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Zika in Africa: Rare birth defect on the rise in Angola

LUANDA/CHICAGO: Emiliano Cula starts to cry as his tiny fingers, curled into a tight fist, are stretched by a physical therapist to stimulate motor control. Born in a poor neighborhood of Angola’s capital Luanda, the 10-month old boy has…

‘Spiderman’ nearly squashed at birth, says creator Lee

10 months, 17 days ago
TOKYO: One of the most successful comic book characters in history, Spiderman, nearly didn't get off the ground, 94-year-old creator Stan Lee admitted on Thursday. Lee told reporters in Tokyo he came up with the idea while watching a fly…

Serena Williams gives birth to baby girl

1 year, 1 month ago
NEW YORK: Serena Williams has given birth to a baby girl, the first child for the former world number one tennis player, her coach Patrick Mouratoglou said on Twitter on Friday. The 35-year-old American, who is engaged to Reddit…

Baby on board: Indian gives birth at 35,000 feet

1 year, 3 months ago
MUMBAI: An Indian woman gave birth to a baby boy on an international commercial flight as it flew at 35,000 feet, the airline said on Monday. The unnamed woman, in her 20s, went into premature labour on Sunday's Jet Airways flight…

Baby ‘starts walking’ moments after birth, video goes viral

1 year, 4 months ago
SAO PAULO: A video is going viral on the internet showing a baby appears to walk moments after its birth at a hospital in Brazil. The stunned workers in the Brazilian maternity hospital were trying to bath the little girl with the very…

Little angel is fine, says Shoaib Akhtar

1 year, 11 months ago
RAWALPINDI: Former legendary fast bowler of Pakistan Shoaib Akhtar is overwhelmed with joy after becoming a 'proud papa' of a baby boy on Monday. He has thanked Allah (SWT) for having a healthy baby boy and called birth of a human the…

Girl born mid-air on flight to Philippines

2 years, 2 months ago
MANILA: A woman gave birth to a premature but healthy baby girl mid-flight while travelling from the United Arab Emirates to the Philippines, forcing the plane to carry out an emergency landing in India.