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World Population Prospects 2019

The World Population Prospects 2019 report by the United Nations makes the following observations: The world’s population is expected to increase by two billion people from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050. More than half of the projected increase in the global population by 2050 will be concentrated in nine countries, led by ..

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Person in News: Thomas Lubanga

Thomas Lubanga gets 14-year imprisonment The International Criminal Court awarded a Congolese warlord 14-year imprisonment.  Who is Thomas Lubanga ? Thomas Lubanga Dyilo (born 29 December 1960) is a convicted war criminal from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). He is the first person ever convicted by the International Criminal Court (ICC). He founded ..

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Herve Ladsous : New peacekeeping operation head appointed by the UN

Herve Ladsous  appointed new chief of United Nations peacekeeping operations.  Ladsous replaces Alain Le Roy. Ladsous will be in charge of some 1,20,000 peacekeepers Ladsous will monitors more than $7-billion budget for missions in Haiti, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, many other parts around the world. . 

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