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Congo rebels claim control of city as Rwanda tensions rise

Rebels widely believed to be backed by Rwanda claimed control of Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday, walking through the frontier city of one million people past UN peacekeepers who did nothing to stop them.

20 Nov 2012 - 9:40PM

Rebels widely believed to be backed by Rwanda claimed control of Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday, walking through the frontier city of one million people past UN peacekeepers who did nothing to stop them.

Congo rebels claim control of city as Rwanda tensions rise
Violence rocks east DR Congo despite rebel pullout

Authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo’s eastern city of Goma assumed gradual control of the mining hub on Sunday after a rebel pullout, but tensions were running high with clashes on Rwanda’s border.

3 Dec 2012 - 12:04PM

Authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo’s eastern city of Goma assumed gradual control of the mining hub on Sunday after a rebel pullout, but tensions were running high with clashes on Rwanda’s border.

Violence rocks east DR Congo despite rebel pullout
DR Congo rebels withdraw from key city of Goma