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Berlin… blendend

Tony Robinson | Sunday, August, 19 2018    

The West yet glimmersWith some streaks of day;Now spurs the lated traveller apaceTo gain the timely inn.— Shakespeare, Macbeth II, 3  Read More

The Intekai Diet

Fitz-George Rattray | Sunday, August, 19 2018    

 I have been asked what the InteKai Diet (ITK Wave) is and how it works. As diets are conventionally understood, ITK is not a diet. It is a system of eating designed meals at different stages to create various changes. Read More

Pilates: The anti-ageing exercise solution

Selena Deleon | Sunday, August, 19 2018    

PILATES is a system of exercises that offers both resistance in safe ranges and stretching. This serves to do two things: Stabilise joints in the optimal position and lengthen the muscles so that the joint can have a greater range of motion. Read More

How much salt does it actually take to harm your heart?

Sunday, August, 19 2018    

NEW research shows that for the vast majority of individuals, sodium consumption does not increase health risks except for those who eat more than five grams a day, the equivalent of 2.5 teaspoons of salt. Read More

Dental health facts you need to know

by Dr Sharon Robinson | Sunday, August, 19 2018    

NOT taking care of your mouth can lead to many dental problems: Bad breath, gum disease, cavities, sensitivity, and even tooth loss. But the good news is, these issues are preventable. Read More

Aretha Franklin's funeral set for August 31

Sunday, August, 19 2018    

NEW YORK, United States (AP) — Aretha Franklin's funeral will be held August 31 in her hometown of Detroit. Read More

'No one did it better'

Sunday, August, 19 2018    

“ Through her compositions and unmatched musicianship, Aretha helped define the American experience. In her voice, we could feel our history, all of it and in every shade_our power and our pain, our darkness and our light, our quest for redemption... Read More

Ghana mourns Annan, grandson of tribal chiefs to UN chief

Sunday, August, 19 2018    

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — The West African nation of Ghana on Saturday mourned Kofi Annan, the grandson of tribal chiefs who became the first black African to assume the world's top diplomatic post. Read More

FDA approves magnetic treatment for obsessive compulsive disorder

Sunday, August, 19 2018    

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (Xinhua) — The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday permitted the marketing of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), a procedure that uses magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in the brain, for treatment of obsessive... Read More

Love in the air as Chinese celebrate Qixi

Sunday, August, 19 2018    

BEIJING, China (Xinhua) — Apart from chocolates and shopping sprees, lovers across the country celebrated Qixi Festival, or Chinese Valentine's Day, with tradition and romantic photography last Friday. Read More

Centre to enhance China-Africa environmental cooperation launched in Kenya

Sunday, August, 19 2018    

NAIROBI, Kenya (Xinhua) — The interim secretariat to manage the China-Africa Environmental Cooperation Centre was launched on Friday at the United Nations Office in Nairobi. Read More

Chinese researchers develop world's first-ever 4D printing for ceramics

Sunday, August, 19 2018    

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (Xinhua) — Chinese researchers have developed the world's first-ever 4D printing for ceramics that are mechanically robust and can have complex shapes, offering broad potential applications in telecommunications, electronics and even space... Read More

PetroJam awards scholarships to GSAT high achievers

Sunday, August, 19 2018    

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Four students, two each from Greenwich All-Age and St Andrew Primary Schools in South West St Andrew, will be at ease when they begin their high school journey in September, as their school related expenses will be taken care of by the State-run... Read More

Ebola deaths in DR Congo rises to 49 with 2,000 feared 'contacts'

Sunday, August, 19 2018    

KINSHASA, DR Congo (AFP) — The deadly Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has now claimed 49 lives since the start of the month, the government has said, and the World Health Organisation (WHO) expects more cases. Read More

Aretha honoured at father's Baptist Church Sunday service

Sunday, August, 19 2018    

DETROIT, United States (AFP) — Congregants celebrated the life of Aretha Franklin at her father's Baptist church in Detroit at the first Sunday service since her death, with her powerful voice again ringing out within its walls in tribute to her spectacular career. Read More



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