Goma — Illegal miners at a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) defied a deadline on Tuesday to vacate the site, a union official said, raising fears of a potentially violent standoff.

A landslide last Thursday at the Kamoto Copper Company (KCC) concession, majority-owned by a subsidiary of Glencore, killed 43 people and led the government to promise to remove the miners...

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