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Congo

Congo Republic petroleum code bans gas flaring and lowers oil royalties to 12% from 15%, per oil ministry official - Reuters

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2 parties within the Republic of Congo's ruling coalition petition the government to withdraw from the International Criminal Court - CCTV Africa

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Brazzaville, Brazzaville, Congo

Authorities in Congo Republic have charged a former army chief and candidate in a presidential election with violating state security and illegally possessing arms - Reuters

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Congo

Congo Republic's government has intentionally bombed residential areas in country's south, reportedly killing at least 30 people, Amnesty International says - Reuters

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Republic of the Congo presidential election 2016

17 people have died in clashes in the Congo in the wake of President Denis Sassou Nguesso's disputed re-election, government says - Reuters

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Brazzaville, Brazzaville, Congo

Heavy gunfire reported in the streets of Brazzaville, the capital of the Republic of Congo, where security forces have been deployed - BBC

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Congo

Heavy weapons fire heard during sporadic Brazzaville, Congo clashes; residents seen fleeing from homes - Reuters

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Brazzaville, Brazzaville, Congo

Gunfire heard in Republic of Congo's capital; officials says police are fighting militia - AP

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Republic of the Congo presidential election 2016

Congo police fire teargas, make arrests at meeting of opposition candidates who say incumbent President Denis Sassou Nguesso won re-election fraudulently - Reuters

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Republic of the Congo presidential election 2016

President Sassou Nguesso wins re-election in Republic of the Congo presidential vote, local TV reports - Xinhua

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Republic of the Congo presidential election 2016

Congo president Sassou Nguesso reelected in first round with 60.39% of votes, Interior Minister Raymond Mboulou Zéphyrin says - RFI

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Republic of the Congo presidential election 2016

Congo's Sassou Nguesso leading in presidential poll - Reuters

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Republic of the Congo presidential election 2016

Riot police in Congo use tear gas to disperse 200 opposition supporters trying to get into polling station during counting in country's presidential election - AFP

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Republic of the Congo presidential election 2016

Congo presidential election opens under communications blackout - Reuters

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Republic of the Congo presidential election 2016

Congo presidential candidate Jean-Marie Michel Mokoko says he received police summons on eve of Sunday's elections - AFP

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Republic of the Congo presidential election 2016

Republic of Congo to block telecoms service during Sunday's presidential vote - AP

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Republic of the Congo presidential election 2016

Congo Republic says ordered main telcos MTN, Airtel to block phone, internet service during Sunday's presidential vote - Reuters

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Republic of the Congo presidential election 2016

EU declines to send observers for Republic of Congo presidential election next month - AP

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Republic of the Congo constitutional referendum 2015

Official says more than 90% vote to allow Congo leader's bid to extend rule - @AFP

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Republic of the Congo constitutional referendum 2015

Violence and tensions settle ahead of Sunday's constitutional reform vote in Brazzaville, Congo that would allow President Denis Sassou-Nguesso a 3rd term - @RFI

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