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Rapid slum growth breeds crime and terrorism, says U.N.

The rapid growth of slums in the world’s towns and cities is increasing urban poverty and creating a breeding ground for terrorism, fanaticism, pollution and disease, the United Nations said on Friday. Next year will mark the beginning of a new urban era, according to the United Nations, where half of humanity will be living in towns and cities — and one billion of them living in slums. Full Story

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