UNAIDS mourns the death of UNFPA Executive Director Babatunde Osotimehin

Babatunde's family and many friends around the world, for UNFPA as an organization, and for Nigeria, the country he served - and loved - so well". He became the CEO of UNFPA on 19th November 2010 to serve a four-year term and was re-appointed on ... More..

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South Korea draws up $10 billion extra budget to create jobs
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

South Korea draws up $10 billion extra budget to create jobs

South Korea's government said Monday, June 5, 2017, it has drawn up an 11.2 trillion won ($10 billion) extra budget to create jobs as the new administration took its first steps to deliver campaign pledges. Th...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

China rejects 'irresponsible' US remarks on S China Sea

The US has struggled to slow North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, which have become a security priority given Pyongyang's vow to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the US mainland. "Whil...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Pregnancy Safe for Women Who Had Breast Cancer

Mayer, MD, MPH, expert commentator at the ASCO press briefing. The retrospective study involved 1,200 women in MA and across Europe who were followed for a decade. Among the 1,207 patients, 333 became pregn...More..

Powerball jackpot now $375 million
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Powerball jackpot now $375 million

Four tickets sold matched all five white numbers drawn to win $1 million. The Smith Family of Trenton were the last Powerball jackpot winners from New Jersey. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Wednesday's dra...More..

National Cancer Survivor Day celebrated in Harrisburg
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

National Cancer Survivor Day celebrated in Harrisburg

Other researchers report research funding from Merck; honoraria and travel accommodations or expenses from Sandoz; and consultant/advisory roles with Coleman Supportive Oncology Initiative for Children with Can...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

May faces pressure to postpone United Kingdom election

Analysts said he narrowing in the polls has clearly dented sterling's performance and continues to weigh on the currency, and is probably likely to do so in the near term. Curtice, a professor of politics at th...More..

After hot Friday, Delhi set to see hotter Saturday
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

After hot Friday, Delhi set to see hotter Saturday

Minimum humidity was 18 per cent and the maximum 64 per cent. Summary: The maximum in neighbouring Gurugram and Faridabad was 44.6 degrees, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). "The sky wi...More..

UPSC declares result for Civil Services examinations, Nandini KR tops
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

UPSC declares result for Civil Services examinations, Nandini KR tops

At present, Nandini is undergoing training at the National Academy of Customs, Excise and Narcotics in Faridabad. Holding a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) degree from the M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology,...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Tell senators about yourdislike for health bill

They will have to bridge ideological divides among fellow senators and reach consensus on several major health care policy fronts - from what to do about Medicaid expansion to how patients with pre-existing c...More..

GOP Sen. Richard Burr: I don't see health care plan this year
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

GOP Sen. Richard Burr: I don't see health care plan this year

By any measure, the Affordable Care Act - commonly known as Obamacare - has failed to deliver on its promises to lower costs, increase access to care, and expand choice. Fewer than one-fifth of Republicans ...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Trump slams London mayor over response to terror attacks

They were stabbing her", witness Gerard Vowls said. Eyewitnesses reported that a white rental van sped down the pavement on London Bridge , which crosses the River Thames in London , deliberately swerving, ...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Ethiopia's Tedros, Africa's candidate wins first round vote for World Health Organization top post

A former health minister from Ethiopia takes over an agency that's struggled recently to find the funding and exert the political leadership it needs to tackle the world's health problems. After a tough electi...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

British police will name London Bridge attackers when 'operationally possible'

Three Australians are among dozens injured in the attacks. The three attackers, who were wearing hoax suicide bomb vests, were shot dead by armed police within eight minutes of being alerted to the incident. ...More..

Lynparza could avoid chemotherapy in breast cancer patients
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Lynparza could avoid chemotherapy in breast cancer patients

We see this treatment option as an early chapter in a woman's journey. The study also shows that Lynparza might give patients the opportunity to avoid chemotherapy , according to AstraZeneca Chief Medica...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

France releases 'changed' version of White House video on Paris agreement

Other countries, including India , signaled their commitment to the accord , but Russian President Vladimir Putin said that while the United States should have remained in the 2015 deal, he would not judge ...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Japan thanks USA for strong policy against North Korea

He was, however, unrelentingly critical of North Korea, a politically and economically isolated nation whose leaders have long viewed the United States as a military threat, in part because of periodic USA mili...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

'Wonder Woman' has biggest opening ever for a female director

Wonder Woman made waves at the box office this weekend, bringing in a whopping $100.5 million-the biggest-ever opening for a female director. House of Cards' Robin Wright stars as Antiope, young Diana's Am...More..

Brian Molefe launches urgent court bid to remain at Eskom
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Brian Molefe launches urgent court bid to remain at Eskom

Brown's decision was based on recommendations from the inter-ministerial committee looking into Eskom. On Friday, the board said it had annulled Molefe's reappointment. "In giving effect to and on the basis o...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Mattis Calls Out China's 'Contempt' For Nations' 'Interests'

The United Nations Security Council voted unanimously on Friday (June 2) to extend existing sanctions to 14 individuals and four entities in North Korea. "For me, the troubling thing is I don't know what th...More..

4 rescued, 23 stuck on barge in Karnataka
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

4 rescued, 23 stuck on barge in Karnataka

Coast Guards rushed to rescue the 27 people aboard, but had to call off the mission late in the evening after rescuing just four because of bad weather. The ICGS Amartya arrived at the position at 6.40 pm and a...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

J&K: Pakistan opens heavy fire in Nowshera, Indian Army retaliates

The UN is concerned over the tense situation along the Line of Control between India and Pakistan and the Secretary-General is following the developments closely, his spokesperson said. The Indian Army po...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

'Grim' reports of London attack: former PM

On March 22, six people died, including the attacker, and at least 50 people were injured in an attack near the Houses of Parliament. All of the attackers are believed dead but the incidents are still under inv...More..

College baseball: Iowa upsets Houston in NCAA opener, 6-3
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

College baseball: Iowa upsets Houston in NCAA opener, 6-3

A&M will face the victor Sunday at 8 p.m. needing one victory to advance to Super Regional play for a third straight season. The third-seeded Aggies (37-21) will play the Houston-Iowa victor Saturday, and the...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Security situation remains the same after London attack

Would President Donald Trump exploit a national tragedy or a violent terrorist attack to further clamp down on civil liberties or push through anti-democratic policies? Hours after the attacks began, a la...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Clouds of Uncertainty Over India vs Pakistan Clash

There is always pressure. Pakistan has promised to bring a bold, renewed approach to its cricket at Edgbaston on Sunday. While Rohit Sharma will be playing his first global match after more than six m...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

We would have preferred to be in New Zealand's position - Smith

Australia will need 235 to avoid starting their Champions Trophy with a defeat after a superb 96-ball century from New Zealand captain Kane Williamson lit up a grey day in Birmingham . But, after Luke ...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

US hackers could have framed Russia: Putin

But when talking with Kelly, Putin seemed to muddy the waters. "Hackers can be anywhere. They can be in Russian Federation, in Asia. even in America, Latin America", Putin said . Snowden should have resigned...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

United Kingdom parties suspend election campaign after London attack

Police were called at around 10.08pm to reports of a vehicle striking pedestrians on London Bridge. Emergency services were seen treating people lying injured at the junction of Thrale Street and Southwark ...More..

by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Germany, France, Italy tell Trump Paris agreement is not renegotiable

Trump also took issue with the idea that India "makes its participation contingent on receiving billions and billions and billions of dollars in foreign aid from developed countries". to remain a "leader on ...More..