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U.N. to send more peacekeepers to Congo mining province

By Reuters | Wed, 19 Feb 2014 18:29 PM
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KINSHASA, Feb 19 (Reuters) - The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Democratic Republic of Congo will deploy more troops to copper-rich Katanga province to help fight worsening militia violence there, the U.N. force commander said on Wednesday.

Katanga has been spared much of the violent disorder that has plagued large swathes of the vast Central African nation for nearly two decades. But the southern ...

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