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Egyptian Clerics Say Female Circumcision Un-Islamic

...d removal of the clitoris, but the draft law still faces a tough debate in parliament before it is passed. Officially the practice, which affects both Muslim and Christian women in Egypt and goes back to the time of the pharaohs, was banned in 1997 but doctors were allowed to operate "in exceptional case...

EU Aims to Shake Up Wine Industry With Root-and-branch Reform

... by far the biggest wine producer and exporter, it faces growing competition from so-called New World competitors, notably Australia, the US state of California, Chile and South Africa. In Europe, wine heavyweights such as France, Italy and Spain are increasingly feeling the squeeze as consumption falls ...

Global Warming Threatens Tibet

...in the near future . According to them, the Tibet faces the possibility of shrinking glaciers, frozen earth melting, grasslands turning yellow and rivers drying up. The scientists came to their conclusions after exploring the source of the Yangtze River on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. "The glaciers at ...

Lancets Report Condemns UKs Mental Health Bill

...ately, turning the tide of stigma and neglect that faces many people with mental ill-health in the UK will require a substantial shift in public and ministerial attitudes." A survey by the Department of Health published last week found fewer people in England favor a more tolerant attitude to those with ...

Three Doctors Charged So Far in the UK Bombing Case

...at police will oppose bail. If found guilty Haneef faces a maximum of 15 years in jail. "The allegation is that Haneef provided support to a terrorist group," TV Channels quoted Keelty as saying. The case against Haneef centres around a mobile SIM card, registered in his name, but used by two of the al...

Doctor Pours Ethics Down The Drain In A Bid To Make A Quick Buck

... been revoked several years earlier. Now, Santi faces up to 155 years in prison, but prosecutors have agreed to a significantly reduced sentence because of her cooperation in the case."She's resigned, I think, to the situation," said Santi's lawyer, assistant federal public defender Edward C. Roy Jr. He...

Wonder Cow Produces Milk Despite Being a Virgin!

...me and we have been profiting. Whenever the family faces any trouble, Kapila, by intuition, raises alarm by mooing or making strange noise." The veterinarians are also a surprised lot to learn about Kapila. K.K. Sharma, Veterinary doctor, said: "Though science does not believe in such occurrences, there...

Clinton to Launch 70m Dollar Hospital Project in Malawi

...elow the poverty line of less than a dollar a day, faces an acute lack of health workers with around 120 registered nurses migrating to Britain and the United States every year in search of better salaries. One nurse serves 50 patients in most hospital wards, and the doctor-patient ratio is 64,000 to one...

Dog Fighting in the US: Bloody, Illegal and Booming

...at, experts say. If convicted, the football star faces a possible six year prison sentence and 350,000 dollars in fines. "It does go with the gang culture, in every urban area," said Laurie Maxwell of the Humane Society. In recent years, animal shelters have been "inundated" with injured or scarred p...

China Vows to Improve Food Safety in Wake of Health Scares

...d in toothpaste. The announcements come as China faces increasing foreign pressure over the quality of it...n toothpaste sold overseas. Li warned that China faces a huge challenged policing smaller operations such as these. "There are many of them scattered ove...

Britisher Enraged for Court's Action Against Him for Smoking

... into effect in England July 1. If convicted, he faces a 17,500-pound (26,000-euro, 36,000-dollar) fine. Owners and landlords of pubs, cafes and nightclubs are legally required to enforce the ban in their establishments, and face a fine of up to 2,500 pounds if they fail to do so. But Howitt has said...

Sex Offender Honored Twice by Texan Lawmakers

There were a lot of red faces among Texan lawmakers on Friday as they learned that a Fort Worth doctor, twice honored as the "doctor of the day," was a registered sex offender and convicted of an illicit relationship with a 17-year-old. The "doctor of the day" is on call to ass...

It is Men, and Not Women, to Be Blamed for Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

...gy to study the quality of sperms. When a female faces miscarriage more than twice in a row, it's called recurrent pregnancy loss. In around 80 percent such cases, imperfect and inefficient sperms lead to a weak embryo formation, finally ending with miscarriage, say scientists at the National Institute o...

Georgia may Lose Most Pigs to Swine Fever: FAO

...22,000 had been culled. "The Republic of Georgia faces an exceptionally difficult situation," it said following a visit to the country. "Keeping pigs in open grazing... the limited human and financial resources are difficult circumstances constraining an effective control campaign," the Rome-based UN a...

China Uncovers Thousands of Dangerous Foods

...ment of the investigation's findings come as China faces unprecedented international scrutiny over the quality of its food imports and other goods that have caused harm to buyers overseas. Reports in the United States of tainted pet foods, dangerous toys, drugs, fish, cosmetics and other products from Ch...

Puppet Show, Music Gives Message - 'say No to Drugs'

...e happy than reaching home and meeting the smiling faces of my parents. No one takes any decisions in my home without consulting me. That's the confidence they have in me," Sampad related soberly to the packed auditorium. If Sampad's story touched one, so did the puppet show put up by children of the Sal...

Pride, Even the Hubristic Kind, Allows Us to Survive

...saying. Work ethic also differed between the two faces of pride. People who held personal, achievement-based feelings of pride regarded hard work as the crucial factor to success in life, while hubristic individuals were subject to view success as predetermined and based on innate abilities. The scient...

Pete Doherty Set for Another Drug Trial

...herty might be looking at time behind bars when he faces a court on Tuesday, July 3. The junkie rocker was caught with drugs in early May after the cops stopped his Jaguar in Kensington, West London. He was even locked up overnight for having crack cocaine and cannabis. He was later released on bail f...

Living With Stress

...ing forms, especially when a species or population faces a genetic bottleneck . Evidence of such natural occurrences comes from the Nobel Prize winning scientist, Barbara McClintocks research on 'the significance of responses of the genome to challenges. These challenges or stress factors may be tempera...

Asian Workers Race Against Clock to Avoid Prison

... 13,600 dollars, while someone hiding an 'illegal' faces two months behind bars and a fine twice as heavy. In 2003, around 100,000 illegal workers left the UAE under a six-month amnesty. Nonetheless, the authorities later announced that 40,000 illegal workers were arrested after that amnesty deadline exp...

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