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Congo rebels declare ceasefire before peace talks


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The M23 insurgent rebels' executive secretary Francois Rucogoza speaks during a news conference in Uganda's capital Kampala January 8, 2013. Congolese rebels declared a unilateral ceasefire on Tuesday ahead of a second round of peace talks with the government, boosting hopes for a negotiated end to their nine-month-old revolt. REUTERS/James Akena