"Operation Shujaa will officially cease in about two weeks according to our original agreement," says Uganda's General Muhoozi Kainerugaba, but Kinshasa insists it's "too soon" for any such decision on a pullout.
An attack by suspected rebels from the Allied Democratic Forces has left over a dozen people dead in the village of Masambo.
At least 52 people were killed in separate but simultaneous attacks in three villages in the Ituri province.
At least 12 civilians and 38 rebels have died in four days of fighting in the country's northeast, where the army is battling the Allied Democratic Forces and an ethnic-based militia called CODECO.
A bomb exploded at a Congolese restaurant as patrons gathered on Christmas Day in an eastern town where extremists are known to be active.
Hundreds of Ugandan troops cross into the Democratic Republic of Congo to secure bases belonging to the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF).
At least three people killed and scores wounded, with more casualties expected after two blasts hit Kampala in what is suspected to be a coordinated attack.
At least 30 killed in Ituri area of Democratic Republic of Congo in weekend attack, sources say. Locals say the victims had mostly been attacked with machetes or shot.
Local chief says victims were discovered by Red Cross workers who went into nearby forest to look for those missing after the attack on Kasanzi village in the Beni territory of North Kivu.
A monitoring group says at least 28 people were killed in Boga and 22 in Tchabi, villages lying about 10 kilometres apart as local sources attributed the attacks to the Daesh-linked Allied Democratic Forces, ADF.
The massacres have become more frequent since the army launched an offensive in October 2019, forcing the ADF to break up into smaller, highly mobile units, say experts.
Witnesses and a conflict monitor confirm there are at least 12 dead in the attack, blaming it on the Allied Democratic Forces, which has the reputation of being the bloodiest of the 122 militias which plague the eastern DRC.
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