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Corinthians, Fluminense to meet Bundesliga pair in Florida Cup

By | October 31, 2014

Rio de Janeiro, Oct 31 : Brazilian football clubs Corinthians and Fluminense will compete against Germany’s Bayer Leverkusen and FC Koln in the Florida Cup in January.… Read it!

How genes affect Ebola patients

By | October 31, 2014

New York, Oct 31 : The Ebola virus affects different people differently, say researchers, adding that genetic factors could be behind this mild-to-deadly range of reactions to the virus.… Read it!

Over 29,000 Pakistanis still in Afghanistan

By | October 31, 2014

Islamabad, Oct 31 : Over 29,000 Pakistanis who fled North Waziristan because of an ongoing military operation are in Afghanistan, authorities said.… Read it!

Rio launches Olympic stadium tender

By | October 31, 2014

Rio de Janeiro, Oct 31 : Rio de Janeiro has launched a tender for a 52 million-real (about $21.8 million) revamp of the city’s 2016 Olympic athletics stadium.… Read it!

Norway to send troops to Iraq

By | October 31, 2014

Oslo, Oct 31 : Norway announced that it will send 120 soldiers to Iraq.… Read it!

Young heart can heal itself faster

By | October 31, 2014

Washington, Oct 31 : The heart holds its own pool of immune cells capable of helping it to heal after injury, finds research, adding that the harmful immune cells from the bone marrow disrupts this process in adults.… Read it!

Somalia’s police chief is dead

By | October 31, 2014

Mogadishu, Oct 31 : Somalia’s Police Commissioner General Mohamed Sheikh Hassan Ismail has died, officials said. A probe has been ordered into his death.… Read it!

Jamaican discus thrower banned for two years

By | October 31, 2014

Monaco, Oct 31 : Jamaican discus thrower Traves Smikle has been suspended for two years for using a banned substance, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) announced.… Read it!

Hubble captures ‘ghost light’ from dead galaxies

By | October 31, 2014

Washington, Oct 31 : NASA’s Hubble telescope has picked up the faint, ghostly glow of stars ejected from ancient galaxies that were gravitationally ripped apart several billion years ago.… Read it!

110 Mexican women pose nude for US photographer

By | October 31, 2014

San Miguel de Allende (Mexico), Oct 31 : As many as 110 women posed nude as a group here for US photographer Spencer Tunick, who conducted a photo shoot with the theme of Mexico’s Day of the Dead.… Read it!