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Clinton: US Committed to Creating ‘AIDS-Free Generation’

Posted July 23rd, 2012 at 3:45 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says America is committed to creating an “AIDS-free generation.” Addressing the second day of the International AIDS Conference in Washington Monday, she said the U.S. is working to build sustainable health systems that will help the world “finally win this fight.” With that goal, she said the U.S. is […]

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Clinton: US Committed to Achieving AIDS-Free Generation

Posted July 23rd, 2012 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says America is committed to creating an “AIDS-free generation” The diplomat spoke on the second day of an International AIDS Conference in Washington on Monday. She told the gathering the U.S. is working to build sustainable health systems that will help the world “finally win this fight.” “We will […]

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International AIDS Conference Opens in Washington

Posted July 22nd, 2012 at 9:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The International AIDS Conference opened Sunday with a call for the world’s governments not to let tight budgets slow the fight against the disease. San Francisco AIDS specialist Dr. Diane Havlir told delegates to the conference in Washington, D.C. that the world has a chance to “start to end AIDS.” She said it would be […]

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Multinational Corporations Call for End to HIV Travel Ban

Posted July 22nd, 2012 at 10:35 am (UTC-5)
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Chief executives from leading international corporations are calling for an end to restrictions on travelers who are HIV positive. Two dozen corporate leaders said Sunday the restrictions imposed by 46 countries around the world are both discriminatory and bad for business. They issued their statement as about 25,000 top AIDS researchers, political leaders, diplomats and […]

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Washington Hosts International Aids Conference

Posted July 21st, 2012 at 10:15 pm (UTC-5)
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About 25,000 of world’s top AIDS researchers, political leaders, diplomats and other stakeholders are gathering in Washington for Sunday’s International AIDS Conference. The biennial conference will take place through July 27 in the U.S. capital, a city faced with one of the nation’s highest rates of HIV infections. The HIV virus usually leads to AIDS […]

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Clintons, Former First Lady Laura Bush Among Speakers at International AIDS Conference

Posted July 21st, 2012 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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About 25,000 of world’s top AIDS researchers, political leaders, diplomats and other stakeholders are gathering for Sunday’s International AIDS Conference. The biennial conference will take place July 22-27 in Washington, a city faced with one of the United States’ highest rates of HIV infections. The HIV virus usually leads to AIDS . Secretary of State […]

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Apple Unveils New Operating System iOS6

Posted June 11th, 2012 at 9:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. computer giant Apple Inc. has announced a new advanced operating system for its products that will include an Apple-made mobile mapping service for iPhones and iPads, a smarter Siri voice-interaction feature and more FaceTime, or instant videophone communications. Apple software chief Scott Forstall told the company’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference in California that the […]

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UN Chief Urges International Support for Somalia

Posted June 1st, 2012 at 7:50 am (UTC-5)
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United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon is urging the international community to strengthen security in Somalia as the country tries to move beyond its transitional government. Mr. Ban spoke Friday at a conference on Somalia held in Istanbul, focusing on helping the east African country establish a stable government and elect a new president by August […]

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UN Chief Urges International Support for Somalia’s Security and Stability

Posted June 1st, 2012 at 6:20 am (UTC-5)
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United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is urging the international community to bolster security in Somalia as the country moves from its current transitional government. Mr. Ban’s comment came Friday at a conference on Somalia, held in Istanbul,Turkey, focusing on helping Somalia establish a stable government and elect a new president by August 20. He […]

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Obama: Iran Facing “Unprecedented, Crippling Sanctions”

Posted March 6th, 2012 at 5:25 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama has defended U.S. policy on Iran, saying Tehran is facing “unprecedented, crippling sanctions” and that the Iranian government is now isolated. Speaking at a White House news conference Tuesday, Mr. Obama stressed that U.S. and Israeli intelligence officials think the tensions with Iran can still be resolved diplomatically. He also said […]

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