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International News Archive - March 22, 2010

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An international team led by the University of Zaragoza (UNIZAR) has produced MOPREDAS, the most complete database to date on monthly precipitations in the Iberian Peninsula.

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Many terrorist organizations, including Hamas, are using their children’s websites in order to recruit girls for terrorist activities.

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More than a third of Ghana’s population believe that AIDS is caused by witchcraft. But large-scale intervention programs for improving health standards have convinced people to trust medical explanations of the disease.

A small but intrepid team of Exeter staff and students have returned from a six-week archaeological research expedition to a remote region of rural Andhra Pradesh in India.

Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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