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Tue, 24 May 2016 NBA-Raptors buoyed by Biyombo
May 23 (Reuters) - Congolese center Bismack Biyombo has gone from bit-part player to Raptors linchpin in the space of two weeks and his emergence has given Toronto a spark in their Eastern Conference final series against Cleveland.

Sat, 14 May 2016 UPDATE 1-Congo police detain at least four activists protesting massacres
KINSHASA, May 14 (Reuters) - Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo briefly detained at least four people on Saturday protesting the failure of government and U.N. forces to prevent repeated massacres, the United Nations said.

Sat, 14 May 2016 Congo police arrest at least four activists protesting massacres
KINSHASA, May 14 (Reuters) - Police in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo arrested at least four people on Saturday who were protesting the failure of government and U.N. peacekeeping forces to prevent repeated massacres, the United Nations said.

Wed, 11 May 2016 UPDATE 2-Top Congo court says Kabila would stay in power if election delayed
* Police use tasers on opposition supporters in Lubumbashi (Updates with opposition reaction, quotes, detail on Katumbi)

Wed, 11 May 2016 RPT-UPDATE 1-Congo police fire tear gas at supporters of opposition leader
LUBUMBASHI, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 11 (Reuters) - P olice in Democratic Republic of Congo fired tear gas on Wednesday at thousands of supporters of Moise Katumbi, a leading opposition candidate for president who is being questioned over government allegations of hiring mercenaries.

Wed, 11 May 2016 UPDATE 1-Congo police fire tear gas at supporters of opposition leader
LUBUMBASHI, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 11 (Reuters) - P olice in Democratic Republic of Congo fired tear gas on Wednesday at thousands of supporters of Moise Katumbi, a leading opposition candidate for president who is being questioned over government allegations of hiring mercenaries.

Wed, 11 May 2016 Congo police fire tear gas at supporters of opposition leader
LUBUMBASHI, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 11 (Reuters) - P olice in Democratic Republic of Congo fired tear gas on Wednesday at thousands of supporters of a leading opposition candidate for president who is being questioned over government allegations of hiring mercenaries, a Reuters witness said.

Mon, 09 May 2016 UPDATE 2-Congo opposition leader faces mercenary charges, backers cry foul
LUBUMBASHI, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 9 (Reuters) - A leading opposition candidate for president of Democratic Republic of Congo was questioned on Monday over government allegations he hired mercenaries in a plot against the state, a case that could halt his fledgling campaign.

Mon, 09 May 2016 Congo opposition leader faces mercenary charges, backers cry foul
LUBUMBASHI, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 9 (Reuters) - A leading opposition candidate for president of Democratic Republic of Congo was questioned on Monday over government allegations of hiring mercenaries, a case that could halt his fledgling campaign in its tracks.

Sat, 07 May 2016 Congo opposition leader summoned by prosecutor on mercenary charges
LUBUMBASHI, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 7 (Reuters) - D emocratic Republic of Congo opposition presidential candidate Moise Katumbi has been summoned to appear before a prosecutor on Monday to respond to accusations that he hired foreign mercenaries, his lawyer said on Saturday.