UN extends arms embargo on DR Congo, condemns M23

Thursday November 29 2012

A young Congolese walks through the rain in the town of Sake, west of Goma, in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo on November 28, 2012. The government accused rebels today of widespread looting in Goma as the fighters began pulling out of the strategic eastern city following diplomatic mediation to prevent the conflict spreading across the volatile region. AFP PHOTO/PHIL MOORE

A young Congolese walks through the rain in the town of Sake, west of Goma, in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo on November 28, 2012. The government accused rebels today of widespread looting in Goma as the fighters began pulling out of the strategic eastern city following diplomatic mediation to prevent the conflict spreading across the volatile region. AFP PHOTO/PHIL MOORE 

By A Special Correspondent