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International News Archive - October 26, 2008

Tzipi Livni, the leader of Israel's Kadima Party, reportedly decided Saturday to call elections within three months after failing to find coalition partners.

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is suffering from exhaustion but his illness is not serious, a political ally says.

Hong Kong officials say they have found eggs from mainland China and crackers from the Philippines containing the chemical melamine.

Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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