US Concerned About Mental Health of Diplomats in Iraq, Afghanistan
The State Department is conducting an internal survey to better help diplomats
cope with the stress of assignments in places like Iraq and Afghanistan , a Department official said in testimony to Congress on Tuesday.
Laurence Brown, the head of the State Department's Office of Medical Serv...
UC San Diego researchers target tumors with tiny 'nanoworms'
...ie, the Fantastic Voyage, in which a submarine is shrunken to microscopic dimensions, then injected into the bloodstream to remove a blood clot from a diplomats
Using nanoworms, doctors should eventually be able to target and reveal the location of developing tumors that are too small to detect by co...
Treaty With Japan may Legalize Dumping Toxic Waste in India
...faced with an over-consumptive lifestyle and very little land space, the Japanese are desperate for new places to dump their wastes.
here refused to accept a memorandum registering Chennai's protest presented by civil society groups.
Biometric Passports For Indians
...ay that the Government has decided to introduce e-passports, also known as Biometric passports.
At first these passports will be issued for diplomats
and officials as a pilot project by the end of 2007. Based on the experience gained from this pilot project, it is proposed to start issuance of e-pas...
Libyan Lawyers For The HIV-positive Children Seek 15million Dinars As Compensation
...eir statement that the medics, in jail in Libya since 1999, are innocent.
It was reported that Tripoli has informally suggested in meetings with diplomats
and charity officials in January that the nurses could go free if Bulgaria pays compensation to the children and their families, who demanded a total ...
Division Among Delegates To Dilute UN's AIDS Plans: Activists
... As diplomats
lock horns over the declaration to be issued after...o be issued, UN Secretary General Kofi Annan asked diplomats
not to negotiate away gains made in an earlier dec...rp differences erupted at the political level with diplomats
virtually deadlocked on the declaration.
US $ 22 Billion Required Yearly to Fight AIDS: UN
...r both parents are infected with the virus.
But as the General Assembly opened its session, sharp differences erupted at the political level with diplomats
virtually deadlocked on the declaration which it is expected to issue at the end of the meeting.
Secretary-General Kofi Annan joined the fray, st...
Chicken Dishes Were Off The Menu At Pakistan President's House
...r Khan told the National Assembly that chicken dishes have been excluded from the menu of Aiwan-e-Sadr and important celebrations where foreigners and diplomats
are invited. This is part of precautionary measures against possible outbreak of bird flu, he said in a reply to a question.
Over 85 chicken sam...
Ukrainian President Yushchenko: Pharmaceuticals 'Very Important'
The breakfast was hosted by the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC).
Nearly 100 senior business leaders, academics, and diplomats
invitation-only event, including three former United States ambassadors to
Ukraine and the current US Ambassador to Kyiv William Taylor....
Information technology past the end of the Earth
.... Pick your adventurers carefully. They'll have to not only tolerate, but thrive on new experiences and perspectives. They'll have to be linguists and diplomats
to avoid ending up as the main course at some strange feast in far away lands. The good news is that just like for Columbus, there are whole other wor...