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Congo rebels seize eastern city as U.N. forces look on

Displaced people cross the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) into Rwanda, November 20, 2012, as the Congolese Revolutionary Army fights with the DRC government army on the periphery of Goma, the capital of Congo's North Kivu province. Rwanda accused U.N.-backed Congolese forces of shelling its territory during a battle with rebels near the border on Monday but said it had no plans to respond militarily to what it called Kinshasa's "provocation". REUTERS/James Akena

Displaced people cross the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) into Rwanda, November 20, 2012, as the Congolese Revolutionary Army fights with the DRC government army on the periphery of Goma, the capital of Congo's North Kivu...more

Displaced people cross the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) into Rwanda, November 20, 2012, as the Congolese Revolutionary Army fights with the DRC government army on the periphery of Goma, the capital of Congo's North Kivu province. Rwanda accused U.N.-backed Congolese forces of shelling its territory during a battle with rebels near the border on Monday but said it had no plans to respond militarily to what it called Kinshasa's "provocation". REUTERS/James Akena
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A displaced family rests after crossing the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) into Rwanda, November 20, 2012, as the Congolese Revolutionary Army fights with the DRC government army on the periphery of Goma, the capital of Congo's North Kivu province. Rwanda accused U.N.-backed Congolese forces of shelling its territory during a battle with rebels near the border on Monday but said it had no plans to respond militarily to what it called Kinshasa's "provocation". REUTERS/James Akena

A displaced family rests after crossing the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) into Rwanda, November 20, 2012, as the Congolese Revolutionary Army fights with the DRC government army on the periphery of Goma, the capital of Congo's...more

A displaced family rests after crossing the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) into Rwanda, November 20, 2012, as the Congolese Revolutionary Army fights with the DRC government army on the periphery of Goma, the capital of Congo's North Kivu province. Rwanda accused U.N.-backed Congolese forces of shelling its territory during a battle with rebels near the border on Monday but said it had no plans to respond militarily to what it called Kinshasa's "provocation". REUTERS/James Akena
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Displaced people cross the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) into Rwanda, November 20, 2012, as the Congolese Revolutionary Army fights with the DRC government army on the periphery of Goma, the capital of Congo's North Kivu province. Rwanda accused U.N.-backed Congolese forces of shelling its territory during a battle with rebels near the border on Monday but said it had no plans to respond militarily to what it called Kinshasa's "provocation". REUTERS/James Akena

Displaced people cross the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) into Rwanda, November 20, 2012, as the Congolese Revolutionary Army fights with the DRC government army on the periphery of Goma, the capital of Congo's North Kivu...more

Displaced people cross the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) into Rwanda, November 20, 2012, as the Congolese Revolutionary Army fights with the DRC government army on the periphery of Goma, the capital of Congo's North Kivu province. Rwanda accused U.N.-backed Congolese forces of shelling its territory during a battle with rebels near the border on Monday but said it had no plans to respond militarily to what it called Kinshasa's "provocation". REUTERS/James Akena
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