Africa:Africa Hosts Very Few Clinical Trials. Why This Is Bad for Innovation

Africa:Africa Hosts Very Few Clinical Trials. Why This Is Bad for Innovation

analysis By Swapan Kumar Patra, Tshwane University of Technology Clinical trials are the foundation of any new medicine. They allow scientists to test the efficacy and safety of a drug or therapy. The African continent offers many of the best...
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At RSS HQ in Nagpur, Pranab Mukherjee played it safe with speech, barely ventured beyond philosophical cliches

At RSS HQ in Nagpur, Pranab Mukherjee played it safe with speech, barely ventured beyond philosophical cliches

Former president Pranab Mukherjee’s speech at the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh headquarters in Nagpur has been resoundingly applauded largely because we either do not read history or are forgetful of it. Or because we are incorrigible optimists who believ...
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Tariffs and Trump: War of words ahead of G7 summit

Tariffs and Trump: War of words ahead of G7 summit

Image copyright EPA Image caption About 8,000 soldiers and police officers are expected to be on hand during the event Leaders of the G7 group are gathering in Canada for what could be one its most acrimonious summits in years....
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Aboriginal treaties: Australian states at ‘beginning of journey’

Aboriginal treaties: Australian states at ‘beginning of journey’

Image copyright EPA Image caption Australia has not negotiated a treaty with its indigenous people Australian states have taken steps towards the nation’s first treaties with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Australia is the only Commonweal...
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Boris Johnson calls for ‘guts’ in Brexit talks

Boris Johnson calls for ‘guts’ in Brexit talks

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBoris Johnson: ‘Imagine Trump doing Brexit’ Boris Johnson has referred to the Treasury as the “heart of Remain” and called for “guts” in Brexit talks in comments made...
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BT boss Gavin Patterson to step down

BT boss Gavin Patterson to step down

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Patterson has been at BT for 14 years BT’s chief executive, Gavin Patterson, is to step down after the company said a change of leadership was needed. The company said a poor reaction to...
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Africa:Africans Fleeing War Top List of World’s Most Neglected, Says Charity

Africa:Africans Fleeing War Top List of World’s Most Neglected, Says Charity

Photo: Thomson Reuters Foundation Congolese family, who migrated from Democratic Republic of Congo by fleeing on a boat across Lake Albert, arrives in Ntoroko, Uganda By Nita Bhalla Nairobi — Six of the world’s 10 most neglected crises are in...
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Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals win Stanley Cup

Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals win Stanley Cup

The Washington Capitals are Stanley Cup champions for the first time. Lars Eller scored with 7:37 left in the third period as the Capitals defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 4-3 in Game 5 of the best-of-seven final to take the...
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Stormy Daniels sued by former lawyer after she accuses him of being Trump’s ‘puppet’

Stormy Daniels sued by former lawyer after she accuses him of being Trump’s ‘puppet’

A day after Stormy Daniels accused her former lawyer of being a “puppet” for President Donald Trump, the attorney countersued the porn star and her new attorney for defamation and accused Trump’s personal attorney of illegally recording their telephone c...
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IMF agrees to loan up to $50bn for Argentina

Image copyright Reuters Image caption “IMF never again”: There is widespread suspicion in Argentina about a new deal The International Monetary Fund has agreed to lend Argentina up to $50bn (£37.2bn) as the country seeks to bolster its struggling ...
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