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2006-08-05 08:58:46

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Former Darfur rebels said on Saturday they have stopped implementing a peace deal until the government honors a promise to make Sudan Liberation Army (SLA) leader Minni Arcua Minnawi a special presidential assistant.

2006-08-04 10:35:08

By David Lewis KINSHASA (Reuters) - Far from unifying the war-ravaged Democratic Republic of Congo, Sunday's historic elections have highlighted the deep division between the east and west of the vast former Belgian colony.

2006-08-04 09:00:15

By Daniel Flynn KINSHASA (Reuters) - Accusations of foreign meddling in Democratic Republic of Congo's elections mounted on Friday after another candidate warned the international community not to intervene to keep President Joseph Kabila in power.

2006-08-03 07:12:25

By Daniel Flynn KINSHASA (Reuters) - A Harvard-educated doctor who lived most of the last 20 years in the United States is emerging as a potential kingmaker in Democratic Republic of Congo -- perhaps spelling trouble for President Joseph Kabila.

2006-08-01 09:57:19

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Darfur rebels who signed a peace deal with the government killed and raped civilians to try to force them to support the unpopular accord, human rights group Amnesty International said on Tuesday.

2006-08-01 09:47:34

By David Lewis KINSHASA (Reuters) - A Congolese opposition party and former rebel group on Tuesday denounced widespread fraud in the country's historic elections in a protest that heralded a divisive political dispute over the polls.

2006-08-01 06:54:14

KINSHASA (Reuters) - A Congolese opposition party and former rebel group on Tuesday denounced what it called widespread fraud in the country's historic elections and said it could challenge the results if this was not rectified.

2006-08-01 06:38:44

KINSHASA (Reuters) - A Congolese opposition party and former rebel group on Tuesday denounced what it called widespread fraud in the country's historic elections and said it could challenge the results if this was not rectified.

2006-07-31 16:12:35

By Daniel Flynn and David Lewis KINSHASA (Reuters) - A former Congo rebel leader said on Monday initial results gave him a lead in landmark presidential elections and warned he would not accept defeat by President Joseph Kabila if he felt the process was rigged.

2006-07-30 16:56:00

By David Lewis KINSHASA (Reuters) - Millions of Congolese voted enthusiastically in their first free elections in over 40 years on Sunday, hoping to end years of war, corruption and chaos that have brought the mineral-rich African giant to its knees. U.N.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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