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The Nigeria Elections

Nigerians go to the polls on March 28 in consequential elections that could decide the future of Africa's largest democracy. Incumbent Goodluck Jonathan is facing a tight race with longtime rival Muhammdu...
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A Victory for LGBT Rights at the UN

LGBT rights secured a major bureaucratic victory at the United Nations today when member states overwhelmingly voted down a Russian-backed proposal to curtail benefits afforded to the same-sex spouses of UN...
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How to Solve Childhood TB (Video)

For World Tuberculosis Day today, the TB Alliance is shining the spotlight on a sometimes overlooked aspect of the global TB burden: pediatric TB. Worldwide, TB has been on a steady decline--deaths have...
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Sierra Leone in Crisis

So far, things have remained peaceful. But the combination of ebola plus a deepening political crisis is particularly worrisome. “Sierra Leone's army chief on Monday ordered soldiers to remain in their...