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Politics

Financial crisis: the cost to Africa

The World looks at how the financial turmoil shaking major economies could hurt millions of people living on the edge. Experts examine the economic prospects in African nations already suffering from higher food and fuel prices.

Politics

War torn Gaza to receive U.S. aid

Hillary Clinton promised U.S. support for rebuilding Gaza today, pledging $ 900 million in aid. But it's not clear how the U.S. will deliver this aid with Hamas in power and an Israeli blockade still in effect.