Lujiazui, Shanghai's financial district, includes the world's third- and sixth-tallest buildings. The city's population is 23 million.

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Nations Grow Populations, And Face New Problems

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Kenya-Somalia Tension Rises Amidst Drought

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Tribal Unrest In The New Libya

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Egypt To Release Israeli-American In Prisoner Trade

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On an Aug. 10 tour organized by Moammar Gadhafi's governement, an unidentified man lies in a hospital bed in Tripoli. He was allegedly injured during NATO airstrikes a day earlier.

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Libyans: NATO Bombing Raids Also Killed Civilians

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Members of the South African Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers Union protest against Walmart's acquisition of Massmart, southern Africa's largest retailer, in May. The deal was initially approved but is now under review.

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South Africa Reconsiders Walmart's Bid For Retailer

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A supporter of Tunisia's Islamist Ennahda party celebrates on Tuesday at the party's headquarters in Tunis. Ennahda is leading the results of Tunisia's first free and democratic election, though is not expected to win an outright majority.

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Islamist Party Leads In Historic Tunisian Vote

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Former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.

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Lourdes Garcia-Navarro, from Tripoli

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Joseph Kony, leader of the Lord's Resistance Army, in a 2006 photo. The Obama administration has sent 100 troops to advise militaries in Uganda and neighboring countries that are battling Kony's forces.

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Activists Support U.S. Move Against Uganda Rebels

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This image released by the SITE Intelligence Group on April 27, 2011, shows Thierry Dol, one of four French hostages held by al-Qaida's North Africa affiliate. U.S. counterterrorism officials are concerned that al-Qaida affiliates in Africa are growing stronger.

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U.S. Worries Grow Over Al-Qaida's African Presence

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Tunisia's First Free Election Deemed Success

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American Took Up Arms With Libya's Rebels

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A man stands outside the international press center in Tunis on the eve of historic national election in Tunisia.

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Tunisians Wake To Their First Free Elections

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