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Two lung diseases killed 3.6 million in 2015: study

PARIS: The two most common chronic lung diseases claimed 3.6 million lives worldwide in 2015, according to a tally published Thursday in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. About 3.2 million people succumbed that year to chronic obstructive…

Mediterranean three times more deadly than 2015: UN

MALAGA, Spain: The death toll on the Mediterranean has nearly matched that of all last year, with more than 3,740 migrants and refugees having drowned on their way to Europe, and perilous winter months still to come, aid agencies said on…

Global heat, sea level hit record highs in 2015

MIAMI, UNITED STATES: Global heat, greenhouse gases and sea levels all climbed to record highs last year, making 2015 the worst in modern times across a range of key environmental indicators, international scientists said on Tuesday.

Apple paid CEO Tim Cook $10.3 million in 2015

NEW YORK: Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook's compensation rose 11.5 percent to $10.3 million in 2015, the company said on Wednesday, a year when its sales grew 28 percent and profits by 35 percent but its shares fell for the first time…