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Nigeria's First Female Finance Minister: Still Big Problems In Soaring Economy

Nigeria is set to overtake South Africa as the continent's biggest economy. Tell Me More looks at that growth with Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the country's first female Finance Minister.
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In Syria, Not Just Bullets And Bombs Harming Children

It's been nearly three years since the uprising began in Syria. Now Save The Children is out with a new report about how war has affected the health of Syria's youngest residents.
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Paralympics In Full Swing In Sochi

Russia is hosting this year's Paralympic Winter Games, but people with disabilities are often have a tough time living regular lives in the country. CBC Sports Reporter Signa Butler explains.
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Israel OKs Controversial Law To Conscript Ultra-Orthodox Jews

Haredi, a branch of Judaism that shuns modern secular culture, had long been exempt from national service. The bill had been boycotted by the opposition.
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Britain's 'Tea Party' Pushes For Cutting Ties With European Union

The UK Independence Party doesn't have any seats in parliament. But it does seem to influence Britain's ruling Conservatives by tapping into the same themes favored by the Tea Party in the U.S.
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Ukraine Won't Fight Russia In Crimea, Acting President Says

"We cannot launch a military operation in Crimea, as we would expose the eastern border and Ukraine would not be protected," Oleksandr Turchynov tells Agence France-Presse.
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Officials Seem To Have No Clue About Fate Of Missing Jet

The search continues, and continues to expand, for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared Saturday while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. There were 239 people on board.
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Unique Cell Phone Number Fetches Big Bucks In United Arab Emirates

The rare number number is: 7-7-7-7-7-7-7. The cell phone contract was sold at a charity auction for $2 millions.
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Ukraine's Interim Prime Minister To Visit White House

Ukraine's territorial integrity is under threat. The region of Crimea is expected to vote to secede and possibly join Russia. U.S. efforts to resolve this diplomatically with Moscow have gone nowhere.
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Russia Tightens Stranglehold On Crimea

Russian troops and pro-Russia militias are taking over military installations. David Greene talks to Washington Post reporter Carol Morello, who's in the Crimean city Sevastopol.

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