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UN: Expect 11.2 billion population by the end of the century
Move over: The world's population is expected to reach 8.5 billion by 2030 and 9.7 billion in 2050, a new U.N. report says. And there should be 11.2 billion people on Earth by the end of this century.
UN says too soon for new Syrian peace conference
The U.N. point man on Syria says it's too soon for another peace conference in Geneva and is inviting Syrians to hold intensive talks on key issues including a political transition and fighting terrorism.
British Airways flight diverted to Canada after bomb threat
A Canadian police official says that a British Airways flight from Las Vegas to London has been diverted to Montreal after a bomb threat.
Report: Israeli drone attack kills 3 in southern Syria
An activist group and a Lebanese TV station are reporting that an Israeli drone attack in southern Syria has killed at least three pro-government gunmen.
EU checking if Disneyland Paris charges unfair prices
The European Union is looking into complaints that Disneyland Paris is unfairly charging different prices for consumers depending on what nation the request comes from.
Zimbabweans linked to illegal lion hunt appear in court
Two men arrested for illegally hunting a protected lion are in court in Zimbabwe to face poaching charges.
Putin: Russia will oppose international tribunal for MH17
Russian President Vladimir Putin has indicated that Moscow will veto a U.N. Security Council resolution to set up an international criminal court to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine a year ago.
Michel Platini confirms he will run for FIFA president
Michel Platini says he will run in the election to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president.
Israel pushing for Pollard to come to Israel after release
Israel's deputy foreign minister says Israel is making "very great efforts" to lobby for spy Jonathan Pollard to be granted permission to travel to Israel after his upcoming release in November.
IMF's Lagarde: World economy fragile, faces downside risks
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde says the world economy is recovering but fragile and "faces some downside risks."
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