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Fighting Jeopardizes Peace in Congo

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Fighting Jeopardizes Peace in Congo

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Fighting Jeopardizes Peace in Congo

Fighting Jeopardizes Peace in Congo

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Renewed fighting in the central African nation of Congo threatens a fragile 18-month-old peace agreement. Forces loyal to renegade commanders captured a key border city from government troops Wednesday. The fall of that city, Bukavu, sparked rioting in the capital, Kinshasa. Hear NPR's Melissa Block and NPR's Jason Beaubien.