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Congolese Protesters Burn Tires, Urge President to Quit: Witnesses

Congolese opposition activists blocked roads with burning tires and security forces fired shots in the capital Kinshasa on Monday, witnesses said, amid mounting concerns that President Joseph Kabila plans to delay an election and hold on to power. Kabila's term as leader of Democratic Republic of Congo expires in December and he is barred by the constitution from seeking another term. He took power in 2001 after his father was assassinated and has since won two elections. But the...

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