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Canadian researchers invent technology to detect chronic infections in minutes

By Eddy Lok

TORONTO, March 16 (Bernama) -- Health care providers around the world fighting infections daily are getting a boost from Canadian researchers who have come up with an advance technique to quickly detect chronic infections, and reducing the time taken to diagnose them and perhaps, save lives.


US helicopter crashes in western Iraq

BAGHDAD, March 16 (Bernama) -- A helicopter of the US led international coalition crashed in western Iraq near the border with Syria, the Iraqi military said on Friday, China's Xinhua news agency reported.


Chinese Paralympic gold medalist Huang Wenpan dies in car crash

CHENGDU, March 16 (Bernama) -- The winner of five gold medals at Rio Paralympic Games, Huang Wenpan of China died from injuries suffered in a car crash, police confirmed on Friday. He was only 22.


Pretoria slams comment by Australian Minister on white farmers in South Africa

PRETORIA, March 16 (BERNAMA-NNN-SA NEWS) -- South Africa's Department of International Relations and Co-operation (DIRCO) has expressed regret that the Australian Government did not use the available diplomatic channels to raise concerns or seek clarification on the land redistribution process in South Africa.


Thousands of Brazilians protest death of councilwoman

RIO DE JANEIRO, March 16 (Bernama) -- Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets of large cities on Thursday night to protest against the brutal murder of a popular Rio de Janeiro councilwoman.


IMF says Morocco's adoption of more flexible exchange rate regime historic, successful

WASHINGTON, March 16 (BERNAMA-NNN-MAP) -- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has described Morocco's decision to adopt a more flexible exchange rate regime as a historic and successful reform which will place the country on track for accelerated growth.


Brazil's Petrobras posts net loss for fourth straight year

RIO DE JANEIRO, March 16 (BERNAMA-NNN-EFE) -- Brazilian state oil company Petrobras, which was at the centre of a multi-billion-dollar kickback scandal that ensnared powerful politicians and business leaders, said Thursday it posted a net loss of 446 million reais (around US$139.3 million) in 2017.