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International News Archive - November 02, 2008

The Bolivian government will take over anti-drug efforts in Bolivia, replacing the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, President Evo Morales said Saturday. Morales said he was suspending DEA operations in a speech he gave in a remote area, which was broadcast throughout Bolivia, CNN reported.

A humanitarian disaster is looming in the Democratic Republic of Congo as Tutsi rebel leader Gen Laurent Nkunda approaches Goma, observers say.

Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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