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President Joseph Kabila (far left) arrives for the yearly national parade held in Kinshasa. He has held office for more than 10 years and recently secured constitutional changes that strengthen his powers and revise the country's voting system. He faces a possible challenge at the polls this November from Jean-Pierre Bemba, Vital Kamerhe and Etienne Tshisekedi (starting second photo, left). Mr. Bemba is awaiting a war crimes trial at the International Criminal Court at The Hague.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, left, and National Assembly President Vital Kamerhe, right, shake hands in Kinshasa, Congo, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2007. Ki-moon held up Congo's first elections in 46 years as a sign of hope for the rest of war-torn Africa, praising the country's fragile democracy Saturday. (AP Photo/John Bompeng)
Veteran opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi is seen at his residence in Kinshasa, Congo in this Thursday, June 15, 2006 photo. A former prime minister under the Mobutu regime, he remains an influential figure and his support could boost any of Congo's presidential hopefuls. (AP Photo)
** FILE ** The International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar Bashir on charges of war crimes and genocide in Darfur. He has denied the charges. (Associated Press)
Libyans celebrate on Monday, June 27, 2011, in Benghazi, Libya, after receiving news that the International Criminal Court in The Hague had issued arrest warrants for Col. Moammar Gadhafi, his son and his intelligence chief for crimes against humanity in the early days of the regime's struggle to cling to power. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
The International Criminal Court prosecutor has asked judges to issue an arrest warrant for Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi citing crimes against humanity.
International Criminal Court Prosecutor Louis Moreno-Ocampo presents an overview of alleged crimes committed in Libya since Feb. 15 during a press conference at the ICC in The Hague on Thursday, March 3, 2011. Mr. Moreno-Ocampo said he will investigate Col. Moammar Gadhafi and his inner circle, including some of his sons, for possible crimes against humanity in the violent crackdown on anti-government protesters. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
In this Jan 7, 2008, photo, Kenyan politician William Ruto, during a meeting in Narobi, Kenya. The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court has asked judges to charge six Kenyans, including the country's deputy prime minister, with crimes against humanity including murder, persecution and rape committed during post election violence in 2007-2008. (AP Photo/Sayyid Azim)
Congo's former vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba, stands trial in the courtroom of the International Criminal Court in The Hague on Monday. (Associated Press)
President Omar Bashir prepares to be sworn in at the parliament in Khartoum in May. Gen. Bashir is wanted by the International Criminal Court on charges of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide for his government's role in the war in Darfur. (Associated Press)