|May 23 2013||Brazil to open huge oil field to auction ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Brazil on Thursday said it will auction concessions to drill and explore an offshore oil field believed to hold up to 12 billion barrels of crude, the country's largest find.
|May 23 2013||IMF chief grilled in Paris court over 2007 payout scandal ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) IMF chief Christine Lagarde faces another day of questioning after being grilled for hours Thursday by French prosecutors who are deciding if she should be charged over a state ...|
|May 23 2013||Oil recovers after dive on Chinese data ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Global oil prices closed little changed Thursday, recovering from sharper losses earlier in the day after weak Chinese manufacturing data.
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|May 23 2013||Researcher admits mistakes in stem cell study ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) A blockbuster study in which US researchers reported that they had turned human skin cells into embryonic stem cells contained errors, its lead author has acknowledged.
|May 23 2013||5,000 cave paintings discovered in Mexico ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Archeologists have found nearly 5,000 cave paintings made by hunter-gatherers in a northeastern Mexico mountain range where pre-Hispanic groups were not known to have existed.
|May 23 2013||Germany 'most popular country' in the world: poll ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Germany is the most popular country in the world despite well-publicised protests against its insistence on austerity measures within the European Union, an annual poll for the BBC ...|
|May 23 2013||NYSE says to spin off, not sell Euronext ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) NYSE Euronext with spin off European stock exchange group Euronext via an initial public offer rather than sell it following its merger with InterContinentalExchange (ICE), a senior ...|
|May 23 2013||Softbank yields to US security concerns on Sprint ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Amid a heated takeover battle for US wireless carrier Sprint, Japan's Softbank has taken unusual steps to allay national security concerns about the deal, but a rival bid claims this ...|
|May 23 2013||China clears Boeing 787s for nation's airlines: Boeing ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Chinese regulators have approved the Boeing 787 to fly in the country, Boeing said Thursday, a move that opens up a large potential market to the US aerospace giant.
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|May 23 2013||H7N9 bird flu can spread in mammals: study ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) The H7N9 strain of bird flu can spread among ferrets and could do the same among humans under certain conditions, according to lab animal studies on the virus published Thursday.