Lagarde, Carstens shortlisted for top IMF job, Fischer bows out
French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde and
Mexican central bank governor Agustin Carstens have been shortlisted
for the selection of the new head of the International Monetary Fund
(IMF), the fund announced Monday night.
NATO air strike hits medical factory in Libya
In Libya foreign media representatives were
taken to a factory near Zawiya, hit by NATO airstrikes two days
earlier. According to Libyan government officials, the factory
produces crucial medical supplies that could help save lives.
Dengue vaccine could be ready by 2015
French drugs group Sanofi said on Friday that
its vaccine against dengue, a mosquito-borne infection that kills
thousands of people around the world each year, could be launched in
about four years.