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International News Archive - April 29, 2010

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In a world-first move to reduce smoking-related deaths, government sources said that Australia would force tobacco companies to adopt plain packaging, removing all color and branding logos within two years.

Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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