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UN confirms Congo camp attack

The UN confirmed that a camp for displaced residents in the Democratic Republic of Congo was attacked by armed men. The M-23 rebel group, which pulled out of Goma coty, warned it may return if the Government does not agree negotiations by Monday.

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Congo rebels will only withdraw if demands are met

Rebels in Democratic Republic of Congo have said today that they will withdraw from the city of Goma only if President Joseph Kabila agrees to their demands, which the government was quick to dismiss as a farce.

The deadlock raises the risk that the insurgency may turn into an all out war in a region affected by almost twenty years of conflict.

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