August

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World Notes: UN, Pakistan, Iran, Honduras, South Africa, Cuba

The International Labor Organization issued a report August 12 indicating that at the end of 2009 81 million people between 15 and 24 years of age were unemployed, up from 11.9 percent in 2007 to 13 percent last year.

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Melting glaciers aggravate Pakistan’s floods

Reports out of Pakistan now indicate that about 1,500 people have lost their lives and tens of thousands have been left homeless.