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Let's discuss the soaring birthrates in developing nations

Language | MORNING ENGLISH Nov 19, 2018

Let's discuss the soaring birthrates in developing nations

AFP-JIJI This week's featured article Soaring birthrates in developing nations are fueling a global baby boom but women in dozens of richer countries aren't producing enough children to maintain population levels there, according to figures released Friday. A global overview of birth, death and disease rates ...

World Nov 16, 2018

Oxford Dictionaries' word of the year: 'toxic'

What single word best captures the tone of the past year? Oxford Dictionaries says it is "toxic." Oxford University Press monitors changes in the English language and each year selects a word that catches the annual mood. Its lexicographers said Thursday that "toxic" grew into "an ...