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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.