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Congo authorities say Ebola survivor falls ill a second time

Congo authorities say Ebola survivor falls ill a second time

Published 08/12/2019

GISENYI, Rwanda (Reuters) - An Ebola survivor has fallen ill with the disease for a second time in eastern Congo, the Congolese health authorities said [more…]

Bristol-Myers reports positive data on cancer treatment acquired in Celgene deal

Bristol-Myers reports positive data on cancer treatment acquired in Celgene deal

Published 07/12/2019

(Reuters) - Bristol-Myers Squibb Co on Saturday said that an experimental cancer therapy it acquired as part of its $74 billion deal for Celgene Corp [more…]

All art is political: Switzerland’s Blocher puts masterpieces on display

All art is political: Switzerland’s Blocher puts masterpieces on display

Published 06/12/2019

MARTIGNY, Switzerland (Reuters) - Christoph Blocher’s vast collection of works by Switzerland’s master painters is a fitting accompaniment to the 79-year-old billionaire’s decades at the [more…]

Exclusive: Saudi Aramco pursues war cover after attacks – sources

Exclusive: Saudi Aramco pursues war cover after attacks – sources

Published 04/12/2019

LONDON/RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco is looking to buy insurance against war and terror attacks after a damaging drone and missile attack on some of [more…]

UBS Asset Management bullish on emerging market equities, debt

UBS Asset Management bullish on emerging market equities, debt

Published 02/12/2019

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The United States’ economic outperformance will wane, the dollar will probably weaken and growth next year can be expected from emerging markets, [more…]

Alpine skiing: Olympic champion Mayer wins super-G in Alberta

Alpine skiing: Olympic champion Mayer wins super-G in Alberta

Published 01/12/2019

(Reuters) - Olympic champion Matthias Mayer continued a family love affair with the Canadian Rockies when he won the men’s World Cup super-G in Alberta [more…]

Fatal attacks on Congo clinics risk resurgence of Ebola epidemic

Fatal attacks on Congo clinics risk resurgence of Ebola epidemic

Published 29/11/2019

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - International organizations warned on Friday of a potential resurgence of Ebola in Congo after deadly militia attacks on [more…]

Novartis takes on Sanofi, Amgen with $9.7 billion takeover of heart drug maker

Novartis takes on Sanofi, Amgen with $9.7 billion takeover of heart drug maker

Published 25/11/2019

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Novartis (NOVN.S) is betting on heart drug prospect inclisiran in a $9.7 billion takeover of The Medicines Co (MDCO.O) as [more…]

Euro sees sigh of relief as dollar weakens on US-China trade deal hopes

Euro sees sigh of relief as dollar weakens on US-China trade deal hopes

Published 18/11/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro enjoyed a small respite on Monday, jumping to an 11-day high versus the U.S. dollar, on expectations that Washington and [more…]

UBS Chief Ermotti wants to stay until 2021: report

UBS Chief Ermotti wants to stay until 2021: report

Published 18/11/2019

ZURICH (Reuters) - UBS’s (UBSG.S) Sergio Ermotti wants to remain as chief executive of Switzerland’s biggest bank until 2021, Swiss website Finews reported on Monday, [more…]