TOPSHOT - Supporters of Guy Brice Parfait Kolelas, the Interim President of the Congolese Movement for Democracy and Integral Development demonstrate at the candidate head quarter in Brazzaville on March 23, 2016. / AFP / MARCO LONGARI
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Police in Congo Republic fired teargas at opposition supporters and arrested around 10 of them Friday ahead of a planned news conference by opposition candidates who say last weekend's presidential election was won fraudulently.President Denis Sassou Nguesso, who has ruled the Central African oil producer for 32 of the last 37 years, won re-election in Sunday's poll with 60 percent of the vote, according to official results announced Thursday.Early Friday, around 100 police officers were positioned outside of the headquarters of the opposition UPADS party in the capital Brazzaville's Diata neighborhood, where a coalition of five candidates was expected to announce their own poll results.
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