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DRC Set to Attack Hutu Rebels as Ultimatum Expires

The Democratic Republic of Congo's government said Friday that it was ready to launch military operations against Rwandan Hutu rebels in the eastern part of the country after most missed a deadline to disarm and return home or go into exile. A six-month ultimatum set by regional leaders was to expire at midnight, and just 300 of the estimated 1,500 rebels have disarmed, according to Congo's government. The fighters, known as the FDLR, include some of the remnants of the Hutu...

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