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UN Urges Sides to Reject Violence Ahead of DRC Vote

The U.N. Security Council Tuesday urged all parties to reject violence five days before the presidential election in the Democratic Republic of Congo. At least six people have been killed in violence in the run-up to the December 23 election, which will see the conflict-ridden central African country emerge from President Joseph Kabila's 17-year rule. Kinshasa denies any link between the bloodshed and campaigning. The Security Council asked all sides "to continue to reject...

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