International News Archive - February 26, 2009


Bank of England Gov Mervyn King said the size of Britain's debt had limited the size of the economic stimulus the government could provide.


Actor William Shatner, possibly following the footsteps of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Ronald Reagan, said he might consider running for Canadian prime minister.

Word of the Day
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.