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Dutch halt Viagra in pregnancy trial after 11 babies die

24 July 2018 | 0 comments

Dutch doctors and scientists have halted a ground-breaking study into using Viagra to help pregnant women whose babies were not growing properly in the womb after 11 infants died.Amsterdam University...

Flames ravage Greek seaside as wildfires kill 74

24 July 2018 | 0 comments

Raging wildfires killed 74 people including small children in Greece, devouring homes and forests as terrified residents fled to the sea to escape the flames, authorities said Tuesday.Orange flames engulfed...

Elton John blasts Russia, eastern Europe for bigotry against gays

24 July 2018 | 0 comments

Mega-pop star Elton John on Tuesday launched an angry tirade against the governments of Russia and eastern Europe for discriminating against gays, warning they were hampering the fight against AIDS."If...

Scientists report setbacks in quest for AIDS cure

24 July 2018 | 0 comments

Scientists reported setbacks Tuesday in the quest for an AIDS cure, and highlighted concerns about inconclusive evidence linking a promising new HIV drug to birth defects.According to research presented...

Elton John and Prince Harry launch bid to 'smash' AIDS stigma

24 July 2018 | 0 comments

Elton John joined forces with Britain's Prince Harry to launch a $1.2 billion initiative on Tuesday to "break the cycle" of HIV transmission by targeting young men, among whom infections are on the rise.On...

Elton John blasts 'bigoted' nations for hampering AIDS fight

24 July 2018 | 0 comments

Elton John Tuesday blasted Russia and eastern Europe governments for "discrimination against gays" saying such bigotry was thwarting the fight against AIDS.In a sharp tirade at the second day of a major...

Conchita employs star appeal against HIV stigma

23 July 2018 | 0 comments

Austrian drag queen Conchita Wurst rallied her considerable star appeal on Monday to carve away at the stigma surrounding HIV, the AIDS-causing virus she and 37 million other people live with today."There's...

Art dealer 'finds' six de Koonings in New Jersey unit

23 July 2018 | 0 comments

When an American art dealer dropped $15,000 on what he thought was "junk" in a New Jersey storage locker, he never imagined it could be the deal of a lifetime.But he now believes stashed in the unit were...

UAE ordered by UN court to protect rights of Qataris

23 July 2018 | 0 comments

The UN's top court Monday ordered the United Arab Emirates to protect the rights of Qatari citizens, wading into a bitter year-long crisis triggered when Gulf countries snapped ties with Doha.Judges at...

Electronics giant Philips posts 15 percent leap Q2 profits

23 July 2018 | 0 comments

Dutch electronics giant Philips Monday posted a 15 percent hike in net profits for the second quarter, just months after listing its lighting division separately on the Amsterdam bourse.Net profit from...

High risk of 'losing control' of AIDS epidemic: experts

22 July 2018 | 0 comments

The AIDS epidemic risks resurging and spiralling out of control unless billions of extra dollars are pumped into prevention and treatment, experts warned Sunday on the eve of a major world conference.An...

Dutch pair charged after haul of cocaine seized from boat

21 July 2018 | 0 comments

A pair of Dutch nationals appeared in a British court on Saturday after authorities seized one of their largest-ever hauls of cocaine, aboard a yacht off the south-west coast.Maarten Peter Pieterse, 59,...

Sri Lanka's Galle stadium faces axe over Dutch Fort

20 July 2018 | 0 comments

Sri Lanka's picturesque Galle cricket stadium could be demolished because its pavilion stand violated heritage laws protecting a 17th century Dutch fort, the government said Friday.Cultural Affairs Minister...

Netherlands, Turkey renew diplomatic ties after freeze

20 July 2018 | 0 comments

Turkey and the Netherlands on Friday ended months of enmity and agreed to restore diplomatic ties snapped last year when two Turkish ministers were barred from a Rotterdam rally, triggering riots.The...

ICC denies damages to kids born after Congo village attack

19 July 2018 | 0 comments

War crimes judges ruled Thursday that five children born after their parents were victims of a brutal 2003 attack on a Congolese village were not eligible to receive compensation.The International Criminal...



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