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Congo forces fire shots to ward off protests after talks fizzle

Congo forces fire shots to ward off protests after talks fizzle

Congolese police fired shots and tear gas on Tuesday to ward off protesters after Catholic bishops pulled out of their mediation role in talks meant to pave the way for President Joseph Kabila to step down after an election. Sporadic unrest broke out in Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital Kinshasa when the bishops announced they […]

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