South Korea’s determination to deploy its US THAAD anti-missile systems is widening the rift with its powerful neighbour China, who has urged Seoul to reconsider its decision. The Chinese Foreign Ministry again ...

Versatility can often be a curse as much as a gift in the world of modern rugby but, on balance, it is probably a better attribute to have than not. The ability to cover a number of positions can often steer a player ...

Australia recorded its first trade surplus in almost three years as Chinese demand pushed up prices for its two biggest exports, iron ore and coal. Key points First trade surplus since March 2014 Exports climbed 8 per ...

By Jonathan Stempel Coca-Cola Co (KO.N) and the American Beverage Association trade group were sued on Wednesday for allegedly misleading consumers about the health risks from consuming sugary beverages.The ...

Intel, a giant in the world of chip makers, and New Balance, one of the world's largest sports brands, have teamed up to launch a fitness-oriented smartwatch. The New Balance RunIQ is an Android Wear smartwatch that ...

Antonio Conte was in philosophical mood after seeing Chelsea’s remarkable winning run come to an end with a 2-0 defeat to Tottenham. The Blues were attempting to become to first side in English top flight history to ...

Online publishing platform Medium will lay off 50 employees and shutter offices in New York and Washington D.C., according to a blog post from Medium CEO Ev Williams posted Wednesday.  The layoffs,  which Medium ...

Coca-Cola Co and the American Beverage Association trade group were sued on Wednesday for allegedly misleading consumers about the health risks from consuming sugary beverages.The nonprofit Praxis Project accused the ...

Avoid the fads and go natural to ensure your January detox is most effective. January is the time for self care and with dentists speaking out in condemnation of the workplace ‘cake and biscuit culture’ and ...

Larry Summers doesn't seem to have much respect for President-elect Donald Trump's economic team. He labeled their ideas: "voodoo economics." The two lead players are: Peter Navarro, the economics professor tapped to ...

Osteoarthritis pain in older adults can be managed with chair yoga. The researchers randomly assigned 131 older adults to either chair yoga or a health education program. Both interventions took place twice a week for ...

Italian media reports say a 24-year-old Waterloo, Ont., woman has died while hiking in the mountains near the Italian-Austrian border on New Year's Day.  Chelsea Rebecca Alvarez was following a mountain path at an ...

Yoga at IntercontinentalThe physical and mental discipline of yoga has been considered to be one of the most effective fitness routines. Hotel InterContinental Muscat offers weekly yoga courses. Call +968 2468 ...

Modern audiences have high standards when it comes to action on the silver screen. These sequences can't just be big, they need to be well orchestrated and know how to balance CGI with practical effects. That is an ...

When the airline food trolley rumbles down the aisle, you can feel it happening: Your resolve starts to crumble. Your mouth starts to open and close like a guppy’s. Your stomach begins to grumble the hungry demands of ...

Just because France has officially added restrictions to work-related emails after hours, don't hold your breath that your government will do the same. Instead, follow France's lead and pretend your "right to ...

French companies with more than 50 workers have been required to guarantee employees a “right to disconnect” from their emails outside office hours, to reduce stress and improve their work-life balance in a new law ...

Oprah Winfrey’s career has taken her from talk show host to author to cable network founder. Now she’s releasing her first cookbook, “Food, Health, and Happiness: 115 On-Point Recipes for Great Meals and a Better ...

Fancy a spell of on-the-go hardcore PC gaming, but can't afford to splash the cash on a souped up, top-of-the-line laptop? Nvidia is looking to level the playing field at CES 2017, opening the floodgate for budget games ...

Muscat: Oman’s long term foreign and local currency issuer default rating (IDR) has been placed at ‘BBB’ with a stable outlook, thanks to low public and external debt and high per capital income, according to ...