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Facebook faces $3bn+ legal action over dominance

Social media giant Facebook, now known as Meta Platforms, faces a class action lawsuit in Britain, seeking at least £2.3 billion (over $3.1 billion) in damages, over allegations the company had exploited users’ data for profit. The case is being brought by Liza Lovdahl Gormsen, a senior adviser to Britain’s …

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Russia warns military action in Ukraine highly likely

Speaking to reporters on Thursday, Kremlin press secretary Dmitry Peskov said that “the probability of hostilities in Ukraine is still high” when asked about the likelihood of a war in the country’s east. “This is a matter of particular concern and worry for us,” he added. Peskov’s remarks come a …

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Taliban’s ‘war on drugs’ put into action

Millions of Afghans are addicted to drugs. Up to 10% of the nation’s population – roughly 3.5 million people, including 800,000 women and children – take drugs, according to Ahmed Zahir Sultani, the head of a Kabul hospital responsible for the rehabilitation of drug addicts. Massive drug addiction came as …

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G20 leaders pledge ‘meaningful and effective’ climate action in final statement, but give few concrete steps to a cooler planet

In the post-summit communique, the leaders of the world’s largest economies called for “meaningful and effective” action to limit global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, Reuters reported shortly before the final document’s release.  Though the 1.5-degree target is more ambitious than the two degrees goal set out …

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