Society

Brookings Institution:Arab Youth Between Hope and Disillusionment - 12/02/2008

With nearly 30 percent of the total population of the Middle East and North Africa lying between the ages of 15 and 29 the mindset and perspective of this...

'Electronic' cigarettes leave WHO fuming - 11/23/2008

The World Health Organisation on Friday angrily denounced "bogus, untested, and false" claims that it endorses so-called electronic cigarettes as a means to stop smoking. .In fact the WHO warned...

Atom-smasher investigation could give findings this week - 11/14/2008

Geneva - An investigation into technical problems with the world's largest atom-smasher could produce its preliminary findings this week into why it had to be shut down. "Investigations should help...

Fatter but feeling good: Swiss think they're in best of health - 11/14/2008

Switzerland's fabled mountain air may be healthier than anyone thought: nine out of ten people say they feel on top form even as obesity is on the rise, new statistics showed Friday. GENEVA (AFP) -...

Japan's Mazda develops clean diesel engine - 11/14/2008

Japan's Mazda Motor Corp. said Tuesday it had developed a clean diesel engine to launch next year in Europe as demand grows for fuel-efficient technology. TOKYO (AFP) - Japan's Mazda Motor Corp....

Dog risks life to save four kittens - 10/27/2008

A pet dog in Australia has risked its life to protect four kittens trapped in a house fire, according to firefighters. When the fire broke out inside the house, the family of four plus...

University - 10/14/2008

Le producteur et réalisateur russe Sergey Yastrzhembskiy s'apprête à lancer cette semaine, le tournage de son documentaire "Voyage chez les hommes bleus", consacré aux nomades du sud-est marocain....

London's burning - 09/14/2008

Two years ago, Gareth Pugh had not sold one garment. His workrooms were so inadequate that even on the coldest days, if he needed to steam-press a garment, he had to switch off the heater to stop...

Cahill returns to crack Stoke resistance - 09/13/2008

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