Sep 1, 2014

Doctors Without Borders hostage freed in Congo

An employee of Doctors Without Borders held hostage for more than a year in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been freed, the medical aid group said on Sunday. “Chantal is free,” a spokeswoman for the aid group, also known by its French name ...

Dec 2, 2013

Diplomat tied to fire at embassy in Congo

A diplomat who worked at the Japanese Embassy in the Democratic Republic of Congo was arrested Monday on suspicion of setting a fire at the mission in June, police said. Tokyo police nabbed Shinya Yamada, 30, third secretary at the embassy in Kinshasa, who ...