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With 500 Dead, Nigeria Goes Ahead With Election

AP | JON GAMBRELL | Posted 06.26.2011 | World

IKOT EFUM, Nigeria — Gunmen fired Kalashnikov rifles in the air and others brandished machetes while storming a polling place here Tuesday, as v...

Ivory Coast: Standoff in an Imperfect Storm

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

Once known as the Paris of West Africa, the Ivory Coast has undergone a decade of turmoil. The latest deadlock threatens regional peace and could influence dozens of elections scheduled throughout the continent this year.