DR Congo on edge as deadline for election result looms

DR Congo was on edge Saturday, just 24 hours ahead of a deadline for announcing preliminary results from last week's crucial presidential election as world powers heaped pressure on Kinshasa to respect voters' wishes.

~ Daily Monitor

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