Latest News Wires Congo: Will the U.N. take action against rebels' backers? (+video)

Clashes between M23 rebels and U.N. supported soldiers have forced tens of thousands to flee Goma, a provincial capital in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The U.N. Security Council has voiced concerns that the rebels are receiving external support from neighboring countries.  

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The U.N. Security Council strongly condemned M23 rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday for seizing a provincial capital, as the United Nations defended its peacekeepers who gave up the battle for the city of Goma.