1,000 Swiss franc banknote to be circulated

GENEVA, March 6 (Xinhua) -- Swiss National Bank said on Wednesday that the latest version of the 1,000 Swiss franc note will go into circulation on March 13. The 1,000 Swiss franc note is worth 999 U.S. dollar or 882 euros, but a team from Swissinfo, the website of...

Flash floods, earthquake in Indonesia kill over 80

JAYAPURA, Indonesia — The number of people killed after torrential downpours triggered flash floods and mudslides that tore through mountainside villages in Indonesia’s easternmost province has climbed to 79, with dozens of others missing, officials said Monday. On...

Ebola Outbreak In Congo Hits 1,000-Case Mark

The outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which is being touted as the second worst in history has crossed 1,000-case mark. According to the Congolese health ministry, 944 of the 1,000 cases were confirmed to be Ebola while 65 are still probable. The...

Low-calorie food plan `can reverse sort 2 diabetes’

A diet of soups and shakes can reverse type 2 diabetes in the long term, scientists revealed yesterday. More than a third of patients put on the daily regime of just 850 calories were free of the illness after two years. By then they were eating normal portions after...