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  • Ivory Coast-Senegal Soccer
  • Botswana’s Women Allowed to Inherit
  • Mali
  • Brazil Police Take Control of Rio’s Favelas
  • South Africa Arrests Gold Miners
  • Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma
  • Francois Hollande and Macky Sall
  • Taliban Shooting Victim Flown to U.K.
  • Wyclef Jean
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  • Olamiekan Ayelokun
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  • Mo Ibrahim

Brazil Police Take Control of Rio’s Favelas

Police in Rio de Janeiro burst into the city’s favelas Sunday morning in an ongoing bid to take back portions of the city controlled by drug gangs ahead of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics.

(Photo: REUTERS/Sergio Moraes)

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