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Associated PressWASHINGTON - With American troops dug in for long stays in Afghanistan and Iraq, the United States has been holding unannounced talks with Iran, a country that shares long borders with both, officials said yesterday. The discussions began not long...
Associated PressGENEVA - The SARS virus could reappear in North America and Europe next flu season and cause some deaths, the U.S. health and human services secretary said yesterday. But the World Health Organization said it was too early to tell whether severe acute...
From Wire ReportsGENEVA - Citing a sudden ebb in the SARS epidemic in Toronto, the World Health Organization lifted yesterday its week-old advisory urging people to delay unnecessary travel to the city because of the highly infectious respiratory illness. But in Asia,...
Tags: Singapore, Canada, Illnesses, Wen Jiabao, Toronto (Canada)
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - One of the Maryland soldiers facing a court-martial for allegedly abusing and humiliating Iraqi prisoners was identified yesterday by Army officials as Sgt. Javal S. Davis, a Morgan State graduate whose wife said he was in "a very stressful"...
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Associated PressGENEVA - Health chiefs from around the globe were screened for SARS by rubber-gloved nurses in lab coats yesterday as they arrived for the first annual meeting of the World Health Organization since the emergence of the new disease. WHO Director-...
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON -- Among the crush of foreign dignitaries paying final respects to Ronald Reagan at the National Cathedral today will be one man -- recognizable by his intense gaze, easy grin and the rose-colored birthmark on his forehead -- who shares...
Sun Foreign StaffEVIAN, France - As world leaders began to gather for an economic summit that many hoped would heal the diplomatic wounds caused by the war in Iraq, French President Jacques Chirac offered a crooked smile and the briefest of handshakes as he met with...
Associated PressCAIRO, Egypt - The Al-Jazeera satellite channel broadcast an audiotape yesterday purportedly by al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, in which he urged Muslims to continue fighting a holy war in Iraq and the Middle East rather than cooperate with peace...
Reuters* Draft law first of its kind - Swiss Foreign Ministry * Swiss blocked $1 billion of Arab Spring loot ZURICH, May 22 (Reuters) - Switzerland proposed on Wednesday a new law to make it easier to freeze assets stolen and salted away by foreign leaders and...
ReutersZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss billionaire Ernesto Bertarelli has bought back the Geneva headquarters of his former biotech firm Serono, hoping to establish a biotech research campus. After selling the family business to German drugmaker Merck KGaA for $13.3...
Reuters* Cantons each to decide which measures most suitable * To replace "ring fencing" with new special regimes * Lowering of corporate tax rate for all companies possible * Further measures to boost tax competitiveness By Caroline Copley BERNE, May 16...
The Lebanon Daily StarAt the recently inaugurated Agro Food Development Center and Laboratories, specialists are busy testing and examining the quality of food products and water. "These tests are requested either by the Consumer Protection Department or from company...
Tags: Consumers, New Products, Standards, Lebanon, Food Industry
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