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Tunisia, Congo through to quarters at African Cup

Tunisia's Ahmed Akaichi celebrates scoring a goal during their African Cup of Nations Group B soccer match against DR Congo in Bata, Equatorial Guinea, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

BATA, Equatorial Guinea (AP) — Tunisia and Congo drew 1-1 and qualified for the quarterfinals at the African Cup of Nations on Monday as Cape Verde became the first team to be eliminated by the tournament’s tiebreaker rules.

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Serena Williams of the U.S. celebrates a point won against Garbine Muguruza of Spain during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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Republic of Congo surprises Gabon 1-0 at African Cup

Congo’s Prince Oniangue, left, is challenged by Gabon’s Andre Poko, during their African Cup of Nations Group A soccer match in Bata, Equatorial Guinea, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

BATA, Equatorial Guinea (AP) — Republic of Congo ground out a surprise 1-0 win over Gabon at the African Cup of Nations on Wednesday, its first at the tournament in over two decades, to go top of Group A.

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Rep. of Congo leaps to top of Group A with surprise win

Congo's soccer players celebrate after winning their African Cup of Nations Group A soccer match against Gabon in Bata, Equatorial Guinea, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

BATA, Equatorial Guinea (AP) — Unfancied Republic of Congo went top of Group A at the African Cup of Nations with a surprise 1-0 win over Gabon on Wednesday after host Equatorial Guinea and Burkina Faso played out a 0-0 draw.

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Fans throw rocks at police, get tear-gassed at African Cup

Equatorial Guinea's soccer fan gestures during the African Cup of Nations Group A soccer match between Equatorial Guinea and Burkina Faso in Bata, Equatorial Guinea, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

BATA, Equatorial Guinea (AP) — Witnesses say fans threw rocks at police, who responded by firing tear gas outside the African Cup of Nations game between host Equatorial Guinea and Burkina Faso on Wednesday.

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