International News Archive - March 13, 2010


On Friday, South Korea announced it plans to launch a probe into security systems of major retailer Shinsegae, along with 24 other companies, after private data on about 20 million customers was leaked.

Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'