World population: The United Nations Population Fund releases its annual State of the World Population Report today, titled “By Choice, Not by Chance: Family Planning, Human Rights and Development.”
In other news:
Iran is debating whether to enter into bilateral nuclear talks with the United States. [The Washington Post]
Russia's frosty relations with America are beginning to thaw after Obama's reelection, writes The New York Times.
The U.S. military is behind a news website aimed at battling insurgents' message in the Horn of Africa. [Associated Press]
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