Tag Archives: UN

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Doubling numbers on HIV drugs could 'break' epidemic: UN

The UN on Tuesday urged countries to "break the AIDS epidemic" by doubling the number of people receiving HIV treatment within the next five years. In a new report, UNAIDS…

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VPS Healthcare will make Al Noor bid before takeover panel deadline – sources

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – VPS Healthcare will make a bid for Al Noor Hospitals before the Dec. 8 deadline set by the U.K. Takeover Panel, two sources aware of the…

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Spoiler alert: 'Jeopardy!' crowns tournament champion

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There's a new "Jeopardy!" champion to add to the quiz show history books. Alex Jacob, a currency trader from Chicago, won the $250,000 top prize on…

UN approves resolution urging action against Islamic State

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a French-sponsored resolution Friday calling on all nations to redouble & coordinate action to prevent further attacks by Islamic State…

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UN approves 'all necessary measures' to fight IS

The UN Security Council on Friday authorized countries to "take all necessary measures" to fight the Islamic State group in a resolution that won unanimous backing a week after the…

Watch for the Mischievous 'Demon Star' This Week

This week, between 11 p.m. & midnight local time, the constellation immortalizing one of the greatest heroes of Greek mythology — Perseus — will pass directly overhead. Its prominent variable…

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Some Starwood Hotels payment systems hit by malware, no data compromised

(Reuters) – Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc said payment systems at 54 of its hotels in North America had been infected with a malware designed to collect payment card…

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Jewish school teacher stabbed in Marseille: police

A teacher at a Jewish school in the southern French city of Marseille was stabbed Wednesday evening by three people shouting anti-Semitic obscenities & expressing support for the Islamic State…

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Cameron says U.N. resolution on Syria preferable but action would be legal

LONDON (Reuters) – The backing of the United Nations Security Council would be preferable for any British military action against Islamic State militants in Syria yet is not vital, British…

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Norwegian airline green, British Airways less clean: study

A Norwegian low-cost airline has been dubbed a champion of fuel efficiency in a new study released Tuesday, in marked contrast to British Airways & Lufthansa which have been labelled…