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(MENAFN - AFP) Angela Orosz weighed just a third of what a normal infant does when she was born in Auschwitz, and only escaped death at the Nazi concentration camp because she was so weak she was "unable to cry".

The 71-year-old will appear in a German court this month to give her harrowing testimony against Reinhold Hanning, a former guard at Auschwitz, who she says was ...

(MENAFN - AFP) The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday urged caution about linking the Zika virus with a rare nerve disorder called Guillain-Barre which health officials in Colombia have blamed for three deaths.

"Yes, we have seen cases of death from Guillain-Barre syndrome, three have been reported. But I would urge caution" on linking it with Zika, WHO spokesman ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Kenya's Olympic chief has raised the possibility of pulling out of the Rio Olympics this summer if the outbreak of the Zika virus worsens in Brazil, reports said Tuesday.

Kipchoge Keino, the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) chairman, said the East African nation may consider pulling out of the competition should the disease reach epidemic levels.

"We ...

(MENAFN - AFP) A Chinese baby boy who was declared dead and spent the night in a morgue showed signs of life just as he was about to be cremated, local TV reported.

Workers at the crematorium in Pan'an in the eastern province of Zhejiang were preparing to cremate the baby on Friday when he suddenly starting moaning, provincial television reported.

The boy had been declared ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Britain's financial watchdog on Tuesday fined a former JP Morgan executive for failing to disclose concerns about the so-called "London Whale" affair that cost the bank $6.2 billion.

Achilles Macris, ex-boss of the bank's international chief investment office in London, was fined £792,900 ($1.1 million, 1.0 million euros), the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) ...

(MENAFN - AFP) The White House expects only modest growth for the US economy over the next two years, restrained by global economic weakness, according to its annual budget proposal released Tuesday.

President Barack Obama's $4.15 trillion budget proposal for fiscal 2017, starting from October 1 this year, sees the US economy growing at 2.6 percent this year and around the ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Coca-Cola announced a jump in fourth-quarter profits Tuesday on higher volumes and prices and said it would fully refranchise bottling operations in North America and China in a cost-cutting move.

Net income for the 2015 fourth quarter was $1.2 billion, up 60.6 percent compared with the year-ago period.

Revenues fell eight percent to $10 billion.

Coca-Cola's ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Sweden's Securitas, the European leader in security services, reported Tuesday a sharp rise in profits for 2015 amid an increased threat of terrorism and the European migrant crisis.

Net profit for the full-year rose by 18 percent to 2.44 billion kronor (258 million euros, $288 million), or eight percent excluding currency effects.

Sales climbed by 15 ...

(MENAFN - AFP) TUI, the world's biggest tourism group, said Tuesday that it seen bookings to Turkey drop by 40 percent in the wake of the Istanbul attack, but hopes to meet its 2016 goals nevertheless.

"TUI has recorded a decline in demand for Turkey, with summer 2016 bookings to that destination currently down by around 40 percent," the group said in a statement.

Eleven ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Danish wind turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems posted Tuesday a full-year profit for 2015 that beat forecasts and despite low global oil prices expects revenues to continue rising this year.

"The wind power industry has matured in recent years and we are now seen as one of the main contributors to a more sustainable power generation footprint," chairman Bert ...

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