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By David Lewis KINSHASA (Reuters) - Five Nepali U.N. peacekeepers held hostage for more than a month by militia fighters in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo were released unharmed and without conditions on Saturday, the United Nations said. The U.N.
By David Lewis TCHEI, Congo (Reuters) - As government soldiers dozed in the abandoned market stalls and excited U.N. peacekeepers celebrated reaching the town, several days late, a handful of civilians squatted in a mud hut.
By David Lewis KINSHASA (Reuters) - U.N. troops killed several militia fighters during heavy clashes in eastern Congo after a joint operation with the government army was aborted by a mutiny among its soldiers, the world body said on Monday. U.N.
By David Lewis KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congolese militiamen fighting U.N. peacekeepers and government troops are using civilians as human shields in a battle raging in the northeast of the lawless country, the United Nations said on Wednesday.
By Willy Kabwe KINSHASA (Reuters) - UN and Congolese forces have killed about 80 rebels in a week of joint operations and vowed to sustain the drive to bring peace to the violent east before next year's elections, the UN said on Monday.
By David Lewis KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congo's army, backed by U.N. peacekeepers, killed 32 militiamen during a two-day operation to free four local election officials kidnapped in the lawless east, the United Nations said on Wednesday.
By David Lewis KINSHASA (Reuters) - A deadline for Rwandan and Ugandan rebels to leave Congo expires on Friday, but thousands remain and threats to drive them out are empty since there is no military force capable of doing so, diplomats say.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).