This Week In IBTimes Magazine

 @alanhuffman1a.huffman@ibtimes.com on September 19 2013 3:46 PM
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    International Business Times senior reporter Connor Adams Sheets (left) interviews Agbodemu Ishola outside his home in the Oto-Ilogbo Extension slum of mainland Lagos, Nigeria. IBTimes / Cameron Barnes
  • Ana FlorCruz Michelle Mom North Korea 1995
    (top) Ms. Ana FlorCruz standing in front of the Mansudae Grand Monument of President Kim Il Sung in 1995, in Pyongyang. (bottom) IBTimes Staff Writer Michelle FlorCruz standing in front of a new, updated statue of President Kim Il Sung and an added statue of General Kim Jong Il in 2013, Pyongyang. IBTimes
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    IBTimes Staff Writer Michelle FlorCruz standing in front of a new, updated statue of President Kim Il Sung and an added statue of General Kim Jong Il in 2013, Pyongyang. IBTimes
  • Grand Theft Auto 5
    Game enthusiasts purchase the latest release of "Grand Theft Auto Five" after the game went on sale at the Game Stop store in Encinitas, California September 17, 2013. The launch comes at a time when then $66 billion video game industry, which has been struggling with flagging sales, is expecting a shot in the arm from holiday game releases and new game hardware like Sony's PlayStation 4 and Microsoft's Xbox One. Reuters
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Here's a preview of this week's International Business Times Magazine:
 
 
Africa’s New York
 
Connor Sheets finds unexpected common ground in one of the world’s richest, poorest, most raucous, bewildering and beguiling cities – Lagos, Nigeria.
 
North Korea And The FlorCruz Women, Then And Now
 
Michelle FlorCruz revisits North Korea with her mom and recreates family snapshots almost two decades after the fact.
 
Grand Theft Mania
 

Grand Theft Auto 5, which has been available for less than a week, made history on its first day by gross an unprecedented $800 million in revenue. Konrad Krawczyk looks at the top 5 ways the popular video game has has made and could continue to make history.
 

 

The Gods Of Chiapas
 
Avedis Hadjian goes deep in San Cristobal to explore how a small Mexican community rejected Catholicism in favor of Islam.

 
What’s Old Is New
 
Why Ferris wheels are the big new thing for cities across the world. Mark Johanson takes us up and down and round and round. 
 
 
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