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International News Archive - November 14, 2008

A former Libyan intelligence agent convicted of taking part in the Lockerbie bombing in Scotland will not be freed on bail, an appeals court has ruled.

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More than 300,000 people in Kenya have been impacted by landslides and flooding caused by a recent heavy rains, an aid group says.

Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.