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Chief of staff of the Democratic Republic of Congo ground forces... News PhotoArmy,Conflict,Democratic Republic of the Congo,Goma,Horizontal,Kilometer,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPChief of staff of the Democratic Republic of Congo ground forces Colonel Francois Olenga is seen with his troops, on November 25, 2012 near their base in Minova, 70 kilometres south of Goma. Congolese rebels on Sunday rejected demands by regional governments to pull out of the eastern city of Goma to allow for peace talks aimed at preventing a wider conflict and halting a spiralling humanitarian catastrophe.President Joseph Kabila returned to Kinshasa from Kampala 'without meeting anyone from the rebellion' on Sunday despite suggestions of further talks in the Ugandan capital, where he took part in the regional summit. Rwandan President Paul Kagame and his Congo Republic counterpart Denis Sassou-Nguesso called Sunday on both the DR Congo government and rebels threatening to overthrow it to implement regional leaders' call to stop fighting and make peace. AFP PHOTO/Tony KARUMBA (Photo credit should read TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images)