A man wearing a mask poses with camels at a camel market in the village of al-Thamama near Riyadh

From Politics & Policy 3:38 pm

Scientists Warn MERS Virus Could be Spread Airborne

A new study published in the American Society for Microbiology online journal mBio has said that the MERS-CoV virus (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus) could be spread airborne.

A departure time flight board displays various cancellations as passengers stand nearby at Ben Gurion International airport in Tel Aviv  July 22, 2014. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) banned U.S. carriers from flying to or from Ben Gurion Intern

From Economy 1:49 pm

China Military PLA Drills Affect Flights, Hundreds Cancelled

Travelers going in and outside of China are being advised to brace for potential delays and worst, flight cancellations in the next three to four weeks. The country's People's Liberation Army is currently conducting military drills over the East China Sea, thus imposing "air traffic restrictions.

Russian President Putin takes part in a state awards ceremony in Moscow's Kremlin

From Economy 1:14 pm

Malaysia Airlines MH17: EU Feared Won't Ever Enforce Sanctions on Russia; All Talk, No Force

Five days after the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 over eastern Ukraine, leaders of the European Union finally met on Tuesday to deliberate sanctions against Russia. They agreed imposing travel bans against high-ranking Russian government officials as well as mounting a new round of asset freezes.

Armed pro-Russian separatists stand guard as monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and members of a Malaysian air crash investigation team inspect the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the village of

From Economy 12:46 pm

Embattled Malaysia Airlines Could Run Out of Cash 2015; Diverts Plane Over Another War Zone After MH17 Crash

A restructuring plan meant to be announced in 2015 to save the embattled Malaysia Airlines could be already revealed this August.

Russia's President Vladimir Putin talks to reporters during a meeting in Brasilia July 16, 2014

From Politics & Policy Jul 22

Malaysia Airlines MH17: Russian Govt Found Tinkering Wikipedia Crash Info

A Twitter bot had caught a Russian media outlet allegedly tinkering and rewriting the information on a Wikipedia page dedicated for the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

Cattle cool down and drink water at a man-made reservoir in the mountains near Ignacio, Colorado June 11, 2014. The land where the cattle graze is leased from the Forest Service by third-generation rancher Steve Pargin. Several times a year, he and a crew

From Economy Jul 22

Health Canada Orders Labeling of Mechanically Tenderized Beef Meat

Health Canada has ordered processors and sellers of mechanically tenderized beef meat to label their packages effective August 21.

An imprint of where a body used to lie on the ground is seen at a crash site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), Donetsk region July 21, 2014. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev (UKRAINE - Tags: DISASTER POLITICS TRANSPORT)

From Economy Jul 22

Malaysia Airlines MH17: Investigation into Cause of Crash Could Stretch to a Year; Black Box May Not Prove Missile as Cause

Mourning families and loved ones of the 298 lives that perished from the downed Malaysia Airlines MH17 may have to condition themselves to further bear the painful accident. Investigators looking into the aviation accident said the probe could stretch into a year.

Senior Ukrainian separatist leader Aleksander Borodai (centre R) gestures as a rebel (L) places the black boxes of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 on a desk, during their handover to Colonel Mohamed Sakri (R) of the Malaysian National Security Council, in D

From Economy Jul 22

Malaysia Airlines MH17: Vital Black Boxes Finally Land in Hands of Malaysian Authorities, Rebels Announce Ceasefire (PHOTOS/VIDEOS)

The black boxes or flight recorders of downed Malaysia Airlines MH17, an essential electronic recording device placed in an aircraft that would greatly facilitate investigations in the event of an aviation accident or incident, are finally in the hands of Malaysian authorities.

New York Stock Exchange

From Politics & Policy Jul 22

Australian Dollar Outlook - 22 July 2014

Bell FX Currency Outlook: FX markets trade was again quiet, with yesterday's Japanese holiday quelling whatever latent interest may have been around.

Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi (R) sits near a television monitor showing images of him and his wife Veronica Lario during the taping of television program Porta a Porta (''Door to door'' in Italian) in Rome May 5, 2009.

From Politics & Policy Jul 21

Italian Appeals Court Overturns 2013 Sex with Underage Prostitute Conviction Against Former PM Silvio Berlusconi

Former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi is now a freed man after an Italian appeals court overturned a lower tribunal's guilty verdict handed down in June 2013.