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Afghan refugees accuse Turkey of violent illegal pushbacks

Migrants, many fleeing the Taliban regime, claim they are being beaten, harassed and turned back by Turkish border forces As the sun sets over a dusty ravine on the outskirts of Van city in eastern Turkey, Muhammdullah Sangeen and dozens of other Afghans are preparing for another night sleeping rough. The 22-year-old, who has a bruised left eye and fresh …

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Covid booster shots important to stop infection, finds English study

Study shows protection against Covid starts to wane several months after full vaccination Scientists have urged eligible people to have Covid booster shots after a major survey in England found evidence of “breakthrough infections” more than three months after full vaccination. Researchers at Imperial College London analysed more than 100,000 swabs from a random sample of the population and found …

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