Day: November 20, 2011

Is Spain the next Italy?

The short answer is no. But the two countries are begging for comparison, since they’re among the largest economies in the eurozone. And they share the less-than-stellar distinction of seeing their bond yields soaring to sickening heights. Spain’s 10-year bond yield was trading at 6.37% on Friday. That’s better than […]

Doctors disagree on when pregnancy starts: U.S. survey–doctors-disagree-on-when-pregnancy-starts-u-s-survey November 18, 2011 Kerry Grens Reuters New guidance from the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is warning Canadian women against postponing pregnancy for too long. NEW YORK—Most U.S. doctors believe pregnancy starts when the sperm fertilizes the egg, a survey shows, contradicting the position of a key medical group […]

Islamists’ ability to rule debated

By Khaled Neimat, Jordan Times AMMAN – Several Islamist leaders on Saturday agreed on the need to develop their movement’s approach and tools to generate what they described as “Islamic model of governance”. “We have made mistakes,” said Ali Abul Sukkar, president of the shura council at the Islamic Action […]