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Ibrahim Coulibaly walks in the Abobo neighborhood of Abidjan on Tuesday. Coulibaly says he's the head of a militia called the Invisible Commando. The group fought against former President Laurent Gbagbo's forces, but has not joined the newly renamed army, the Republican Forces of Ivory Coast. Issouf Sanogo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Infighting Threatens Ivory Coast's Path To Peace

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A security guard stands near the Toyota exhibit at the 2011 New York International Auto Show on Thursday. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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Japanese Auto Executives Try To Put On Happy Face

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Researchers say that humpback whales are able to swim in remarkably straight lines during their seasonal migrations. They don't yet know, though, how the whales do it. Kike Calvo/AP hide caption

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Steady As A Whale? Humpbacks Swim Straight Lines

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Hazel Dickens onstage at the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in San Francisco in 2008. Anthony Pidgeon/Redferns hide caption

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Hazel Dickens, Bluegrass And Folk Singer, Has Died

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Trucks left parked on a road near a Shanghai port Friday. Truck drivers protested for a third day over rising fuel costs and fees, disrupting the flow of goods. Eugene Hoshiko/AP hide caption

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Chinese Truck Drivers Block Port Over Gas Prices

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The Secret Lives Of Mothers: After the death of the widowed Nawal Marwan (Lubna Azabal), her adult children slowly discover the bitterness of her childhood in a country plagued by endless cycles of violence. Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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'Incendies': Within A Family, Secret Fires Burn

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Biutiful follows hustler Uxbal (Javier Bardem), a middleman between two Chinese merchants and the illegal immigrants who sell their counterfeit goods on the streets of Barcelona. Jose Haro/Roadside Attractions hide caption

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In A Global Age, A Whole New World Of Foreign Films

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