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German data protection authorities on Tuesday said they had blocked Facebook from collecting subscriber data from its subsidiary WhatsApp, citing privacy concerns. Facebook and WhatsApp promised in the wake of the Silicon Valley giant's 2014...
Some heart attack symptoms can be more vague and subtle in women than they are in men. Often mistaken for anxiety attacks, the signs are harder to spot and often lead to later diagnosis and treatment. With heart attacks in women under 50 on the rise...
The curse of the "The Phantom of the Opera" appears to have struck again with a fire at a Paris theatre on Sunday which is threatening to derail the musical's debut in France next month. The global sensation composed by Britain's...
French therapist and author Emmanuelle Piquet sees some 2,000 children each year who are victims of bullying at school. Ten years ago, she founded France's Chagrin Scolaire centers, which work to help children face up to bullies and deal with...
Top names in music, including Metallica and Rihanna, performed in a concert on Saturday that brought promises of action to support refugees and improve sanitation in the developing world. The Global Citizen Festival, broadcast live from the vast...
Mauritius, Tahiti and California are all top of the list when it comes to dream honeymoon destinations for many newlyweds. For lovers looking to jet off straight after the ceremony, there are great locations for post-wedding getaways at all times of...
A pair of experimental vaccines being developed by the US National Institutes of Health protected monkeys against zika virus infection after two doses, researchers said Thursday. One of the vaccines, known as VRC5288, has already begun early trials...
Africa's elephant population has suffered its worst drop in 25 years, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said Sunday, blaming the plummeting numbers on poaching.   Based on 275 estimates from across the continent, a...
A gunman on Sunday killed prominent Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar outside a court where he was facing charges for sharing a cartoon deemed offensive to Islam, state news agency Petra reported. Hattar was struck by three bullets before the assailant...
The city of Paris has released a new tourism video in the hopes of bringing tourists back to the capital and boosting visitor numbers which have suffered a major decline following the spate of terror attacks.   As of next week, the two and a...