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At least 32 people killed in DRC during two days of violence

At least 32 people have been killed in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) over the last two days, according to a police spokesman.

At least 32 people have been killed in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) over the last two days, according to a police spokesman.

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Congo President Sassou Nguesso re-elected for third consecutive term

Congo Republic President Denis Sassou Nguesso has been re-elected for a five-year term following a landslide victory. The Interior Ministry announced

Congo Republic President Denis Sassou Nguesso has been re-elected for a five-year term following a landslide victory. The Interior Ministry announced

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Republic of Congo president is re-elected

The Republic of Congo’s long time President Denis Sassou Nguesso has claimed victory after Sunday’s presidential poll. According to official results

The Republic of Congo’s long time President Denis Sassou Nguesso has claimed victory after Sunday’s presidential poll. According to official results

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DR Congo scraps plans for census after days of violent unrest

Democratic Republic of the Congo has scrapped plans for a national census before next year’s presidential elections. An electoral reform bill that

Democratic Republic of the Congo has scrapped plans for a national census before next year’s presidential elections. An electoral reform bill that

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Rebels retreat as Congo army seizes eastern strongholds

Government forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo have reportedly nearly ended the threat from rebel M23 fighters. According to Martin Kobler

Government forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo have reportedly nearly ended the threat from rebel M23 fighters. According to Martin Kobler

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UN sends ultimatum to M23 rebels in DRC to leave Goma or face force

The United Nations says its recently deployed intervention Brigade in the Democratic Republic of Congo may use force against M23 rebels if they do

The United Nations says its recently deployed intervention Brigade in the Democratic Republic of Congo may use force against M23 rebels if they do

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DR Congo war crimes suspect hands himself in

Washington says a war crimes suspect from the Democratic Republic of Congo has handed himself over to the US embassy in Kigali. Officials say

Washington says a war crimes suspect from the Democratic Republic of Congo has handed himself over to the US embassy in Kigali. Officials say

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DR Congo troops retake Goma as rebels demand talks

Congolese troops have returned to Goma as the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo re-established control of the key city. Under a

Congolese troops have returned to Goma as the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo re-established control of the key city. Under a

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Congo rebellion causing humanitarian crisis

As many as a half a million people have been forced from their homes in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to Oxfam. The charity says a

As many as a half a million people have been forced from their homes in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to Oxfam. The charity says a