Monday, December 10, 2018

Diabetes drug helps people lose weight: study

Liraglutide, an injectable diabetes drug that US regulators approved last year for weight loss, helped obese people lose an average of 18 pounds (eight...

Read some extraordinary stories of survival, hope & home today – UNHCR

Three Mothers Lead a Daring Escape from Burundi Fleeing pre-election violence, three families catch a bus, ride bicycles and finally scramble on foot to reach...

Footprints: Strangers in a strange land

AS the power cuts off, light from a large window illuminates Luul Yusaf Ali’s one-room apartment in a narrow alley overlooking the Islamabad High...

Supporting victims of torture and rebuilding lives

In a torture rehabilitation center in Northern Lebanon, Yusuf is receiving treatment for the painful electric shock he endured while being imprisoned for allegedly...

Close to 13 Million Yemenis Unable to Meet Their Basic Food Needs

'Without a political solution there’ll soon be nothing left of the country.’ As humanitarian situation deteriorates the United Nations calls for more help for...

New Study Connects Erectile Dysfunction Drugs With Higher Risk for Skin Cancer

New research says that a link between one class of erectile dysfunction drugs and a risk for skin cancer. While this is new and...

EU leaders agree to resettle 40,000 migrants; members to decide quotas on voluntary basis

European Union leaders have agreed to resettle 40,000 migrants fleeing war and poverty in North Africa and the Middle East who have already arrived...

More than 5,000 migrant children ‘disappear’ in Italy after crossing the Mediterranean

Charities fear the unaccompanied minors are vulnerable to being forced into crime and prostitution.More than 5,000 refugee children have disappeared without trace this year...

Supreme Court saves Obamacare

Obamacare has survived -- again.In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court saved the controversial health care law that will define President Barack Obama's administration...

UN-backed report warns against complacency in fight against Aids

Peter Piot has spent much of the past year focused on Ebola — the virus he helped discover as a young Belgian microbiologist in...

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Dahabshiil took everyone by surprise - even loyal subscribers, Sunday, by outshining all on variety, creativity, and presentation of products and services in its...

China recalls its ambassador to US over Huawei official arrest

Terry Branstad urged to cancel arrest warrant for Meng Wanzhou and end her ‘egregious’ detention China has summoned the US ambassador in Beijing to protest...

More than 150 governments to adopt UN migration pact in Morocco

More than 150 countries will join a United Nations conference to adopt a global pact to better handle migrant flows, a senior UN official...