|UN envoy concerned over renewed militia activity in Ituri|
IRIN - June 23, 2005
Although 15,000 former militiamen in the Democratic Republic of Congo's northeastern district of Ituri have been disarmed, the UN mission in the country, known as MONUC, says it is concerned over the regrouping and rearming of the fighters, despite intense UN military operations.
|Elephants wreak havoc in Rutshuru|
IRIN - June 22, 2005
Under the scorching afternoon sun in Rutshuru Territory in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), an excited crowd of several hundred people, armed with machetes and knives, mills around the carcasses of two elephants stretched out on the ground.
|Voter registration begins in Kinshasa|
IRIN - June 21, 2005
Despite prevailing insecurity in the east and northeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the postponement of presidential elections, the Independent Electoral Commission launched its registration campaign of 3.5 million voters in Kinshasa on Monday.
|UN refugee agency repatriates 42 Congolese|
IRIN - June 20, 2005
The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has repatriated the first group of 42 Congolese in Angola, some of whom had been there since 1996, the agency's head of external relations in Kinshasa, Jens Hensmann, said on Monday.
|Peacekeeper dies, two wounded following shooting|
IRIN - June 14, 2005
An Indian UN peacekeeper was killed and two others were wounded in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Monday after being hit by stray bullets in an exchange of fire between government troops and unidentified gunmen, a military spokesman of the UN mission in the country said.
|Mayi-Mayi attacks displace 1,700 in Katanga|
IRIN - June 8, 2005
At least 1,700 people have fled villages in the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) Katanga Province following attacks by Mayi-Mayi militiamen, a UN official told IRIN on Tuesday.
|Soldiers killed, hundreds of civilians displaced in North Kivu|
IRIN - June 7, 2005
Three Congolese soldiers were killed, four were wounded and hundreds of civilians were displaced in the latest fighting on Sunday between government soldiers and Rwandan Hutu militiamen in the Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern province of North Kivu.
|Voter registration date set, university politics banned|
IRIN - June 7, 2005
Voter registering is due to start in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on 20 June, a spokesman for the country's independent electoral commission announced on Monday.
|Aid needed for thousands fleeing attacks|
IRIN - June 6, 2005
An estimated 7,400 civilians who fled violence in May in the Democratic Republic of Congo's South Kivu Province are in urgent need of relief aid, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) reported on Friday
|UN Nepalese soldier dies after militia attack|
IRIN - June 3, 2005
One of four UN Nepalese troops wounded by militiamen in an attack in village of Lugo in the northeastern Ituri district of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), died of his wounds on Friday, a UN spokesman said.