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German flickers of hope arrive just before recession verdict

Monday, November 11, 2019 09:23:00 PM

Germany’s recent glimmer of hope after a year of industrial doldrums risks coming too late to prevent wider weakness from taking hold. While an uptick in business expectations and a jump in factory orders have raised the prospect of stabilisation, the evidence that manufacturing malaise has begun to affect the domestic economy is mounting.
Tens of thousands join far-right Independence Day march in Poland

Monday, November 11, 2019 09:22:00 PM

Warsaw (AFP) - Poland's far right attracted tens of thousands to a march in Warsaw on Monday to mark the country's Independence Day just weeks after making significant gains in national elections. November 11, 1918, was not just the end of World War I but also the end of 123 years of occupation of....
Europe gives go ahead to market Ebola vaccine

Monday, November 11, 2019 09:22:00 PM

The European Union authorised the marketing of a vaccine against Ebola on Monday, permitting the first wider commercial use of a protection that has helped stem an outbreak in DR Congo. The European Commission announced that, after a trial by the European Medicines Agency (EMA), it would allow US....
Solving the climate crisis requires innovation backed by the taxpayers

Monday, November 11, 2019 09:16:00 PM

This map shows regions of extreme temperature change. LISBON, Portugal ( Project Syndicate ) — Because it poses an existential threat to humanity, climate change represents the bad kind of disruption. But it can — and must — be fought with the good kind of disruption: innovation.
Tens of thousands join far-right Independence Day march in Poland

Monday, November 11, 2019 09:01:00 PM

Poland's far right attracted tens of thousands to a march in Warsaw on Monday to mark the country's Independence Day just weeks after making significant gains in national elections. November 11, 1918, was not just the end of World War I but also the end of 123 years of occupation of Poland by tsarist Russia, Prussia and the Austro-Hungarian empire.
Greece and China hail strategic partnership, as US and EU look on

Monday, November 11, 2019 08:58:00 PM

Athens, Greece - Greek leaders on Monday hailed Chinese President 's first official visit to Greece as a "new era" in what is an already close trade and investment relationship being closely watched by the and the "Greece recognises China not only as a great power but also as a country that has won....
Ebola vaccine gets first approval in Europe

Monday, November 11, 2019 08:57:00 PM

European health authorities gave the world’s first Ebola vaccine a green light on Monday, marking a major breakthrough in the quest to prevent exposure to the deadly disease. The European Commission adopted a recommendation to grant marketing authorization for the Ervebo vaccine, manufactured by Merck.
Innovation needed to end food loss and global hunger

Monday, November 11, 2019 08:57:00 PM

11 November 2019, Rome - FAO Director-General Qu Dongyu said today raising awareness, greater innovation - including digital technologies - and investment were needed to reduce food waste and eliminate global hunger. The Director-General gave the keynote speech to the Vatican's Conference on Food....
Telephone conversation with German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel

Monday, November 11, 2019 08:48:00 PM

The two leaders had an in-depth discussion of the issues related to the settlement in Ukraine, in particular the Steinmeier Formula signed by representatives of Kiev, Donetsk and Lugansk in the Contact Group, as well as the withdrawal of forces and equipment at the contact line ‘pilot’ sections near....
Merck wins European approval for first-ever Ebola vaccine November 11 Updated

Monday, November 11, 2019 08:48:00 PM

Getting audio file... Audio for this article is not available at this time. This translation has been automatically generated and has not been verified for accuracy. Full Disclaimer U.S. drugmaker Merck & Co Inc on Monday received approval from the European Commission to market its Ebola vaccine,....
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