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Nigeria Holds Elections Amid Threats of Violence - By Teresa Welsh March 28, 2015 | 5:00 a.m. EDT

Democratic elections postponed six weeks ago will take place Saturday in Africa’s largest – and wealthiest – nation.

A campaign billboard of Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan in Akure, Nigeria. 362 more words

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THE DEADLY GLOBAL WAR FOR SAND - VINCE BEISER BUSINESS 03.26.15 7:00 AM

The killers rolled slowly down the narrow alley, three men jammed onto a single motorcycle. It was a little after 11 am on July 31, 2013, the sun beating down on the low, modest residential buildings lining a back street in the Indian farming village of Raipur. 389 more words

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