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Year in Review 2004
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Simmering tensions in Africa's Great Lakes region were reignited when Congolese rebels, allegedly backed by Rwanda, seized a town in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Rwandan troops were said to have entered the DRC, attacked villages, and forced thousands of civilians to flee.

Nine French peacekeepers and dozens of civilians were killed in Côte…


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