Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Noun1.Democratic Republic of the Congo - a republic in central AfricaDemocratic Republic of the Congo - a republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960
Goma - a city in eastern Congo at the northern end of Lake Kivu near the border with Rwanda
Kananga, Luluabourg - a city in southwestern Congo; former name (until 1966) was Luluabourg
Kinshasa, Leopoldville - the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on the Congo river opposite Brazzaville
Elisabethville, Lubumbashi - a city in southeastern Congo near the border with Zambia; a copper mining center; former name (until 1966) was Elisabethville
Nyamuragira - an active volcano in eastern Congo
Nyiragongo - an active volcano in eastern Congo
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
Congo River, Zaire River, Congo - a major African river (one of the world's longest); flows through Congo into the South Atlantic
Kasai, Kasai River, River Kasai - a river of southwestern Africa that rises in central Angola and flows east and then north (forming part of the border between Angola and Congo) and continuing northwest through Congo to empty into the Congo River on the border between Congo and Republic of the Congo
Kivu, Lake Kivu - a lake in the mountains of central Africa between Congo and Rwanda
Lake Edward - a lake in the Great Rift Valley between Congo and Uganda
Chiluba, Luba - a member of a Bantu people in southeastern Congo
Congolese - a native or inhabitant of the Republic of the Congo
Zairean, Zairese - a native or inhabitant of Zaire
Translations
Demokratische Republik Kongo
République démocratique du Congo
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Morocco and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) expressed, here Wednesday, their determination to consolidate cooperation relations in various fields.
31, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Earlier today an article coming out of Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) reported a spokesperson for DRC's President Kabila saying that the national elections scheduled for the fall of 2016 should be delayed "2 to 4 years".
Wide shot, Security Council session on the Democratic Republic of Congo in progress
New York, Rabi'I 18, 1436, January 09, 2015, SPA -- The UN Security Council supports the planned military intervention by United Nations and government forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo to stop combatants, dpa quoted the council as saying Thursday.
companies were required to look at their supply chains and determine if certain minerals--tin, tungsten, tantalite and gold--were coming from the Democratic Republic of Congo or neighboring regions rife with conflict and corruption.
All proceeds from the fundraiser will go to fund specific projects in Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
In October the M23 rebels announced it had abandoned its nearly two-year-old rebellion against the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after a resounding defeat by the Congolese army with assistance from a United Nations intervention force.
Turner (a Democratic Republic of Congo country specialist for Amnesty International USA) attempts to unpack the complexities of ongoing conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo and assess the contributions of the multiple domestic and international actors to the wars.
In a statement to SUNA, the Director of the Bilateral and Regional Administration at the Foreign Ministry, Ambassador Abdul-Mahmoud Abdul-Halim, said that the summit has discussed the situation at the two regions, especially the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Shipwrecks occur frequently in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Summary: A plane crash in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed at least 127 people according to the transport ministry.
During the meeting, Mottaki mentioned that interaction with independent countries and spread and domination of a fair international system constitute Iran's policy, and said, "The relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Democratic Republic of Congo is an example of such interactions.

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