Global Week in Review: Michelle Obama to Head to China

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  • Nigerian Author Adichie Wins Fiction Prize
  • Crimea Declares Independence from Ukraine
  • 16 Killed in Stampedes for Jobs in Nigeria
  • Fans Racially Abused Referee During Game in Brazil
  • Son of Egypt’s Ousted President Morsi to Be Tried for Drugs
  • 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Aftershock Hits Chile
  • Michelle Obama to Visit China Wednesday

16 Killed in Stampedes for Jobs in Nigeria

Stampedes for government jobs in Nigeria left 16 people dead on Sunday. The government invited thousands to apply, but there were only 5,000 positions available. Nearly 41 million people in Nigeria are unemployed out of a population of 170 million. (Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

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