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International inquiry into DR Congo massacres sought

The top United Nations human rights official called for the establishment of an international investigation into massacres and other crimes committed in...

DR Congo expels American researcher after massacre report

Authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo have expelled a prominent American researcher weeks after he published a report linking soldiers to the...

Ex-Blackwater guards sentenced to prison in Baghdad killings

A former Blackwater security guard was sentenced to life in prison and three others got 30-year terms on Monday in the massacre...

South Sudan massacres last year may be war crimes – U.N.

Hundreds of civilians were massacred in two separate incidents in South Sudan last year in which victims were targeted for their ethnicity,...

Head of U.N. Congo peacekeepers regrets failing to stop massacre

The head of the U.N. peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo has said he is sorry his forces reacted too...

Dozens killed in eastern DRC massacre

Up to 37 people including women and children were killed in Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern province of South Kivu on Saturday...

UN calls for South Sudan massacre investigation

The United Nations Security Council has asked for an urgent investigation into the ethnic massacre of hundreds of people in South Sudan's...

More recriminations on South Sudan massacre

Uganda's army, backing its neighbour South Sudan against a four-month-old rebellion, said UN peacekeepers should have done more to stop insurgents slaughtering...

South Sudan peace talks delayed as rebels deny massacre

South Sudan peace talks were delayed again on Tuesday as UN peacekeepers battle to protect some 22 000 civilians at a base...

White House horrified by South Sudan massacre

The White House on Tuesday called the massacre of hundreds of civilians in South Sudan an abomination and called for an end...


Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...