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  1. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexicans turn on President Enrique Pena Nieto over students’ killing

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 10:41pm by AFP

    ... the government's handling of a crime that has infuriated Mexicans tired of corruption, impunity and a drug war that has left more than 100,000 people dead or missing since 2006. The case is the biggest ... been awarded a huge, uncontested deal, which has since been withdrawn. Prosecutors say a drug gang admitted slaying the students and burning their bodies after receiving them from corrupt ...

  2. Business - Companies - MERGERS

    Mega M&A deals point to resurgent corporate optimism

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 07:21am by AFP

    ... technology giants such as Facebook, Google and Yahoo are constantly on the prowl for start-ups to prevent rivals from getting ahead of them. In pharmaceuticals, generic drug makers such as Teva ... in the drugs sector since January, up 45.5 per cent from a year ago, according to Dealogic. The number would have been bigger if AbbVie had not dropped its US$54 billion bid for Shire after the US ...

  3. News - World

    Sierra Leone doctor dies of Ebola in United States hospital

    Posted Nov 18th 2014, 04:10am by AFP

    ... including the experimental drug Zmapp- as well as donated plasma from an Ebola survivor. Salia- a married father of two children who lived in a suburb of Washington- was the 10th person with Ebola ...

  4. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Australia and India pledge closer defence and security ties

    Posted Nov 18th 2014, 10:12pm by AFP

    ... as "natural". "This is a natural partnership emerging from our shared values and interests and strategic maritime locations," he said in Canberra after signing agreements on drug control, ...

  5. News - World - HEALTH

    Gates Foundation to spend US$500m stopping malaria and other diseases

    Posted Nov 03rd 2014, 08:51pm by AFP

    ... to stay ahead of threats such as drug-resistant malaria and dengue fever. The more than US$500 million announced on Sunday included US$150 million to the PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative to advance development of next-generation malaria vaccines. Gates said the rise in resistance to effective malaria drugs in Southeast Asia should serve as a warning that better research and development ...

  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    India plans to cash in on global demand for ancient remedies

    Posted Nov 17th 2014, 05:14am by AFP

    ... as a placebo. "It's like superstition- it's in your head that it helps. But in real life, you need actual pharma drugs," said P.K. Goyal, a Delhi-based physician. But Modi, who ...

  7. News - Asia - DISEASE

    Drug-resistant malaria parasites in SE Asia threaten fight against disease

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 12:36am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Worry at spread of drug-resistant malaria parasites Drug-resistant malaria parasites are now firmly established in border regions in four Southeast Asian countries, imperilling global efforts to control the disease, experts warned. Blood samples taken from 1,241 malaria patients found that parasites which are resistant to the frontline drug ...

  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN: ANALYSIS

    Beatings and addiction: Pakistan drug ‘clinic’ prescribes torture

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 09:43pm by AFP

    ... run by a Pakistani mullah claiming to cure addicts who were kept against their will and forced to recite the Koran. Watch: Beatings and addiction: Pakistan drug 'clinic' tortures ... extreme end of the spectrum – even for Pakistan – but offers some insight into how the conservative Islamic nation deals with the taboo subject of drug addiction. Observers say a lack of legal ...

  9. News - World - MEDICINE

    Monkey HIV drug-resistant within days, dampening hopes for Aids cure

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 09:26pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Monkey research dampens hopes for Aids cure The monkey version of HIV can take refuge from anti-Aids drugs within days of entering the body, a study said, dampening ... birth and continued for 18 months, tested positive for the virus after two drug-free years. "The unfortunate clinical findings of viral rebound in the Mississippi baby appear ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    'Fake Sheikh' suspended after singer Tulisa Contostavlos drug trial collapses

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 01:09am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London 'Fake Sheikh' suspended after drug trial collapses Rupert Murdoch's British tabloid The Sun suspended an investigative reporter nicknamed the "Fake Sheikh" yesterday after a pop star's drugs trial collapsed amid claims that the journalist lied in court. The trial of singer Tulisa Contostavlos, who was accused of offering ...




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