International News Archive - November 10, 2008
Military rebel Laurent Nkunda repeated his threat to overthrow the Democratic Republic of Congo government unless talks are conducted. The general said his forces were observing a cease-fire, retaliating only when attacked, the BBC reported.
Word of the Day
- A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'