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Film show: 'Ghost in the Shell', 'The Confession' and Jean Rouch centenary

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FOCUS

Italy: Anti-establishment mayor of Rome faces grim reality of power

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MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

Refugees of rap: Using music to speak out about the Syrian war

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THE POLITICAL BRIEF

Rise of populism: Could far-right leader Le Pen be France's next president?

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IN THE PAPERS

Countdown to Brexit: 'The eyes of history are watching'

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IN THE PAPERS

'Brexit: Day One'

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MEDIAWATCH

Charity begins on Twitter

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THE DEBATE

Famine as a weapon of war: 20 million lives at risk in Africa, Yemen (part 1)

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THE DEBATE

Famine as a weapon of war: 20 million lives at risk in Africa, Yemen (part 2)

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Planète

Interactive: Breaking down 7 billion

Latest update : 2011-10-31

The world’s population has hit seven billion, according to UN estimates. But further calculations suggest the globe will reach eight billion by 2025 and ten billion by the end of the century. An interactive look at our changing demography.

 

 

Date created : 2011-10-31

  • EARTH

    Is 7 billion too many for our overcrowded planet?

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  • Q&A: WORLD POPULATION

    Europe's role to shrink in world of 7 billion people

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