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  DR Congo poll on despite violence  Election officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo have said Monday's parliamentary and presidential elections will go ahead as planned Poll loser rejects result
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Joseph Kabila 're-elected'
Police 'killed 24 civilians' after elections  At least 24 people have been killed by police in the Democratic Republic of Congo since last month's disputed elections, a US rights group has said   Plea for calm after DR Congo poll

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  There have been appeals for calm in the Democratic Republic of Congo following the victory of President Joseph Kabila in disputed elections
  President Joseph Kabila obtained 49% of the vote against 32% for veteran opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi


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  Presidential candidate Jean-Pierre Bemba said he would use all legal channels to contest the result
Nov.15 Kabila named winner of vote
  Incumbent President was declared the winner of tense runoff election, defeating his ex-rebel leader rival
 Joseph Kabila has appealed for calm in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Kabila won 58.05% of the vote, ahead of Jean-Pierre Bemba who got 41.9%
Kabila close to DR Congo victory  Provisional election results suggest President Joseph Kabila will win the country's run-off election Oct.28 War-ravaged Congo goes to polls  The president faced off against a former rebel chief as a high-stakes runoff began Sep.4 Election workers arrested for cheating  Authorities arrested 10 workers for allegedly cheating and the final announcement of results was postponed Aug.20 Congo heads to presidential runoff  Election results showed the country's historic postwar elections were headed for a second round Aug.8 Early election results favor president   Joseph Kabila overwhelmingly won a main eastern city of Goma Aug.5 Poll count raises concerns  Serious concerns are being raised about the counting of votes in the first multi-party elections in 40 years Aug.3 Ballots go up in flames   A suspicious fire at a major Kinshasa election center deepened concerns over the transparency of the results Jul.30 Polls close in elections  Counting is already under way. The election had gone smoothly although there were technical difficulties Jul.29 Congo goes to polls first time in decades
  17,000 U.N. troops and 2,000 European Union troops -- is on standby
Jul.28   Jubilation, violence mark days before vote  3,000 people gathered to hear President Kabila appeal for their vote as campaigning wound down

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Dec.17 DR Congo voting on constitution  Many complain they do not know what a new constitution contains

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