UK investigates China state TV over forced confession claim

Europe 05/08/19, 10:21

Britain's communications regulator says it's investigating China's state TV channel over a complaint about fairness and privacy.Ofcom said in a statement Wednesday it is looking into China Central Television, or CCTV.The investigation follows British corporate investigator Peter Humphrey's complaint against ...

UN: Malawi is 1st nation to use malaria vaccine to help kids

Africa 04/23/19, 04:54

The World Health Organization says Malawi has become the first country to begin immunizing children against malaria, using the only licensed vaccine to protect against the mosquito-spread disease.Although the vaccine only protects about one third of children who are immunized, ...

Markets Right Now: Stocks move higher as oil price rebounds

Business 12/19/18, 11:59

The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):11:45 a.m.Stocks are higher on Wall Street as energy companies benefit from a partial recovery in oil prices following a huge loss the day before.GlaxoSmithKline jumped 3.1 percent Wednesday after agreeing ...

GSK, Pfizer to merge health care divisions

Europe 12/19/18, 08:17

Drugmakers GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer are merging their health care divisions, creating a market leader in "over the counter" health care products like pain relievers and vitamins with combined sales of 9.8 billion pounds ($12.7 billion).British-based GSK will own 68 percent ...

British man seeks China state TV ban for forced confession

World 11/23/18, 12:06

A British corporate investigator filed a complaint Friday to U.K. regulators about China's state TV channel, saying its British license should be revoked because it aired his forced confession when he was imprisoned in China.Peter Humphrey submitted the complaint against ...

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