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Blood Soaked Oil. The body of a slain Sudanese soldier lies in an oil field in the town of Helgig, the site of fighting between Sudanese and South Sudanese forces.

Presidential Rivals Vie for Angry Voters


Socialist candidate Franois Hollande dominated the first round of France's presidential elections with 28.8% of the vote--a few points ahead of conservative incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy. The two will go head to head in a runoff election on May 6. But their biggest challenge, for now at least, is winning over the surprisingly high proportion of voters--18%--who sided with far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. Although that percentage wasn't enough to get Le Pen to the next round, it made her and the politics of her Euroskeptic, anti-immigrant National Front party central to the...

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