|May 22 2013||Google boss says company is doing 'right thing' on tax ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Google boss Eric Schmidt insisted Wednesday his company was trying to do the "right thing" as it faces criticism in Britain over the amount of tax it pays, saying it was for ...|
|May 22 2013||Canada lifts ban on gay men donating blood ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Canadian health authorities lifted Wednesday what was effectively a ban on gay men giving blood, announcing new rules making men who have not had sex with men in the past five years ...|
|May 22 2013||SARS-like virus claims new life in Saudi ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) A man who had contracted the coronavirus has died in Saudi Arabia, raising the death toll in the kingdom from the SARS-like virus to 17, the health ministry announced on its website ...|
|May 22 2013||AIDS scientists optimistic of AIDS cure, for some ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Top AIDS scientists were optimistic Wednesday of finding a cure for the disease that has claimed 30 million lives -- but said it might not work for all people.
The experts have high ...|
|May 22 2013||Swiss take a step to unlocking mystery of ageing ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Swiss researchers said Wednesday that they had taken a step closer to unlocking the mystery of ageing after discovering the impact of a longevity gene in mice and then managing to ...|
|May 22 2013||Concept flu vaccine may protect against many strains ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Scientists unveiled a concept vaccine against flu Wednesday they said may protect against various strains with a single jab.
Tested in ferrets, considered good human models, the ...|
|May 22 2013||Muslim imams pray at Auschwitz for Holocaust dead ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Muslim leaders from across the globe knelt in prayer for the Holocaust dead at the Auschwitz's notorious Wall of Death on Wednesday, in an emotional visit to the Nazi German death ...|
|May 22 2013||India's Ranbaxy pumps in $300 mn to improve safety ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Indian generic giant Ranbaxy said Wednesday it has spent over $300 million to overhaul its operations and ensure no repeat of drug safety violations that led to a multi-million ...|
|May 22 2013||Europe's biggest port, Rotterdam, opens major extension ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) Europe's busiest port of Rotterdam opened a multi-billion euro extension on Wednesday, with wider and deeper basins to accomodate the world's biggest freight ships.
The Maasvlakte 2 ...|
|May 22 2013||EU leaders face up to shale challenge ,AFP|
(MENAFN - AFP) EU leaders agreed Wednesday to face up to the challenge posed by the shale oil and gas revolution which has slashed US energy prices, undercutting Europe's competitive edge.