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  • UN says world population will reach 9.8 billion in 2050

    June 22, 2017 2:03 AM 15

    UNITED NATIONS — India’s population is expected to surpass China’s in about seven years and Nigeria is projected to overtake the United States and become the third most populous country in the world shortly before 2050, a U.N. report said Wednesday. The report by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs’ Population Division forecasts that the current

  • What To Know About Saudi Arabia's New Crown Prince And The Issues He'll Face

    June 21, 2017 10:22 PM 13

    What To Know About Saudi Arabia's New Crown Prince And The Issues He'll Face Boys walk in front of a billboard in Taif, Saudi Arabia, showing King Salman (center) flanked 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman (right) and Prince Mohammed bin Nayef. The king appointed his son as his successor and first in line to the throne. He stripped Mohammed bin Nayef

  • Queen’s Speech outlines Brexit policies, backed by May’s commitment to listen

    June 21, 2017 9:58 PM 12

    Following a humbling election, Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May promised to be a better listener to Brexit-related business concerns, as revealed in a Queen’s Speech dominated by policies aimed at leaving the EU. June 21, 2017 London—Prime Minister Theresa May promised on Wednesday to listen more closely to businesses' concerns about Britain leaving

  • Nigeria to rank as third most populous country by 2050, says UN Report

    June 21, 2017 9:49 PM 16

    With its population estimated at 191.8 million and a growth rate of 54.8 per cent in the past seven years, Nigeria is set to dislodge the United States (U.S.) as the world’s third largest country in another 33 years, says a United Nations Report. Nigeria is projected to be the world’s third most populous country by the year 2050, the United Nations (UN) said in its new “World

  • First time in 43 years, UK snap election denies Queen Elizabeth traditional grandness

    June 21, 2017 6:14 PM 15

    For the first time in 43 years, Queen Elizabeth II of Britain on Wednesday did not wear her crown as she delivered the traditional Queen’s Speech and State Opening of Parliament. The Queen was without her traditional regalia – robes, a golden carriage and a heavy crown. The Queen attended the event without her royal paraphernalia as a result of the recent

  • Nigeria to become 3rd most populous country by 2050 – UN Report

    June 21, 2017 6:12 PM 17

    Nigeria is projected to be the world’s third most populous country by the year 2050, according to a report released by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs. The report, titled ‘World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision’, said with such development, Nigeria would overtake the United States in terms of population just as world population

  • Why are Sahel countries deploying an anti-jihad force?

    June 21, 2017 5:21 PM 15

    The UN Security Council on Wednesday unanimously adopted a resolution paving the way for the deployment of a five-nation African military force to fight jihadists in the Sahel region. What are the origins of the force to number up to 5,000 troops from Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger, and why is it needed? Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania

  • Queen's Speech: Britain's May promises to listen harder on Brexit

    June 21, 2017 4:03 PM 14

    The queen told lawmakers from both the upper and lower houses of parliament that the government is committed to building "the widest possible consensus" on Brexit. LONDON - Prime Minister Theresa May promised on Wednesday to listen more closely to businesses' concerns about Britain leaving the European Union (EU) as she set out a Brexit-focused government

  • More South Sudanese go hungry but worst of famine eases: U.N

    June 21, 2017 3:49 PM 20

    JUBA/GENEVA More South Sudanese people are going hungry and 45,000 are still living in famine-like conditions even though South Sudan is no longer classified as being in famine, a U.N.-backed food security report said on Wednesday. An estimated 6 million people, half the population, were expected to be in a "crisis, emergency or catastrophe situation"

  • May promises to listen on Brexit as queen presents government program

    June 21, 2017 1:06 PM 16

    British Prime Minister Theresa May promised on Wednesday promised to listen more to businesses’ concerns about Brexit as Queen Elizabeth formally opened parliament by announcing the government’s programme for the next two years. Chastened by an election result which left her Conservative Party short of a majority in parliament, May also watered down pledges