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2008-09-05 09:00:24

Remains of 17 passengers killed in the crash of an aid flight in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have been found, the United Nation's confirmed. The plane, operated by the U.S.

2006-08-03 13:40:11

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Seventeen people died in a plane crash in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, a United Nations spokeswoman said.

2006-07-29 23:21:20

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Polling stations opened in Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday as the central African country held its first free multi-party elections in 40 years.

2006-05-28 12:49:22

KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congo has released a group of South Africans, Nigerians and Americans arrested over what the government said was a suspected coup plot ahead of elections in July, diplomats said on Sunday.

2006-05-14 08:30:57

KINSHASA (Reuters) - The international community is overlooking the world's worst humanitarian disaster in Democratic Republic of Congo, where 10 million people need life-saving assistance, a U.N. official said on Sunday.

2006-02-23 09:52:45

By David Lewis KINSHASA (Reuters) - Thousands of civilians have taken refuge on floating islands in the lakes of Congo's Katanga province to escape rape and murder by government and militia fighters, a top U.N. humanitarian official said on Thursday.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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