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UN: World population will reach 9.8 billion by 2050

India to become world's most populous country by 2024, while Nigeria will overtake US in third spot, says UN report.

22 June 2017 GMT+3


Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

We Are Still Here: A Story from Native Alaska

From Qatar to Alaska, a personal journey exploring what it means to belong when your culture is endangered.