As global sea levels continue to rise, 2013 set to be among warmest on record – UN
14 November 2013 01:32
The year 2013 is currently on course to be among the top ten warmest years since modern records began in 1850, the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said yesterday, adding that melting ice caps and glaciers have contributed to a record high in global sea levels.
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14 November 2013 01:29
The head of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) yesterday issued an urgent call to action as opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan hit a record high this year, rising by 36 per cent, while production is up by almost half since 2012.


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