Report: UN-backed Congo troops killing civilians
France and Rwanda agree to restore ties
PARIS — France and Rwanda have agreed to restore diplomatic ties, the French president’s office said Sunday, three years after relations were severed when a Paris judge accused Rwandan President Paul Kagame of ordering his predecessor’s assassination.
Rwandan priest acquitted of genocide charges
Hutu extremist group leaders arrested in Germany
Judge frees Rwandan, overturns genocide conviction
Rwandan plane crashes at airport, kills 1 person
Prosecutor: Rwanda genocide suspect ‘killed kids’
Former senior Rwandan executive jailed for 8 years
Group: Congo military killed hundreds of civilians
Congolese president says he’s winning in east
Life sentence for Rwandan convicted of war crimes
ARUSHA, Tanzania — A top suspect accused of forming secret death squads and orchestrating the killings of thousands during Rwanda’s 1994 genocide pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to war crimes charges.
JOHANNESBURG — More than 1,000 civilians have been killed and nearly 900,000 displaced in eastern Congo by Rwandan Hutu militiamen and Congolese forces since January, humanitarian groups said Tuesday.
KAMPALA, Uganda — A Ugandan official says the country wants to claim a $5 million reward offered by the United States for the capture of a Rwandan genocide suspect.
KAMPALA, Uganda — A top suspect wanted for orchestrating the killings of thousands of people in Rwanda’s 1994 genocide — including children, hospital patients, priests and even an elderly and revered African queen — has been captured, police said Tuesday.
A look at some of the top suspects and convicts in Rwanda’s 1994 genocide:
KAMPALA, Uganda — Interpol agents have arrested one of the most wanted suspects in Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, a former top intelligence official accused of sending soldiers to execute the Rwandan queen, officials said Tuesday.
KAMPALA, Uganda — Interpol agents have arrested one of the most wanted suspects in Rwanda’s 1994 genocide who is accused of sending soldiers to execute the Rwandan queen, officials said Tuesday.
ARUSHA, Tanzania — One of the most wanted suspects in Rwanda’s 1994 genocide pleaded not guilty on Monday to crimes against humanity at a U.N. tribunal trying the alleged masterminds of the slaughter.
UNITED NATIONS — Global leaders on Thursday warned colleagues that coordinated international action to end the worldwide recession and reverse climate change must not fall victim to routine political divisions and pitfalls.
ARUSHA, Tanzania — A former Rwandan minister is accused of diverting funds from international donors to murderous militias during the 1994 genocide that killed more than 500,000 people, a prosecutor at a U.N.-backed court said Wednesday.
NEW YORK — Rwanda’s president said Monday his country and neighboring Congo are making “very good progress” in restoring peace to war-torn central Africa.
ARUSHA, Tanzania — A Rwandan businessman went on trial Monday for allegedly ordering bulldozers to demolish a church where 2,000 Tutsis had sought shelter, and watching as they were crushed or hunted down by armed gangs.
UNITED NATIONS — Out of genocides past and Africa’s tumult a controversial but seldom-used diplomatic tool is emerging: The concept that the world has a “responsibility to protect” civilians against their own brutal governments.
ARUSHA, Tanzania — A U.N. war crimes tribunal sentenced a former governor in Rwanda to life in prison Tuesday after finding that he was one of the main perpetrators of genocide in the African country in 1994.
Text of President Barack Obama’s news conference on Friday in L’Aquila, Italy, as provided by the White House:
STOCKHOLM — Sweden will extradite a man accused of taking part in mass slaughter in Rwanda to his homeland, marking the first time an EU nation has sent back a suspect to face charges in the 1994 genocide, officials said Thursday.
ARUSHA, Tanzania — A U.N. court trying alleged masterminds of Rwanda’s genocide sentenced a former interior minister to 30 years in prison Monday for tricking thousands of people to hide on a hill, only to watch them get slaughtered by militias.
SEATTLE — Two years ago, Candide Uwizeyimana could not speak a word of English. A survivor of the Rwandan genocide, she lost her family and later was separated from those who rescued her from an orphanage, fed and housed her and paid for her education.