International News Archive - March 11, 2009
A London prison built by convicts in the late 19th century has been listed as a historic building.
China said that its exports plunged in February, falling 25.7 percent as the global recession cut sharply into consumer spending.
Word of the Day
- The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
- An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
- Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.