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.


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
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".