Beating parasites wins three scientists Nobel prize for medicine



  • Beating parasites wins three scientists Nobel prize for medicine

    By Simon Johnson and Ben Hirschler STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) – Three scientists from Japan, China and Ireland whose discoveries led to the development of potent new drugs against parasitic diseases including malaria and elephantiasis won the Nobel Prize for Medicine on Monday. Irish-born William…

  • Gulf Arabs wrest strategic Yemen island from Iran-allied group

    By Mohammed Mukhashaf PERIM ISLAND, YEMEN (Reuters) – Perim Island may be a small lump of windswept volcanic rock at the entrance to the Red Sea but its capture by Gulf Arab forces from Houthi fighters was a welcome victory for Yemen’s government and its allies. Gulf Arab troops swooped in from…

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  • North Korea frees South Korean student held since April

    North Korea repatriated a South Korean college student who holds a U.S. green card on Monday, six months after capturing him crossing into the country from China, South Korea’s Unification Ministry said. The release of Joo Won-moon, who had been a student at New York University, came days before…


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