The world’s top 10 airlines for 2015

June 18, 2015 in International

PARIS, France, Thursday June 18, 2015 – The Caribbean doesn’t have anything to shout about in this year’s Skytrax World Airline Awards, but neither do North, South and Central America and much of Europe. Instead, 18.9 million passengers in 110 countries looked east to cast their...

Smoking behind half of major cancer deaths: study

June 16, 2015 in International

[caption id="attachment_6122" align="alignleft" width="300"] Some 48.5 percent of nearly 346,000 deaths attributed to one of the 12 types of cancer known to be caused by smoking were due to cigarette use, according to the study (AFP Photo/Nicolas Asfouri)[/caption] Washington (AFP) - Smoking is responsible for nearly...

Chocolate may be good for your heart, study suggests

June 16, 2015 in International

[caption id="attachment_6119" align="alignleft" width="300"] Chocolate moulds seen at the Absolute Chocolate factory in Kenya's capital Nairobi March 20, 2015. -- PHOTO: REUTERS[/caption] PARIS (AFP) - New research has added to tentative evidence that eating chocolate in modest quantities may be good for the heart, its investigators...