2012 YEAR IN REVIEW
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Year in Review 2012: Obsessions
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- Merck licenses experimental psoriasis drug to India's Sun Pharma
(Reuters) - Merck & Co Inc said it had licensed its experimental psoriasis drug to Indian generic maker Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd for $80 million. Under the agreement, Sun Pharma will acquire the worldwide rights to the drug, tildrakizumab, for all possible indications. The drug is currently in late-stage trials for use in chronic plaque psoriasis, an inflammatory skin disease. Merck will continue all clinical development and regulatory activities, which will be funded by Sun Pharma. ...
- Relief for Europe as Scotland stays in United Kingdom
By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) - World markets rallied on Friday as Scotland's decision to stay in the United Kingdom lifted Europe and got investors over the latest in a recent run of tricky global political hurdles. Scotland voted to remain in the UK by 55 percent to 45 percent, a clear outcome likely to bring relief to a number of countries in Europe, particularly Spain, which is facing similar secessionist pressures in Catalonia. ...
- Long-Lost Roman Fort Discovered in Germany
Archaeologists have discovered the remains of a 1,900-year-old Roman fort that once quartered 500 troops in what is today Germany. Researchers knew the area was the site of a village during the first to third centuries, but otherwise, the region's history during the Roman occupation is largely unknown, dig leader Thomas Maurer, an archaeologist at the University of Frankfurt, said in a statement.
- Islamic State creates police force in northwest Iraq
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq's northwest Nineveh province have created a police force to "implement the orders of the religious judiciary," according to a well-known militant Islamist website. Photos on the website showed armed men in black clothing with "Islamic Police Nineveh State” printed on the arm. The police forces were in freshly painted police cars and one photo showed militiamen on a river boat. It was not clear when the photos were posted or when the police force was established. ...
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