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29 October 2020 | 6:45 pm
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A man believed to have leaked secret documents is a gun enthusiast in his 20s according to a Washington Post report.
According to a UN forecast, India will overtake China as the world's most populous country this Friday, with more than 1.4 billion inhabitants. Large Indian cities like Mumbai are already saturated. More than 20 million people live in the country's economic capital, in an area barely six times larger than central Paris.
At present, no exact sum has been given on how much the coronation will cost but it's been estimated at £100million.
Sudan's latest attempted coup has taken the world by storm this weekend. However, observers argue tensions have been brewing for a while, with the rift between its top military commanders growing. DW unpacks the crisis.
China's economy grew faster than expected in the beginning of the year at 4.5 percent, on the back of strong export and infrastructure investment figures. GDP is bouncing back after the country put an end to its so-called "Zero-Covid" policy and as the government has pledged to do more to support business.
Two New York residents are facing charges of conspiring to act as agents of the Chinese government. US prosecutors also charged 34 Chinese security officials over an alleged campaign to monitor and harass dissidents.
Fears of a destiny similar to neighbouring Arab countries under conflict loom over the head of 28-year-old Sundanese architect Hadeel Mohamed, who says she has not left her home since heavy fighting in the capital broke out four days ago.
Extreme weather events including heat waves, floods, cyclones and rising sea levels have resulted in a rise in climate-induced migration in India. Experts suggest the problem is set to get worse.
Following overseas trips by the current and former Taiwanese presidents, political parties are gearing up for Taiwan's 2024 election, with the slogan "war or peace" dominating the conversation.
By the middle of the year, if not sooner, India will have the most people of any country in the world, new UN estimates show. Asian giants China and India alone account for almost 3 billion of 8 billion worldwide.
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