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International News Archive - April 06, 2009

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South Korean and European Union officials said an expected trade agreement would have to wait another month, due to disagreements on tariff duty drawbacks.

Iraqi tourism officials say they are offering newlyweds the chance to spend their honeymoon in the bed of the late dictator Saddam Hussein.

Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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