Severe weather hits southern Brazil, almost 1,000 homes damaged Oct 26, 2021 0 0 12345 DPARio de JaneiroStrong winds and hail have damaged 938 homes in Brazil’s southern state of Parana.The city of Foz do Iguacu on the border with Paraguay and Argentina was the worst affected area, with some 600 homes damaged, Parana civil defence authorities said in a statement on Sunday.Authorities said 851 people were affected but none were injured.“In the worst moments of this extreme weather, the electricity supply of 552,000 customers was disrupted due to lightning, fallen trees and gusts of wind,” the Parana energy company Copel said.The storm also partially affected power generation at the Itaipu power plant on the border between Paraguay and Brazil. Pages 123 RELATED ARTICLES Captured Colombian drug cartel leader faces potential US extradition Oct 26, 2021 0 0 ‘Rust’ producers ‘pause’ film for shooting investigation Oct 26, 2021 0 0 Poland raises number of soldiers at border as migrant surge continues Oct 26, 2021 0 0 Poland tells EU not to start ‘Third World War’ over judicial fight DPA Warsaw With a dispute raging between Poland and European Union leaders over judicial reforms, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has strongly warned the EU not to withhold promised coronavirus funds for his .. EU medicine regulator begins review procedure for new Covid treatment Amsterdam: The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has begun the review procedure for a new Covid-19 treatment. EMA experts are due to evaluate the data from studies on the effect of the antiviral agent Molnupiravir, the EMA .. ‘Stark’ message for COP26 as global CO2 rises faster than average DPA Geneva Economic activity may have come to a virtual standstill for weeks at a time in many parts of the world during the coronavirus lockdowns last year, but this hasn’t put a significant dent in carbon dioxide (CO2) .. Britain’s Johnson: Current relationship with Russia ‘not the one we want’ LONDON: UK Minister Boris Johnson told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday that Britain’s “current relationship with Russia is not the one we want,” and that the two countries have a “responsibility to work .. Michael Jordan’s sneakers sell for almost 1.5 million dollars New YORK: A pair of NBA legend Michael Jordan’s sneakers netted 1.47 million dollars at auction. The buyer was Nick Fiorella, auction house Sotheby’s announced Sunday. Fiorella is a well-known collector of sports ..