24 February 2011

Sheikh Abdullah in Cape Town for UN panel
The National - United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi)
Meanwhile, UN population counters warn that the global population will hit seven billion this year, and could double to 14 billion by 2100 unless leaders across the developing world can work to more effectively reduce birth rates. Hania Zlotnik, head of the UN Population Division, said population growth may not level off and warned governments of a "day of reckoning" when the number of people exceeds the planet's ability to provide for them.(24 February 2011)

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