UN Chief Goes to Eastern DRC After Clashes

U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon flew into the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo Thursday, just hours after a halt in fighting between rebels and government troops.

Rebel group M23 had announced a temporary cease-fire before Ban arrived in Goma, the capital of war-torn North Kivu province.  Congo’s government says 19 people were killed in three days of fighting between the army and M23 north of the city. 

The U.N. secretary-general is on a regional tour to promote peace and …