Daily Archives: May 22, 2019

Key to Workplace Productivity May Be in the Eyes

New study suggests economic case for prioritizing myopia management

DALLAS, May 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ —

  • Published in the journal Ophthalmology, study indicates vision impairment and blindness caused by uncorrected myopia (nearsightedness) cost the global economy an estimated US$244 billion

IS West Africa Claims Killing, Execution of 29 Nigerian Soldiers

ABUJA Islamic State’s West Africa branch claimed responsibility on Wednesday for a raid in Nigeria two days earlier in which it said 20 soldiers had been killed, and released a video purporting to show the execution of nine other Nigerian …

IS West Africa Claims Killing, Execution of 29 Nigerian Soldiers

ABUJA Islamic State’s West Africa branch claimed responsibility on Wednesday for a raid in Nigeria two days earlier in which it said 20 soldiers had been killed, and released a video purporting to show the execution of nine other Nigerian …

UN: Armed Group Kills More Than 30 in Central African Republic

BANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC More than 30 people were killed and many more wounded when an armed group attacked villages in northwestern Central African Republic on Tuesday, the UN’s peacekeeping mission (MINUSCA) said.

The massacres took place in several villages …

UN: Armed Group Kills More Than 30 in Central African Republic

BANGUI, CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC More than 30 people were killed and many more wounded when an armed group attacked villages in northwestern Central African Republic on Tuesday, the UN’s peacekeeping mission (MINUSCA) said.

The massacres took place in several villages …

Madagascar Court Upholds Jail Terms for Tortoise Traffickers

An appeals court in Madagascar on Wednesday upheld a six-year prison term for three people trafficking in critically endangered radiated tortoises.

Two men and a woman were also fined more than $26,000 when they were convicted last month.

The suspects …