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US airlines cancel flights to Israel

Jul 22 2014, 2:08pm CDT | by IANS

Washington, July 23 (IANS) Two major US civil aviation giants, Delta Airlines and US Airways announced Tuesday that they have cancelled flights to Israel due to safety and security concerns. Read more Jul 22 2014, 2:08pm CDT
 
 

China's rotten meat scandal spreads to Japan (Roundup)

Jul 22 2014, 9:30am CDT | by IANS

Beijing/Tokyo, July 22 (IANS) A rotten meat scandal which led several fast food chains to withdraw some of their most popular dishes in China this week spread to Japan Tuesday, as McDonald's announced it had... Read more Jul 22 2014, 9:30am CDT
 
 

Study reports worldwide drop in HIV cases

Jul 22 2014, 8:58am CDT | by IANS

Sydney, July 22 (IANS/EFE) The number of people with HIV has dropped by 18.7 percent since 2012, according to a report made public at the 20th International AIDS Conference being held in Melbourne. Read more Jul 22 2014, 8:58am CDT
 
 

China seals McDonald's, KFC supplies after scandal

Jul 22 2014, 6:58am CDT | by IANS

Beijing, July 22 (IANS) Authorities in China have rushed to seal up suspicious meat products in fast food chains, including McDonald's and KFC, after one of their suppliers was accused of selling stale meat. Read more Jul 22 2014, 6:58am CDT
 
 

Rotten meat scandal in China hits Starbucks

Jul 22 2014, 6:44am CDT | by IANS

Beijing, July 22 (IANS/EFE) The US coffee chain Starbucks has withdrawn some of its sandwiches from its stores in China following a scandal affecting one of its meat suppliers, Shanghai Husi Food Co., which was shut... Read more Jul 22 2014, 6:44am CDT
 
 

Condom that neutralises HIV virus gets clearance

Jul 22 2014, 6:42am CDT | by IANS

Sydney, July 22 (IANS/EFE) Australian authorities have approved a condom developed in the country which contains a substance that destroys AIDS-causing HIV and other sexually transmitted viruses almost entirely, media... Read more Jul 22 2014, 6:42am CDT
 
 

Are Disney movies behind failed relationships?

Jul 22 2014, 6:40am CDT | by IANS

London, July 22 (IANS) Love watching Disney romantic movies? You may be suffering from "Disney complexes" that may eventually mar your romantic life. Read more Jul 22 2014, 6:40am CDT
 
 

Al Jazeera bureau attacked in Gaza

Jul 22 2014, 6:12am CDT | by IANS

Gaza, July 22 (IANS) Two shots were fired at news channel Al Jazeera's bureau office in Gaza, a day after Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that his country will work to close down the network. Read more Jul 22 2014, 6:12am CDT
 
 

Bacteria use their entire body to swim

Jul 22 2014, 5:44am CDT | by IANS

New York, July 22 (IANS) Bacteria just do not swim with propellers but use the entire body, a new study shows. Read more Jul 22 2014, 5:44am CDT
 
 

Young children know all about cuteness

Jul 22 2014, 5:34am CDT | by IANS

London, July 22 (IANS) Know why your young one goes overboard the moment he/she sees that lovely kitten or a beautiful puppy? Because "cuteness" gets ingrained into his/her mind as early as age three. Read more Jul 22 2014, 5:34am CDT
 
 

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