has seen a spike in deadly violence in recent months, a local official said Saturday. Members of the Kamwina Nsapu militia staged Friday's attack between the cities of Tshikapa and Kananga, according to Kasai ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Congo Militia Decapitates More Than 40 Police Officers in Ambush

A Congolese militia decapitated 42 policemen in an ambush near the central Democratic Republic of Congo city of Kananga, a local official said Saturday. Francois Kalamba, speaker of the Kasai provincial assembly, said the Kamuina Nsapu militant group ambushed a group of police officers traveling between Kananga and Tshikapa ...

- Voice of America - US

Militia fighters decapitate 40 police officers in DR Congo

About 40 were killed when a police convoy was ambushed in the central province of Kasai.,

- BBC - UK

Forty-two police officers decapitated in Congo ambush

Forty-two policemen have been decapitated after being ambushed by a militia group in Congo, officials report.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

42 police ambushed, beheaded by Congolese militia

A Congolese militia ambushed and beheaded 42 police officers in one of the most gruesome incidents of violence in the country recently.

- UPI - US

Scores of policemen killed in Democratic Republic of Congo

Forty-two police officers have been decapitated by a Congolese militia group after the officers' vehicles were ambushed. The country's Kasai region has seen seven months of severe violence amid local power struggles.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Kamwina Nsapu militia kill 40 policemen in DR Congo

Officials say the rebel fighters attacked the police as they were driving from Tshikapa to Kananga.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Congolese Militia Beheads Dozens of Police Officers

A police convoy was ambushed by members of the Kamuina Nsapu militia, who then decapitated about 40 of the officers.

- New York Times - US

News24.com | Congolese militia decapitates more than 40 police: Officials

A Congolese militia group has decapitated 42 policemen after ambushing them in Central Kasai province, which has seen a spike in deadly violence in recent months, a local officials says.

- News24.com - ZA

Officials say Congolese militia decapitates more than 40 police

A local official says a Congolese militia group has decapitated 42 policemen after ambushing them in Central Kasai province, which has seen a spike in deadly violence in recent months.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Congolese militia decapitates more than 40 police: Officials

BENI, Congo — A Congolese militia group has decapitated 42 policemen after ambushing them in an increasingly violent region where the U.N. is...

- Townhall.com - US

Central Congo militia decapitates 40 police officers in ambush

Militia fighters decapitated about 40 police officers after an ambush in central Democratic Republic of Congo, local officials said on Saturday, in the deadliest attack on security forces since an insurgency erupted in the region last year.

- Stuff - NZ

Militia fighters decapitate 40 police officers in Congo ambush

KINSHASA, March 25 — Militia fighters decapitated about 40 police officers after an ambush in central Democratic Republic of Congo, local officials said today, the deadliest attack on security forces since an insurgency erupted in the region...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Congolese militia decapitates more than 40 police: Officials

A local official says a Congolese militia group has decapitated 42 policemen after ambushing them in Central Kasai province, which has seen a spike in deadly violence in recent months.

- FOX News - US

Congolese militia decapitates more than 40 police: Officials

BENI, Congo — A local official says a Congolese militia group has decapitated 42 policemen after ambushing them in Central Kasai province,...

- Townhall.com - US

Rights Group: Congo Must Help Search for Missing UN Staff

Congo's government must cooperate with United Nations efforts to locate experts who have been missing in the violent Kasai region for nearly two weeks, Human Rights Watch said Saturday. Uruguayan peacekeepers and Tanzanian special forces who deployed to find the six people, including ones from the United States and Sweden, ...

- Voice of America - US

Human Rights Watch calls on Congo to search for missing U.N. officials

The humanitarian group Human Rights Watch called on Congo's government to help locate a group of experts who went missing some two weeks ago.

- UPI - US

Central Congo militia decapitates 40 police officers in ambush

Militia fighters in central Democratic Republic of Congo decapitated about 40 police officers in an ambush, local officials said on Saturday, in the deadliest attack on security forces since an insurrection in the region began last August.

- Stuff - NZ

Central Congo militia decapitates 40 police officers in ambush

KINSHASA - Militia fighters in central Democratic Republic of Congo decapitated about 40 police officers in an ambush, local officials said on Saturday, the deadliest attack on security forces since an insurrection in the region began last August.

- Reuters - US

Congo must help search for missing UN experts: Rights group

DAKAR, Senegal " Congo's government must cooperate with United Nations efforts to locate experts who have been missing in the violent Kasai region for nearly two weeks, Human Rights Watch said Saturday.Uruguayan peacekeepers...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Congo must help search for missing UN experts: Rights group

DAKAR, Senegal — Congo's government must cooperate with United Nations efforts to locate experts who have been missing in the violent Kasai...

- Townhall.com - US

Congo must help search for missing UN experts: Rights group

Congo's government must cooperate with United Nations efforts to locate experts who have been missing in the violent Kasai region for nearly two weeks, Human Rights Watch said Saturday.

- FOX News - US

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