Thursday, 27 January 2022

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Record 70.8 million people displaced at end of 2018: UN

GENEVA: More than 70 million people were counted last year as displaced from their homes, a record that underestimates the real number of refugees and asylum seekers, the UN said Wednesday. In its annual global trends report, the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) described the figure of 70.8 million at ...

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Huge burst water main floods north London shops and homes

LONDON: Severe flooding caused by a ruptured water main has hit homes and businesses along part of a key route through north London. Dramatic images shared on social media showed torrents of water flowing down Upper Street in Islington after the pipe burst in the early hours of Monday morning. ...

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UK homes lose internet access after cyber-attack

LONDON: More than 100,000 people in the UK have had their internet access cut after a string of service providers were hit by what is believed to be a coordinated cyber-attack, taking the number affected in Europe up to about a million. TalkTalk, one of Britain’s biggest service providers, the ...

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