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PARIS (AP) — A former French budget minister will appear in court on charges of tax fraud and money laundering that forced him to dramatically resign three years ago in the first political scandal under President Francois Hollande.
By Kate Kelland GENEVA (Reuters) - When executive board members of the World Health Organization sat down for their annual meeting in Geneva in January, many powerful figures spoke forcefully of the need to reform the leading global authority on health and disease. "It's time to stop talking," Stewart Jessamine, New Zealand's director of public health and a WHO executive board member, told the delegates. Critics say the organization needs deep reforms to allow it to show clear leadership in promoting health and to respond decisively to disease emergencies that may span many countries.