Delta's revenue disappoints

Delta, the world’s biggest airline, has posted a better-than-expected second-quarter net profit of $467 million, compared with a loss of $257 million


Euro holds near $1.30

The euro is holding its strength for the moment, having hit $1.30 due to an easing of concerns about euro zone countries possibly defaulting on their


Traditional healing

In Australia, the demands of modern life mean that many aspects of Aboriginal culture risk being lost forever. So the elders of the Yaegl Aboriginal



Angelina Jolie’s summer blockbuster is called Salt. In it she plays a CIA agent who has to go from blonde to brunette in order to prove that she


Tibetan art in Taiwan

An exhibition of Tibetan art has opened at Taiwan’s National Palace Museum called “Tibet – Treasures from the Roof of the World”. The star

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Train collision in India

An express passenger train has crashed into another waiting at a station in Sainthia, in eastern India, killing at least 49 people and injuring

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Vienna's aids charity

International celebrities including Actress Whoopi Goldberg and former U.S. President Bill Clinton were guests of honour at Vienna’s Life Ball, a


No breakthrough in Cairo talks

Renewed attempts to move towards face to face talks between Israel and the Palestinians got off to a slow start yesterday in Cairo. Israel’s Prime