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World population to hit 10 billion

October 27, 2011

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The world’s population of seven billion is set to rise to at least 10 billion by 2100, but could top 15 billion if birth rates are just slightly higher than expected, the United Nations said yesterday. In a report ahead of ceremonies on October 31 to mark the seven billionth human alive today, the UN […]

Libya wants Nato to stay longer

October 27, 2011

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Libya’s interim leader Mustafa Abdel Jalil yesterday urged Nato to continue its Libya campaign until year’s end, saying loyalists of slain despot Muammar Gaddafi still pose a threat to the country. Abdel Jalil’s comments, made at a Doha conference of military allies of his National Transitional Council (NTC), came a day after Gaddafi’s body was […]