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(MENAFN - AFP) Unemployment in Germany stagnated in August, as clouds continue to build over Europe's biggest economy, official data showed on Thursday.

The unemployment rate stood at 6.7 percent in seasonally adjusted terms in August, unchanged from July, while the number of people registered as unemployed edged up by 2,000, the Federal Labour Office said in a statement.

That ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) An Argentine couple danced their way to first place in the stage competition at the 12th annual World Tango Championship, where a same-sex pair also took home a top prize for the first time.

Manuela Rossi and Juan Malizia Gatti came in first place before a crowd of 7,000 spectators who gathered Tuesday at Buenos Aires' Luna Park stadium in the heart of the ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) South Korea's Samsung and LG unveiled new smartwatches Thursday with upgraded functions and design as they step up their drive to lead an increasingly competitive market for wearable devices.

The "Gear S" is Samsung's first smartwatch able to make stand-alone phonecalls with built-in 3G alongside Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity.

Users can make and receive ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Pilots of the Lufthansa subsidiary Germanwings are to strike on Friday in pursuit of their demands for better early retirement provisions, their union announced on Thursday.

The pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit said in a statement it is "planning... strikes for all Germanwings flights departing from all German airports between 6:00 am and midday" (0400-1000 ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Half-naked revellers pelted each other with tomatoes and bathed in red goo on Wednesday in Spain's Tomatina, a fiesta that draws thousands each year for "the world's biggest food fight".

Locals and visitors from as far away as Australia, Japan and the United States crammed into the eastern town of Bunol as mushy tomatoes flew in every direction in a world-famous ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Despite her sore feet, Federica Simonetto smiles for a photo by the last signpost on the Way of Saint James - one of a new wave of young pilgrims bringing fresh life to the Medieval trail.

After eight days hiking with a friend, the Italian nurse has reached Santiago de Compostela, the northern Spanish city where the saint's bones are said to lie.

Pilgrims ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Emotions connected to memories can be rewritten, making bad events in the past seem better and good things appear worse, scientists from Japan and the United States have found.

The discovery of the mechanism behind the process helps to explain the power of current psychotherapeutic treatments for mental illnesses such as depression or Post Traumatic Stress ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Biologists on Wednesday said the genetic machinery of humans, fruit flies and roundworms was similar in many surprising ways, a discovery that could help basic research into disease.

A consortium of more than 200 scientists compared the genome of modern man with that of two creatures widely studied in the lab - the fruitfly (Drosophila melanogaster) and a tiny ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) The Ebola epidemic in Liberia is set to get worse and many cases of the deadly disease are not included in the official tally, the head of the US's top public health body said Wednesday.

"The cases are increasing. I wish I did not have to say this, but it is going to get worse before it gets better," Tom Frieden, the director of the Centers for Disease Control ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) The three nations at the centre of the west African Ebola outbreak were left increasingly isolated Thursday as more airlines suspended flights to the crisis zone.

Air France has agreed to Paris's request for a "temporary suspension" of services to Sierra Leone, leaving its capital Freetown and Monrovia in neighbouring Liberia with just one regular service, ...

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