International News Archive - July 24, 2010
Iran's English-language Press TV reported that President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Friday that Iran would send its first manned shuttle into space by 2019.
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.