ZSC Lions Tommi Santala (L) scores against HC Davos goaltender ...
Apr 13th, 2009
(Reuters) - ZSC Lions Tommi Santala (L) scores against HC Davos goaltender Leonardo Genoni during their Swiss ice hockey play-off final game in Kloten, near Zurich, April 13, 2009. REUTERS/Miro Kuzmanovic (SWITZERLAND SPORT ICE HOCKEY) -
Switching to e-cigarettes could save millions of smokers' lives, a conference on the rapidly expanding use of the devices heard Tuesday, though some delegates warned more research on the health effects is needed. The merits of e-cigarettes were thrashed out at a one-day gathering of some 250 scientists, experts, policymakers and industry figur... [Full Article]
A ferocious battle in the eastern suburbs of Damascus has killed more than 160 people in the past two days as rebels struggle to break a months-long blockade by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, activists said on Sunday. The fighting began on Friday when rebel units attacked a string of military checkpoints encircling the opposition-held s... [Full Article]
CAIRO (AP) - An Egyptian appeals court reduced Saturday harsh prison sentences given to 14 young Islamist women for protesting in support of the country's ousted president, reducing them to one-year suspended sentences, a defense lawyer said. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]