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African Leaders Sign Deal for DRC

Sunday's deal was signed by the presidents of DRC, South Africa, Rwanda, Tanzania, Congo and South Sudan, as well as senior representatives from Uganda, Angola, Zambia, Burundi and the Central African Republic.

Violence persisted in the DRC last year despite the 2009 peace agreement that includes integrating Congolese rebels into the regular army. Separate talks are under way in Uganda between the rebel group M23 and Congolese officials.

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Head of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi waits on an elevator before talks with US officials at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne on Thursday, March 26, 2015.

Iran, US Hold Nuclear Talks Ahead of Deadline

Negotiators, to be joined by other P5+1 members, launch final round of talks as March 31 deadline to reach framework deal nears More