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Italy’s economy minister denies resignation

ROME, Dec 7 (Reuters) – Italy’s Economy Minister Giovanni Tria denied he would resign on Friday, according to a spokeswoman, after newspapers reported he was on the verge of quitting amidst talks with Brussels over next year’s budget. Speculation over Tria’s possible departure has been rampant since the government presented its economic forecasts that provide the basis for next year’s…

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Israel’s Netanyahu hails UN Hamas vote despite defeat

The US draft won 87 votes in the General Assembly on Thursday compared to 58 against but fell short of a required two-thirds majority. Thirty-two countries abstained. “The draft condemnation of Hamas in the UN General Assembly received a sweeping majority by countries that stood against Hamas,” Netanyahu said in an English-language statement. “This is the first…

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China halts work by team on gene-edited babies

By Associated Press Reporter November 29 2018 12:47 PM 0 Comments China halts work by team on gene-edited babies Independent.ie China’s government has ordered a halt to work by a medical team that claimed to have helped make the world’s first gene-edited babies. https://www.independent.ie/world-news/china-halts-work-by-team-on-geneedited-babies-37578247.html https://www.independent.ie/world-news/article37578244.ece/7c7b4/AUTOCROP/h342/ipanews_75bb376e-5eb0-4622-8eaf-5f2ea8c01c97_1 Email China’s government has ordered a halt to work by a medical team that claimed ...

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