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Congo Police Fire Shots in Air to Disperse Protesters

Police in Democratic Republic of Congo fired shots in the air on Tuesday to halt a second day of protests against a draft measure that could delay a presidential election set for 2016 and allow President Joseph Kabila to stay in power. Kabila won elections in 2006 and 2011 and is constitutionally ineligible to stand for a third term. Students burned tires and barricaded the road leading to the University of Kinshasa in the south of the capital and large numbers of people were in...

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