France to ‘extradite’ Noriega to Panama

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A French court has granted a conditional release for Panama’s former president to be extradited to his country to serve a 20-year prison sentence for human-rights abuses. The release for the 77-year-old Manuel Noriega, who was overthrown in a 1989 US invasion and has been serving a seven-year sentence in France for money […]

Bayer drug a "major new player" in prostate cancer

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STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – An experimental drug from Germany’s Bayer and Norwegian biotech Algeta that prolongs the lives of patients with advanced prostate cancer is a major step forward in treatment of the disease, cancer experts said on Saturday. A late stage trial of Alpharadin, a new type of drug that […]

Manmohan Singh to visit Iran

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New York, Sep 24 (PTI) Saturday, September 24, 2011 –> Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will visit Iran on a date to be decided mutually after consultations. Singh accepted in principle the invitation of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmedinejad to visit Iran when the two leaders met today on the sidelines of […]

Haiti president: UN made errors but should stay

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United Nations, Sep 24 (AP) Saturday, September 24, 2011 –> Haiti’s new president said that UN peacekeepers have committed ”unacceptable errors” in his country but they should remain to help with the stalled post-earthquake reconstruction. President Michael Martelly’s first speech to the UN General Assembly yesterday bridged the anti-UN sentiment […]

Pakistan warns US: ‘You will lose an ally’

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ISLAMABAD/WASHINGTON: Pakistan warned the United States it risked losing an ally if it kept accusing Islamabad of playing a double game in the war against militancy, escalating the crisis in relations between the two countries. Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar was responding to comments by Chairman of the US Joint […]

Listen up! World reacts to America’s U.N. veto

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Editor's Note: Every week, the Global Public Square brings you some must-read editorials from around the world addressed to America and Americans. The series is called Listen up, America! Israel – Diminishing American power means Israeli leaders have a “small window or opportunity” for an agreement, writes Leon Hadar in […]