Uber paid hackers $100,000 to ...

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New Delhi, Nov 22 (IBNS) : Uber Technologies Inc paid hackers 100,000 Dollars  to keep secret a massive breach last year that exposed the data of some 57 million customers, the company said.

Lebanese PM Hariri returns to Beirut

Beirut, Nov 22 (IBNS): Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri landed in the national capital, Beirut, for the first time since announcing his resignation on Nov 4 while in Saudi Arabia, reports said.

Trump and co. slap new sanctions against North Korea, Chinese com...

Washington/Pyongyang/Beijing, Nov 22 (IBNS): In a bid to tighten grip on North Korea and stop its nuclear programme, the United States has slapped new sanctions on Tuesday, a day after returning the isolated nations to its list of state sponsors of terrorism.

Zimbabweans cheer as Mugabe steps down as President

Harare, Nov 22 (IBNS): Thousands of Zimbabweans cheered and partied all night long in the national capital after Robert Mugabe stepped down as the country's President, ending a near-four-decade rule.

UN chief condemns suicide attacks that leaves dozens dead in nort...

New York, Nov 22(Just Earth News): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the suicide attacks that took place earlier on Tuesday in Adamawa state, Nigeria, which resulted in scores of casualties, and called for those responsible for the “heinous acts” to be swiftly brought to justice.

Nearly 21 million people now have access to HIV treatment – UN ...

New York, Nov 22(Just Earth News): About 20.9 million people now have access to the antiretroviral therapy, according to a new report by the UN agency leading the global push to end AIDS, spotlighting that this remarkable progress has been made possible by people living with HIV demanding their rights, strong leadership and financial commitment.

Situation on Australian ‘offshore processing’ facility deter...

New York, Nov 22(Just Earth News): Three weeks following the closure of the Manus Island regional processing centre, the situation on the ground is very serious and deteriorates by the day, a senior United Nations official on protection of refugees has said.

‘New and better deal’ needed for climate resilience in Caribb...

New York, Nov 22(Just Earth News): Caribbean countries need “a new and better deal” – one that includes access to concessional finance and adequate insurance – if they are to build climate resilience, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said On Tuesday at an international conference to mobilize support for the reconstruction of communities devastated by a series of powerful hurricanes

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