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(MENAFN - AFP) Germany clocked up its highest-ever trade surplus in 2015 as both exports and imports powered ahead to new records, official data showed on Tuesday.

German exports jumped by 6.4 percent to 1.196 trillion euros ($1.3 trillion) in the whole of 2015 and imports advanced by 4.2 percent to 948 billion euros, the federal statistics office calculated.

That ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Deutsche Bank, Germany's biggest lender, has felt compelled to reassure investors that it has sufficient cash to pay its riskiest debts, as banking shares around the world take a hammering on slowdown fears.

In a short statement late Monday, the bank -- whose shares have plummeted by nearly 40 percent since the beginning of the year -- said that it has more-than-sufficient ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Surrounded by jaw-dropping costumes, barely there gold bikinis, and thousands of hip-shaking dancers, the one thing you don't expect at Rio's Carnival is a man with a T-shirt emblazoned: "Discipline."

But out of the limelight, the dazzle, the sumptuous floats and eroticized dance routines, the likes of Paulo Roberto are the reason why Carnival has all the efficiency ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Tokyo stocks led a rout across Asian markets Tuesday, while Japanese government bond yields turned negative, the dollar dived against the yen and gold jumped as fears about the global economy sent investors scrambling to safety.

While most the region was closed for the Chinese New Year holiday, trading remained thin but dealers took their lead from New York ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Dancers -- some nearly naked, others in elaborate costumes -- strutted into the final round of the Rio Carnival's samba championship Monday, capping a wild party that has helped Brazilians forget about Zika and other worries.

The Vila Isabel samba school went first in the final group of six, with dancers parading in feather headdresses and shining, barely-there ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) One of Bangladesh's biggest art shows has covered up an exhibit by Tibetan artists after the Chinese embassy in Dhaka said it was "offended" by the artwork, an organiser said Monday.

A photographic exhibit entitled "Last Words", featuring the letters of five Tibetans who self-immolated in protest at Chinese rule, was covered with white sheets at the Dhaka Art ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Twin births have almost doubled in developed countries in four decades, said researchers Monday who cautioned about the associated health risks.

In a study published in the US journal Population and Development Review, scientists said the rate of twin births nearly doubled in the United States from 9.5 twins per 1,000 deliveries in 1975, to 16.9 in 2011.

They ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) The black spots on old banana peels may unlock a faster, easier diagnosis of human skin cancer, boosting survival chances, scientists said Monday.

When bananas ripen, their skin is covered in small, round black spots caused by an enzyme known as tyrosinase.

The same enzyme is present in human skin, and in greater quantities in people suffering from melanoma ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Adults who suffer a concussion may see their risk of suicide rise three times or more in the years after the injury, according to a study out Monday.

The medical records of more than 235,000 patients who sustained concussions over a 20-year period in Ontario, Canada were analyzed in the journal of the Canadian Medical Association (CMAJ).

Overall, those ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) President Barack Obama on Monday asked for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funds to tackle the fast-spreading Zika virus in the United States and beyond.

The mosquito-borne illness has surged through Latin America, prompting fears that clement spring weather could bring a spate of cases north of the Rio Grande.

The White House said fresh cash is needed ...

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