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Rwanda backs Congo rebels: report

Rwanda is supplying up to 300 Rwandan recruits and funneling arms and ammunition across the border to the Democratic Republic of Congo to bolster a rebellion that began in March.

Eastern Congo rocked by fresh fighting

Renewed fighting between the Congolese army and rebels has erupted in mountainous eastern Congo, creating a new flood of civilian refugees.