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    As the World’s Older Population Increases, Can Cities Handle the Influx?

    by  • July 27, 2015 • 1 Comment
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    A trio of megatrends that could radically change the makeup of cities around the world is about to converge. “You have two very powerful trends,” says John Wilmoth, director of the United Nations Population Division. “There’s aging of population and there’s an urbanization that’s taking place. It’s not only movement to cities, but it’s...

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    French Military Covered Up Sex Abuses by Its Soldiers in Central Africa, a French Journal Says

    by  • July 14, 2015 • 
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    Alleged rapes by French soldiers of boys in the Central African Republic from December 2013 to June 2014 were actually known by French officers in Bangui, the capital, as the sexual abuses occurred, says a new investigative report published by Mediapart, a well-respected independent French journal in Paris. The article, written in French and...

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