Democratic Republic of Congo
Nov 5, 2013 — Congo's war has claimed millions of lives over the past two decades. The army recently inflicted several defeats on M23, the most active rebel group, which now says it will lay down its arms. The development offers hope, but no guarantees, that calm could be restored.
Nov 21, 2012 — United Nations peacekeepers mostly stood aside as M23 rebels took control of Goma. The fighters are now vowing to move toward the country's capital, Kinshasa.
Nov 19, 2012 — Tens of thousands of people have fled the city of Goma in eastern Congo, after an attack by militants who the Democratic Republic of Congo says are supported by Rwanda. The renewed fighting is the worst in recent years for the troubled area.
Sep 13, 2012 — The number of deaths from an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo surged in the past week, prompting concern that the outbreak was spreading. A spokesman from the World Health Organization says the outbreak is not out of control.
May 7, 2012 — What leads people to acts of violence and genocide? What triggers empathy and altruism? Duke evolutionary biologist Brian Hare and research scientist Vanessa Woods believe the answer may be found in the great ape known as the bonobo.
Dec 3, 2011 — For his Infra series, Richard Mosse documented Congo with recently discontinued Kodak infrared film, and the outcome is something unexpected.
Apr 5, 2011 — Peek inside one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world with National Geographic photographer Carsten Peters.
Dec 17, 2007 — Is there a solution to the bloody fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo?