Global Week in Review: U.S. Pledges $7 Billion to Africa for Energy

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  • Istanbul Celebrates Its 21st Pride Week
  • Nigeria Attracts FDI Investments
  • Colombia's Coca Production Decreases
  • Europe's Job Crisis Exacerbates
  • Violence Erupts in Central Nigeria
  • The First Gay Marriage Green Card Petition Has Been Granted
  • The U.S. Invests in Power for Africa
  • F.W. de Klerk Is Being Fitted for a Pacemaker
  • Obama Addresses Spying Claims and Snowden
  • Egypt Military Gives President Morsi Ultimatum
  • New Chinese Law Forces Children to Visit Parents
  • Hong Kong Demonstrators Want Democracy
  • U.N. Peacekeepers Take Over Mali Ahead of Polls
  • Senegal Authorities Detain Ex-President of Chad
  • Brazil President Dilma Rousseff Suffers Approval Ratings Drop
  • Croatia Joins European Union
  • South African’s President Calls for Humanity Tribute on Mandela’s Birthday
  • FLOTUS and Tanzania’s First Lady Visit the Embassy Bombing Memorial
  • Ghana's Banking Technology Advances

Colombia's Coca Production Decreases

Colombia, one of the world's largest producers of cocaine, is experiencing historic lows in the size of land planted with coca, the raw ingredient for cocaine. Areas planted with coca decreased by 25 percent from 2011 to 2012. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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