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Ben Affleck and Seth Rogen Testify Before Senate Panels in Washington, D.C. … – E! Online

E! OnlineBen Affleck and Seth Rogen aren’t just stars in Hollywood–they’re making waves in Washington, D.C., too! On Wednesday, the actors testified before two different Senate panels to speak about the Democratic Republic of Congo (Affleck) and Alzheimer’s …Ben Affleck Comes to DC to Testify in Front of Congress About GenocideIn The Capital all 53 […]

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Congo Clashes Death Toll Reaches 100 – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalKAMPALA, Uganda—The death toll from clashes between the Congolese army and supporters of former presidential candidate Joseph Mukungubila rose to 100, as troops battled to control the latest flash point of instability in the mineral-rich but restive …Death toll in Congo attacks rises to 100 – governmentReuters IndiaCongo army repels coordinated attack in […]

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UPDATE 5-Congo’s army repels attacks in Kinshasa, dozens killed – Reuters

Reuters… Print. * Gunmen attack military camp, airport, state TV. * Information minister says situation under control. * Religious leader says his supporters responsible. * Kabila aide: Not a serious attempt to seize power (Adds comment from pastor). By Bienvenu …UN peacekeepers in DR Congo on alert after clashes: spokesmanXinhuaDemocratic Republic of Congo says more […]

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UPDATE 4-Congo’s army repels attacks in Kinshasa, dozens killed – Reuters

Reuters… Print. * Gunmen attack military camp, airport, state TV. * Information minister says situation under control. * Gunmen claim allegiance to religious leader. * Kabila aide: Not a serious attempt to seize power (Adds details, graphic, updates death toll).Democratic Republic of Congo Beats Back Surprise Coup AttemptTIMECongo military repels armed attacksThe AustralianDRC Government Proclaims […]

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DR Congo repels ‘terror attacks’ – BBC News

BBC NewsThe Democratic Republic of Congo’s army has repulsed several attacks in the capital, Kinshasa, by an “unknown terrorist group”, the government says. Spokesman Lambert Mende Omalanga said action had been taken to “preserve at any price” the …DRC Government Proclaims Victory Over Armed AttackersVoice of AmericaCongo’s army repels attacks in Kinshasa, dozens killedeuronewsInternational airport […]

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Congo coup attempt unfolds on morning TV talk show – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Assailants armed with machetes and automatic weapons attacked the state television station, the airport and the main military base in Congo’s capital in what appeared to be a coup attempt early Monday, before being repelled by the …International airport in Kinshasa resumes operation after clashXinhuaCongo Army Repels Coordinated Attacks by […]

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UN police arrive in Juba in South Sudan – BBC News

BBC NewsThe first UN reinforcements have arrived in South Sudan since the UN Security Council voted to almost double the number of peacekeepers in the country to 12,500. A detachment of 72 Bangladeshi police officers based in the Democratic Republic of Congo …Divisions in South Sudan’s liberation movement fuel warWashington PostSouth Sudan’s Government Commits to […]