Fund pledges $14 billion to fight AIDS, TB and malaria epidemics

Business Oct 11, 2019

Fund pledges $14 billion to fight AIDS, TB and malaria epidemics

Governments, philanthropists and private firms pledged just over $14 billion Thursday for a plan to save 16 million lives, in a boost for the global fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. The money was promised at a replenishment meeting in Lyon, France, of the Global ...

More than 100 people arrested in latest Paris Yellow Vest protest

World Sep 21, 2019

More than 100 people arrested in latest Paris Yellow Vest protest

More than 100 demonstrators were arrested at Yellow Vest protests in Paris on Saturday as about 7,500 police were deployed to quell any violence by the movement and its radical, anarchist "black blocs." There were also fears that the demonstrators could try to infiltrate a ...