International News Archive - October 25, 2008
Chinaâ€™s farmers and merchants should take advantage of new agricultural and business opportunities that could help mitigate some effects of the annual flooding behind the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River, according to an Ohio State University wetland expert.
The Palestinian Authority has sent police reinforcements to the West Bank city of Hebron to counter the influence of Hamas militants, Israeli officials say.
- To talk saucily.
- Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.