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UN: World Population Expected to Rise to 9.7 Billion in 2050

UNITED NATIONS – The world’s population is getting older and growing at a slower pace but is still expected to increase from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050, the United Nations said Monday.

The U.N. Department of Economic …

UN: World Population Expected to Rise to 9.7 Billion in 2050

UNITED NATIONS – The world’s population is getting older and growing at a slower pace but is still expected to increase from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050, the United Nations said Monday.

The U.N. Department of Economic …

Sudan’s Bashir Appears in Public for First Time Since Ouster

KHARTOUM Sudan’s former President Omar al-Bashir appeared in public on Sunday for the first time since his ouster, as he was led away to a prosecutor’s office in a corruption probe.

The deposed strongman has been held under arrest in …

New funding boosts efforts to combat deforestation, desertification, climate change and strengthen food systems

Rome – FAO today welcomed a decision by the Council of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to provide $179 million to support the UN agency’s work with countries worldwide at the critical nexus between agriculture and the environment. This includes …

Nine South African MPs Resign from National Parliament

PRETORIA, The announced resignation on Thursday of the South African Labor Minister, Mildred Oliphant, has raised to nine the list of former high-ranking government officials who has made up their mind to resign their parliamentary seat after being frozen out …

Nine South African MPs Resign from National Parliament

PRETORIA, The announced resignation on Thursday of the South African Labor Minister, Mildred Oliphant, has raised to nine the list of former high-ranking government officials who has made up their mind to resign their parliamentary seat after being frozen out …