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M23 rebels gather in the eastern Congo town of Sake, some 27 kms west of Goma, Thursday Nov. 29, 2012. Rebels, who last week seized one of the most important cities in eastern Congo and advanced beyond, said Thursday that they had pulled back several miles (kilometers ) to the town of Sake and were on track to leave the key city of Goma by Friday, in accordance with a deadline imposed by the international community.(AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

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In this photo taken on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, a photo of Congolese Col. Mamadou Ndala, center, rests on his coffin during a funeral held for him and other Congo soldiers in the city of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, In a place where death is never far away, the colonel seemed larger than life, invincible. He stood at well over 6 feet, a good head or two taller than the crowds that thronged around him, waving palms and chanting his name. His soldiers claimed he had survived being shot at a dozen times in the jungles of eastern Congo. (AP Photo/John Bompengo)

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This December 2013 photo provided by Justin Carroll shows adopted children in Kinshasa, Congo whose parents are awaiting exit permits to bring them to their new homes in the U.S. Until a suspension was announced in September 2013, the Congo had been viewed by adoption advocates in the U.S. as a promising option at a time when the overall number of international adoptions has been plummeting. The Congo accounted for the sixth highest number of adoptions by Americans in 2012 _ 240 children in all, up from 41 in 2010 and 133 in 2011. (AP Photo/Justin Carroll)

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This Dec. 7, 2013 photo provided by the family shows the Mantuel family, from left, Mike, Madeline, 6; Moses, 2; Micah, 4, and Emily in Holly Springs, Ga. The Mauntels adopted Moses from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and were able to bring him home to Atlanta in October 2013. Emily says, "My heart is breaking for these five families stuck in the Congo and for the many more families waiting to bring their children home due to the exit letter suspension. ... I was in the Congo for almost four months trying to bring our son home and it was by far the most difficult time in my life." (AP Photo/Lynn Bindas)

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This Dec. 7, 2013 photo provided by the family shows Mantuel family siblings, from left, Madeline, 6; Moses, 2, and Micah, 4, in Holly Springs, Ga. The Mauntels adopted Moses from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and were able to bring him home to Atlanta in October 2013. Until a suspension was announced in September 2013, the Congo had been viewed by adoption advocates in the U.S. as a promising option at a time when the overall number of international adoptions has been plummeting. (AP Photo/Mike Mantuel)