The first woman ever to receive a uterus from a deceased donor, is two-weeks pregnant following a successful embryo transplant, her doctors said on Friday.
The 22-year-old Derya Sert was revealed to be almost two-weeks pregnant in preliminary results after in vitro fertilisation at Akdeniz University Hospital in Turkey’s southern province of Antalya, her doctor Mustafa Unal said in a written statement.
“She is doing just fine at the moment,” Unal said.
Several civilians have been wounded due to a blast at the Cilvegözü border gate in the southern province of Hatay’s Reyhanlı district, Doğan news agency has reported.
Numerous paramedics were reportedly dispatched to the scene, where both Turks and Syrians have been reported injured.
The blast occurred due to a mortar fired from Syrian territory, reports claimed.
Turkish news channels reporting many wounded as mortar shell lands near Turkey-Syria border gate – @JoeWSJ
Syrian shell hits health center in southern Turkey
An anti-aircraft shell fired from Syrian territory hit a health center in the southern province of Hatay today, daily Hürriyet has reported.
It remains unknown if the shell was fired by Syrian army or opposition forces.
No casualties were reported in the incident.
Anti-aircraft shell fired from Syria hits health center in Turkey’s Hatay province, no casualties, CNN Turk reports
REU: ANTI-AIRCRAFT SHELL FIRED FROM SYRIA HITS [...]
LUXOR, Egypt (AP) — The funeral of a 28 year-old waiter in southern Egypt turned into a celebration when he woke up after being declared dead.
Hospital officials had pronounced dead Hamdi Hafez al-Nubi, who came from the village of Naga al-Simman in the southern province of Luxor, after he suffered a heart attack while working.
His family says grieving relatives took him home and, according to Islamic tradition, washed his body [...]
Two Nato officers have been killed in the interior ministry in the Afghan capital Kabul, coalition officials say.
The International Security Assistance Force (Isaf) said an “individual” had turned his gun on the officers.
Afghan security officials said those killed were an American colonel and major. Local media reports suggest the incident followed a “verbal clash”.
The incident comes amid five days of deadly protests over the burning of copies of the [...]
Update - It gets even better: Greek Deal Lacks Detailed Paperwork For Decision – DJ. What, 50 pages of promises is not enough.
The Greeks “pledge” that they will grow their economy in 2013? May as well pledge unicorn cab cabs for all Germans to their southern province in perpetuity. Yet somehow this is sufficient to squeeze the EURUSD higher as a “deal is done.” Perhaps, but not so fast. As we speculated, [...]
February 3, 2012
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has travelled to China for a visit that will focus on the eurozone crisis and boosting confidence in the euro.
Merkel arrived in China on Thursday on a three-day mission, her fifth trip to the world’s second largest economy, in which she will discuss the eurozone with her Chinese counterparts, meet investors and seek to boost confidence in Europe.
Merkel met Premier Wen Jiabao on [...]
(Reuters) – The United States has pulled its ambassador out of Syria over security concerns after his cultivation of contacts with protesters led to attacks on his embassy and residence by backers of President Bashar al-Assad, diplomats said on Monday.
Robert Ford left Syria over the weekend, the Western diplomats told Reuters, following a series of incidents that resulted in physical damage but no casualties.
“Articles, more inciting against Ford than usual, have [...]
First pictures from football stadium collapse in the Netherlands:
ENSCHEDE, Netherlands (AP) — A section of a Dutch soccer stadium collapsed during off-season construction work Thursday, trapping people underneath, police said.
No match was being played at the FC Twente stadium at the time of the collapse and those trapped were believed to be workers. Local newspaper De Twentsche Courant, citing unnamed workers at the [...]
Three French aid workers disappeared in Yemen’s southern province of Hadramout today.
A local security official said they were believed to have been kidnapped.
The French Foreign Ministry said the three were missing in the Arabian Peninsula country, in the grip of civil unrest for months, but it was unclear whether they had been abducted.
“We confirm that we are aware of the disappearance of some French citizens in Yemen. We are talking about three [...]