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(MENAFN - AFP) A museum of Russian impressionist art opened in Moscow on Saturday amid efforts to promote the country's little-known art movement to a global audience.

Housed in a historic former chocolate factory, the private museum features a permanent exhibition of some 70 works by Russian artists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries including Konstantin Korovin, ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Retiree to the rescue: Dr Henry Heimlich, 96, leapt to the aid of a fellow senior home resident this week, using the maneuver he invented to stop her from choking, US media report.

"I ordered a hamburger, and the next thing I know, I could not breathe I was choking so hard," new resident Patty Ris told The New York Times.

The doctor, who leapt into action ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) The World Health Organization has ruled out any change in timing or the location of the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, shunning a call by doctors and scientists to shift the event over the Zika virus.

An open letter addressed to the world health body signed by 150 international doctors, scientists and researchers Friday had called for the August ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) The Chinese conglomerate Wanda on Saturday opened its first theme park, with its billionaire boss declaring war on Disney weeks before the American entertainment giant launches a similar attraction in Shanghai.

"Wanda City", in southeastern Nanchang, comprises a giant mall set over two square kilometres (miles), as well as an 80-hectare theme park boasting ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Egypt has hired a private firm to help find EgyptAir MS804's black boxes in an area narrowed down by an emergency signal sent when it hit the Mediterranean last week.

The Egyptian-led investigative committee said in a statement on Saturday that Deep Ocean Search (DOS) was taking part in the search, after the civil aviation ministry in Cairo said it had contracted ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) The French government fought back Friday in a bitter labour dispute with unions, sweeping away blockades at fuel depots after President Francois Hollande vowed to "stand firm" over the reform that sparked the industrial action.

A defiant Hollande said he would not give in to the unions' demands to withdraw the measures that the Socialist government hope will ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) How do you make the pyramid at the most famous museum in the world disappear Turn to French artist JR.

The one-time graffiti artist covered the Louvre's glass pyramid with a vast black-and-white photograph of the facade of the palace behind it.

Visitors to the Paris icon are tricked into believing the 21-metre (70-foot) high pyramid is no longer there, ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) The elevator brings visitors up out of the dull, beige maze of the US State Department's bureaucratic warren and back in time to a hall lined with period décor recalling the era of the American Revolution.

The 18th century backdrop is artificial -- plaster and resin overlaying the modern office structure -- but the diplomatic reception rooms house a unique ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Vadim Pokrovsky stunned hundreds of students at a conference in Moscow last week when he reached into his pocket and took out a condom.

"And you, the young generation, how do you protect yourselves from HIV" said Pokrovsky, the 61-year-old head of Russia's federal AIDS centre.

"I always have a condom on me. Today even a 90-year-old can contract the virus."

The ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) An open letter signed by 150 international doctors, scientists and researchers Friday called for the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro to be moved or delayed due to the Zika virus.

To press on with the Games in Rio, the second most affected city in Brazil by the Zika crisis, would be "irresponsible" and "unethical," the letter argued.

"Our greater ...

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