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The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) yesterday dismissed a demand from rebels in the country's east for truce talks, saying that the insurgent force pushing towards the city of Goma was a tool of neighbouring Rwanda.

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Andrew Mitchell was under further pressure last night after Labour demanded he publish the civil service advice he received over his decision to reinstate Britain's suspended aid programme to Rwanda.

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A Congolese woman whose legs were blown off by a landmine will compete in the London Paralympics after a British woman gave her a top-of-the-line racing chair.

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A landslide at a gold mine in a remote corner of northeast Congo has left at least 60 people dead, a local administrator said today.

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No action yet over missing Cameroonian Olympic athletes

No action can be taken over seven Cameroonian athletes missing from the Olympic village until their visas expire, officials said today.

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London 2012: Cameroon boxing team go missing

Cameroon's entire boxing team have gone missing in Britain while competing at the Olympics.

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