Tourists perch perilously on a volcano's edge as swirling smoke belches from the fiery cauldron of lava below, the latest unlikely visitors holidaying in war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo.
US President Barack Obama urged Congolese President Joseph Kabila to respect the Democratic Republic of Congo's constitution.
The United Nations is temporarily pulling support to the Democratic Republic of Congo's planned military operation to drive out rebels.
The United Nations is still waiting for President Joseph Kabila to sign off on a joint military plan to drive out rebels from eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
The UN Security Council decided to slap sanctions on Ugandan rebels Allied Democratic Forces, who are active in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, diplomats said.
A total of 38 people died in ethnic violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo at the weekend, many massacred when a church was set ablaze, the government said.
The International Criminal Court on Friday sentenced Congolese warlord Germain "Simba" Katanga to 12 years in jail for arming an ethnic militia that carried out a "particularly cruel" 2003 village massacre.
Fifteen people were killed and 21 others injured after trouble broke out at a football match in the DR Congo capital Kinshasa on Sunday, during which police fired tear gas at fans, officials said.
DR Congo, one of the world's biggest gold producers, on Friday formally opened one of the continent's largest gold mines in the far northeast of the country.
The toll in a train crash in DR Congo last week was raised to 74 dead on Sunday, the country's health minister said.
At least 14 people were killed in a stampede Friday during a tribute festival in the Democratic Republic of Congo for a popular African music star.
Twenty years after the genocide of Rwanda's Tutsi minority, the massacres of Hutu civilians who fled across the border into the DR Congo remain a taboo subject in Kigali.
Can giant robots with a deep voice and massive arms be the answer to easing traffic chaos in the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo?
Gains in fighting malaria in sub-Saharan Africa have left the highest risk for the disease concentrated in 10 countries.
Kinshasa and the M23 rebels signed documents officially burying the hatchet Thursday in Nairobi, a month after the end of the fighting in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
African leaders wrapped up talks in Pretoria saying a peace deal for the Democratic Republic of Congo could be signed if the M23 movement declared an end to its rebellion.
Democratic Republic of Congo troops were in a mopping up operation to rout the remaining pockets of the M23 rebel movement, after seizing their last stronghold in a push to finally break the back of the insurgency.
Rebels fired on a UN helicopter Friday in a new incident highlighting tinderbox tensions in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Teenage Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai and a Congolese doctor dedicated to helping rape victims are the two most-hyped figures among pundits ahead of Friday's Nobel Peace Prize announcement.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Friday angrily condemned a US decision to impose sanctions against his country for allegedly backing rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo who recruit child soldiers.
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