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With 189 member countries, staff from more than 170 countries, and offices in over 130 locations, the world bank group is a unique global partnership five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries.
The world is the only private residential community-at-sea where its residents may travel the globe without ever leaving home. Since it first set sail in 2002, the world has visited over 800 ports in approximately 140 countries.
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major cities around the world were already becoming steadily less busy before official lockdown measures came in, congestion data from location technology specialists tomtom shows.
The world islands, (arabic juzur al-lam) is an archipelago of small artificial islands constructed in the shape of a world map, located in the waters of the persian gulf, 4. The world islands are composed mainly of sand dredged from dubais shallow coastal waters, and are one of several artificial island developments in dubai.
Unlike other cruise ships, which operate like a resort, it is operated like a condominium complex, with large cabins that can be purchased. The residents, from about 19 countries, live on board as the ship travels. Some residents choose to live on board full-time while others visit periodically throughout the year.
the worlds nuclear powers possess in total 10,145 nuclear warheads. These weapons have the capacity to kill hundreds of millions of people directly, and billions due to subsequent effects on agriculture. Peacekeeping operations are used in conflict prevention, but are not always successful. Peacekeeping aims to help countries transition from conflict towards peace.
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world health organization coronavirus disease situation dashboard presents official daily counts of covid-19 cases and deaths worldwide, while providing a hub to other resources. Interactive tools, including maps, epidemic curves and other charts and graphics, with downloadable data, allow users to track and explore the latest trends, numbers and statistics at global, regional and country levels.
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