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South African government accused of xenophobia over its treatment of migrants

Outrage is growing over what is seen as the targeting of undocumented migrants in South Africa. After a raid and the arrest of about 500 people, the government is being accused of using the migrants a...

South African government accused of xenophobia over its treatment of migrants

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South African government sued over coal and industrial air pollution South Africa's government has failed to tackle high air pollution levels in an area which is home to coal-fired power stations and refineries, a lawsuit filed by environmental and community groups says....
17:39 2019-06-10

Hungary accused of fuelling xenophobia with anti-migrant rhetoric Council of Europe’s damning report says human rights violations must be urgently addressedEurope’s top human rights watchdog has accused Hungary’s government of violating people’s rights and using anti-migrant rhetoric that fuels “xenophobic attitudes, fear and hatred”.A damning report from the Coun...
15:26 2019-05-21

South African set to be first black African man in space dies in crash Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a statement....
17:26 2019-07-15

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Libya ‘war crime’ attack, Sudan, Myanmar rights violations continue, ‘xenophobia’ in Assam, South Sudan update In the news this Wednesday: “Outraged” Guterres demands independent inquiry into fatal Libya migrant centre airstrike deaths; Violence and broken promises in Sudan and South Sudan, while Rohingya violations continue in Myanmar; “xenophobia” and citizenship in India’s Assam state. ...
23:52 2019-07-03

UK institute, Belgian firm team up for African swine fever treatment Britain's Pirbright Institute is partnering with Belgian biotechnology company ViroVet to develop the first antiviral drugs that act against African Swine Fever (ASF), according to a joint statement issued on Wednesday....
18:00 2019-05-29

U.N.'s Bachelet 'appalled' at U.S. treatment of migrants and refugees U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday that she is appalled at the conditions in which the United States is keeping detained migrants and refugees, including children....
13:13 2019-07-08

Tlaib, AOC grill McAleenan over treatment of migrants detained at US-Mexico border Progressive lawmakers grilled a top Trump administration official Thursday about family separations at the border, with one member of the so-called "squad" accusing him of wanting to prolong the detention of children, which he denied....
11:39 2019-07-19

African continent ‘an example of solidarity’ towards migrants and refugees: UN chief African nations are setting an example for richer countries when it comes to the treatment of refugees, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in a press conference on Saturday, following a meeting with the Chairperson of the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia....
16:00 2019-05-21

Why One of America’s Whitest States Is Getting a Surge of African Migrants The migrants have been arriving in Portland, Maine, by the dozens. The surge has opened a debate in the city, which needs new residents but also has filled its shelters....
21:52 2019-06-23

Spain: 50 migrants scale fence to African enclave Authorities in the Spanish city of Melilla say that around 200 migrants have tried to climb a barrier separating the European country’s north African enclave from Morocco...
15:26 2019-07-19

Record-breaking number of African migrants coming to America Undaunted by a journey over thousands of miles, people fleeing economic privation and human rights abuses in African countries are coming to the United States in unprecedented numbers....
18:39 2019-06-16

Dozens of Catholic clergy arrested on Capitol Hill protesting treatment of child migrants U.S. Capitol Police arrested 70 people Thursday who were part of a coalition of Catholic clergy members and supporters protesting the treatment of child migrants being held in detention facilities along the southern border....
09:26 2019-07-19

U.S. dream pulls African migrants in record numbers across Latin America Marilyne Tatang, 23, crossed nine borders in two months to reach Mexico from the West African nation of Cameroon, fleeing political violence after police torched her house, she said....
15:13 2019-07-05

Boat with dozens of African migrants capsizes off Tunisia coast, survivor says Dozens of African migrants capsized off the coast of Tunisia on Wednesday after setting off by boat for Europe from Libya, a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
18:13 2019-07-04

African migrants hoping to reach US traveling to Latin America in record numbers A record number of fellow Africans are flying to South America and then traversing thousands of miles of highway and a treacherous tropical rainforest to reach the United States....
23:13 2019-07-05

South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
18:52 2019-05-26

| Mexico to block migrants | Democrats eye African-American voters: WATCH the top World news videos for your Friday Mexico to send more troops to Guatemalan border as tariffs loom | Democratic hopefuls eye African American voters; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
09:26 2019-06-07

Controversy grows over PEI government’s treatment of long-time foster parents They were awarded as outstanding foster parents in New Brunswick but, after moving, and continuing to foster in Prince Edward Island, they say they've been stymied....
14:39 2019-05-21

The D.C. race war of 1919 — and the forgotten story of one African American girl accused of murder One hundred years ago, in the midst of a white riot, black Washingtonians fought back. Soon, a police officer was dead and a girl named Carrie Johnson was headed to trial....
21:26 2019-07-17

| South African kidnapped in DR Congo - army A South African and a Zimbabwean working for Canadian gold mining firm Banro have been kidnapped in DR Congo's restive east, an army spokesperson says....
19:39 2019-07-31

UPDATE 1-South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
18:52 2019-05-26

South Korean man stages bank robbery to get medical treatment in jail A South Korean man walked into a bank with a toy knife and “politely” asked for the police to be called, hoping he would be sent to prison, a report said. The 40-year-old man staged the heist at a bank near Seoul late last month, but later told police that he only wanted to receive......
09:13 2019-07-08

2 South African Presidents Are Called to Account on Corruption President Cyril Ramaphosa was accused on Friday of misleading Parliament about a campaign donation after his predecessor, Jacob Zuma, was called to testify in a corruption hearing....
19:52 2019-07-19

South African unit of carmaker Ford to add 1,200 jobs The South African unit of Ford Motor Co will hire an additional 1,200 people to staff an extra shift at one of its vehicle assembly plants, increasing production to 720 units per day, it said on Wednesday....
12:52 2019-07-17

| PRO14 season to kick off on South African soil South Africa will raise the curtain on the new PRO14 campaign when the Cheetahs host 2015 champions Glasgow Warriors in Bloemfontein on Friday, September 27....
18:26 2019-07-17

Redemption for South African in his return to Royal Portrush Golf notes: Remarkable recovery for South African in his return to Portrush; Solheim Cup team taking shape        ...
18:26 2019-07-03

Terri Harper sees off South African rival Denaby super-featherweight Terri Harper picks up an IBO title with an eighth-round stoppage of South African Nozipho Bell, writes Ashley Bell The post Terri Harper sees off South African rival appeared first on Boxing News....
06:52 2019-07-23

South African president’s new cabinet is 50 percent women JOHANNESBURG — South Africa’s president on Wednesday named a trimmed-down Cabinet that is 50 percent women, making the country’s one of few in the world to be “gender-balanced.” President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement followed similar moves by Ethiopia and Rwanda last year. Ramaphosa cut the Cabine...
20:00 2019-05-30

South African musician Johnny Clegg dead at 66 South African singer and songwriter Johnny Clegg, one of the few white artists to openly confront the apartheid government in the late 1970s and 1980s, died on Tuesday aged 66, his agent said....
21:52 2019-07-16

U.S. Border agent accused of calling migrants 'savages' before knocking one over A U.S. Border Patrol agent had called migrants "subhuman" and "savages" in text messages weeks before he knocked over a migrant with a pickup truck, according to federal court documents....
17:13 2019-05-21

Trump accused of using migrants as ‘political pawns’ after delaying raids ‘This is all a game to him while people live in deep fear’Opinion: Is showing compassion to migrants a crime?Donald Trump was accused of using fearful migrants as “political pawns”, after postponing planned weekend raids and mass deportations of people in the US illegally. Related: 'Death by a thous...
21:00 2019-06-23

Jury deadlocks in trial of aid volunteer accused of harboring migrants Scott Warren, a humanitarian aid volunteer, was accused of harboring two undocumented immigrants in Ajo, Arizona.        ...
14:00 2019-06-12

South African federation joins Semenya appeal over CAS verdict Athletics South Africa (ASA) said on Friday it had joined Caster Semenya's appeal against the ruling that currently prevents the double Olympic champion from running her preferred distance races unless she takes testosterone-suppressant medication....
23:39 2019-05-31

South African deputy president to be sworn in as lawmaker after delay South Africa's deputy president, David Mabuza, will be sworn in as a lawmaker for the ruling African National Congress (ANC) in Pretoria on Tuesday, the party said, after he requested a postponement last Wednesday....
09:52 2019-05-28

South African parliament elects new committee heads despite opposition South Africa's ruling African National Congress used its majority to elect new committee heads on Tuesday, including a lawmaker accused of bribery, despite opposition from rival parties concerned over the caliber of nominees....
16:13 2019-07-02

South African deputy president survives "disrepute" accusation South Africa's deputy president David Mabuza was sworn in as a lawmaker on Tuesday, after a week's postponement for him to address accusations he brought the ruling African National Congress (ANC) into disrepute, the party said....
18:13 2019-05-28

The South African teenagers using radio to fight gun crime - in pictures Every week a group of South African teenagers crowd into a studio to play hip-hop and discuss neighbourhood gun crime for their community radio show, Bigger Than Life, on Alex FM. They are determined to help stem the violence that blights their densely populated township of Alexandra in Johannesburg...
11:39 2019-08-05

| WATCH: Swaziland cannabis farmers fear new South African law Following a new South African law allowing private growth and consumption of cannabis, growers in neighbouring Swaziland, who depended on South Africa's demand, may face economic ruin. WATCH NOW....
12:26 2019-06-07

Cyril Ramaphosa hails 'new era' as he begins South African presidency New leader says country’s challenges can be solved as he is sworn in for five-year termCyril Ramaphosa told South Africans on Saturday that “a new era” had dawned as he was sworn in for a five-year term as president, but said the troubled country was at a defining moment in its history.“It is time f...
06:01 2019-05-26

South African army sent into townships to curb gang violence Move follows thousands of deaths in Cape Flats, but critics say it will not address causesSoldiers have begun patrolling poor neighbourhoods on the outskirts of Cape Town in a controversial move aimed at curbing gang violence.The South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa, signed off last week on the ...
17:52 2019-07-19

South African lawmakers elect Ramaphosa as state president South African lawmakers on Wednesday elected Cyril Ramaphosa as state president in the first sitting of parliament since the ruling African National Congress won a majority of parliamentary seats in an election earlier this month....
17:13 2019-05-22

Multimillion-dollar compensation deal for South African miners Tens of thousands of workers who contracted fatal illnesses win £280m in class actionTens of thousands of gold miners in South Africa who contracted fatal illnesses while working underground have won a compensation deal from their former employers that could be worth more than £280m.A high court in ...
21:52 2019-07-31

Ex-Mozambican finance minister remains in South African jail Former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang will remain in a South African jail until October when a South African High Court will hear the case to extradite him to the U.S. Chang was arrested in South Africa in December last year...
19:26 2019-08-13

Two active-duty Marines accused of smuggling migrants from Mexico for cash Lance Cpls. Byron Darnell Law II and David Salazar-Quintero, both active-duty Marines stationed at Camp Pendleton, were arrested by Border Patrol agents.        ...
23:00 2019-07-09

African Union suspends Sudan from its activities till civilian government formed The African Union's Peace and Security Council voted on Thursday to suspend Sudan from all AU activities until a civilian government has been formed....
15:00 2019-06-06

South African court finds Zuma's son not guilty over car crash death A South African court on Friday found Duduzane Zuma, son of former president Jacob Zuma, not guilty of culpable homicide and negligent driving over a fatal car crash, saying prosecutors had failed to prove their case beyond reasonable doubt....
11:13 2019-07-12

South African woman reunited with son six years after he disappeared and was tracked down 1,000 miles away Jane Daniels, a pensioner in Delft, near Cape Town, South Africa, was distraught when her mentally challenged son Denzil disappeared six years ago. When the police came up with no leads, after three years, Denzil was presumed dead - until two weeks ago....
19:26 2019-07-02

Moonday Mornings: South African Bitcoin Ponzi scheme rakes in $135,000 a day It’s the start of a new week and that means it’s time for Moonday Mornings, Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines from the weekend. 1. Local news in South Africa is reporting about a cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme. It’s dubbed “Bitcoin Wallet,” and promises returns of 1...
11:13 2019-06-17

South African Wine Farmer in Land Dispute Is Shot Dead It was too soon to say whether the killing of Stefan Smit, a prominent white farmer, was a random criminal act or was related to bitter arguments about land ownership....
17:52 2019-06-03

South African corruption inquiry adjourned to try to convince Zuma to testify further South Africa's deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo adjourned a public inquiry into state corruption on Friday to try to find a way to persuade former President Jacob Zuma to continue giving testimony....
13:39 2019-07-19

South African farmer in land dispute shot dead by gunmen South African police are investigating after a farmer at the center of the country’s highly-charged debate over land ownership was killed in his home by masked gunmen, according to reports....
00:52 2019-06-04

Departures at South African state firms could drag out Ramaphosa's reforms President Cyril Ramaphosa's mission to fix two of South Africa's most troubled state companies, power firm Eskom and South African Airways (SAA), could take longer than planned after their chief executives quit within a week of each other....
09:13 2019-06-04

Johnny Clegg, South African musician who opposed apartheid, dies at 66 Johnny Clegg, a South African musician who fiercely opposed his country's racially discriminatory apartheid policies, died Tuesday at the age of 66.        ...
10:39 2019-07-18

Pfizer, Sanofi, to boost South African Biovac's vaccine output South Africa's Biovac Institute will start local production of Sanofi's Hexaxim vaccine next year and Pfizer's anti-pneumonia Prevnar 13 vaccine in 2021, boosting supply of life-saving drugs in its main market, its CEO said....
19:00 2019-07-02

Cape Town targets new air routes to lift South African tourism Cape Town plans to add routes to Australia and South America after last month reaching a deal with United Airlines for its first direct flight to the United States, the head of air access for South Africa's top tourist city said....
12:52 2019-05-31

Ex-South African President Denies Wrongdoing With Tainted Gupta Brothers Former South African president Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday that he had never broken the law with the Gupta family, describing the businessmen at the centre of an influence-peddling......
17:00 2019-07-15

New dinosaur found hiding in plain sight in South African museum Scientists say bones formerly identified as Massospondylus are from a different speciesFossil hunters have discovered a new species of dinosaur that has been hidden in plain sight in a South African museum collection for 30 years.The fossilised bones had been misidentified as a peculiar specimen of ...
21:01 2019-08-05

South African Minister Gordhan challenges public protector report South Africa's Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan on Wednesday challenged in court a report by the country's anti-corruption watchdog that instructed President Cyril Ramaphosa to take unspecified disciplinary action against Gordhan....
23:26 2019-07-10

Government warnings can’t turn back migrants from Guatemala SAN CRISTOBAL DE TOTONICAPAN, Guatemala — Dressed in a bright orange shirt, Francisco Gomez yells and uses his arms to vigorously direct the myriad souped-up buses at the crossroads known as Cuatro Caminos, or Four Roads. This is the busy roadway one local called “the last adios” — where every day h...
00:00 2019-06-02

Pastor surveilled after ministering to migrants sues U.S. government A prominent Manhattan pastor has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that U.S. officials violated her religious freedom when she was put on a watchlist over her ministry to migrants at the border....
17:39 2019-07-10

ACLU lawsuit: U.S. government setting up migrants for deportation Advocates for immigrants living in the United States have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government, saying the Trump administration is unlawfully setting up migrants for deportation....
21:39 2019-07-12

South African court dismisses sulfur dioxide emissions changes ahead of carbon tax South Africa's average temperatures are rising more than the global average and the carbon tax law aimed at slashing emissions responsible for extreme climate breakdowns is too little, too late, according to campaigners and the communities where pollution-related sicknesses are already a reality....
23:52 2019-05-24

South African education official apologizes after backlash over ‘sexy reading’ tweets A South African education official has apologized to “sensitive viewers” he may have offended after posting images of scantily clad women in an effort to promote reading....
15:26 2019-08-16

Former South African president Jacob Zuma dismisses corruption hearings as a ‘conspiracy’ Zuma, long accused of rampant corruption, denied allegations that he had allowed wealthy business executives to control government appointments and gain access to state coffers....
22:52 2019-07-15

Boycott by Whites of South African Restaurant Reflects Growing Sense of Grievance Many Afrikaners are spurning a once-cherished restaurant chain to protest its banning of a white man. The boycott has drawn “an eye roll” among many black South Africans....
11:52 2019-06-29

South African Woman Arrested With Drugs Worth Rs 13 Lakh At Delhi Airport A South African woman was apprehended by CISF personnel at the Delhi airport with 58 pouches of alleged drugs which were hidden between bed sheets in her luggage, a senior official said today....
20:52 2019-06-05

Mexican authorities push out camping migrants in south TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican immigration authorities have cleared a park of camping Central American migrants and another makeshift encampment of Haitians and African migrants outside an immigration detention center near the Guatemala border. About 100 migrants were pushed out of the Tapachula p...
19:52 2019-05-29

Mexico’s crackdown on migrants sends some heading south Mexico’s efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory is showing some bite as some people turn around to head south in the face of increased enforcement, while government officials say they will target human smuggling rings...
06:00 2019-06-18

South African army descends on Cape Town to combat spiraling gang warfare South Africa is sending in the big guns to wrest back control of some of the most impoverished neighborhoods of Cape Town - announcing a three-month deployment of the army aimed at tackling spiraling gang-related violence that has claimed the lives of more than 1,500 this year so far....
20:52 2019-07-12

Watch: South African goalie blunder sparks Germany rout at Women's World Cup South African goalie Andile DIamini had a brutal error against Germany, leading to an early goal during a group clash at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Monday in Montpellier, France....
20:26 2019-06-17

South Korea ramps up disinfection to protect against North's outbreak of African swine fever South Korea will boost disinfection measures to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever from spreading to its pig herd, after the disease was found in North Korea, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
11:52 2019-05-31

Mexican government watchdog concerned about National Guard's detaining migrants Mexico's newly created National Guard has detained U.S.-bound migrants and the government should make public the rules governing their power to curb immigration, the head of the government's human rights ombudsman said on Monday....
02:39 2019-07-09

Mexico’s border crackdown sends migrants south Mexico's efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory showed some bite as people turned around to head south.        ...
13:52 2019-06-21

South African National Treasury hopes for swift approval of bill to speed up funds to Eskom The South African National Treasury hopes parliament will approve a bill to speed up funds to struggling state power utility Eskom before the end of August, a department official said on Thursday....
23:26 2019-06-20

Border agents feared riots by migrants at overcrowded station: U.S. government documents U.S. agents at an El Paso, Texas border station feared riots by migrants being held in overcrowded and unsanitary cells and were "embarrassed" and "frustrated" by the detainees' conditions, according to documents from an internal government watchdog....
21:39 2019-07-01

Mexico finds dozens of lost, starving migrants from South Asia Mexican authorities have rescued 65 migrants from South Asia who were found starving and severely dehydrated. Once their nationalities are identified and confirmed they will be sent back to their countries....
16:13 2019-08-16

Government Trying To Protect Accused Who Shot Dead 10 In UP: Congress The Congress alleged on Saturday that the Uttar Pradesh government was trying to protect the accused in the Sonbhadra clash and instead of ensuring justice, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was......
15:00 2019-07-20

Amazon deforestation: Bolsonaro government accused of seeking to sow doubt over data Ministers look at setting up alternative monitoring scheme as existing system shows alarming rise in clearance ratesThe Amazon forest is being burned and chopped down at the most alarming rate in recent memory, but the Brazilian government of Jair Bolsonaro is focused on reinterpreting the data rath...
07:52 2019-08-01

American accused of trying to overthrow Vietnam government gets 12-year jail term Nguyen is from Orange County, California, and his wife was a guest of Rep. Katie Porter at President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address earlier this year.        ...
01:26 2019-06-28

Mexico’s border crackdown sends some Central American migrants heading back south Mexico's efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory showed some bite as people turned around to head south.        ...
22:00 2019-06-18

South African minister aims to revoke extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister: document South Africa's new justice minister will apply to have his predecessor's decision to extradite former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his home country set aside, according to a document seen by Reuters....
00:39 2019-07-13

South Korea braces for African swine fever outbreak after North Korea case South Korea readied on Friday to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever in its pig herd after the disease was found in North Korea, the latest Asian country to be hit by the virus' rapid spread....
07:00 2019-05-31

Germany's far-right AfD fuels xenophobia with distorted crime figures — study A new study reveals that the far-right party disproportionately focuses on crimes allegedly committed by foreigners. Crimes committed by Germans are mostly ignored....
05:52 2019-08-06

South Africa’s Deputy President, Accused of Corruption, Faces Uncertain Future David Mabuza postponed his swearing-in to the National Assembly to address allegations of graft, leaving it unclear whether he could continue in his post....
15:13 2019-05-22

South Africa's president unveils leaner government Women fill half of positions in Cyril Ramaphosa’s new cabinet in rejig that critics call ‘evolution, not revolution’Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a slimmed-down South African government, with women filling exactly half his cabinet positions.The recently re-elected president’s selection of ministers ...
01:39 2019-05-30

Opinion: South Africa’s new government: compromise over renewal After days of speculation, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has formed his new government. His cabinet shows a clear intent of reform, but it also shows Ramaphosa’s need to compromise, writes DW’s Claus Stäcker....
19:26 2019-05-30

South Korea scrambles to curb African swine fever spread after North Korea reports outbreak in pig farms South Korea is working to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever on its pig industry after North Korea alerted that there was an outbreak at a farm near its border with China....
19:52 2019-05-31

Racism. Xenophobia. Bigot. Those were just a few of Merriam-Webster's top searches on Wednesday night Racism, socialism, fascism, concentration camp, xenophobia and bigot were the top searches on Merriam-Webster.com on Wednesday night.        ...
08:52 2019-07-18

Hatred ‘a threat to everyone’, declares Guterres calling for global effort to end xenophobia and ‘loathsome rhetoric’ A “disturbing groundswell” of hate-based violence and intolerance aimed at worshippers across all faiths, must be countered soon before it’s too late, the United Nations Secretary-General said on Monday, noting murderous attacks in just the past few days on a synagogue in California, and a church in...
15:39 2019-05-21

South Korean government planning Linux migration as Windows 7 support ends The Interior Ministry is preparing a test deployment to determine compatibility with existing systems ahead of a potential broader deployment across the government....
15:52 2019-05-21

‘It’s Time Africa Had Its Own Harvard.’ Inside a University Training African Leaders to Solve African Problems With its modernist buildings, spacious grounds and airy cafeteria packed with young adults slinging backpacks while scrolling through their Instagram feeds, the African Leadership University on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius looks much like any other college campus. Except, perhaps, when it co...
01:52 2019-06-12

Man says South Florida villa he bought at government auction turned out to be a foot-wide piece of land A man who snagged a $177,000 villa for $9,100 now believes he was scammed by the Florida county that put the property up for auction for unpaid property taxes....
18:39 2019-06-16

South Korea eases path for quality tests of chip suppliers amid Japan curbs: government South Korean chipmakers such as Samsung Electronics will allow their equipment to be used for conducting quality tests at their domestic suppliers as part of an arrangement brokered by the government to counter Japan's export curbs....
17:39 2019-07-22

Big government vs. small government: Here's how much your state spends on you The average spending per capita varies from as little as $7,430 in one state to nearly triple that amount in others.       ...
17:39 2019-07-13

South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets. The post South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets appeared first...
11:26 2019-05-30

Player needs treatment after U.S. Open ace Kevin O'Connell is still down to play in the U.S. Open, the United States Golf Association (USGA) said on Wednesday, despite reports that he needed medical treatment during a practice round following a hole-in-one....
22:13 2019-06-12

What to know about laser treatment for scars Laser treatment can help reduce the appearance, pain, and itching of scar tissue. In this article, learn about the procedure of laser treatment and the risks and considerations....
21:39 2019-07-16

Causes and treatment of pimples in the armpit The many sweat glands and hair follicles in the armpits make them prone to pimples and other skin issues. In this article, we look at the types, causes, and treatment of armpit pimples....
00:52 2019-06-28

What to know about guanfacine for the treatment of ADHD Guanfacine (Intuniv) is a nonstimulant drug option for the treatment of children with ADHD. A doctor may prescribe guanfacine if stimulant medications have been unsuccessful or have been causing harmful or unpleasant side effects. Learn more about guanfacine here....
22:00 2019-07-09

U.S.-South Korean military exercise to proceed: top South Korean official A top South Korean official on Saturday said a U.S.-South Korean military exercise would go ahead as planned next month, denying Pyongyang's charges that holding it would breach an agreement made between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
01:26 2019-07-21

Is this scab infected? Diagnosis and treatment Scabs are the body's natural defense against bacteria. When bacteria get beneath a scab, the wound can become infected. This article covers how to tell if a wound is infected, some treatment options, and when to see a doctor....
05:26 2019-07-17

How Ketamine Opens a New Era for Depression Treatment Researchers have discovered that ketamine, a drug of choice for club-goers for decades, can be used to fight severe cases of the blues. For more than three decades, patients seeking treatment for depression in the U.S. have been steered primarily to one family of pharmaceuticals. Doctors have been l...
08:26 2019-06-14

NIH to focus on HIV treatment to replace ART therapy Health experts have prioritized research to develop a therapy that can replace ART and still achieve HIV remission, Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told UPI....
21:13 2019-06-07

Ayurvedic treatment for rheumatoid arthritis: What to know Ayurvedic treatment comes from traditional Indian medicine. Some people believe that it can help treat inflammatory conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis. Learn more about Ayurveda here....
08:26 2019-05-24

Microsoft gives Immersive Reader the AI treatment Microsoft is turning its Immersive Learning tool into an Azure Cognitive Service and partnering with do-it-yourself computer-building kit maker Kano to develop a $300 Windows 10 S Mode PC kit....
16:52 2019-06-20

Synthetic CBD may be a safe treatment for seizures A nonintoxicating, synthetic CBD that is not easy to convert to THC and comprises inexpensive, noncannabis ingredients treated seizures safely in rats....
21:52 2019-05-30

Disparities in access to best stroke treatment (Reuters Health) - Less than 10% of U.S. stroke patients get a treatment that evidence shows is most effective for a certain type of stroke – and the odds are even lower for patients who are black and Hispanic, a U.S. study suggests....
16:39 2019-08-16

Wellcome Trust investing £80m in snakebite treatment Scientists say antivenom exists for only 60% of all the snakes in the worldNew drugs for snakebite are desperately needed, say scientists, to replace the current 100-year-old treatment made by injecting snake’s venom into a horse and harvesting antibodies – which is very expensive, may not work and ...
22:26 2019-05-21

Reckitt in $1.4bn settlement over US opioid treatment probe Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser said it has agreed to pay up to $1.4bn to settle US investigations into the sale and marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior....
10:26 2019-07-11

Discovery could lead to lyme disease treatment (WSLS) A Virginia Tech researcher has made a discovery that could open the door to Lyme disease treatment. Brandon Jutras is an assistant professor of biochemistry in the university’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He’s discovered the cellular component that contributes to Lym...
21:01 2019-06-19

New surface treatment could improve refrigeration efficiency Unlike water, liquid refrigerants and other fluids that have a low surface tension tend to spread quickly into a sheet when they come into contact with a surface. But for many industrial processes it would be better if the fluids formed droplets, which could roll or fall off the surface and carry he...
17:39 2019-05-21

Opioid treatment may reduce contact with law enforcement (Reuters Health) - Opioid users who get treatment for their drug dependency are less likely to have police encounters or to be charged with crimes, an Australian study suggests....
04:26 2019-07-13

Biohaven's treatment for Lou Gehrig's disease fails to win FDA nod Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Co Ltd said on Friday the U.S. health regulator failed to approve its treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, sending its shares down nearly 6% in extended trading....
01:26 2019-07-20

Stem cell treatment gaining popularity (WBIR) For her 71st birthday, Nan Scott threw herself a party and got some new knees. “And we all drank a margarita to stem cells,” Scott says. Instead of a traditional knee replacement surgery, she chose to try stem cell injections. “I don’t want to be taking drugs,” S...
07:00 2019-06-19

Treatment and home management for blood clots Blood clots can form in many different parts of the body. The clot’s location and severity will determine the treatment. Learn more about blood clot treatment in this article....
04:52 2019-08-02

That vanilla smell? It’s the wastewater treatment plant PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — The air is a little sweeter now that a Mississippi Gulf Coast community is spraying a vanilla scent to mask the odor of its wastewater treatment plant. More than two dozen machines recently started blowing scented mist into the air 19 hours a day at the Pascagoula-Moss Point...
03:00 2019-06-14

| Maradona returns to Argentina for shoulder treatment Argentine football great Diego Maradona is to have treatment in Buenos Aires on an injured shoulder that forced him to miss a trip to the Cannes Film Festival....
00:13 2019-05-23

Swedish PM to Trump: A$AP Rocky won’t get special treatment Sweden’s prime minister says he would be glad to speak with U.S. President Donald Trump about rapper A$AP Rocky’s detention but he “cannot and will not attempt to influence prosecutors or courts.”...
15:39 2019-07-20

Game of Thrones gets the VR treatment on HTC’s Viveport Infinity HTC and HBO today announced an exclusive “Game of Thrones” VR experience will arrive on Viveport Infinity on May 31. Dubbed Beyond the Wall, the game is a VR-only experience that “transports users to the northern border of The Seven Kingdoms to fight and defend The Wall. Players can test their sword...
20:52 2019-05-30

A better way to encapsulate islet cells for diabetes treatment When medical devices are implanted in the body, the immune system often attacks them, producing scar tissue around the device. This buildup of tissue, known as fibrosis, can interfere with the device’s function. MIT researchers have now come up with a novel way to prevent fibrosis from occurring,...
20:39 2019-06-27

Underdogs have big day at African Cup Underdogs had a big day at the African Cup of Nations in Egypt as Uganda won on its return to the tournament after 41 years and Madagascar held Guinea to a draw on its debut on Saturday. Burundi, another African Cup first-timer, pushed mighty Nigeria all the way. Uganda beat two-time champion Congo ...
03:26 2019-06-23

Roche's personalized cancer treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Roche Holding AG's personalized cancer treatment, which targets tumors with specific genetic mutations, irrespective of where in the body the disease started, the agency said on Thursday....
16:39 2019-08-16

WATCH: Jon Stewart eviscerates Congress for treatment of 9/11 first responders Comedian John Stewart tore into a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee for its low attendance at a hearing to discuss reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund....
22:13 2019-06-11

For stroke treatment, even 15 minutes can make a difference in outcome A new study is reporting that people who are treated more quickly after having a stroke — in many cases, just 15 minutes faster — have significantly improved health outcomes....
17:39 2019-08-05

This New Treatment Could Save the Lives of Babies. But It Costs $2.1 Million. The price set by the Swiss drugmaker Novartis may be the world’s highest for a single treatment — prompting renewed debate about how society will pay for gene-therapy breakthroughs....
20:13 2019-05-24

Eton's conjunctivitis treatment fails to win FDA nod; shares tumble Eton Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its treatment for conjunctivitis, sending its shares tumbling nearly 20 percent in extended trading....
04:26 2019-07-13

McConnell shrugs off questions about preferential treatment by Chao Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell shrugged off a question Tuesday about whether he received special treatment from the Transportation Department because of his marriage to the agency's secretary, Elaine Chao. “I was complaining to her just last night, 169 projects and Kentucky got only five,” h...
00:39 2019-06-12

Koalas burned in wildfires can now be saved but the treatment is gross With wildfires on the rise, endangered koalas are more threatened than ever, but a new treatment for burned animals offers a ray of hope. We go inside the world's only koala hospital...
19:01 2019-06-18

Eton Pharma's conjunctivitis treatment fails to win FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve Eton Pharmaceuticals Inc's treatment for conjunctivitis, the drug developer said on Friday....
23:00 2019-07-12

Koalas burned in wildfires can be now saved but the treatment is gross With wildfires on the rise, endangered koalas are more threatened than ever, but a new treatment for burned animals offers a ray of hope. We go inside the world's only koala hospital...
19:39 2019-06-14

Activists allege racism in treatment of St. Louis prosecutor ST. LOUIS (AP) — Some black activists say there’s an unfair racial component to criticism of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner over her hiring of a man who led the investigation of former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens and who now faces perjury charges. About a dozen black activists gathered...
22:13 2019-06-18

Roche personalized cancer treatment to cost about $204,560 a year Roche Holding AG has priced at about $204,560 a year its personalized cancer treatment, Rozlytrek, that targets tumors with specific genetic mutations, the Swiss drugmaker said....
17:52 2019-08-16

Roche's combo lymphoma treatment wins U.S. FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday granted earlier-than-expected approval to Roche Holding AG's antibody-drug conjugate Polivy for treatment of patients with advanced lymphoma....
03:39 2019-06-11

FDA approves Celgene's bone marrow cancer treatment The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Celgene Corp's Inrebic to treat certain rare forms of bone marrow cancer called myelofibrosis....
17:52 2019-08-16

David Ortiz to be flown to Boston for treatment following shooting Wounded former Red Sox star David Ortiz will be flown from the Dominican Republic to a hospital in Boston as soon as possible aboard a team jet, a report said Monday. ESPN reporter Enrique Rojas tweeted that the Red Sox plane was about to land on the island in the afternoon and that Ortiz’s do...
20:00 2019-06-10

Why Parents Are Turning to a Controversial Treatment for Food Allergies For families with food allergies, micro-managing daily life to avoid accidentally consuming the wrong food can be a huge burden. They scour labels. They avoid restaurants. They ban their kids from birthday parties, or refuse to enter sports stadiums, worrying that peanut shells littering the ground ...
19:00 2019-08-16

Two brain chemicals should be targeted in Parkinson's treatment, study says While Parkinson's disease patients often receive treatment for lower dopamine levels, researchers say treatment should also target the chemical acetylcholine....
23:26 2019-07-17

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to end U.S. federal investigations into the marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former business Indivior, lifting a cloud that has been hanging over the British company for years....
17:26 2019-07-11

NHS prepares to charge EU citizens for treatment after a no-deal Brexit Getty EU citizens in the UK will reportedly have to produce documentation to prove their right to access free healthcare under the NHS after a no-deal Brexit. The Department of Health indicated that hospital trusts should be prepared to charge some EU citizens who are currently eligible for free tr...
20:39 2019-08-14

Drug-releasing coil in stomach could provide better treatment for TB Some people have to take several tablets each day to treat tuberculosis – a coil threaded with pills and inserted in the stomach offers an alternative...
15:52 2019-05-21

Personalised breast cancer test could tell when to stop treatment A blood test for a person’s specific breast cancer mutations – which is 100 times more sensitive than existing tests – seems to tell when treatment is working and when more is needed...
21:00 2019-08-08

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end U.S. opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve U.S. claims that its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior before it was spun out of the company carried out an illegal scheme to boost sales of an opioid addiction treatment....
21:13 2019-07-11

'Miracle Mineral Solution' Is Not a Health Treatment—It's Bleach You wouldn’t think we’d need the FDA to tell us not to drink bleach, but here’s the world we live in: if you try to look up alternative treatments for cancer or autism, sooner or later you’ll likely hear about a “Miracle Mineral Solution.”...
17:52 2019-08-14

Gum disease treatment for Alzheimer’s lowers signs of inflammation A small trial testing a new kind of treatment for Alzheimer’s that blocks the toxins of P. gingivalis bacteria has had some encouraging preliminary results...
17:26 2019-07-17

Trump family to get red-carpet royal treatment on UK visit It will be red carpet all the way for President Donald Trump and his family when they arrive in Britain for a state visit that will include D-Day commemorations and a gala banquet hosted by Queen Elizabeth II...
18:26 2019-06-02

Merck's treatment for urinary, abdominal infections gets FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Merck & Co Inc's combination treatment for complicated forms of urinary tract and abdominal infections, the drugmaker said on Wednesday....
13:13 2019-07-17

San Francisco considers forced treatment for mentally ill addicts SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco supervisors were expected to consider a proposal Tuesday that could force drug addicts with serious mental illnesses into treatment. Mayor London Breed and other supporters of the proposal say the move — known as conservatorship — is necessary to help addicts who are of...
18:00 2019-06-04

San Francisco eyes forced treatment for mentally ill addicts SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors are considering a proposal to force drug addicts with serious mental illnesses into treatment. Mayor London Breed and other supporters of the proposal say the move known as conservatorship is necessary to help addicts who are often homeless and sufferin...
11:39 2019-06-04

Should doctors face jail when treatment goes wrong? - podcast The death of a patient at a private London hospital after a delay in his treatment led to the imprisonment of David Sellu. After 15 months behind bars, his name was finally cleared. He tells his harrowing story as a new report reveals that doctors from ethnic minorities are twice as likely to face d...
04:39 2019-07-03

The Fiver | Arsenal’s best defender even when watching from a treatment table Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Arsenal are the legal property of a man who spends his days in front of a gigantic abacus in the USA! USA!! USA!!! showing little interest in how his club is doing on pitches back in the old continent. So there is a certain irony to suggestions that...
20:52 2019-07-11

Amazon faces EU inquiry over treatment of small retailers Investigation into possible anti-competitive behaviour is likely to spark US angerThe European Union has launched a formal investigation into Amazon, opening a new front against US tech giants.Announcing the decision, the European commissioner for competition, Margrethe Vestager, said she wanted to ...
14:26 2019-07-17

Caster Semenya May Run an 800 Without Hormone Treatment, Swiss Court Says Semenya won an interim ruling that suspended a recent decision requiring intersex athletes to suppress testosterone levels before competing in certain women’s track events....
01:52 2019-06-04

The Clinic That Helps Seniors Find the Right Marijuana Treatment More older people are trying cannabis to alleviate pain and other ailments, but they’re often left taking medical advice from dispensary sales clerks. NiaMedic wants to change that....
17:39 2019-07-11

Under Fire For Its Treatment Of Pregnant Athletes, Nike Changes Policy Having faced increased scrutiny regarding its treatment of pregnant athletes, Nike is changing its policy to guarantee a pregnant athlete's pay and bonuses cannot be cut over the 18-month period......
14:13 2019-08-17

Donald Trump gets the royal treatment on state visit to UK Britain rolled out the royal red carpet for Donald Trump on Monday, with Queen Elizabeth leading the pomp and pageantry in honor of the U.S. president whose interventions into London's political crises threatened to overshadow the visit....
19:26 2019-06-03

Kit Harington Spotted in Connecticut After Checking Into Treatment Center There's nothing better for your health than a bit of fresh air. Kit Harington must be a follower of that principle because he was seen taking a stroll through a small town in......
21:00 2019-05-31

Stressed 'Game of Thrones' star Kit Harington getting treatment "Game of Thrones" actor Kit Harington is undergoing treatment after the end of the HBO television series in which he starred as the heartthrob Jon Snow, his representative said on Tuesday....
07:39 2019-05-29

Imagine Me & You gives a lesbian love story the classic rom-com treatment Does love at first sight exist? How do you balance commitment and loyalty with the pull of true love? What are the most appealing visual locations in London? Those questions have anchored hundreds of romantic comedies over the years, but they’re trotted out in a slightly new fashion in 2005’s Imagin...
15:00 2019-06-07

'Toxic' treatment of House of Lords staff revealed A shocking dossier on sexual harassment and bullying in the House of Lords has prompted demands from a top QC for a crackdown on peers' behaviour towards staff....
23:52 2019-07-10

Novartis' breast cancer treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Friday that it had approved Novartis AG's treatment in combination with a hormone therapy for postmenopausal women, as well as for men, with a form of advanced breast cancer....
07:39 2019-05-25

Nat King Cole’s Early Years Are Getting the Archival Treatment Resonance Records is set to release a nearly-200-song anthology of music, which will be the first complete collection of Cole’s pre-Capitol recordings....
11:13 2019-07-19

Pluristem gets positive results from radiation treatment trials Israel's Pluristem Therapeutics Inc reported on Wednesday positive results from a series of studies in animals of its placenta-based stem cell therapy to treat acute radiation syndrome (ARS)....
21:26 2019-07-31

How vitamin D helps fight treatment-resistant cancer Two active forms of vitamin D can kill treatment-resistant cancer cells by blocking a way that the cells pump out chemotherapy drugs, a new study shows....
21:39 2019-06-19

Congresswomen press Nike about its treatment of pregnant athletes Members of Congress are asking Nike executives for details on the company’s treatment of female athletes following reports that company stopped paying some athletes while they were pregnant....
22:52 2019-05-21

Toddler diagnosed with leukemia days after dad finishes treatment A toddler was left fighting for his life after being diagnosed with leukemia just days after his dad finished his treatment for a similar type of blood cancer....
00:26 2019-06-07

Jeffrey Epstein's treatment is 'worse' because of his wealth, his lawyers say Prosecutors have singled out Jeffrey Epstein for harsher treatment than other defendants because he is rich, lawyers for the American financier claimed on Tuesday in arguing that Epstein should be freed while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges....
05:00 2019-07-17

U.S. FDA approves TB Alliance's treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved TB Alliance's treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis as part of a three-drug combination regimen called BPaL, the not-for-profit said on Wednesday....
01:00 2019-08-15

Keita on treatment table again in Africa Cup of Nations blow "Naby Keita\u0027s return from injury looks to have been short-lived with Guinea announcing on Friday he is unsure of competing in their must-win last group game at the Africa Cup of Nations against Burundi."...
17:52 2019-06-28

More than 20 ambassadors condemn China's treatment of Uighurs in Xinjiang UN ambassadors from 22 states join together in rare show of unity to write letter calling on Beijing to allow freedom of movement for Muslim minorityMore than 20 countries have written to top United Nations human rights officials condemning China’s treatment of Uighur and other minorities in the wes...
05:39 2019-07-11

The contradictions of African banking The continent is trying to force financial inclusion at a time when international banks are leaving. It is a hotbed of innovation but still lacks essential infrastructure. So how should we look at banking in a modern Africa?...
16:13 2019-05-21

Drug Shortage Leaves Patients Without Immune-Disorder Treatment A shortage of a versatile medicine used to treat immune disorders and other diseases has forced U.S. hospitals and infusion clinics to suspend treatment for many patients....
20:00 2019-08-09

Gaza parents struggle to join kids for treatment in Israel JERUSALEM (AP) — The death of a 5-year-old Palestinian girl has drawn attention to Israel’s vastly complex system for issuing travel permits to Gaza medical patients and their families. The system has Israeli and Palestinian authorities blaming each other for its shortfalls, while inflicting a...
09:26 2019-06-12

David Crosby somehow lived long enough to get the overdue documentary treatment By all rights, David Crosby should’ve died sometime in the 1980s. From his emergence in the mid-’60s as a guitarist and vocalist for The Byrds to his stadium-filling days as part of the supergroup Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, the singer-songwriter never denied himself any of the excesses of his...
23:39 2019-07-16

U.S. Senators Urge Google to End Its Shitty Treatment of Contract Workers Google depends deeply on its contractors, but a series of damning reports indicate that while these workers make up around half of the company and are tasked with essential work, they are largely treated as second-class citizens. In response, a group of U.S. senators wrote a letter to the tech giant...
04:13 2019-08-06

Kit Harington Checks Into Treatment Center to Work on "Personal Issues" Kit Harington is putting his health first. The 32-year-old Game of Thrones star has checked into a wellness retreat. "Kit has decided to utilize this break in his schedule as an......
01:00 2019-05-29

When hurricanes halt treatment, lung cancer patients die sooner (Reuters Health) - Lung cancer patients whose radiation treatments are halted by hurricanes or other natural disasters may not live as long as patients who complete treatment without interruptions, a U.S. study suggests....
02:26 2019-07-17

Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul Are Recovering From Medical Treatment Mr. McConnell fractured his shoulder while Mr. Paul had surgery to have part of his lung removed. Both senators are recovering in their home state of Kentucky, their teams said....
23:26 2019-08-05

Pompeo calls China's treatment of Uighurs 'stain of the century' U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday called China's treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority the "stain of the century" and accused Beijing of pressuring countries not to attend a U.S.-hosted conference on religious freedom....
20:13 2019-07-18

Health Law Improved Access to Cancer Treatment, Studies Show New studies suggest the 2010 Affordable Care Act has modestly improved Americans’ timely access to cancer treatment, and may have smoothed some racial disparities in patient access....
17:52 2019-06-02

Lee Chong Wei: Former badminton world number one retires after cancer treatment Former world number one Lee Chong Wei retires from badminton with "no regrets", after struggling to return to full fitness following a cancer diagnosis last year....
18:13 2019-06-13

Regeneron's Ebola treatment proves superior to rival in trial Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday its experimental treatment for Ebola proved superior to a rival therapy from Mapp Biopharmaceutical at preventing death, in a trial evaluating four treatments for infections caused by the deadly virus....
18:26 2019-08-12

GSK's two-drug HIV Dovato treatment meets main goal in study GlaxoSmithKline Plc's two-drug HIV regimen Dovato was successful in suppressing the AIDS-causing virus in patients over 48 weeks at the same level of a previous three-drug treatment in a late-stage trial, the drugmaker said on Wednesday....
18:52 2019-07-10

Wife of American Detained In Iran Wants the A$AP Rocky Treatment From Trump The wife of Xiyue Wang, an American who is being detained in an Iranian prison wants President Donald Trump to intervene in her husband’s case, just like Trump did for A$AP Rocky....
20:52 2019-08-09

Karyopharm Therapeutics prices blood cancer treatment after FDA approval Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc on Wednesday set a list-price for its blood cancer treatment Xpovio at $22,000 per month, following accelerated approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration....
04:52 2019-07-04

Light therapy may stop cancer treatment side effect Researchers say that light therapy is an effective treatment for oral ulcers resulting from radiation therapy for head and neck cancer or stem cell transplants....
23:39 2019-07-09

FDA approves Lilly's migraine drug as first ever cluster headache treatment Eli Lilly and Co's migraine treatment Emgality on Tuesday became the first drug to gain U.S. approval for decreasing the frequency of episodic cluster headache attacks, the Food and Drug Administration said https://reut.rs/2QMtzVE....
09:13 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-Novartis' breast cancer treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Friday that it had approved Novartis AG's treatment in combination with a hormone therapy for postmenopausal women, as well as for men, with a form of advanced breast cancer....
23:39 2019-05-24

Cancer: New compound boosts chemo, prevents treatment resistance A new study in mice finds a compound that boosts the effectiveness of the chemotherapy drug cisplatin and stops cancer cells from becoming resistant to it....
15:26 2019-06-09

Paul Manafort won’t get special treatment at Rikers Island, de Blasio says New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday said Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort will get no special treatment beyond basic security measures at Rikers Island....
10:13 2019-06-05

Frenchman at the heart of France's right-to-die debate dies after treatment pulled A quadriplegic man who has been in a vegetative state for more than a decade and became the symbol for the right-to-die debate in France has died, his family announced....
05:13 2019-07-12

Dr. Patricia Bath, Pioneering Cataract Treatment Inventor, Dies at 76 (SAN FRANCISCO) — Dr. Patricia Bath, a pioneering ophthalmologist who became the first African American female doctor to receive a medical patent after she invented a more precise treatment of cataracts, has died. She was 76. Bath died on May 30 from complications of cancer at a University of ...
23:00 2019-06-05

FDA advisory panel recommends approval of TB Alliance's tuberculosis treatment Independent experts of an FDA advisory panel voted in favor of the not-for-profit TB Alliance's treatment for drug resistant tuberculosis, as a part of a three-drug combination regimen....
23:52 2019-06-06

French healthcare will stop paying for homeopathic treatment in 2021 After another study found that homeopathic medicines had no proven benefit, the French government announced it will end reimbursements for these treatments in 2021...
17:52 2019-07-11

Woman with opioid addiction to get regular methadone treatment in prison A Massachusetts woman will become the first known person to win approval from the U.S. Justice Department's Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to receive ongoing methadone treatment for her heroin addiction while she serves a sentence in federal prison....
06:26 2019-06-08

Court Allows Rajiv Saxena To Travel Abroad For Medical Treatment The Delhi High Court on Monday allowed Rajiv Saxena, the accused-turned-approver in the AgustaWestland chopper deal scam, to travel abroad for medical treatment....
16:13 2019-06-10

U.N. Rights Head ‘Shocked’ by Treatment of Migrant Children at U.S. Border Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations human rights chief, condemned the conditions faced by migrant children at the border, urging Washington to “consider the damage being done every day.”...
03:13 2019-07-09

Derek Fisher blasts the treatment of WNBA players: ‘Has to change’ Los Angeles Sparks coach Derek Fisher is standing up for his WNBA team both on and off the court. After the Sparks defeated the Minnesota Lynx on Saturday, 89-85, Fisher penned a scathing post on Instagram in regards to the treatment of WNBA players, sharing a photograph of his team at a transportat...
20:00 2019-06-10

Ron Darling will return to Mets' broadcast booth after cancer treatment Longtime New York Mets broadcaster Ron Darling will return to the broadcast booth for Tuesday's game between the Mets and Giants after undergoing surgery for thyroid cancer ....
23:52 2019-06-03

Opioid addicts seeking help are often denied treatment, study finds Posing as heroin users seeking help, researchers contacted hundreds of treatment clinics in US states with the highest overdose death rates -- and they were denied appointments much of the time....
20:39 2019-06-04

UPDATE 3-Roche's combo lymphoma treatment wins U.S. FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday granted earlier-than-expected approval to Roche Holding AG's antibody-drug conjugate Polivy for treatment of patients with advanced lymphoma....
02:39 2019-06-11

UPDATE 2-Merck's treatment for urinary, abdominal infections gets FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Merck & Co Inc's combination treatment for complicated forms of urinary tract and abdominal infections, the drugmaker said on Wednesday....
16:52 2019-07-17

Turkey slams Iceland over treatment of national football team Members of the Turkish national team were subject to strict security checks upon their arrival to Iceland. Turkey is set to play Iceland in a qualifier for Euro 2020....
02:00 2019-06-11

Could jail-based treatment be the answer to fatal opioid overdoses? As Massachusetts struggles with a dramatic spike in fatal overdoses, officials are sending men who have not committed any crimes to jails.        ...
02:52 2019-08-10

'I thought we were the unlucky ones': the experimental treatment that inspired a murder mystery Angie Kim’s debut Miracle Creek is a dissection of US healthcare and immigration, wrapped in a courtroom thriller. She talks about her son’s medical crisis, ‘goose fathers’ and Trump’s slursTwice a day, every day for almost a month, Angie Kim and her then-two-year-old son would enter a hyperbaric ox...
15:00 2019-08-16

Ghosn's Paris lawyers contacted U.N. body to complain about his treatment Carlos Ghosn's Paris lawyers François Zimeray and Jessica Finelle said on Monday that they had contacted a United Nations body last week to complain about Ghosn's treatment....
08:39 2019-05-27

Roche's combo lymphoma treatment wins FDA's accelerated approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval to Roche Holding AG's combo lymphoma treatment for previously treated patients, the company said on Monday....
22:00 2019-06-10

The Latest: Disability rights group blasts treatment pilot SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a San Francisco proposal to force some people with drug addictions and mental illness into treatment (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Disability Rights California is criticizing San Francisco supervisors for approving a program that would force some people with serious...
06:26 2019-06-05

Stem cell treatment may reverse heart attack damage Researchers have developed a method of growing new tissue from stem cells that can repair the harm caused by a heart attack, according to a new study....
22:39 2019-08-06

Giving fruit flies your cancer’s mutations could guide your treatment Flies, fish and mice are being developed into “cancer avatars” that carry the unique traits of a person’s cancer and help doctors choose which drugs to use...
21:26 2019-05-22

U.S. FDA approves Daiichi Sankyo's treatment for rare joint tumor The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd's treatment for adult patients with a type of rare, non-cancerous tumor affecting joints and limbs....
23:13 2019-08-02

Esketamine nasal spray effective against treatment resistant depression New research suggests esketamine nasal spray, a new antidepressant, is safe and effective for patients who have failed to respond to other types of treatment....
00:39 2019-05-22

Minnesota, Nebraska to receive federal funding for opioid treatment The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Friday that Minnesota and Nebraska have been approved for Medicaid demonstrations that will match state funding to improve treatment for opioid use disorder....
05:13 2019-06-29

"No 5-Star Treatment, Can Sleep On Road": HD Kumaraswamy On Village Visit Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, who kick-started his village stay campaign ''Grama Vastavya 2.0'' from Gurmitkal in Yadgir district on Friday, denied reports of him getting a "5-star......
07:52 2019-06-22

ASAP Rocky Won’t Get Special Treatment, Swedish Prime Minister Says The rapper has been held in Sweden on an assault charge. President Trump, lobbied by celebrities, called the prime minister to try to get him released....
05:52 2019-07-21

Venezuela opposition pledges equal treatment for creditors in possible restructuring Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's economic advisors have proposed treating most creditors equally in a possible debt restructuring should the coalition oust President Nicolas Maduro from power, according to a document published on Wednesday....
00:52 2019-07-04

FDA declines to approve Daiichi Sankyo's blood cancer treatment Japan's Daiichi Sankyo Co said on Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has declined to approve its drug quizartinib as a treatment for adults with a type of blood cancer....
20:13 2019-06-21

Canada Goose pulls claims about its ‘ethical’ treatment of animals Canada Goose has quietly stepped away from bold guarantees about the “ethical” treatment of animals it uses for its pricey outerwear, The Post has learned. The Toronto-based coat company — which for more than a year has faced a probe by the Federal Trade Commission over allegations of false advertis...
23:26 2019-08-01

AstraZeneca's Lynparza gets EU nod as first-line ovarian cancer maintenance treatment British drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc on Tuesday said its cancer medicine Lynparza was approved as a first-line maintenance treatment for a type of advanced ovarian cancer by the European Commission, following a panel's consent in April....
10:52 2019-06-18

Roger Federer Gets the Pope Treatment on a Chaotic Day at the Italian Open While Federer was awed by the way fans responded to him at the Italian Open, other players were struggling to cope with poor conditions on and off the court....
14:52 2019-05-21

Pompeo Calls China’s Treatment of Uighurs the ‘Stain of the Century’ U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called China’s treatment of Uihgurs, a Muslim minority group, the “stain of the century” while speaking at a conference in Washington D.C. Thursday, Reuters reports. The State Department estimates that between 800,000 to 2 million Turkic Muslims,...
07:52 2019-07-19

Facebook, YouTube Crack Down on Bogus Cancer Treatment Claims Facebook and YouTube are being flooded with scientifically dubious and potentially harmful information about alternative cancer treatments, which sometimes gets viewed millions of times, a Wall Street Journal examination found....
19:39 2019-07-02

Mehul Choksi Says He Left India For Medical Check-Up, Treatment Diamantaire Mehul Choksi, a key accused in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, on Monday told the Bombay High Court that he left India for medical check-up and not to avoid prosecution in......
18:39 2019-06-17

A Lost producer will give The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy the TV treatment Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is making the leap to the small screen. Hulu is developing a new TV series adaptation of the popular science fiction series penned by Douglas Adams. So far, the production team includes Carlton Cuse as showrunner and Jason Fuchs ...
00:13 2019-08-01

House panel to hold hearing on treatment of migrant children The House Oversight Committee has scheduled a hearing next week on the separation and treatment of immigrant children and has launched an investigation into reports of offensive Facebook posts by border patrol officers, the panel said on Tuesday....
01:00 2019-07-03

Boy band svengali and convicted fraudster Lou Pearlman getting the biopic treatment Lou Pearlman ignobly died in prison while serving 25 years for his role in a far-ranging Ponzi scheme, but the one-time svengali’s influence is still being felt in modern music. As the architect behind boy bands like Backstreet Boys and N’Sync, Pearlman helped pave the way for our pop-forward cultur...
21:39 2019-07-19

Kit Harington Returns Home to London Following Stay at Treatment Center Kit Harington is back to living life as usual in London. The Game of Thrones star was spotted in the English city on Monday, where he looks healthier than ever. He braved the summer heat......
22:26 2019-06-19

Rugby league players consider class action over NRL's treatment of concussions Bannister Law and Cahill Lawyers investigating code’s liability for CTE and ‘reasonably preventable brain injuries’Former rugby league players are considering a class action lawsuit against the code over the game’s historic treatment of concussions.Two Sydney law firms – Bannister Law and Cahill Law...
06:13 2019-07-03

New Documentary Explores the Realities of Being an Intersex Person and Their Treatment By Society When M was 7-years-old, her parents told her that she had had an operation as a young infant that meant she couldn’t have children. But, they weren’t telling her the whole story. M (who wishes not to be identified) is intersex, and only found out when she was 22-years-old, happening upon...
23:26 2019-06-19

Mariano Rivera’s Hall of Fame speech is getting perfect treatment COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — It will be just like old times: Mariano Rivera closing out the day. This time, however, he won’t have a baseball in his hand, but a speech to deliver, to somehow sum up a magnificent career that all great relievers will use as a measuring stick. In another highlight to his storie...
15:39 2019-07-21

US Ordered Into Mediation On Border Patrol Treatment Of Migrant Children A U.S. federal judge on Friday ordered the government into mediation to resolve serious concerns about the treatment of migrant children at crowded U.S. border patrol facilities in Texas....
04:39 2019-06-29

The African nation at the center of a US-China tug of war A dirt track at Djibouti's Doraleh Port leads to a series of unassuming single-story buildings that, earlier this year, hosted the world's two superpowers....
13:26 2019-05-27

Empowering African farmers with data With a couple billion more people estimated to join the global population in the next few decades, world food production could use an upgrade. Africa has a key role to play: Agriculture is Africa’s biggest industry, but much of Africa’s agricultural land is currently underutilized. Crop yields could...
22:39 2019-05-30

Why African banking’s future is in its own hands From digital banking to the retreat of international firms, the future of African finance will be determined within its own borders. That gives the region a much better chance of success....
16:13 2019-05-21

US African policy's lost 'dynamics' At the US-Africa economic summit, stakeholders from both sides meet to discuss future business. Africa's political elite is represented in large numbers. Interest in the US is not as strong....
17:13 2019-06-17

First black African set to go to space dies Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a statement....
21:13 2019-07-08

Judge orders U.S. into mediation on border patrol treatment of migrant children A U.S. federal judge on Friday ordered the government into mediation to resolve serious concerns about the treatment of migrant children at crowded U.S. border patrol facilities in Texas....
21:39 2019-06-28

Patient groups push back against Gilead's pricey HIV prevention treatment Gilead Sciences Inc hopes to soon introduce a pricey new pill to prevent HIV in people at risk of contracting the infection, but the drugmaker faces opposition from an unusual source: patient advocates....
13:13 2019-08-07

‘Can’t wait to be up there’: Snowboarder Max Parrot gets clean bill of health after cancer treatment The snowboarder says he's been training six days a week since a scan at Sherbrooke University Hospital Centre on July 8 determined he was free of cancer cells....
03:13 2019-07-25

Prince Harry and Meghan Gave London Baseball the Royal Treatment LONDON — Major league baseball’s first game in Europe received a royal launch. Prince Harry and wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, took part in the ceremonial first pitch before the New York Yankees played the Boston Red Sox. The couple left month-old son Archie home as Meghan made one ...
00:13 2019-06-30

Veterans, experts say horse therapy shows promise as PTSD treatment For the first time ever, a clinical research study has been funded – not by the government, but by a private citizen – to investigate the potential benefits of pairing patients with PTSD, specifically veterans, and horses. And the early results are promising....
19:26 2019-07-31

Heather Locklear faces treatment stint after entering no contest plea Actress Heather Locklear will have to successfully complete a residential treatment program to stay out of jail after she plead no contest to eight misdemeanor counts stemming from two confrontations she had at her home...
23:52 2019-08-17

Study: Well-educated, high-income women more likely to seek infertility treatment Only 33 percent of women with a high school degree or less who experienced infertility reported visiting a medical provider for the issue, compared to over 80 percent of women with at least a college degree....
18:26 2019-06-28

UPDATE 2-Roche's combo lymphoma treatment wins FDA's accelerated approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval to Roche Holding AG's combo lymphoma treatment for previously treated patients, the company said on Monday....
22:00 2019-06-10

Ex-Clinton pollster: Christopher Steele should be extradited to US, get same treatment as Manafort and Stone Former Clinton pollster Mark Penn said Wednesday that Christopher Steele should be extradited to the United States over a suspected "conspiracy to defraud" the country and affect the 2016 election.  ...
22:13 2019-06-05

Rich Kenyans seek cancer treatment abroad as deaths mount At least 33,000 people succumb to cancer annually in Kenya. Affluent politicians are flocking to India for therapy, due to a lack of adequate facilities at home. Kenyans now want the disease declared a national disaster....
10:26 2019-08-01

Promising treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome fails large trial Rituximab has been found to be worse than a placebo at alleviating the symptoms of CFS or ME, suggesting that antibodies aren’t to blame for the condition...
15:52 2019-05-21

Opinion: Women's World Cup soccer still gets second-class treatment from FIFA Global soccer leader FIFA says it cares about development of the women's game, but even with the World Cup approaching, the women are still getting second-class treatment.        ...
05:00 2019-05-25

Congo Ebola treatment trial narrowed to two drugs showing promise A clinical trial of four potential Ebola treatments in Democratic Republic of Congo has been narrowed to focus on two experimental drugs after they showed "clearly better" results, scientists leading the trial said on Monday....
18:26 2019-08-12

UPDATE 2-Karyopharm Therapeutics prices blood cancer treatment after FDA approval Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc on Wednesday set a list-price for its blood cancer treatment Xpovio at $22,000 per month, following accelerated approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration....
22:39 2019-07-03

New treatment shows hope for younger women with advanced breast cancer _____ New research shows that a novel breast cancer treatment could help some women with late-stage breast cancer live longer. Doctors are calling the treatment, which combines hormone therapy and a daily dose of the pill ribociclib, a breakthrough....
21:00 2019-06-02

Methadone treatment during pregnancy doesn't hurt newborn, study suggests Treating a pregnant woman who suffers from opioid addiction has no more harmful impact on the newborn compared to receiving no treatment at all, a new study says....
16:39 2019-08-16

In Guatemala, Pelosi says migrant treatment 'shameful', worries about Trump deal House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized U.S. treatment of migrants during a visit to Guatemala, and raised doubts about whether the Central American country could cope with a migration deal agreed with the Trump administration....
10:26 2019-08-09

Queen Elizabeth II Gives Donald Trump the Royal Treatment During U.K. State Visit Donald Trump traveled across the pond on Monday for his state visit to the U.K and meeting with Queen Elizabeth. The president and first lady Melania Trump flew to London Stansted......
16:26 2019-06-03

Wendy Williams, College Admissions Scandal Getting the Lifetime Movie Treatment Think you know the story of Wendy Williams? Think again. Williams will executive produce a biopic about her life for Lifetime. The movie is said to reveal the highs and lows she's......
23:39 2019-07-23

Light Therapy Golden Facial Treatment Device – I’d rather accept ageing I don the mask, with its many wires and 150 coloured LEDs, and it does give my skin a glow. It could just be sweat, thoughLook at the hellish picture above these words. It looks as if someone has made a baby drink plutonium. It’s not nice, is it? You’re looking at the snappily named Light Therapy Go...
11:00 2019-06-04

‘They Are Human Beings’: Homeland Security Faulted for Treatment of Migrant Children Lawmakers grilled the acting homeland security secretary on Thursday over the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy and offensive social media posts by border agents....
00:52 2019-07-19

How Hurricane Sandy improved mental health treatment on Rikers Island City Department of Correction Deputy Warden John Gallagher credits Hurricane Sandy with helping him improve the treatment of mentally ill inmates on Rikers Island. The 2012 storm forced the closure of Bellevue Hospital, and around 40 inmates in the hospital’s prison ward were moved to the spra...
23:00 2019-05-23

CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-Roche's combo lymphoma treatment wins U.S. FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday granted earlier-than-expected approval to Roche Holding AG's antibody- Polivy for treatment of patients with advanced lymphoma....
01:26 2019-06-15

In states with most overdose deaths, poor patients struggle to find treatment Poor people with opioid use disorders may struggle to find doctors to prescribe the anti-addiction drug buprenorphine in U.S. states with the highest overdose death rates, a new study suggests....
23:52 2019-06-03

Roche cancer treatment priced at $17,050 a month, lower than rival Vitrakvi Roche Holding AG has priced its personalized cancer treatment, Rozlytrek, at about $17,050 per month, nearly half of the monthly price of a rival drug from Bayer AG and Eli Lilly and Co that was approved last year....
05:26 2019-08-17

Timely Treatment Of Eating Disorders Is Possible By Catching The Early Symptoms: Study The symptoms of this problem are so subtle and gradual that they often remain unnoticed. Thanks to the advancement in science, now it is possible to spot eating disorders by catching the early warning......
14:26 2019-07-01

Trump to sign executive order to encourage kidney disease treatment Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced new measures President Trump will take through executive order to encourage kidney donations and at-home dialysis care....
00:00 2019-07-11

Secret slaughterhouse video reveals brutal treatment of pigs in Cambodia Undercover footage shows workers among hundreds of pigs, clubbing animals before slitting their throatsCampaigners are calling for animal welfare reform in Cambodia after exclusive footage of an open-air slaughterhouse revealed the brutal treatment of pigs.In the undercover video, taken by British a...
13:26 2019-06-11

Heather Locklear ordered to treatment program for attacking first responders at her home Actress Heather Locklear pleaded no contest to multiple charges of battery on law enforcement personnel who responded to domestic disturbance calls at her home last year....
04:13 2019-08-18

Fewer parents smoke when pediatricians offer tobacco screening, treatment (Reuters Health) - Parents who smoke may be more likely to quit when they receive tobacco screening and smoking cessation treatment from their child's pediatrician than when they don't get this support, a new study suggests....
07:52 2019-08-14

Nigeria to allow detained Shi'ite Muslim leader to seek medical treatment abroad A Nigerian judge ruled on Monday that the detained leader of a banned Nigerian Shi'ite Muslim group could seek medical treatment abroad, after a series of protests calling for his release turned violent last month....
16:26 2019-08-05

Dershowitz, Tribe spar over impeachment: You'd have 'gone apoplectic' if Clintons received same treatment Harvard legal scholars Alan Dershowitz and Laurence Tribe sparred on Twitter Monday over the prospect of the House of Representatives pursuing the impeachment of President Trump. ...
18:39 2019-06-11

Amanda Bynes Sued by Her Treatment Center After Allegedly Not Paying for Services Amanda Bynes has found herself in another legal situation. The former child star is facing a lawsuit from the Creative Care Treatment Center, which claims Amanda owes for treatment she......
23:26 2019-06-11

Robert Vadra Allowed To Go Abroad For Treatment, Drops Request For London Businessman Robert Vadra, accused in a money laundering case, has been allowed by a Delhi court to travel abroad for six weeks for treatment of an illness. The court told Mr Vadra to give his travel......
10:52 2019-06-03

Merck buys Peloton to expand its kidney cancer treatment portfolio U.S. drugmaker Merck & Co Inc on Tuesday agreed to buy Peloton Therapeutics Inc for $1.05 billion in cash, gaining access to the privately held company's lead kidney cancer drug candidate....
19:39 2019-05-21

Smithsonian names first African American secretary The director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture will become the new leader of all Smithsonian museums. Lonnie Bunch was named the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian, the first African American to hold that title. (May 28)        ...
02:01 2019-05-29

Salah’s Egypt opens African Cup with 1-0 win over Zimbabwe CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has opened the African Cup of Nations by beating outsider Zimbabwe 1-0 in Cairo. Trezeguet provided relief for the host nation on Friday with his goal just before halftime, when he weaved in from the left wing, played a one-two with Ayman Ashraf, and shot into the right corner of ...
04:00 2019-06-22

Man aiming to be first black African in space dead at 30 JOHANNESBURG — Mandla Maseko, a South African man who had won the opportunity to become the first black African to go into space, has died in a motorcycle crash. He was 30. Maseko was killed in Pretoria over the weekend, according to a family statement reported by local media Monday. Maseko became k...
02:13 2019-07-09

African Markets - Factors to watch on July 10 The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Wednesday. - - - - - GLOBAL MARKETS Asian shares turned mixed on Wednesday while rising Treasury yields lifted the dollar as markets wonder...
08:52 2019-07-10

| ANALYSIS: African gay bashing 'a colonial import' Some decry Botswana's enlightened High Court judgment on gay sex. But studies show that homosexuality existed – and was tolerated – across pre-colonial Africa....
19:13 2019-06-27

Algeria win the African Cup of Nations, beating Senegal 1-0 Algeria are champions of Africa thanks to an early goal and an enormous deflection. As with so many major finals, it wasn't a match to remember. But surely it was a night the Algerian squad will never forget....
23:39 2019-07-19

| CSA plans to boot out African teams from Africa T20 Cup Cricket South Africa is planning on booting out African teams from the Africa T20 Cup and the tournament will now be called the CSA Provincial T20 tournament....
10:39 2019-08-08

African elephant poaching is falling at last - but it's still too high The number of African elephants being killed by poachers has fallen to below 15,000 per year, which is still too high for populations to have a future...
18:39 2019-05-28

FIFA expected to take over the running of African football A drastic and dramatic overhaul of African football is expected to be announced on Thursday, the eve of the kickoff of the African Cup of Nations, in the wake of corruption scandals consuming the Confederation of African Football (CAF)....
12:13 2019-06-20

Mane’s Senegal loses to Algeria at African Cup Sadio Mane and Senegal were left beaten — and a bit bruised — by Algeria at the African Cup of Nations as one of the title favorites had a setback on Thursday. Algeria won 1-0 thanks to Youcef Belaili’s goal early in the second half of the Group C game in Cairo. That put Algeria through to the...
22:39 2019-06-27

F1 in talks with Marrakesh and Kyalami for African race "Formula One wants to go back to Africa, with the Moroccan city of Marrakesh and South Africa\u0027s Kyalami circuit keen to host a race, commercial managing director Sean Bratches said on Thursday."...
19:26 2019-05-21

On This Day: African legend Dick Tiger is born Paul Wheeler celebrates the career of Dick Tiger – a middleweight powerhouse who matured into a light-heavyweight champion The post On This Day: African legend Dick Tiger is born appeared first on Boxing News....
15:52 2019-08-14

African free trade – ready for the next steps? Africa’s new free trade zone only exists on paper. Ministers from the 23 signatory countries are now discussing its implementation. Africa’s biggest economies are not at the table....
20:39 2019-06-08

Uganda v Egypt: African Cup of Nations – live! Minute-by-minute updates on the match in Group ACameroon and Ghana headline day of stalematesAny comments? You can email Paul | tweet @Paul_Doyle 9.25pm BST 67 min: Onyango goes down and asks for treatment. The ball was nowhere near him at the time so it’s not clear what’s wrong. 9.24pm BST 65 min...
22:39 2019-06-30

How African officials are trying to keep Ebola from spreading across continent The current outbreak in eastern Congo has become the second worst, after the West Africa outbreak of 2013-2016 in which more than 11,000 people died. Despite new anti-Ebola vaccines, the current outbreak has been difficult to control. Eastern Congo is one of the world’s most turbulent regions ...
17:00 2019-06-18

African-Americans less likely to get rehab care after injuries (Reuters Health) - When people with moderate or severe injuries are discharged from the hospital, follow-up care, especially at rehabilitation centers, is a crucial part of their recovery - but African Americans are less likely than white patients to seek out or receive these important services, a U...
06:00 2019-05-23

Fifth Bulgarian pig farm hit by African swine fever Bulgarian authorities said on Wednesday that they would cull another 17,000 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in the north of the country, the fifth hit by the fast-spreading virus this month....
21:26 2019-07-31

African Americans underserved by U.S. banks: study Many African Americans have difficulty accumulating savings in part because they lack access to mainstream financial services like banking, a new study on the contributing factors to the U.S. racial wealth gap by McKinsey & Co found on Tuesday....
14:52 2019-08-13

Treatment of Migrant Children at Border Is ‘Child Abuse,’ Says House Committee Chairman (WASHINGTON) — The chairman of a House committee says the treatment of children at the U.S.-Mexico border amounts to “government-sponsored child abuse.” That’s what Rep. Elijah Cummings says at a news conference before a hearing on conditions at border facilities. Lawmakers s...
22:52 2019-07-10

New breast cancer treatment offers hope of longer life to younger women Combining ribociclib with hormone therapy found to cut risk of death by up to a thirdYounger women with breast cancer have been given the hope of living longer after what is described as “one of the greatest advances in breast cancer research in recent decades”.Adding ribociclib, a targeted drug tha...
13:39 2019-06-02

Drew Barrymore Reveals the Treatment That Was a Total ''Game-Changer'' For Losing Weight When it comes to losing weight, Drew Barrymore isn't afraid to admit she's struggled with it. We feel you, girl! Chatting with E! News about her new partnership with Emsculpt, the......
14:13 2019-06-06

Heather Locklear pleads no contest in battery case, sentenced to 30-day treatment program Heather Locklear has pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges stemming from confrontations with first responders at California home in 2018.        ...
08:13 2019-08-17

Mom who sued transgender daughter over medical treatment takes case to the Supreme Court A mother who sued her transgender daughter for emancipating herself and then obtaining gender transition care is bringing her case to the Supreme Court, though her daughter is no longer a party to the case....
23:39 2019-07-24

SYFY’s Zombie Tidal Wave gives brain-craving undead the Sharknado treatment SYFY hopes to do for zombies what all those Sharknado movies did for sharks with Zombie Tidal Wave. Fans of SYFY's delightfully cheesy B-movies like Sharktopus and Sharknado, rejoice. This weekend, the network debuts its latest offering in the genre: Zombie Tidal Wave. The title pretty much says i...
22:13 2019-08-16

Comedian Jon Stewart given standing ovation after criticising Congress over treatment of 9/11 rescue workers Comedian Jon Stewart has been given a standing ovation after he criticised lawmakers over the level of healthcare provided for responders to the 9/11 terrorist attacks....
10:13 2019-06-12

Moby's treatment of Natalie Portman is a masterclass in nice-guy misogyny | Arwa Mahdawi While the musician might not spout misogynistic lyrics, he’s no feministIf someone had said the word “Moby” a week ago, chances are the first thing you’d have thought is “Dick.” That probably hasn’t changed – but now you’d likely be referring to the 90s musician rather than the 19th century whale. O...
20:52 2019-05-24

UN Mission in Afghanistan gravely concerned about ill-treatment of prisoners by Taliban, following first-hand testimony The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) expressed “grave concern” on Sunday over “credible accounts” it has been given that Taliban militants have been mistreating prisoners, which in some cases “may amount to torture”. ...
16:13 2019-05-26

Warren and Sanders give rivals Bonnie and Clyde treatment during fiery debate Analysis: pair were dominant at event showcasing Democratic party’s split personality, pitting progressives against moderatesBonnie and Clyde. Mulder and Scully. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. On Tuesday night it was Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders who, defying predictions that they would turn ...
21:39 2019-07-31

GSK's ovarian cancer treatment meets main goal in late-stage study GlaxoSmithKline said on Monday a late-stage study testing its initial maintenance therapy, Zejula, in patients with ovarian cancer who have undergone platinum-based chemotherapy showed positive results....
10:00 2019-07-15

China to offer preferential tax treatment for integrated circuit design, software firms China will offer preferential income tax treatment for companies involved in integrated circuit design and software, in an effort to support the development of the industry, the Ministry of Finance said on Wednesday....
11:13 2019-05-22

FOCUS-Patient groups push back against Gilead's pricey HIV prevention treatment Gilead Sciences Inc hopes to soon introduce a pricey new pill to prevent HIV in people at risk of contracting the infection, but the drugmaker faces opposition from an unusual source: patient advocates....
13:13 2019-08-07

Array BioPharma's colorectal cancer combo treatment meets main goals Array BioPharma Inc's cocktail of three therapies helped patients with a type of colorectal cancer live longer than those on standard treatment, according to interim results of a late-stage study on Tuesday....
14:33 2019-05-21

India's Largest Sewage Treatment Plant At Okhla Soon: Delhi Water Board The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) today approved setting up of a new sewage treatment plant (STP) at Okhla which, it claimed, will be the largest such plant in India....
03:52 2019-05-30

Treatment of Northern Irish journalists likened to police state, court hears Barry McCaffrey and Trevor Birney were held over alleged theft of Loughinisland reportThe arrest of two Northern Irish journalists after they embarrassed authorities by obtaining documents relating to a mass murder “was the kind of operation more associated with a police state than with a liberal de...
22:26 2019-05-28

UPDATE 2-Roche cancer treatment priced at $17,050 a month, lower than rival Vitrakvi Roche Holding AG has priced its personalized cancer treatment, Rozlytrek, at about $17,050 per month, nearly half of the monthly price of a rival drug from Bayer AG and Eli Lilly and Co that was approved last year....
03:52 2019-08-17

African Cup stunner: Madagascar beats Nigeria to progress CAIRO (AP) — Madagascar marked its first appearance at the African Cup of Nations with an extraordinary upset of Nigeria to qualify for the last 16 on Sunday. Madagascar stunned the three-time champion 2-0 to win Group B ahead of the Nigerians. Nigeria had already qualified for the knockout stages b...
22:39 2019-06-30

Bulgaria reports six new outbreaks of African swine fever Bulgaria has reported new outbreaks of African swine fever among backyard pigs in six villages in the northern region of Pleven, the national food safety agency said on Tuesday....
20:26 2019-07-09

Common currency divides West African nations For many West African countries, introducing the eco is tempting. But the political will to do so is not enough — many questions need answers before a new single currency becomes a reality....
23:26 2019-06-30

Fake Facebook accounts are influencing African elections Facebook has issued a statement on how it removed fake accounts originating from Israel that ran Facebook Pages, Groups and Instagram accounts that carried false information looking to influence elections in several African countries. This forms part of Facebook looking to redeem itself and act proa...
14:13 2019-05-24

Central African Republic massacres leave more than 30 dead BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Authorities say more than 30 people are dead after a militia attacked several villages in Central African Republic. The government has issued an ultimatum to the leader of a militia group known as 3R, calling on him to hand over those responsible. The bloodshe...
14:39 2019-05-23

Huawei technicians may have helped African governments spy on opponents An investigation by The Washington Post claims Huawei technicians helped African governments spy on domestic political opponents. According to the report, Huawei employees helped authorities in Uganda intercept encrypted messages and allowed police i......
20:13 2019-08-14

Infantino says African football will "significantly improve" with FIFA help "FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Wednesday that the unprecedented move to step in and jointly administer African football with the regional body CAF will \"significantly improve\" the sport on the continent."...
18:26 2019-07-17

U.S. Investment in African University Fails as China Advances The failure of a university project in Ghana marked a high-profile setback for U.S. government efforts to counter China’s growing investment influence in Africa....
15:39 2019-07-21

Moldova reports two more outbreaks of African swine fever: OIE Moldova has reported two further outbreaks of African swine fever among backyard pigs, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday....
00:39 2019-08-09

‘Serengeti’ offers stunning, emotional look at African wildlife Serengeti | Sunday, 8 p.m., Discovery Lions and hyenas and zebras — oh, hi! A new, six-part Discovery series, “Serengeti,” gets viewers closer to wildlife than they’ve likely experienced before. Using spy-camera technology and clever camouflaging, director and producer John Downer — partnering with ...
00:26 2019-08-03

Bulgaria reports new case of African swine fever Bulgaria has confirmed a new case of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the village of Novachene near the town of Pleven in the north of the country, the national food safety agency said on Friday....
21:00 2019-07-05

African swine fever hits another pig farm in Bulgaria Bulgaria has detected another outbreak of African swine fever at a pig breeding farm near the north eastern city of Ruse, after the deadly virus was discovered earlier this month, the food safety agency said on Wednesday....
16:39 2019-07-24

Senegal vs. Algeria, Mane vs. Mahrez in African Cup final Riyad Mahrez scored from a free kick in the fifth minute of injury time for Algeria to beat Nigeria 2-1 and progress to the African Cup of Nations final against Senegal       ...
23:39 2019-07-14

Thailand to ban pig imports from Myanmar over African swine fever Thailand will ban the import of pigs from Myanmar for 90 days, the country's livestock department told Reuters on Thursday, after the neighboring country confirmed its first case of the African swine fever this week....
16:39 2019-08-16

Bulgaria confirms two cases of African swine fever Bulgaria has confirmed two cases of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the village of Zhernov near the town of Pleven in the northern part of the country, the national food safety agency said....
15:26 2019-07-04

Senegal doesn’t miss Mane as it starts African Cup with win CAIRO (AP) — Senegal reinforced its status as one of the favorites to win the African Cup of Nations by starting its campaign in Egypt with a 2-0 win over Tanzania on Sunday. Senegal didn’t miss forward Sadio Mane, who was suspended for the game, as it opened with a solid display in Cairo. Pla...
23:13 2019-06-23

S.African airline Comair appoints joint CEOs South African airline Comair Ltd said on Wednesday it has appointed its former finance chief Glen Orsmond and Wrenelle Stander, an executive director, as joint chief executives to replace Erik Ventre who resigned....
16:39 2019-05-29

African swine fever continues spreading through 18 countries Serbian officials this week confirmed that African swine fever has infected hogs in their nation, making it the 18th country battling the incurable disease....
21:26 2019-08-14

Zimbabwe players threatening to boycott African Cup opener Zimbabwe players are threatening to boycott the opening game of the African Cup of Nations against host Egypt because they haven’t been paid. Zimbabwe players and a team official who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation said a meet...
13:00 2019-06-21

2 Canadians kidnapped in West African nation of Ghana ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Authorities in Ghana say two Canadians on an exchange program have been abducted. Police and local media say the two were attending Kumasi Technical University in the West African country’s second-largest city. Guillaume Berube, spokesman for Global Affairs Canada, told The...
14:13 2019-06-06

Huawei employees reportedly helped African governments spy Well, the US now has yet another reported case of espionage-related misdeeds it can point to as additional proof of why the Huawei ban should remain in place. The Chinese consumer electronics giant is under scrutiny again, this time over a Wall Street Journal report that found some of its employees ...
23:52 2019-08-16

African Union suspends Sudan over violence against protesters Expulsion heaps pressure on military rulers to establish civilian-led transitional authoritySudan has been suspended from the African Union (AU) amid growing fears that splits among the ruling military regime could lead to civil war and anarchy.The decision by the union – which has 54 other member s...
19:52 2019-06-06

| Tanzania latest African nation to ban plastic bags A plastic bag ban comes into force in Tanzania as Africa leads efforts to stem the tide of plastic blighting the farthest reaches of the globe, and depths of the ocean....
23:13 2019-05-31

African football president under questioning over corruption allegations • Ahmad Ahmad being questioned by French authorities• Official escorted from Paris hotel on Thursday morningFifa has confirmed that the Confederation of African Football president, Ahmad Ahmad, is being questioned by French authorities investigating corruption allegations, following reports that he ...
23:26 2019-06-06

Fourth Bulgarian pig farm hit by African swine fever Bulgarian veterinary authorities said on Tuesday they would cull 17,000 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in the northeast, the fourth industrial farm hit by the fast-spreading virus....
21:26 2019-07-31

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging in China in August, African swine fever has been detected in Mongolia, Vietnam and Cambodia. The first outbreak in North Korea was reported in late Ma...
11:52 2019-05-31

Meet the culinary creatives shaking up African food Whether it's bringing foraging to the forefront of the culinary landscape or finding ways to make familiar flavors stand out, chefs across Africa are pushing the envelope when it comes to food. Meet three African chefs who are taking cuisine on the continent to new heights...
15:39 2019-06-07

Morocco progresses at African Cup after beating Ivory Coast CAIRO (AP) — Morocco beat Ivory Coast 1-0 to qualify for the last 16 from the African Cup of Nations’ so-called group of death and give coach Herve Renard another victory over his former team on Friday. Youssef En-Nesyri slotted home for the only goal in the first half having been set up by a ...
22:39 2019-06-28

African soccer boss free after corruption questioning French authorities released the head of African soccer's ruling body, Ahmad Ahmad, after several hours' questioning as part of a corruption investigation, a source at the prosecutor's office said on Friday....
18:39 2019-06-07

Don’t take African generosity towards refugees for granted, says UN refugee chief The international community must not take the generosity of Africans for granted, UN refugee chief, Filippo Grandi, told an informal meeting of Security Council members at UN Headquarters in New York on Monday....
20:00 2019-06-27

| Armed group kills more than 30 in Central African Republic: UN More than 30 people were killed and many more wounded when an armed group attacked villages in northwestern Central African Republic, the UN's peacekeeping mission says....
02:00 2019-05-23

Laos confirms first cases of African swine fever - OIE Laos has reported its first cases of African swine fever (ASF), confirming outbreaks in the southern province of Saravane, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday....
20:13 2019-06-20

DJ Set To Be First Black African In Space Killed In Bike Crash A South African man who won the chance to be the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash before turning his dream into reality, his family announced Sunday....
22:26 2019-07-07

YouTube is helping African music acts go global, here's how Joseph Akinfenwa, aka Joeboy, is one of Nigeria's fast-rising music artists. The 22-year-old went from singing in his bathroom to topping music charts in Uganda, Zimbabwe, and Nigeria in the space of a few months....
23:26 2019-08-13

China says African swine fever outbreaks slowing The number of fresh outbreaks of African swine fever in China has dropped significantly this year and pig production is gradually returning to normal, its vice agriculture minister said, amid recent reports underscoring the threat of the disease....
08:00 2019-07-04

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-GSK's two-drug HIV Dovato treatment meets main goal in study (July 10) GlaxoSmithKline Plc's two-drug HIV regimen Dovato was successful in suppressing the AIDS-causing virus in patients over 48 weeks at the same level of a previous three-drug treatment in a late-stage trial, the drugmaker said on Wednesday....
19:00 2019-07-16

Los Angeles Sparks coach Derek Fisher demands fair treatment for WNBA players Los Angeles Sparks head coach Derek Fisher blasted the treatment of WNBA players as his team was waiting for a train at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport....
17:26 2019-06-10

Rose Leslie Is All Smiles at Music Festival Amid Husband Kit Harington's Treatment Stay Rose Leslie appears to be in good spirits amid husband Kit Harington's stay at a wellness retreat. In late May, the Game of Thrones star's rep confirmed to E! News that the......
21:39 2019-06-03

UN condemns attack on Ebola treatment centre in DR Congo which left doctor dead, two others injured The UN has condemned an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Friday, which led to the death of a doctor working for the World Health Organization (WHO), and injured two others. ...
16:26 2019-05-21

This AI tool is translating 2,000 African languages in a bid to boost local economies A digital platform called OBTranslate that aims to translate more than 2,000 African languages to enable rural dwellers to gain easy access to global markets has been launched. According to its creator, 63 per cent of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa do not have access to global markets because ...
11:26 2019-06-01

A type of African mole rat is immune to the pain caused by wasabi A species of mole rat doesn't feel pain in response to a compound that gives wasabi its pungent taste, and could hint at new ways to relieve pain in people...
21:00 2019-05-30

Architect of African American museum, Phil Freelon, dies at 66 He declined to design prisons, casinos or strip shopping malls, instead focusing on libraries, museums and schools.        ...
01:00 2019-07-10

Historic African free trade agreement enters into force JOHANNESBURG (AP) — African leaders are celebrating the entry into force of a continental free trade agreement that creates what they call the world’s largest trading market of 1.2 billion people. The agreement that entered into force on Thursday is meant to take advantage of a booming young p...
13:39 2019-05-30

Founder of African American museum found dead in car trunk The 75-year-old founder of an African American history museum in Louisiana was found dead in the trunk of a car in what police are calling a “heinous act.” The body of Sadie Roberts-Joseph — also a community activist who teamed up with police on an anti-drug and -violence program &...
03:39 2019-07-15

Cameroon conservationists heal endangered African gray parrots Conservationists in Cameroon are trying to save the endangered African gray parrot, one of the world's most trafficked animals because of its skill at mimicking human speech....
07:26 2019-07-20

| Nigerian president urged to sign African trade deal A special government panel has recommended that President Muhammadu Buhari sign Nigeria up for a landmark African free trade agreement, ahead of a key meeting of African leaders....
14:00 2019-06-28

Supercars Seized From African Dictator's Son Will Be Auctioned for Estimated $13 Million Hey, would you look at that! The seized supercar collection of our favorite son-of-an-African-dictator asshat car collector is back in the news once more. The cars are hitting the auction block in September, so you could get a shot at owning a piece of gross exploitation of a local populace all to y...
07:26 2019-06-28

Watch: Mohamed Salah nets first goal at African Cup of Nations Egyptian soccer sensation Mohamed Salah scored his first goal at the 2019 African Cup of Nations during a 2-0 win against the Dominican Republic of Congo Wednesday in Cairo, Egypt....
18:52 2019-06-27

Africa's Mobile Gender Gap: Millions of African women still offline Many African women can still only dream of owning a smartphone and having access to the internet. Men, however, have long been able to surf the web. This inequality has significant political and economic consequences....
20:00 2019-08-09

First case of African swine fever reported in North Korea The first case of African swine fever has been reported in North Korea, South Korea's agriculture ministry said on Thursday, showing how the virus has spread widely since the first outbreak in East Asia was found in China in August last year....
19:26 2019-05-30

African swine fever hits pig farm in northeast Bulgaria Bulgaria reported on Saturday an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm for pigs near the Danube city of Ruse in the north east of the Balkan country....
13:13 2019-07-20

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs: QuickTake A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging in China in August, African swine fever has been detected in Mongolia, Vietnam and Cambodia. The first outbreak in North Korea was reported in late Ma...
01:52 2019-05-31

How Lonnie Bunch came to lead the Museum of African American History Lonnie Bunch, director of the National Museum of African American History in Washington, D.C., helps us understand what has united and divided us.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Cory Booker: Joe Biden’s ‘boy’ comment ‘hurtful’ to African Americans Sen. Cory Booker acknowledged that he and Joe Biden had a “constructive conversation” but said his fellow Democratic presidential hopeful’s use of the racially pejorative term “boy” in describing his ability to work with segregationist senators in the past was “hu...
00:26 2019-06-24

| SA Girls U14 team to fly African flag at World Tennis finals The SA U14 Girls team will fly the African flag after their stunning qualification through to the International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Junior Tennis Finals....
15:39 2019-06-30

Pete Buttigieg’s Complicated History With the Police and African-Americans Mr. Buttigieg pulled himself off the presidential campaign trail this week after a police officer in South Bend shot and killed a black man. Here’s some context....
00:00 2019-06-19

Isis claims sub-Saharan attacks in a sign of African ambitions Move points to effort to become platform for Islamic extremist groups after fall of ‘caliphate’ Islamic State has claimed responsibility for two attacks by militants in sub-Saharan Africa in less than 24 hours, suggesting the continent is central to the terrorist group’s strategy of expanding a glob...
16:52 2019-06-06

China says making progress on African swine fever vaccine China will start work on clinical trials of an African swine fever vaccine, state media said on Friday, as the disease continues to spread through the world's biggest hog herd....
13:00 2019-05-24

The Latest: African Union suspends Sudan over deadly unrest KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 1:45 p.m. The African Union’s Peace and Security Council says it’s suspended Sudan’s participation in all AU activities “with immediate effect” over the deadly unrest in the country. The body ...
14:13 2019-06-06

World races to develop African swine fever vaccine Governments, universities and private businesses around the world are racing to develop a vaccine for African swine fever before the disease infects the entire globe....
09:39 2019-07-12

Animal feed could carry African swine fever into U.S., researchers say While U.S. Customs and Border Patrol scrambles to keep pork products infected with African swine fever from entering the country, researchers say the disease could slip through in animal feed....
10:13 2019-05-24

Kenyan writer Wainaina, challenger of African stereotypes, dies at 48 Binyavanga Wainaina, the award-winning Kenyan writer who challenged stereotypes of Africa with biting satire and took on prejudice by documenting his life as an openly gay man, has died aged 48....
12:13 2019-05-22

China has shown 'shortcomings' in bid to contain African swine fever: cabinet China has shown shortcomings in some aspects of preventing African swine fever, and the situation remains complicated and severe, the country's cabinet said on Wednesday....
13:52 2019-07-03

Vietnam says will have African swine fever vaccine 'soon', experts skeptical Vietnam said on Tuesday it has had initial success in creating a vaccine to fight African swine fever, which has infected farms throughout the Southeast Asian country and prompted the culling of around 10% of its pig herd....
19:00 2019-07-02

African swine fever hits sixth pig farm in Bulgaria Bulgarian veterinary authorities said on Friday they would cull 8,253 pigs after detecting an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm in the northeast of the country, the sixth industrial farm in the country to be hit by the virus....
19:13 2019-08-02

West African countries choose new 'ECO' single trade currency As part of its plans to make Africa a more integrated continent, leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have adopted the name 'ECO' for a planned single currency to be used in the region....
19:39 2019-07-03

African American businesses grew 400% – but they still need investment | Gene Marks Minority-owned businesses received lower loan amounts and were forced to leverage their own cash, a survey found. Without capital, it’s tough to invest in the future 2018 was a great year for African American small businesses.According to a recent survey of more than 2,700 small businesses conducte...
05:13 2019-05-22

Mitch McConnell on Reparations: 'We’ve Elected an African-American President' The topic of reparations has been on the tip of everyone’s tongues as of late, culminating in a House hearing on Wednesday that will explore the subject and “examine, through open and constructive discourse, the legacy of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, its continuing impact on the community and the...
22:26 2019-06-19

African Champions League final: Caf to meet over Cas replay decision The Confederation of African Football says there will be meetings to discuss the Court of Arbitration for Sport overruling a decision to replay the Champions League final final....
14:52 2019-08-01

| West African farm 'bootcamp' gets green entrepreneurs into shape Machetes in hand and wearing a straw hat against the sun, the participants of an "agro-bootcamp" in the farmlands of the West African nation of Benin harvest maize, cowpeas and rice....
14:26 2019-06-10

Slain African American museum founder died of suffocation The founder of Baton Rouge’s African American history museum who was slain in the city last week died of suffocation, and her death has been ruled a homicide, the city coroner’s office determined Monday. Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, who was also a community activist who teamed up with local...
04:39 2019-07-16

African leaders launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone will unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development across the continent....
22:26 2019-07-07

African activists urge Eritrea's leader to launch reforms More than 100 African writers and activists are urging Eritrea's authoritarian leader to protect basic freedoms and launch political reforms in the continent's "most closed society."...
13:26 2019-06-11

China bans pig imports from Slovakia due to African swine fever China has banned imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Slovakia to prevent the spread of African swine fever from the European country, China's customs said on Wednesday....
12:00 2019-08-07

African Leaders Launch Continental Free-Trade Zone African leaders met on Sunday to launch a continental free-trade zone that if successful would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development....
18:52 2019-07-07

African Champions League final: 10-man Wydad draw 1-1 with Esperance in first leg 10-man Wydad Casablanca and holders Esperance of Tunisia draw 1-1 in the first leg of the 2019 African Champions League final in Rabat on Friday night....
15:52 2019-05-25

| African religious leaders called on to help tackle genital mutilation Religious leaders in Africa must speak up against the practice of female genital mutilation, which affects millions of children across the continent, an international conference in Dakar has said....
21:01 2019-06-19

Pope Moves First African-American Priest Closer to Sainthood Pope Francis decreed the “heroic virtues” of the first African-American Catholic priest, thereby bringing a man who was born into slavery in the 19th century a step closer to becoming the first African-American saint....
00:26 2019-06-13

Huawei Technicians Helped African Governments Spy on Political Opponents Employees embedded with cybersecurity forces in Uganda and Zambia intercepted encrypted communications and used cell data to track opponents, according to a Wall Street Journal investigation. Huawei said it “rejects completely the unfounded and inaccurate allegations.”...
16:39 2019-08-14

African swine fever hits another pig farm in northeast Bulgaria Bulgaria has detected another outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm for pigs near the Danube city of Ruse in the north east of the country, its 19th case since the first outbreak of the deadly virus was discovered earlier this month, the food safety agency said....
11:52 2019-07-24

EU fights 'urgent challenge' of African swine fever spread The European Union faces an urgent challenge in tackling an outbreak of African swine fever which threatens Bulgaria's pig breeding industry, a Commission spokeswoman said on Thursday....
00:39 2019-08-09

African Union suspends Sudan, demands end to military rule Sudan has been suspended from the African Union until civilian rule is established in the country. Calls for the bloc to take action mounted after a crackdown by the army this week, in which scores were killed....
06:52 2019-06-07

African lions have started climbing trees to escape buffaloes Vulnerable African lions have started climbing trees to escape buffaloes in Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya. Their numbers are in decline from habitat loss, lack of prey and hunting by humans...
13:26 2019-07-09

Activists say new Tennessee law aims to suppress African American votes Lawsuit says law that would fine groups that turn in incomplete or incorrect registration votes imposes ‘unconstitutional obstacles’Tequila Johnson lists off laundromats, nightclubs and churches. Those are the places her team of 150 volunteers visited during the midterm elections last year, register...
12:39 2019-06-04

Don't Miss: African origins, deadly mozzies and meeting of minds This week, listen to a founder of Out-of-Africa theory, read about our deadliest enemy, the mosquito, and explore the future of human and robot minds...
07:26 2019-08-04

Meat infected by African swine fever found in UK for first time Highly contagious virus can live for months in processed meat and would have ‘devastating implications’ if passed to live pigsAfrican swine fever has been picked up in meat seized by port authorities in Northern Ireland, the first time the ASF virus has been detected in the UK.Officials confiscated ...
21:13 2019-07-11

Feds: African ring smuggled rhinoceros horns, ivory into US NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New York have charged four African men with trafficking millions of dollars’ worth of rhinoceros horns and elephant ivory. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Manhattan said Thursday the conspiracy involved the poaching of some three dozen endangered rhin...
03:00 2019-06-14

Trump: African Americans won’t be able to vote for Biden over crime bill President Trump wrapped up his four-day trip to Japan, and quickly turned his attention back to domestic politics — ripping Joe Biden for backing a tough 1994 crime bill that was prompted by the crack epidemic and other violence. “Anyone associated with the 1994 Crime Bill will not have a chance of ...
00:39 2019-05-28

FIFA bans African official for 10 years for finance offenses FIFA has banned a senior African soccer official for 10 years for financial wrongdoing, including taking funds from a campaign tackling Ebola       ...
15:00 2019-07-24

China bans pig imports from Laos due to African swine fever China said on Friday it has banned direct and indirect imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Laos due to the first African swine fever outbreaks reported by the Southeast Asian nation on June 20....
13:00 2019-06-21

China confirms new African swine fever outbreak in Guangxi China's agriculture ministry said on Friday it had confirmed an African swine fever outbreak in Luchuan county in the southwestern region of Guangxi that killed nine pigs on a farm....
15:26 2019-07-05

| US, African envoys push for Sudan solution as Bashir charged US and African Union diplomats stepped up efforts Thursday to find a peaceful solution to a standoff between Sudan's protesters and generals following a deadly crackdown on demonstrators....
08:26 2019-06-14

Endangered African wild dog pup killed in freak accident at Miami zoo One of the world’s most endangered mammals was accidentally crushed and killed by a heavy door at a Florida zoo, according to a report. The 4-month-old African wild dog — one of just 6,000 left on Earth — was being moved to an enclosure at Zoo Miami when a cable attached to a solid metal......
22:26 2019-05-21

Making Chinese investment in African ports work despite risks Chinese involvement in sub-Saharan Africa's ports is substantial. The investments could become a risk if Beijing controls access, experts warn. Still African countries stand to benefit if they can mitigate the risks....
13:13 2019-06-21

Lonnie Bunch to become first African American to lead the Smithsonian Institution Founded in 1846, the Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum, education and research complex.        ...
12:26 2019-05-29

Commentary: Novartis CEO: Gene therapy offers hope of cures in a treatment, but US needs new pricing, payment model The current global health system treats chronic diseases with a pay-as-you-go model, spreading costs over months and years. It's unprepared to pay for a surge of new, single-treatment therapies with the potential to provide a lifetime of benefit....
15:13 2019-05-21

5 people hurt when tour bus rolls over in the Bahamas. Military aircraft carries 4 to Fort Lauderdale for treatment. Five people injured when a Carnival Cruise tour excursion bus was involved in a rollover accident Monday had to be airlifted by military aircraft for treatment, authorities said....
18:39 2019-06-27

Trump Climate Advisor Compared 'Demonization of Carbon Dioxide' to Hitler's Treatment of Jews in Bizarre Interview The New York Times published a shocking article over the Memorial Day long weekend about the Trump regime’s dangerous policies on climate change. But one quote in the article really stuck out:Read more......
19:01 2019-05-28

Beth Chapman in medically induced coma: Dog the Bounty Hunter thanks well wishers as wife undergoes hospital treatment Duane 'Dog the Bounty Hunter' Chapman has asked fans to pray for his wife, after she was placed in a medically induced coma amid an ongoing cancer battle....
10:26 2019-06-24

Strzok-Page emails show gaps in Clinton probe files, alleged ‘special treatment’ for her lawyer Internal FBI emails released Monday show FBI officials in 2016 sought to “expeditiously” accommodate a request for information from then-Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s lawyer, in what a conservative watchdog group claimed is evidence of “special treatment.”...
01:13 2019-06-04

San Francisco to force treatment for mentally ill drug addicts amid criticism plan violates civil rights Officials in San Francisco decided Tuesday to back a plan allowing the city to force some people with serious mental illness and drug addiction issues into treatment -- but the program is coming under intense criticism in uber-liberal California for what some say is a deprivation of individual civil...
20:26 2019-06-05

Heather Locklear pleads no contest to battery charges from 2018 arrests, ordered to treatment program: reports Heather Locklear has been ordered to enter a treatment program after pleading no contest to eight misdemeanors stemming from her 2018 arrests, according to multiple reports. ...
05:00 2019-08-17

Giant African Snails, once eradicated from US, confiscated from suitcase at Georgia airport Customs and Border Protection agents in Georgia seized two Giant African Snails, a species that was once eradicated in the U.S., from the luggage of someone traveling back from Nigeria. ...
14:13 2019-06-29

Bulgaria steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever Bulgaria has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of deadly African swine fever and protect the country's 600-million lev ($344 million) pig-breeding industry, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday....
18:00 2019-07-17

Audio reveals Ronald Reagan calling African delegates 'monkeys' In a recently emerged audio recording from 1971, then-California Governor Ronald Reagan can he heard disparaging African delegates to the United Nations as "monkeys" during a phone call with U.S. President Richard Nixon....
16:39 2019-08-01

NASA Renames Street To Honour Three African-American Women Mathematicians NASA has renamed the street outside its Washington headquarters to honor three black female mathematicians whose pioneering work on the agency's early space program was chronicled in the film "Hidden......
20:26 2019-06-13

Greater response needed to worsening West African violence: U.N. head Islamist attacks are spreading so fast in West Africa that the region should consider bolstering its response beyond current military efforts, and donors should back such a move, the head of the United Nations said on Wednesday....
18:26 2019-07-10

| WATCH: Burkina Faso - African dolls challenge barbie stereotype In Burkina Faso, the creators of African dolls hope that their toys will resonate more with the children of the continent than the typical blue-eyed Barbie dolls....
18:26 2019-07-04

N Korea steps ups measures amid African swine fever threat North Korea has broken its silence on an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF), with claims it has taken emergency measures to prevent the spread of the disease....
17:39 2019-06-12

Beijing admits 'weaknesses' in handling of African swine fever crisis The Chinese government issued a rare admission of failure Wednesday, saying that there had been "weaknesses" in the handling of an African swine fever epidemic which has now spread to all of China's 25 provinces....
09:52 2019-07-04

China says African swine fever cases slowing; pig output returning The number of fresh outbreaks of African swine fever in China has dropped this year and pig production is slowly returning to normal, its vice agriculture minister said, amid suspicions that the full extent of the disease is not being reported....
10:13 2019-07-04

Bronx man who marked African Burial site with racist graffiti arrested again A Bronx man who was convicted of scrawling vile racist graffiti with black marker at the African Burial Ground Memorial in Lower Manhattan and sentenced to 30 days of home confinement has been arrested again — this time for ducking the Probation Department when they were looking to fit him wit...
03:52 2019-08-02

Woman develops African disorder where people believe genitals are shrinking in world first A WOMAN has been diagnosed with Koro syndrome. The condition, also known as Genital Retraction Syndrome, makes patients think their genitals are shrinking....
15:26 2019-07-21

African insurer won’t work with ‘high-risk’ cryptocurrency mining businsesses We all know that banks make it difficult for blockchain businesses by denying them access to conventional banking services and accounts. Well now, it seems insurance firms are throwing a spanner in the works for cryptocurrency mining businesses in Africa. Old Mutual Insure, a pan-African insurance f...
13:26 2019-06-13

Ronald Reagan called African UN delegates 'monkeys', recordings reveal In newly released audio, then California governor can be heard making racist remarks on phone call with Richard Nixon Ronald Reagan made racist remarks about African delegates to the United Nations, calling them “monkeys” and saying they were still “uncomfortable wearing shoes”, newly released audio...
01:39 2019-08-01