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Australia’s population surges

September 22, 2018

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Australia’s population surges The preliminary estimated resident population (ERP) of Australia at 31 March 2018 was 24,899,100 people. This is an increase of 380,700 people since 31 March 2017, and 125,100 people since 31 December 2017. Australian Bureau of Statistics Queensland is the most popular destination for people moving from other states, according to the […]

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World Jewish Population on Eve of Rosh Hashanah 14.7 Million

September 9, 2018

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World Jewish Population on Eve of Rosh Hashanah 14.7 Million Judy Maltz Haaretz On the eve of Rosh Hashanah, the world Jewish population totals 14.7 million – hardly changed (an increase of 0.01 percent) from a year ago, according to figures published Sunday by the Jewish Agency. Of the total, 6.6 million Jews (45 percent) […]

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African leaders praised their alliance with China

September 7, 2018

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African leaders praised their alliance with China Quartz Close to 50 African presidents and heads of government attended the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) in Beijing this week. With the exception of eSwatini, which remains committed to its alliance with Taiwan, African states are all hoping to get a share of the $60 billion for […]

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Israel’s Population Hits 8.9 Million

September 5, 2018

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Israel’s Population Hits 8.9 Million, Up 162,000 From Last Year Source: Central Bureau of Statistics Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics reported the population has reached 8.907 million as the Jewish year of 5778 arrives. The country’s population is expected to reach 10 million in late 2024, according to the data. Israel’s population is expected to […]

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Warning of nations with strong economies while advocating xenophobia and racism

August 4, 2018

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Warning of nations with strong economies while advocating xenophobia and racism A look back at the booming economy of Nazi Germany, a nation that had a strong economy. The following are just a few historical newspaper articles showing how the media covered the economy of Nazi Germany and a few other historical events of the […]

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2018 Elections: Zimbabwe’s ZANU-PF wins majority in parliament

August 3, 2018

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Zimbabwe’s ZANU-PF wins majority in parliament Al Jazeera Results show President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s ZANU-PF picking up 145 seats against 60 for the opposition. Dambudzo Mnangagwa of ZANU-PF 2,460,463 votes Nelson Chamisa of MDC-Alliance 2,147,436 votes Harare, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party has won the most seats in parliament, official results showed on Wednesday, as […]

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Brazil’s population to peak by 2047

July 27, 2018

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Brazil’s population to peak by 2047 Xinhua RIO DE JANEIRO- Brazil’s population is expected to peak at 233.2 million in 2047, the local statistics agency said on July 26, 2018. According to the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), Brazil’s population, which is currently around 208 million, will grow until it reaches 233.2 million […]

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The United Nations predicts Africa will have one of the largest populations on Earth by 2100 or 82 years from now

July 26, 2018

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The United Nations predicts Africa will have one of the largest populations on Earth by 2100 or 82 years from now World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision, Key Findings and Advance Tables United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs Population Division (2017) Africa’s population is growing at a much faster rate than the rest […]

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Nigeria: Abuja’s new light rail public transit system, the first in the nation, officially commences operation

July 26, 2018

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Nigeria: Abuja’s new light rail public transit system, the first in the nation, officially commences operation Xinhua ABUJA- Nigeria has formally commissioned the China-assisted Abuja light rail transportation system, the first of its kind in West Africa. Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari declared the full operation of the capital city’s light rail system, handled by China […]

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Immigration: The U.S. once viewed Europeans who were non-British as undesirables in the 1880s and early 1900s

July 8, 2018

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Immigration: The U.S. once viewed Europeans who were non-British as undesirables in the 1880s and early 1900s Many Americans are descendants of immigrants from Europeans. Europeans were not always not welcome to become Americans, if they were of non-British heritage. Some Europeans were even called “undesirable” immigrants. Today, in the United States there are many […]

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