African leaders declare a ceasefire and say the M23 rebels must withdraw from occupied territory or face intervention, but protesters say the deal does not tackle Rwanda's alleged backing of the group.
Congolese officials say the identity of the dead man who crossed the border was not known, but that no Congolese soldier on duty in the area had been reported missing.
Rwanda's President Paul Kagame agrees to assist Kenya's ex-leader Uhuru Kenyatta in urging M23 rebels to drop weapons and withdraw from eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Warplanes of Democratic Republic of Congo hit rebel positions in Kibumbaby town of eastern North Kivu province, as rebels push closer toward main Goma city, locals and officials say.
Tens of thousands have fled fresh fighting that has caused a diplomatic rift between Congo and Rwanda, which Congo accuses of backing the Tutsi-led group.
Planes carrying about 100 Kenyan troops touched down in Goma after Kenya's parliament approved the deployment of over 900 troops to the DRC as part of a joint military force from the East African Community.
Military of Democratic Republic of Congo uses newly deployed jets to bombard M23 positions in the east of the African country, as some residents flee across the border, officials say.
Uganda sent troops to its central African neighbour in December to help fight a violent rebel group known as the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF).
The UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, known as MONUSCO, has come under regular local criticism for its perceived inability to stop fighting in the conflict-torn east.
Opponents of proposal to deploy regional peacekeepers point to chequered history that some of Democratic Republic of Congo's neighbours have in the war-torn east of the country.
Democratic Republic of Congo President Tshisekedi said that the security situation in the country's eastern region has deteriorated amid fights with Rwandan "terrorist gangs"
Democratic Republic of Congo says M23 rebels attacked positions near Bunagana town and several other areas of North Kivu province, "supported by soldiers and artillery from the Rwandan army."
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