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Congolese rebel leader Laurent Nkunda was arrested by Rwandan authorities early Friday, a development that raised hopes for peace in the war-ravaged country, representatives from both countries said.

Congolese forces first tried to capture the Tutsi rebel leader late Thursday evening near Bunagana, a village in eastern Congo.

Rwandan authorities then captured Nkunda around 2 a.m. Friday, Omalanga added. Read full article »

-- CNN's David McKenzie in Nairobi and David Ariosto contributed to this report

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