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International News Archive - November 04, 2008

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Chinese authorities, cracking down on illegal organ transplants for foreigners, have cited three hospitals for doing the operations.

British police announced Tuesday they had arrested a Blackburn-area teenager in an anti-terrorism investigation. The identity of the 19-year-old suspect and the details of the charges were not immediately released although officials confirmed a residence above a Blackburn shop was searched.

Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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