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UN peacekeeper killed, another wounded in Congo helicopter attack

Anadolu Agency 06 Feb 2023
A peacekeeper was killed and another injured when a UN helicopter was attacked in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday, the UN force known as MONUSCO confirmed ... Last October, a Pakistani peacekeeper was killed in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in an attack by local militia on a peacekeepers' camp.
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One peacekeeper killed in Congo after U.N. chopper comes under fire

Reuters 06 Feb 2023
GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo Feb 5 (Reuters) - One U.N. peacekeeper from South Africa was killed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday when a helicopter operated by the peacekeeping force came under fire while in mid-air, the U.N. mission in Congo and South Africa's military said.
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UN Peacekeeper Killed in Attack on Helicopter in DR Congo

Beijing News 06 Feb 2023
Kinshasa, DR Congo - A United Nations peacekeeper from South Africa was killed and another wounded in an attack on their helicopter in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday, the organization said ... 'An Oryx helicopter came under fire in Goma, the Democratic Republic of the ...
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UN chief condemns deadly attack on peacekeepers in DR Congo

Xinhua 06 Feb 2023
5 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has strongly condemned Sunday's attack on a helicopter of UN peacekeeping missions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), that left a South African peacekeeper dead and another severely injured.
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One killed after MONUSCO helicopter attacked

China Daily 06 Feb 2023
... Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) came under attack, MONUSCO confirmed on Sunday.
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Xinhua world news summary at 0130 GMT, Feb. 6

China.dot.org 06 Feb 2023
(Egypt-Fire-Death). - - - - ... 12 ... (Cyprus-Presidential Election). - - - - ... - - - - ... GOMA, DR Congo -- One crew member was killed and another injured when a helicopter of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) came under attack, MONUSCO confirmed on Sunday ... (DR Congo-Attack-Death) Enditem .
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UN chief slams killing of South African peacekeeper after chopper attacked in Congo

Urdu Point 06 Feb 2023
"The Secretary-General reaffirms that the United Nations, through his Special Representative in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, will continue to support the Congolese Government and people", the statement continued, "in their efforts to bring about peace and stability in the east of the country.".
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East African leaders call for immediate ceasefire in eastern DRC

China Daily 06 Feb 2023
BUJUMBURA -- East African leaders called for an immediate ceasefire in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, a communique by the East African Community said on Saturday ... .
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South African Peacekeeper Killed After Helicopter Comes Under Fire Mid-Flight In Democratic Republic Of The ...

MENA FN 06 Feb 2023
(MENAFN - African Press Organization) download logo A UN peacekeeper was killed on Sunday in the restive eastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) after the helicopter he was ... .
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One peacekeeper killed in DRC after UN chopper comes under fire

Al Jazeera 06 Feb 2023
A United Nations peacekeeper has been killed in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) when a helicopter operated by the peacekeeping force came under fire midair on Sunday, the UN mission called MONUSCO said ... .
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DR Congo: Atrocities by Rwanda-Backed M23 Rebels

Human Rights Watch 06 Feb 2023
The Rwanda-backed M23 armed group has committed summary executions and forced recruitment of civilians in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Human Rights Watch said today ... “Rwanda-backed M23 rebels in North Kivu are leaving behind a growing trail of war crimes against civilians,” said Thomas Fessy, senior Congo researcher at Human Rights Watch.
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Pope Francis says conservatives exploited death of Benedict

The Irish Times 06 Feb 2023
Pope rejects claims that ex-pope was embittered by successor’s decisions. Pope Francis addresses the media while aboard the plane from Juba to Rome on Sunday returning from he Pope's visit to Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan. Photograph. Tiziana Fabi/Pool/AFP via Getty Images Mon Feb 6 2023 - 09.05 ... "Those people do not have ethics.
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Africa’s extractive sector should comply with global due diligence obligations

Business Day 06 Feb 2023
How is this to be done? ... The law reform processes on which Tanzania, Zambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo embarked in 2017 and 2018 provide an even starker example, as their governments introduced sweeping legislative changes to their mineral law regimes that seriously affected the viability of existing and planned mining projects ... .
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Pope, Anglican, Presbyterian Leaders Denounce Anti-Gay Laws

Beijing News 06 Feb 2023
Pope Francis addresses the media while aboard the plane from Juba to Rome on February 5, 2023 returning from he Pope's visit to Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan. (Photo by Tiziana Fabi / Pool/AFP) ... South Sudan is one of 67 countries that criminalizes homosexuality, 11 of them with the death penalty ... Francis referred his Jan ... God Loves them.

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