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Chinese protest over COVID-19 lockdown measures. Views expressed in this geopolitical news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.  Accessed on 28 November 2022, 2103.  Content provided by email subscription to "Top of The World", produced by PRX/GBH. Source:  https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?tab=rm&ogbl#inbox/FMfcgzGrbHwmWtkpWKFhLdxncwCHBVrP Please click link or scroll down to read your selections.  Thanks for joining us today. Forward to a friend  |  Subscribe  |  View in your browser What The World is following Unprecedented protests in China over COVID-19 lockdown measures Credit: Ng Han Guan China Protests against COVID-19 measures  took place  in some of China’s largest cities, including Beijing and Shanghai, over the weekend in an unprecedented challenge to President Xi Jinping. Demonstrators called for the end of lockdowns, which are part of China’s zero-COVID-19 strategy along with other measures such as mass testing and digital contact tracing. T

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World population hits 8 billion. Views expressed in this geopolitical news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.  Accessed on 15 November 2022, 2003 UTC.  Content supplied by email subscription to "Top of The World", produced by PRX/GBH. Source:  https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?tab=rm&ogbl#inbox/FMfcgzGqRZgLfpHjLLmMqkbJpcZxqDnC Please click link or scroll down to read your selections. Thanks for joining us today. Russ Roberts (https://www.hawaiigeopoliticalnews.com). What The World is following World population hits 8 billion people Credit: Seth Wenig/AP Global population The world’s population  reached 8 billion people  on Tuesday, according to a UN report. The number of people grew by 1 billion in the past dozen years. And India is projected to become the world's most populous country by 2023, surpassing China. It is, however,  difficult to accurately calculate  the number of people in the world, with sums possibly being off by a year or two. The

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Russia conducts barrage of attacks across Ukraine. Views expressed in this geopolitical news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.  Accessed on 10 October 2022, 2055 UTC.  Content provided by email subscription to "Top of The World", produced by PRX and GBH. Source:  https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/FMfcgzGqQvtHFNCZdhthNMRFQdfKzLKl Please click link or scroll down to read your selections. Thanks for joining us today. Russ Roberts (https://www.hawaiigeopoliticalnews.com). The World   < newsroom@theworld.org >   Unsubscribe 4:28 AM (6 hours ago) to  me Forward to a friend  |  Subscribe  |  View in your browser What The World is following Russia conducts barrage of attacks across Ukraine Credit: Leo Correa/AP Ukraine Russia has conducted a  barrage of attacks  on cities across Ukraine, including the capital Kyiv. The strikes spanned from Lviv in the west to Kharkiv in the northeast, in an apparent retaliation for an explosion that damaged a key brid

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 Rockets targeting Kabul Airport intercepted. Views expressed in this geopolitical news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. Accessed on 30 August 2021, 2001 UTC. Content supplied by "Top of The World", produced by PRX/GBH. Source:  https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#trash/FMfcgzGkbDZKGBwSJwXlvqckhXSnDVCN Please click link or scroll down to read your selections. Thanks for joining us today. Russ Roberts https://www.hawaiigeopoliticalnews.com What The World is following Rockets targeting Kabul airport intercepted Credit: Khwaja Tawfiq Sediqi/AP Afghanistan US anti-missile defenses  intercepted rockets fired at Kabul’s airport  on Monday, a day after the US conducted a retaliatory drone strike that blew up a vehicle full of explosives, according to officials. The attacks come as the countdown clock for the US withdrawal from Afghanistan nears an end. It wasn’t immediately clear if anyone was hurt in the rocket attack  claimed by the radical ISIS affiliate in Af