Justice experts hailed the guilty verdict against Theoneste Bagosora as a victory for Rwandans and a milestone for international courts.
Gen. Laurent Nkunda's rebel group says Congo's move to invite 20 other rebel groups could scupper bilateral talks that began Monday.
A task force's findings, urging US leadership, may dovetail with ideas of Obama administration.
An ordained preacher and rebel group commander, Gen. Laurent Nkunda is threatening to draw other nations into a war in eastern Congo.
Last month, a team of four ethanol experts from Brazil visited the East African country as part of a program to share advice.
At least 12 people were killed Nov. 6 in the Congo. Today, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon called for rebels to restore the ceasefire.