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David Cameron's EU Tour: British PM Mets Europe's Leaders to Plead his Cause (part 1)

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Latest update : 2011-11-01

World Population: 7 billion, and counting (part 2)

Today marks a landmark moment in human history: the number of people on the planet is now, for the first time, more than 7 billion. It took more than a century for the world's population to go from one to two billion, but it took only 12 to grow from six billion to billion. Within 70 years, the population is expected to grow to a massive 10 billion. So is this a cause for celebration or concern?

  • Medhi DRISSI. Paris Bureau chief, Food and Agriculture Organization;
  • Jan RIELAENDER. Economist on the Africa desk, OECD;
  • Christophe Z. GUILMOTO. Senior Fellow in Demography, 'Institut de recherche pour le développement';
  • Steven SINDING. Former Director-General, International Planned Parenthood Federation. Co-author, 'Population Matters' - from MANCHESTER, Vermont, US.

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2015-05-28 British politics

David Cameron's EU Tour: British PM Mets Europe's Leaders to Plead his Cause (part 2)

Lunch in the Hague, dinner in Paris, followed by breakfast in Warsaw and lunch in Berlin. That's the outline of a whistlestop tour that David Cameron has embarked upon in his...

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2015-05-28 British politics

David Cameron's EU Tour: British PM Mets Europe's Leaders to Plead his Cause (part 1)

Lunch in the Hague, dinner in Paris, followed by breakfast in Warsaw and lunch in Berlin. That's the outline of a whistlestop tour that David Cameron has embarked upon in his...

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2015-05-27 FIFA

FIFA corruption scandal: Top officials indicted on US corruption charges (part 2)

The world's most popular sport is in turmoil. Two separate inquiries have been launched into corruption at football's governing body, FIFA. A US probe is looking into $150...

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2015-05-27 FIFA

FIFA corruption scandal: Top officials indicted on US corruption charges (part 1)

The world’s most popular sport is in turmoil. Two separate inquiries have been launched into corruption at football’s governing body, FIFA. A US probe is looking into $150...

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2015-05-26 Iran

Islamic State group advances: Baghdad and Washington trade blame over losses (part 2)

The fight is on in Ramadi, a campaign to recapture the capital of Anbar province that has now been taken in hand by Shiite militias. But even as the operation unfolds,...

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