International News Archive - March 19, 2010


With large and growing economies and populations, China and India will strongly influence the quality of the global environment for years to come.

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.