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West Congo violence catches out U.N. peacekeepers

Violence between a shadowy ethnic group and police in western Congo has wrong-footed the world’s biggest U.N. peacekeeping force, leaving it scrambling to try to end the latest violence in the vast country. At least 22 people have been killed since police tried to assert state control in restless Bas-Congo province last Friday, prompting five days of clashes with members of Bundu dia Kongo (BDK) — a group seeking to revive a pre-colonial kingdom. Full Stoy

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