Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) Patients of chronic hepatitis C, who drink three or more cups of coffee daily, have a 53 percent lower risk of liver disease progression than non-coffee drinkers, says a new study.
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 11:22:59 AM
Havana, Oct 21 (EFE) The Cuban government has freed two political prisoners and released on bail a Spanish businessman in a gesture to mark the just-completed visit by Spain's foreign minister to Havana , diplomatic sources said.
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 11:22:49 AM
Lima, Oct 21 (EFE) Peruvian archaeologists have found 12 wooden statues more than 500 years old in the archaeological complex of Chan Chan.
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 11:22:34 AM
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) India and five other developing countries will join five contributor countries on the governing body of the Forest Investment Programme (FIP) in a unique partnership to combat climate change through forest management.
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 10:10:26 AM
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) In what is seen as a landmark civil rights victory for the Sikh community, the US government has allowed Sikhs to serve as federal security officers while keeping their turbans and beards.
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 9:31:23 AM
Toronto, Oct 21 (IANS) Even as Canada has promised to act tough with 76 Tamil asylum seekers who were seized in a ship off the Vancouver coast Saturday, reports say each man paid up to $45,000 to make the journey from Sri Lanka.
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 8:52:57 AM
New York, Oct 21 (DPA) US stocks fell Tuesday amid a rash of company earnings reports and government figures that pointed to a still-struggling housing market.
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 3:35:11 AM
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) The Pentagon said Tuesday it will send three brigades and a squadron of MV-22 Ospreys aircraft to Afghanistan as part of a regular troop-rotation plan.
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 2:58:40 AM
Washington, Oct 21 (DPA) US President Barack Obama Tuesday said Afghan President Hamid Karzai's decision to accept a run-off election represents an 'important precedent' for the country's young democracy.
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 2:39:54 AM
Ottawa, Oct 21 (IANS) Canadian health officials Tuesday detected the first case of swine flu at a Turkey farm in Ontario province, making it the second country after Chile to report such infection in birds.
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 2:36:02 AM
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