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
- A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.