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Supporters of newly re-elected...TOPSHOT - Supporters of newly re-elected Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso celebrate his victory in Brazzaville on March 24, 2016 after the Independent Electoral Commission declared him the winner. Nguesso extended his 32 years in power winning elections in the first round with 60 percent of the vote, the interior minister said on March 24. / AFP PHOTO / Eduardo SoterasEDUARDO SOTERAS/AFP/Getty Images

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Supporters of newly re-elected Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso celebrate his victory in Brazzaville after the Independent Electoral Commission declared him the winner 

A man uses a cane as he walks past a store in the Poto Poto popular district, of the Congolese capital Brazzaville

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A man uses a cane as he walks past a store in the Poto Poto popular district, of the Congolese capital Brazzaville

TOPSHOTS Children play on a burned tank ...TOPSHOTS Children play on a burned tank which formerly belonged to M23 rebel soldiers, in Kimbumba, on October 31, 2013. The day before, DR Congo troops captured the last stronghold of M23 rebels in the troubled east of the country, raising hopes of a return to the negotiating table.  AFP PHOTO / JUNIOR D. KANNAHJunior D. Kannah/AFP/Getty Images

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Children play on a burned tank in Kimbumba in the Democratic Republic of Congo. On Wednesday Congolese troops captured the last stronghold of M23 rebels in the troubled east of the country, raising hopes of a return to the negotiating table. 

A Congolese army soldier takes position behind a wall during a fire-fight in Kanyarucinya, around 10km from Goma in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on July 17, 2013. Heavy fighting resumed this afternoon, with artillery shelling and small arms combat in Kanyarucinya, and to the north, around Kibati.

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A Congolese soldier positions himself behind a wall during a firefight in Kanyarucinya, eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Heavy fighting resumed on Wednesday afternoon, with artillery shelling and small arms combat in the area and to the north, around Kabati.