Bill Gates offers $1 mn for a `better` condom

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has set his sights and his vast wealth on a new way to improve the world - offering up to $1 million to anyone who can invent a "better" condom.

Protesters march outside Gates Foundation

About 40 protesters marched in front of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on Friday to urge the organization to sever its ties with chemical manufacturer Monsanto Co.

Gates Foundation grants $220 m to combat TB

The WHO estimates the global economic burden of TB at nearly $12 billion a year.