M23 Announces End to DRC Rebellion

A rebel group that has fought the Democratic Republic of Congo government for more 18 months says it is laying down its arms and is ready to negotiate.The leader of the M23 movement, Bertrand Bisimwa, said Tuesday the group will demobilize and only pursue its goals through political means.This move came hours after DRC Congolese government forces pushed rebel fighters from the last two areas in eastern Congo under their control. Congolese Information Minister Lambert Mende confirmed that…