Notorious militia storms Mbidjo area in northeastern Ituri province, killing at least 17 villagers and burning hundreds of homes, officials and residents say.
UN troops come under stone pelting in Beni town of North Kivu province, DRC police say, adding a stray bullet killed one person during a "mess of bullets."
Attacks by militias across eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo leave over a dozen people dead since Friday, including six miners who were decapitated by CODECO group rebels, officials say.
During a trip to Rwanda, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken calls on governments to end their support of armed rebel groups behind a resurgence of violence in the east of the DRC.
Out of the 872 inmates, all but 49 had escaped Kakwangura central prison in the town of Mutembo, after armed men attacked the prison leaving at least two police dead, sources say.
Rwanda carried out operations inside Democratic Republic of Congo and "provided troop reinforcements" to notorious rebel group, which Kinshasa always accuses Kigali of backing, says a report prepared by independent experts for UNSC.
The Congolese government said that the spokesperson had made "indelicate and inappropriate" statements, which contributed to the tensions between the population and MONUSCO.
Five bodies were brought to a hospital from a village west of Oicha in North Kivu while seven more arrived from another village to the west of the town.
The violence took place on the second day of protests against the peacekeeping mission MONUSCO for failing to protect civilians in a region marred by decades of violence.
Witnesses believe the attack was conducted by fighters associated with Daesh.
Democratic Republic of Congo's President Felix Tshisekedi and his Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame agree at a summit in Angola to de-escalate tensions over M23 rebel insurgency, DRC says.
The woman was kidnapped twice by rebels, repeatedly raped and forced to cook and eat human flesh, rights campaigner Julienne Lusenge tells UNSC in shocking testimony of conflict crimes in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
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