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Sanofi-Regeneron drug tames eczema in study

Jul 10, 2014

Sanofi-Regeneron drug tames eczema in study

PARIS/NEW YORK (Reuters) - An experimental drug from Sanofi ( SASY.PA ) and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc ( REGN.O ) significantly reduced skin lesions and itching in adult patients with atopic dermatitis, a chronic form of eczema that is poorly controlled by standard drugs, the companies said on Wednesday. #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #values #aut #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
Ukraine readies plan to take back lost territory, rebels defiant

Jul 09, 2014

Ukraine readies plan to take back lost territory, rebels defiant

KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukrainian government forces on Wednesday warned separatists in the eastern town of Donetsk that a plan was now in place to take back the territory they occupy, but rebels defiantly reported a steady flow of new recruits who were ready to fight. #Yahoo! #content #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #values #rco #aut #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
Islamic State appeals to only four percent of Syrians - poll

Jul 09, 2014

Islamic State appeals to only four percent of Syrians - poll

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Only four percent of Syrians believe Islamic State insurgents, who have captured large swathes of Syria and Iraq, represent their interests, according to research conducted by a British polling group published on Wednesday. #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #values #rco #rch #typeof-registered
Somali presidential compound attacked, president safe

Jul 09, 2014

Somali presidential compound attacked, president safe

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Islamist militants attacked Somalia's presidential compound on Tuesday with a car bomb and gunmen broke through a perimeter wall but were repulsed by security forces, and the president was not there at the time, the interior ministry said. #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #undefined #cookie #values #rco #aut #rch #typeof-registered
Chinese hackers turned focus to U.S. experts on Iraq -security firm

Jul 08, 2014

Chinese hackers turned focus to U.S. experts on Iraq -security firm

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A sophisticated group of hackers believed to be associated with the Chinese government, who for years targeted U.S experts on Asian geopolitical matters, suddenly began breaching computers of experts on Iraq as the rebellion there escalated, a security firm said on Monday. CrowdStrike Inc said that the group is one of the most sophisticated of the 30 it tracks in China and that its operations are better hidden than many attributed to military and other government units #Yahoo! #content #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #values #rco #typeof-registered #cnt
Iran's Khamenei says U.S., Israel playing 'good cop, bad cop'

Jul 08, 2014

Iran's Khamenei says U.S., Israel playing 'good cop, bad cop'

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the United States and Israel were playing "good cop, bad cop" to intimidate his country into making concessions on the nuclear dispute with the West. "They make it seem like Israel wants to attack, but America is stopping it: the good cop, bad cop trick," Khamenei told senior statesmen at an iftar (fast-breaking supper during the holy month of Ramadan) function. "But I say out-loud: the reason they are not attacking is because it is too costly #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #undefined #cookie #values #rco #aut #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
Yemeni air force bombs Shi'ite rebels after ceasefire collapses

Jul 05, 2014

Yemeni air force bombs Shi'ite rebels after ceasefire collapses

SANAA (Reuters) - The Yemeni air force bombed Shi'ite Muslim fighters north of Sanaa on Saturday in fighting that caused "a large number of casualties", local officials said, after a truce reached last month between the insurgents and government forces collapsed. Houthi Shi'ite fighters, officially known as Ansarullah, blamed army units linked to the rival Sunni-Muslim Islah party for breaking the June 23 ceasefire on Friday when government troops advanced on an area in al-Jouf province. #content #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #rco #rch #cnt
UK had plan to train and equip 100,000 Syrian rebels -BBC

Jul 04, 2014

UK had plan to train and equip 100,000 Syrian rebels -BBC

(Reuters) - Britain had planned to train and equip a 100,000-strong rebel army to defeat Syrian President Bashar al-Assad before it was deemed to be too risky, BBC Newsnight reported on Thursday. #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #values #rco #aut #typeof-registered #cnt
Overpass collapses in World Cup city; at least two dead

Jul 04, 2014

Overpass collapses in World Cup city; at least two dead

BELO HORIZONTE Brazil (Reuters) - An unfinished overpass collapsed in the Brazilian World Cup host city of Belo Horizonte on Thursday, killing at least two people, emergency officials said. Television images showed the front of a passenger bus crushed by the overpass, which was located about two miles (3 km) from the Mineirao Stadium where World Cup games are being played. #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #values #rco #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
Militants free 32 Turkish truck drivers seized in Iraq

Jul 04, 2014

Militants free 32 Turkish truck drivers seized in Iraq

ANKARA (Reuters) - Thirty-two truck drivers abducted by Islamist militants in Iraq three weeks ago arrived home in Turkey on Thursday, and Turkish foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu said efforts to secure the release of 49 more abductees were continuing. There were emotional scenes as the drivers were reunited with their families, with children and relatives running to embrace their loved ones at the airport in southeastern Sanliurfa border province. The drivers, who were held captive for 23 days, appeared in good health and said they had not been mistreated by the militants #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #typeof-social #undefined #values #rco #aut #rch #typeof-registered #cnt